New York’s Mastercard Midnight Theatre brings in Oak View Group

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Manhattan-based Mastercard Midnight Theatre has brought in Oak View Group to manage operations at the venue.

Midnight Theatre is a state-of-the-art performance venue in the heart of New York’s Manhattan West Plaza, located close to Penn Station and Hudson Yards. The intimate 150-seat theatre welcomes talent from across a wide variety of entertainment, including Broadway, music and comedy. The theatre, which opened in 2022, is owned by entertainment marketing and production company Dolphin Entertainment.

OVG oversees the operations of an elite roster of arenas, stadiums, theatres, convention centres and more worldwide, including UBS Arena in New York and Peak restaurant at The Edge in Hudson Yards.

Bill O’Dowd, CEO of Dolphin Entertainment and managing member of the Midnight Theatre, said: “We’re excited to bring the talent and expertise of Oak View Group – a company on the very, very short list of leading venue operators worldwide – to the Mastercard Midnight Theatre project.

“OVG’s involvement validates what we’ve always known – that the Mastercard Midnight Theatre is a truly global destination with unique and captivating fine dining and entertainment. We’re excited for the public to see what they have in store.”

Premium hospitality at Midnight Theatre

OVG is considered a global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry. Its New York City roster already includes the New York Islanders’ UBS Arena and Peak restaurant at The Edge in Hudson Yards.

Joshua Pell, OVG’s president premium experiences and global strategy, said: “Mastercard Midnight Theatre is a great opportunity for Oak View Group to bring our expertise in premium hospitality and create exceptional experiences in the heart of one of the culinary capitals of the world. We are excited to be a part of a space focused on what New York City does best-impeccable food, delicious wine, and unparalleled live entertainment.”