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Huge Temporary Theater Pops Up on Pier 97

 The structure will come down in May, organizers said.
The structure will come down in May, organizers said.
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Patrick Kowalczyk

HELL’S KITCHEN — A $12 million theater will pop up for one month in Hudson River Park starting Wednesday, organizers said.

“Le Qube,” a glass and aluminum structure situated on Pier 97 at West 57th Street, will house the show “Vintage Live,” according to spokesman Patrick Kowalczyk.

The Canadian show allows concert-goers to request songs on their smartphones from a band led by Gregory Charles, former musical director for Cirque du Soleil.

“Audiences can request any song, and chances are that Charles and his seven-piece band will not only play it, but also mash it up with another song, twist it into a different musical genre, or share a story that illuminates its history or personal meaning to a fan,” Kowalczyk said in a release.

Charles uses “a cross between baseball hand signals and American Sign Language to cue his band on the fly as to which keys, tempos and musical styles to play,” the release said.

The temporary 800-person theater in Hudson River Park will be dismantled in May, he said. Tickets to Vintage Live range from $49 to $79.