Leon and Norma Hess Grand Promenade


The Leon and Norma Hess Grand Promenade is open to ticket-holders for events at the Wu Tsai Theater, beginning 45 minutes before a performance starts.

The spacious and dramatic Leon and Norma Hess Grand Promenade is the center of activity in the Hall’s public spaces, extending outdoors onto the Leni and Peter May Terrace. Featuring multiple bars, it's the perfect place to enjoy a pre-show cocktail or snack. The palette of the Grand Promenade and upper floor balconies balances a spectrum of warm and cool materials. Vivid reds, oranges, fuchsias, deep blues, silver, gold and bronze give the space dimension and character. On every level, the walls are covered in an abstracted motif of falling flower petals rendered in felt. As the petals descend from upper to lower floors, they create a sense of movement and identity. This motif continues onto the seat fabric in the Wu Tsai Theater, unifying the visual experience. 

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