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Salisbury Playhouse

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Contact Information

Address
Malthouse Lane
Town
Salisbury
County
Wiltshire
Postcode
SP2 7RA
Email
production@salisburyplayhouse.com

Main Contact
01722 320117
Company Manager
 
Box Office
01722 320333
General Admin
01722 320117
Stage Door
 
Fax
01722 421991

Website
www.salisburyplayhouse.com

Website Technical Page
 

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
John Titcombe (Production Manager)
Chief Electrician
Peter Hunter
Sound Technician
Not a separate dept, covered by LX Dept.
Stage Manager
Hannah Benoy (CSM)

Stage Carpenter
Tim Reed (Head of Construction)
Flyman
Mike Brown (Head of Stage)
Wardrobe Contact
Henrietta Worrall-Thompson
FOH Contact/Manager
Terry Claxton

Accomodation list is available from
Lydia Stamps (Admin)Hannah Benoy (CSM)  

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
thrust/pros/end
Rake
no
Surface
wood, hardboard on top
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
yes
Type of flying system
d/p cwt plus hemps if req.
Total number of lines
19 cwt incl. House Tabs & LX1
Barrel (pipe) diameter
standard
Barrel length
varies, due to shape of fly tower
Max load rating per set
250kg
Maximum out dead
13,000mm
Overall load rating
 
Spacing between lines
varies (500mm average)
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
n/a
Apron Width
8.8DS to12.0m under house header

Apron Depth
3.1m or 4.6m

Traps/Size
none permanent, but have removable stage sections
Weight Restrictions
n/a

Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
Production Manager 

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
D.S.R.

FOH call facilities?
Yes
Q-Lights?
Yes

Bar Bells?
Yes
Q-Lights Movable?
Yes

First aid box?
Yes

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
12,000 but it ain’t that simple

Height
5,500

Wing Space:

Stage Left
variable + Scene Dock
Height of Grid
approx 13,000m

Stage Right
small

Setting line to rear of prosc
n/a
Setting line to front edge of stage
total stage depth 10,000
Setting line rear wall
n/a

Are these available?

House tabs
Yes
Cyc.
Yes

Blacks:

Borders
4
Legs
4 pr.
Tabs
1

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
difficult manoevre for wagon, access good once you get there.

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
This section will be completed at a later date
Sound
 

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
Yes
Lighting Control
EOS + ION backup

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
 
FOH
 
Any patching/twinning
 

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
 
Fresnels
 
Cyc Floods
 
Follow Spots
 
Movable lanterns list
     
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
short & med scope, Zarges, selection of

Sound

Indication of tie lines
 
Mixer position
In Auditorium by arrangement
Equipment available
     
Headset/comms details
Standard Tec Pro 

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
6 +1x chorus ( total 32 persons)
Showers & toilets
2m, 2f
Access to stage
stairs
Wardobe facilities
good – all usual equip except wig box 
Wig room & facilities
not separate

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
8,000 x 1,600 it’s a pit-or-forestage deal.

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
No
Chairs
A few
Net
No
Rostra
Steel deck – Various
Double bass pin boards
No
Sound baffles
No

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
inc. in dressing-rooms above.

Other

Any other features
Strange shape of stage and relationship to aud. Site visit highly recommended if you are touring here.

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