KAS News


“Nurse Jackie” Wrapped Season Five at KAS

The critically acclaimed Showtime comedy “Nurse Jackie” recently completed filming its fifth season on Stages G and Stage H (24,000 square feet).
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Theatre Development Fund’s Costume Collection Moves to KAS Campus

Theatre Development Fund’s (TDF) Costume Collection, which is one of the largest theatrical costume rental houses in the country, has moved its 75,000-piece costume collection to the landmarked Kaufman Astoria Studios (KAS) and opened for business in its new home in November.
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The Astor Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios Opens in the Former Commissary

For the first time in Kaufman Astoria Studios' nearly 100 year history, the landmark space, which was once the private commissary to service the studio, is now open to the public with The Astor Room, the new 3000+ sq. ft. Supper Club located on the ground level of the legendary studio.
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Kaufman Astoria Studios Passes ULURP Process for Studio Lot

Kaufman Astoria Studios is moving along with plans to create the first studio lot in New York City, an outdoor ‘black-box” working stage.
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KAS Press


The 30 Minute Interview with George S. Kaufman

George Kaufman is the chairman of the Kaufman Organization, which owns and operates commercial properties throughout the New York area and provides brokerage and consulting services. He is also the chairman of Kaufman Astoria Studios, home to Sesame Street.
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9,000 Paths to the Perfect Sound

A long, tuneful trip led Joe Castellon to the Kaufman Astoria Studios, in Queens, where he is executive creative director for the music and sound division. "An engineer's job is to know the correct path to getting to the end product the producer wants to hear, capturing the sound," said Castellon.
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Studio City

A film production center writes script for growth in an Astoria nabe.
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A Big New York City Movie Studio Is Getting Bigger

Kaufman Astoria Studios, one of New York City's three largest movie studios, is moving ahead with a major expansion plan, nine years after it was announced.
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