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General Stage Information

Stage Height 1.03m (3'5')

Stage Rake 1 to 18

Proscenium Width 8m

Proscenium Height 6m (19'8')

Stage Depth Back wall to tab line 4.57m (15')

Tab line to stage front 3.2m (10'6')

(Please note that the stage extension has very poor sight lines to the Balconies)

Height to Grid 15m

Scenery Flying Height 6m (19'8')

Height to Fly Floor 7.23m D/S

Height to Fly Floor 7.14m U/S

General Stage Equipment

The Venue has a selection of stage braces of varying sizes, stage weights and various lengths of conduit

Rostra

2 wooden rostra/risers 8' x 4' suitable as a drum riser. 

Masking

The venue has all the usual black tabs, legs and borders to achieve a black box.

1 x Set of scarlet and gold house tabs.

Piano: - Full size concert Steinway.

Visiting Lighting Power Supply

The visiting lighting power is situated in a cupboard up stage centre.

The supply is 200 amps, 3 phases. The distribution outlets are as follows:-

 Type

Phase

Number

16 amp C/form

1

1

32 amp C/form

1

1

32 amp C/form

3

1

63 amp C/form

3

1

125 amp C/form

3

1

200amp Power locks

3

1 set

Power lock to Cam Lock jumpers can be hired in and contra.

Visiting Sound Power Supply

The visiting sound power is situated in a cupboard up stage centre.

The supply is 63amps single phase. The distribution outlets are as follows:

Type

Phase

Number

RCD

13amp socket

1

2

Yes

16amp C/form

1

2

Yes

32amp C/form

1

1

Yes

63amp C/form

1

1

Switch able

Sound Power Supply in Orchestra Pit

Feed is 63amps single phase. Each out put is fused at 20amps

Situated in the pit stage left the distribution outlets are as follows:

Type

Phase

Number

RCD

13amp socket

1

2 Twins

NO

Communications The Palace has 8 Tech Pro Belt packs and head sets available. 

There are various comms points around the venue in all the usual places.

Cue Lights The Palace has an 8 way Q-Light base station with 3 Q-lights.

Video There are no video tie lines.

Luminaries List

Cantata 26/40 1000watts

4

E.T.C Source 4 Zooms 15 /30 750watts

16

Cantata F with barn door 1000watts

40

Thomas Par 64 with CP62 1000watts

20

Coda 4s with socapex connection. 500watts each compartment

4

Usual house FOH rig on the top balcony from the above stock is:-16 x E.T.C. S4s

Follow Spots The venue has two Strand Solo CSI follow spots with six way colour magazine.

These are situated at the back, in the middle of the top balcony.

Front of House Lighting Positions

FOH 1 - 2nd top balcony Throw to edge of stage 12.20m

FOH 2 - 1st balcony Throw to edge of stage 8.40m

On Stage Lighting Positions

The venue has three internally wired bars: -

3 x 12 way bars with15amp sockets. Each bar is fed with 2 six way socapex cables and out-puts with a 15 amp socket.

Control

The Lighting control is provided by an MA GRAND MASTER LIGHT.

This gives 999 channels of control.

Dimming

Dimming is provided by 5 racks of Rank Strand LD90, giving 120 ways of 2.5kw dimmers.

The dimmers are wired as follows:

26 to FOH - 12 to Booms - 24 to Dips - 4 to orchestra pit. - 54 high level stage.

Flying system.

Max SWL House Tab bar 350kg
Max SWL LX winches 200kg 
Max SWL hemp bars 100kg
Max SWL bar 24 winch 500kg

Caution: For tall sets remember the stage has a 1/18 rak, this will cause problems with moving bars!

Measurements are from down stage to up stage

Pit

(not part of acting area)

n/a

Edge of stage

 

0

Safety Curtain

Upstage edge

0.34m

Setting line

Without house tabs

0.40m

Bar 1

House Tabs 350kg SWL

0.80m

Bar 2

Hemp 100kg SWL

0.87m

Bar 3

Winch 200kg SWL (border)

0.94m

Bar 4

Hemp 100kg SWL

1.02m

Bar 5

LX Winch 200kg SWL

1.14m

Bar 6

Hemp 100kg SWL

1.27m

Bar 7

Hemp 100kg SWL

1.62m

Bar 8

Hemp 100kg SWL

1.77m

Bar 9

Hemp 100kg SWL

1.92m

Bar 10

Hemp 100kg SWL

2.07m

Bar 11

Hemp 100kg SWL

2.23m

Bar 12

Hemp 100kg SWL

2.38m

Bar 13

LX Winch 200kg SWL

2.58m

Bar 14

Hemp 100kg SWL

2.51m

Bar 15

Hemp 100kg SWL

2.85m

Bar 16

Hemp 100kg SWL

3.01m

Bar 17

Hemp 100kg SWL

3.32m

Bar 18

Hemp 100kg SWL

3.47m

Bar 19

Hemp 100kg SWL

3.63m

Bar 20

Hemp 100kg SWL

3.78m

Bar 21

LX Winch 200kg SWL

3.99m

Bar 22

Hemp 100kg SWL

4.17m

Bar 23

Hemp 100kg SWL

4.33m

Bar 24

Winch 500kg SWL

4.56m

Back Wall

Stage Left

5.00m

Back Wall

Stage Right

5.50m

Please note that some heating pipes on the Stage Left back wall protrude from the wall by 150mm

Sound Equipment

Acoustics

The Palace Theatre was built in 1912 and the acoustics for the spoken word are good.

PA system

There are 24 sends and 4 return audio tie lines off stage left terminating in the control room or rear auditorium, which is situated at the rear of the stalls.  These allow connection into the House PA.

The mixer has a 4 way matrix added to it allowing simple routing to the in house signal processing and amplifiers.

The in house equipment is set to give a flat response in the auditorium. 

PA Equipment

Mixer in control room

Soundcraft K3 12 mono & 4 stereo into 8 into 2

4 way matrix control.

Twin mini disk Denon DN-M2300R

Twin C/D Denon DN-1800F

Cassette deck Denon DRM-555

Mixer in Auditorium

Soundcraft K3 22 mono & 2 stereo into 8 into 2

Twin mini disk Denon DN-M2300R

Twin C/D Gemini CDX-802

Amplifiers Main PA

6 x EV 1200RL Precision controlled DSP controlled

1 x EV P3000RL Precision controlled DSP controlled

PA Speakers F.O.H.

Stalls - Fed via matrix 1 and 2

Stage left - 1 x EV RX/112/75 (stereo)

Stage right - 1 x EV RX/112/75 (stereo)

Stage front - 5 x RCF Monitor Five (mono)

Stage front - 2 x EV RX218 subs (mono)

Stalls rear delay - 3 x RCF Monitor Five (mono)

First Balcony - via matrix 3

Stage left delay - 1 x EV RX/112/75 (mono)

Stage right delay - 1 x EV RX/112/75 (mono)

Mid balcony delay - 4 x RCF Monitor Five (mono)

Rear balcony delay - 2 x RCF Monitor Five (mono)

Second Top Balcony - via matrix 4

Stage left delay - 1 x EV RX/112/75 (mono)

Stage right delay - 1 x EV RX/112/75 (mono)

Stage effects Speakers (Check for availability)

2 x Mackie SRM 450 powered speakers

Visiting Mixer Position

Rear Stalls