Le Poisson Rouge

(Le) Poisson Rouge is a multimedia art cabaret founded by musicians on the site of the historic Village Gate. Dedicated to the fusion of popular and art cultures in music, film, theater, dance, and fine art, the venue's mission is to revive the symbiotic relationship between art and revelry; to establish a creative asylum for both artists and audiences.

LPR prides itself in offering the highest quality eclectic programming, impeccable acoustics, and bold design. The state-of-the art performance space, engineered by the legendary John Storyk/WSDG, offers full flexibility in multiple configurations: seated, standing, in-the-round, and numerous alternative arrangements. The adjoining lounge is open during the day as a caf, and at night as a secondary bar and event space. A work of art itself, the physical facilities are the embodiment of the experimental philosophy that drives the venue.

LPR is a source you can trust for exposure to visionary work, people of character, and a consistently dynamic environment. We invite you to immerse yourself in a nightlife of true substance and vitality. Bring open mind and drinking shoes.

Venue Highlights

flexible event space fits 250 fully seated, 700 fully standing, or any combination
138-capacity soundproof Gallery Bar adjacent to the main space
28 x 21 fixed corner stage
16 dia. portable, trundled round stage comprised of 3 individual staging sections
23 dia. hardwood sprung dance floor
engineering by John Storyk/WSDG (Electric Lady Studios, Jazz @ Lincoln Center)
1 downstage cinema-scale projection screen w/ 5.1 Meyer Surround Sound
2 upstage movable projection screens
Yamaha S6B 7 concert grand piano
elevated VIP Box & 2 private entrances
full catering kitchen & planning services
furnished Green Room w/ en suite restroom

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