Technical Information

Personnel

Executive Director
John A. “Casey” Wells casey@erieevents.com
814-480-6012

Administrative Assistant
Brighid O’Brien brighid@erieevents.com
814-480-6035

Box Office Manager
Ann Noble ann@erieevents.com
814-480-6018

Operations Manager
Barry Copple barry@erieevents.com
814-480-6009

I.A.T.S.E. Business Agent
Tom Catalde tomcatalde1@gmail.com
814-528-1757

Coordinator of Publicity, Promotions and Special Events
Dawn M. Betza dawn@erieevents.com
814-480-6010

Director Of Finance & Administration
Charles Iverson charles@erieevents.com
814-480-6058

House Security
Dan Spizarny dspizarny@erie.pa.us

 

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Physical Specs

Capacity:
Permanent seats: 2,196
Portable & Pit: 64
Total seats: 2,260

Stage:
Type: Proscenium
Size: 70′ wide x 32′ 10″ deep
Height: 32′ GRD Height 69′
Wing Space: SR 12′ SL 10′
Barricade: Orchestra seats

Sound

Console:
No house console available

Road Console:
Located in rear center of house
Level 20’W 10’D
Cable run from stage is 110′
No tie-in into house system with XLR connectors

Speakers:
Public address system only

Communications:
Intercom system: 1 dryline from spot booth to stage
Hearing impaired: FM hearing impaired system, no dressing room page available.

Electrical power

Panel Phase Amp Circuit protection Location
A 3 600 fuse DSR
B* 3 100 fuse *drawn off panel A DSR proscenium wall
C 3 150 fuse DSL proscenium wall
Position Pipe Width Distance
to Prosc.
House Circuits Connector type F.O.H. transfer circuits
1st balc rail 60′ 75′ 0
Box boom 1 60′ 2 grd 20 amp stage pin 0
Equipment — F.O.H.
(box boom values are per side)
Position Quality Wattage Instrument Removable
Box boom
(house right)
4 1,000 Berkleys Yes
Box boom
(house left)
4 1,000 Berkleys Yes
Followspots
House followspots: 4 Xenon Supertroupers
Followspots
booth:

1 booth(s) with a maximum of
4 spot(s)
125′ throw to proscenium

Booth power: 4 single phase, 30 amp breakers

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Fly system

House curtain
Operates as guillotine from: SR deck
House curtain works from: Stage right
House curtain pull: Manual
Color of curtain: Black

Rigging system
Type: Single purchase counter weight, 400′ of hemp available
Weight: 7,000 lbs available, floor to beam 69′
Line Sets: 37 sets at 3-6″ o.c. with 5 lift lines/set, beam access is ladder
Arbors: 700 lb. capacity, 1500 CBS P/pipe max
Arbor Height: 10′, flying type: T-bar counterweight 37 sets
House Pipes: 60′ long with 60′ of travel from deck, location of pin rail or belaying rails is stage right
Line sets are moveable, obstructions: orchestra shell, picture screen, electric bridge

Obstructions: Orchestra shell, picture screen, electric bridge

 

Permanent installations

Over stage: (all dimensions are from smoke pocket)

Electric bridge: 1 at 6’8″
Orchestra Ceilings & Orchestra Wall: 2 at 11’8″, 2 at 18’5″
Movie screen: 1 at 10’8″

On deck:
Trap: 1 in stage door 4’x6′ located USR

Deck to grid: 69′
Proscenium width: 70′
Proscenium height: 32′
Proscenium width with house torms: 60′
Proscenium width with house teaser: 32′
Shape of apron: Straight
Road show lag bolt into deck: Yes

Orchestra pit: Non-adjustable (4′ below stage level)

Curtain line to the first available line set or first line set that can be stripped of its goods and made available: 8′
First set to the backwall: 1′
Available sets D.S. of the house curtain: 0
Center line to S.L.: 35′
Center line to S.R.: 35′
Stage floor: Tongue & groove hardwood
Floor support structure: Wood laid over concrete

 

Masking (curtains)

Legs (side, vertical masking drapes)
Number necessary to mask stage: 3
Number available: 4
Hanging dimensions: 30 x 17
Color: Black
Condition: New in 2008
Permanently hung: No

Borders or teasers (overhead, horizontal masking drapes)
Number necessary to mask stage: 2
Number available: 2
Hanging dimensions: 15 x 65
Color: Black
Condition: New
Permanently hung: No

Lighting system

Control board
Brand name: Major
Manual board
Number of presets: None

Power source
Company switch for tying in boards: No
Three phase or single phase: Three phase
Amperage per leg: 600 amps
Located in relation to stage: Stage right
Electrician to tie to source: Yes

Lighting equipment

Strip lights
Number of sections: 3
Wattage of each lamp: 300 watts
Length of sections: 60′
Permanently hung: Yes
Number of circuits in each section: 3

Parking and loading

Loading door: 6′ x 10.5″ high x 4′ 6.5″ wide
Trucks: (2) at same time; back to back
Loading dock: Loading door sill is street level
Distance to stage: 45′
Surface: Concrete

 

Medical information

Emergency: Dial 911
Hospital: UMPC Hamot, 201 State Street, Erie, PA 16550 814-877-6000
Specialty medical services available upon request

 

General Information

Number of dressing rooms: 11
Number of private bathrooms: 6
Air conditioning: Yes, auditorium only
In-house concessionaire: Yes
Pyro laws permitted: Yes, if approved by the Fire Department
Building curfew: None

Phones: 4 lines available and 1 fax
Local caterer: available
Hotel: Sheraton Hotel 814-454-2005
Limousine service: available
Florist or plant rental: available
Furniture rental house: available
Piano tuner: available
Copy machine: available in the administrative office

In-house box office hours: Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. & Saturday 10 a.m to 2 p.m.
Memorial Day thru Labor Day: Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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