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Ruth N. Halls Theatre Specifications

General Information

  • The house seating is 443 in a continental arrangement plus SRO at the back of the house.
  • Wheel chair locations are at the front and rear of the house.
  • The first two rows have seats that are individually removable.
  • Stage floor black sealed duron

Stage Measurements

  • (Calculated from centerline of the stage or the plaster line, upstage edge of the proscenium or the stage deck level? 0’, 0".)
  • Proscenium Stage Opening: 34’-0" wide by 23’-11 1/2" high.
  • Height of stage deck to House floor (approximate) 3’-5 1/2"
  • Deck to the walking surface of the grid 63’- 0"
  • Plaster line to back wall 40’- 1/2" Plaster line to front of apron 2’-4 1/4"
  • Plaster line to back of Light Bridge guide track 1’- 6"
  • Plaster line to Grand Drape pipe 1’- 0"
  • Plaster line to 1st avail working set of lines (#1, #4) 1’- 9", 5’- 8"
  • Plaster line to last avail working set of lines 39’-8"
  • Center line to stage left wall, unobstructed 61’-6"
  • Center line to stage right fly rail 34’-3"
  • Stage left vertical clearance 24"- 0"

Trap Measurements

  • Size of trap module 5’-5 3/4" wide by 2’-11 7/8"
  • Trapped space on stage 6 traps wide (centered) by 8 traps deep
  • Plaster line to DS trap line 3’- 1/2"
  • Stage floor to trap room floor (approximately) 12’
  • Stage Trap load capacity 300 # per sq ft

Line-sets

  • Counterweight system/single purchase, on 6" or (up stage) 12" centers
  • Motorized Light Bridge, Motorized Fire Curtain
  • 54 available sets, 1560# capacity, 500# per lift line, 3 DS of Light Bridge
  • 6 lines per set/52’- 1 1/2" house pipes up stage of Light Bridge,
  • High Trim of house pipes +60’- 1/2" from deck, bottoms out at 2’-11"
  • Pin rails located stage left and stage right Mid-Level Gallery
  • Upper operating rail and four levels for loading stage right w/ stairs access
  • Pin rails located stage left and stage right Mid-Level Gallery