Theatre Specifications

Backstage Capitol boasts wonderful acoustic qualities. With its versatile seating, digital lighting, and in house sound system, this historic theatre is one of the most comfortable and accessible of its kind in the country.
Theatre Information
House Capacity: 195 seats, including wheelchair positions, or 130 with table seating. The Backstage Capitol Theatre is wheelchair accessible. The Box Office, restrooms, and refreshment area are all located on the main floor.
Additional Specifications

The stage is raised 3' above the main floor of the seating area. The stage is a proscenium type with access doors through the proscenium walls on stage left and stage right. proscenium opening - 27' wide, 24' 4" deep, 15' high, total width: (stage right to stage left walls- widest point) 37'6"


Backstage Capitol has a DMX lighting system that provides full colour wash on the stage as well as effect lighting for both the stage and seating area. We also have a follow spot and can arrange to have an operator available for your event. The lighting system is fully programmable and we can use your show express programs or our in house lighting specialist can help you develop a look that works for your show or event..
Our 3000 Watt sound system with 16 channel mixing board, includes main speakers, onstage monitors, console, CD player and tape deck, it is suitable for theatrical and dance presentations The theatre can also make arrangements for rental of microphones. A professional sound operator is available for an additional charge.

Backstage Capitol boasts a 9' X 12' screen and projection system that can be connected to a PC or Video equipment for presentations or showing of video clips or movies.
Feel free to contact Backstage Capitol at or 519-582-7272 with any questions you may have.

Fully Accessible - Contact the box office if you have special requirements