Architectural necessity demanded the preservation of the flytower--and with it, most of the proscenium wall
supporting that structure--in order to preserve those exterior walls which English Heritage insisted be retained.
Another object building in dreary surroundings beside a major road, the FT Printworks memorably celebrated the mechanical ballet of the print process, framed by an immaculately detailed glass proscenium wall
The extensive restoration and renovation will include uncovering and restoring the theater's historic facade, removing alterations made when the theater was converted to a cinema in the 1960s, rebuilding the original ornate loge boxes, rebuilding the proscenium wall
according to original drawings, increasing the size of the stage to accommodate today's larger touring Broadway shows, installation of elevators, upgrading mechanical systems, including state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems.
In Act III, when Kaspar and company returned from the Wolf's Glen, their dialogue took place in a pre-recorded video projected onto both proscenium walls
That means terracotta facade, proscenium walls
with original drawings and color, ornate loge boxes, full-length mirrors, rosettes, painted plasterwork and draped arches.