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 32 channel mixing board, includes main speakers, 4 monitor mixes, 6 monitors, Lexicon 200 effects, CD player and tape deck, it is suitable for theatrical and dance presentations. We can also make arrangements for rental of microphones. .


Backstage Capitol boasts a 9' X 12' screen and projection system that can be connected to a PC or Mac for presentations,video clip,s or movies.

Feel free to contact Backstage Capitol at or 519-582-7272 with any questions you may have.