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Mercury Theatre

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Contact Information

Address
Balkerne Gate
Town
Colchester
County
Essex
Postcode
CO1 1PT
Email
 

Main Contact
 
Company Manager
 
Box Office
01206 573948
General Admin
01206 577006
Stage Door
 
Fax
01206 769607

Website
www.mercurytheatre.co.uk

Website Technical Page
 

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
Howard Smith
Chief Electrician
 
Sound Technician
 
Stage Manager
Deborah Stubbington

Stage Carpenter
 
Flyman
 
Wardrobe Contact
Mary Everitt
FOH Contact/Manager
Carol Wiseman

Accomodation list is available from
Stage ManagmentTechnical Managment  

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
Thrust
Rake
No
Surface
MDF coated
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
yes
Type of flying system
double purchase
Total number of lines
14
Barrel (pipe) diameter
48mm
Barrel length
varies
Max load rating per set
228kg
Maximum out dead
13m
Overall load rating
 
Spacing between lines
average of 60cm
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
 
Apron Width
 

Apron Depth
 

Traps/Size
 
Weight Restrictions
 

Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
Technical Managment 

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
DSL

FOH call facilities?
yes
Q-Lights?
yes

Bar Bells?
yes
Q-Lights Movable?
yes

First aid box?
yes

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
13m

Height
5700

Wing Space:

Stage Left
2m
Height of Grid
14m

Stage Right
1m (on a good day)

Setting line to rear of prosc
 
Setting line to front edge of stage
 
Setting line rear wall
 

Are these available?

House tabs
dependent on set
Cyc.
yes

Blacks:

Borders
yes
Legs
yes
Tabs
yes

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
through workshop and scene dock

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
DSL/DSR
Sound
DSL/DSR

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
63/3 SL and SR
Lighting Control
rear of auditorium

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
 
FOH
 
Any patching/twinning
 

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
 
Fresnels
 
Cyc Floods
 
Follow Spots
control room
Movable lanterns list
see tech spec    
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
lots!

Sound

Indication of tie lines
 
Mixer position
 
Equipment available
see tech spec    
Headset/comms details
canford system 

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
5
Showers & toilets
yes
Access to stage
 
Wardobe facilities
yes 
Wig room & facilities
no

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
variable

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
yes
Chairs
yes
Net
no
Rostra
yes
Double bass pin boards
no
Sound baffles
no

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
no

Other

Any other features
 

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