Josh Groban Opens Capital One Hall In Tysons, Va., Oct. 1
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Josh Groban does the honor of taking the stage for tonight’s grand opening of the ASM Global-managed and operated Capital One Hall theatre in Tysons, Va. The hall is the centerpiece of the Capital One Center, five years in the making in suburban Washington, D.C.
Capital One Center is 24.5-acre, mixed-use urban redevelopment, with its centerpiece theatre boasting 125,000 square feet and comprised of public spaces capable of hosting events from concerts, touring Broadway productions, comedians, and Fairfax County, Va., nonprofit organizations, social events and business meetings.
ASM Global President and CEO Ron Bension said, “We couldn’t be prouder to add the magnificent Capital One Hall edifice — which is one of the most beautiful, innovative and remarkable venues in the world to ASM’s industry-leading premiere portfolio of worldwide properties. It sits at the crossroads of live entertainment and amazing community engagement. There’s nothing else quite like it.”
A unique feature of the campus is “The Perch,” a 2.5-acre “sky garden” and public park open to the public and offering a beer garden, dog park, lawn, sculpture garden and a rooftop, 18-hole putting course coming soon.
Capital One Center’s Main Theater features 1,600 seats with an orchestra pit and fly system, state-of-the-art sound system and optimum sightlines, according th ASM. There’s also The Vault, a 225-capacity black box theater for smaller performances ad The Atrium, a four-story space accommodating 1,200 people standing or 550 seated that can be configured for a range of events and productions.