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Merlin Theatre

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Contact Information

Address
Bath Road
Town
Frome
County
Somerset
Postcode
BA11 2HG
Email
info@merlintheatre.fsnet.co.uk

Main Contact
01373 461360
Company Manager
 
Box Office
01373 465949
General Admin
01373 461360
Stage Door
 
Fax
01373 461360

Website
 

Website Technical Page
 

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
 
Chief Electrician
Steve Dart
Sound Technician
 
Stage Manager
 

Stage Carpenter
 
Flyman
 
Wardrobe Contact
 
FOH Contact/Manager
Victoria Riddick

Accomodation list is available from
Paula Hammond (Director)Alan Moody (Admin)  

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
Pros
Rake
No
Surface
Sprung dance floor
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
No!
Type of flying system
None
Total number of lines
 
Barrel (pipe) diameter
 
Barrel length
 
Max load rating per set
 
Maximum out dead
 
Overall load rating
 
Spacing between lines
 
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
 
Apron Width
7m

Apron Depth
2.8m

Traps/Size
 
Weight Restrictions
 

Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
Technical dept. 

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
DSL

FOH call facilities?
Manual
Q-Lights?
Yes

Bar Bells?
No
Q-Lights Movable?
Yes

First aid box?
Available, none on prompt corner

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
9m

Height
5.6m

Wing Space:

Stage Left
2.5m
Height of Grid
5.6m

Stage Right
2.5m

Setting line to rear of prosc
 
Setting line to front edge of stage
2.8m
Setting line rear wall
7.9m

Are these available?

House tabs
Yes
Cyc.
Yes (White)

Blacks:

Borders
Yes, on upstage bar
Legs
4 x pairs
Tabs
FOH and full blacks across rear

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
scene dock width 1.6m, height 4m

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
72 ways x 2.4Kw
Sound
32A in control room

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
32A DSL, 32A in control room
Lighting Control
Strand Permus x 3 (72 ways)

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
18 ways on stage, 42 overhead (all 2.4Kw
FOH
12 (all 2.4Kw)
Any patching/twinning
49a/49b, 50a/50b either side of pros

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
 
Fresnels
 
Cyc Floods
 
Follow Spots
 
Movable lanterns list
12 x Cantata 26/44 (1.2K), 16 x Cantata 18/32 (1.2K)20 x Selecon Compact Fresnels (1.2K), 44 x Cantata PC (1.2K)22 x Parcan 64 CP62 (1K)4 x Coda 3 Batten (3 x 500W cell)
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
1 x A-frame, 1 x extending ladder, 1 x s

Sound

Indication of tie lines
32 way audio multi to DSL (not on plan)
Mixer position
Control position / rear of auditorium
Equipment available
Ask for more details…..    
Headset/comms details
4 x Techpro headset / beltpack (inc. prompt corner) 

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
2
Showers & toilets
Both in each dressing room
Access to stage
Via rear corridor
Wardobe facilities
  
Wig room & facilities
 

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
 

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
 
Chairs
 
Net
 
Rostra
 
Double bass pin boards
 
Sound baffles
 

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
 

Other

Any other features
Fixed grid rigging ECOS outdoor amphitheatre (seats 450)

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