<p>Design of The Ronald O. Perelman performing arts center (Perelman Center) at the site of the World Trade Center in New York has been unveiled.</p><p>Set to open in 2020, the centre will produce theater, dance, music, film, opera, and multidisciplinary work while offering a range of amenities for visitors.</p><div class="rightpullquote"><strong>"The Perelman Center is an immensely flexible canvas on which directors can script the patrons’ entire experience from their very entrance into the building."</strong></div><p>REX's principal Joshua Prince-Ramus said: “The Perelman Center is an immensely flexible canvas on which directors can script the patrons’ entire experience from their very entrance into the building. It is a mystery box, a constant source of surprise for theatergoers and the community. We are honored to be involved with such an important project on such an important site."</p><p>Designed by New York-based REX, the Perelman Center has gleaming glass towers on the north side of the 9/11 memorial.</p><p>Wrapped in translucent, veined marble, the approximately 90,000ft² building will be laminated within insulated glass and will have three auditoria and a rehearsal room. These can combine to form seven performance spaces for eleven arrangements.</p>The last cost estimate for The Perelman Center reached $243m.