Stage Specifications & Information

Stage:

Proscenium Width:……………………………………………………..…………….54 feet

Proscenium Height: ……………………………………………..…….29 feet – 8 inches

Proscenium Trimmed: ……………………………………….…….23 feet – 11 inches

Depth of stage from proscenium to back wall: ……………… 44 feet – 7 inches

Backstage width wall to wall: …………………………………………………..78 feet

Backstage width @ loading dock: …………………………………………….63 feet

Wing Space stage right: …………………………………………….17 feet – 7 inches

Wing space stage left: …………………………………………………6 feet – 9 inches

Grid height: ………………………………………………………………………..…….63 feet

Stage floor is blond hard maple & sprung for dancing

Orchestra Pit:

Seats 55 musicians (size) ………………………………………………35’-4” x 14’-2”

Operates on Its own elevator lift (max load 23,400#)

Organ console stage right if pit operates on independent lift (Max. load 8,480#)

Pit railing height: …………… 40 inches from audience floor

Pit can be lowered to audience level for pit seating … 64 seats

Audio Sound System:

Main house consist of Renkus -Heinz enclosures & EAW series

Dipole low frequency speakers mounted in two ceiling clusters,

With Renkus – Heinz side fills, under balcony fills, and rear balcony

Fills (all TRC series) speaker cabinets. Signal processing is via BSS soundweb with crown power amps.

Main house sound cabinet is a Soundcraft K-3 48 channel with Full meter-bridge; BSS EQ’s. & Yamaha effects rack. (Mix position is located house left under balcony at rear of house (Approx. 10’ x 16’ area).

Monitor console is Soundcraft SM-12; 48 channel with 8 cabinets of JBL SR4706A monitors (bi-amp) with crown power amps; BSS Eq’s and crossovers. Portable “line array” series Renkus-Heinz TRC speakers can be utilized on the stage lip for extreme front fill. Also 7 Clearcom headsets & beltpacks; & dressing room monitors are available.

Power available:

Power hookups all located stage right:

A.C. 120/230 volt or 208 3 phase, 4 wire service …….. 800 amps

A.C. 120/230 volt or 208 3 phase, 4 wire service …….. 200 amps

A.C. 120/230 volt or 208 3 phase, 4wire service ……… 100 amps

No shore power available for trucks or busses

Loading & Unloading:

Entrance from alley off Harrison Street at “back stage door”.

Stage level to alley level is approx. 4 feet. A hydraulic lift (8’x12’, 12000# capacity) and ramp is available.

Loading dock door is 11’-1” wide by 9’-10” high and is level with the alley.

Hinged trap door ad mid stage right for lowering wardrobe into dressing rooms in the basement by motorized chain hoist & straps. Trap door size is 4’-8” x 7’-0”.

Trucks can offload either in alley or along West side of the building along street curb (Harrison Street).

Lighting:

Dimmer control board used for house and stage dimming is a ETC Expression 3 board and Unison house light system. Either the Unison system or the light board can control house lights. Board can be operated from backstage, or house right under balcony in the rear.

Four (4) border lights 4 circuits each with red, white, & blue glass roundels.

 

Balcony lighting instrument rail with 3-pin stage connector receptacles available that terminate at a patch panel up stage right and attach to 2.4kw dimmers. (Vertical lighting trees not available)

Available for rent: (Inquire about rates)

20 Source 4 26 degree

20 Source 4 36 degree

10 Source 4 25-50 degree zooms

10 Source 4 16-26 degree zoons

6 Far Cyc 4 square units

24 wide beam PAR lights

36 Fresnel lights

18 (Stand 8” x 13” Leko lights on balcony rail

Two (2) Strong “Super Trouper” spotlights (1600 watt xenon)

Two (2) Strong “Radience” spotlights (850 watt metal arc lamp)

Orchestra shell a “Wenger Diva Orchestral Shell & Ceiling) with 1000 watt dimmable lights.

Chairs & tables (6’ & 8’)

Steinway 9 foot studio grand piano

Grand “Page” pipe organ

Risers (4’ x 8’) 8” high; 16” high; & 24” high

Music Stands and lights

Telephone lines & High speed Internet are available

Rigging:

DOUBLE PURCHASE COUNTERWEIGHT SYSTEM with locking rail located stage left approximately 22 feet above the stage. 56 total lines. Batons are 56 feet in length @ 6” centers. 11 lines are considered no strike lines: #’s 1,2,5,11,13,14,18,26,35,37, & 53

4 lines are considered dead hang only (no active fly) #’s 15,19,36, & 54

Weight capacity per arbor is 900 pounds.

Lighting trusses can be hung from grid over the stage or over the audience approximately even with the front of the orchestra pit.

22,000 # of weight is available on weight bridge.

Dressing Rooms:

Total of 11 rooms located under the stage with access both stage left & stage right via stairs: 7 principal, 2 chorus, & 1 wardrobe. Each room contains sink with hot & cold running water, heat, cooling, electric outlets, mirrors, lights, chairs, counters, & wardrobe racks.

6 Rooms are lockable: star, 2 chorus, 2 principal, & wardrobe.

Men & women toilets available on dressing room floor with 2 showers in each. Star dressing room has a private toilet & shower.

1 Dressing is located on stage level (stage left) & is handicapped accessible with toilet, sink, wardrobe rack, mirror, & counter space.

Green room commonly used as a production office furnished with counter space, tables, chairs, stools, & electrical outlets. Also one high-speed Internet & 4 telephone lines are available. (inquire about rates)

2 washers & 2 electric dryers are available. (inquire about rates)

A multi-purpose common area (located under the stage) can accommodate catering buffets: with refrigerator, sink, microwave, dishwasher, ice cube machine, & counter space.

Backstage Catering Information:

The Cast of Preferred Caterers 

The Embassy strives to provide you and your guests with a five-star atmosphere and customer service the day of your special event. The Embassy has partnered with several Preferred Caterers that have exhibited their commitments to these goals. From simple to elegant, each of these caterers will provide you with unique ideas, as well as an outstanding attention to customer service.

Catablu
2441 BroadwayFort Wayne, IN 46807

260.456.6563 (Maureen)

Club Soda
235 E. Superior St.Fort Wayne, IN 46802

260.426.3442 (Noelle)

Orchestra Shell:

Wenger Diva Orchestral Shell walls and ceiling is available (inquire about rates)

Draperies:

Lambrequin drapes at top of proscenium permanently mounted (no strike)

Line # 1 Grand border – ruby red velour

Line # 2 Main Curtain on traveler – ruby red with sequined exterior (no strike) 60 feet wide x 30 feet high*

Line # 10 second border

Line # 11 ruby red velour on a traveler 60 ft. wide x 30 ft. high.*

3 Sets of ruby red velour borders 58 ft. wide x 10 ft. high

3 Sets of ruby red velour legs 12 ft. wide x 28ft. high

2 Back drops – 1 ruby red velour in four panels pleated

58 ft. wide x 38 ft. high & one black velour in four panels, pleated 60 ft. wide x 30 ft. high

1 Grey scrim 58 ft. wide x 28 ft. high

1 Black scrim 60 ft. wide x 30 ft. high

1 Light Blue Cyclorama 60 ft. wide x 30 ft. high

*Both main traveler # 2 & ruby traveler # 11 can be flown

Seating: (total capacity = 2459 +12 handicap location)

Main floor = 1325

Pit seating = 64

Balcony = 1070 (loge = 412 + 460 middle + 198 upper)

12 wheelchair locations. (at rear of main floor).

Parking:

Grand Wayne Center parking garage and pay parking lots on West side of theatre.

Lincoln Life employees parking lots are free and available on weekends, holidays, & evenings after 5:00 p.m.

Arrangements must be made 3 weeks in advance for truck and bus parking on street (bag parking meters)

Contact Information

Business

Office & Box Address:

125 West Jefferson Blvd.

Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3012

Business Hours:

Business Office M-F ……… 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Box Office M-F …………….. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Telephones:

Business Office ………………… 260.424.6287

Fax Number ……………………… 260.424.4806

Box Office ………………………… 260.424.5665

Ticketmaster ……………….…… 800.745.3000

Web Site ………… www.fwembassytheatre.org

Extension Numbers:
Jared Duymovic (programming director) ……. 229
Barb Richards (marketing) ….……. 241

E-Mail Address:
Program & Technical: Jared Duymovic: jared@fwembassytheatre.org