Fresh performance facilities on the rise for fans across North America.

TEXAS: The Smart Financial Centre, a new, 6,400-seat venue opening this fall in Sugar Land, Texas, located 20 miles southwest of Houston, is a business departure for its developer, Ace Theatrical Group. Ace is best-known for restoring historic performance halls, like the Kings Theater in Brooklyn and the Majestic Theater in San Antonio. It renovated the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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