Broadway Performance Hall Venue Details

The historic Broadway Performance Hall is professionally outfitted and available for a variety of events, and is sure to meet your needs. See the venue details below, and visit the rental information page when you're ready to get started.

The Broadway Performance Hall at Seattle Central College features 295 fixed and numbered seats, allowing both general and assigned seating for any performance. Seats are split into three distinct sections: the left and right sections hold 71 seats each, while the central section holds 153 (including eight handicapped-accessible seats). Please note that there is no standing room at the Broadway Performance Hall. View the seating chart (pdf).

Lighting Control

  • Lighting Console: ETC Element 60
  • Stage Dimmers: 170 EDI MX 2.4K
  • House Light Dimmers: 7 EDI MX 2.4K
  • Company Switch: 100A, 4-wire, 3-phase 208V

Lighting Inventory

  • 94 total Berkey/Lee Colortran Ellipsoidals
    • (4 lensed for 20 degrees)
    • (38 lensed for 30 degrees)
    • (40 lensed for 40 degrees)
    • (4 with iris insert; 40 degrees)
    • (14 in storage, lensing and wattage variable wattages as indicated on repertory light plot (pdf).
  • 6 ETC Source 4 Junior 575 w/ Ellipsoidals (lensed at 50 degrees)
  • 6 ETC Source 4 575 w/ Ellipsoidals (2 lensed at 50 degrees, 4 in storage lensed at 36 degrees)
  • 5 Altman eight inch Fresnels, 1000 watt
  • 24 Strand Rama six inch Fresnels, 1000 watt
  • 4 Berkey six inch Fresnels, 750 watt
  • 20 Eight inch PAR cans (with 1000 watt wide-flood lamps, 20 each medium, narrow and very narrow lamps available for this stock)

Sound Inventory:

  • Speakers: 2 JBL PRX715, 1 EV TL 3512 Subwoofer, 4 4-ohm wedges
  • Main Cluster: 2 Rauland coaxial
  • Playback: 1 Denon DN-C620 and 1 Denon DNF650R
  • Mixers: 1 Mackie 24.4, and 1 Mackie 24.4 Onyx Premium
  • Amplifiers: 3 Mackie 1400i, 1 BGW 250, and 1 BGW 100
  • Processing: 1 Lexicon MX 200
  • Intercom: Main Station, 1 Audiocom 2002, 12 Beltpacks, and 12 Headsets
  • Misc: 1 Rolls DB25 Direct Box, and 2 Whirlwind Direct Boxes

Microphone Inventory:

  • 1 Crown PZM 180 Pressure Zone Microphone
  • 1 Audio Technica AT822 Stereo Microphone
  • 3 Audio Technica ATM21SM Microphones
  • 1 Audio Technica ATM11SM Microphone
  • 2 Audio Technica ATM41 Microphones
  • 1 AKG D12E Microphone
  • 1 AKG D320B Microphone
  • 2 Sony ECM 50PS Electret Condenser Lavalier Microphones
  • 3 Shure SM 57 Microphones
  • 8 Shure SM 58 Microphones
  • 1 ElectroVoice RE20
  • 1 ElectroVoice RE10
  • 2 ElectroVoice CS15E Condenser Microphones
  • 2 Shure SLX Series Combo Wireless systems (SM58 Handheld or WL185 Lav) SLX4 receiver 638-662 Mhz
  • 1 Shure MX418S/C Podium Microphone
  • 4 Shure Microflex MX412D/C table Microphones
  • 3 Shure Microflex MX393/O floor Microphones

Projection (Video):

  • 1 Boxlight MP 385t
  • 1 Christie DWU670

Other:

  • Pianos: Mason Hamlin “BB” 7’ Grand and a Baldwin “Hamilton” Upright
  • Dance Floor: 34’ x 20’ Rosco
  • Acoustic Shell: 5 sections Wenger Series 60

A full schedule of line set specifications and assignments can be found on the plans and light plot drawings (pdf). Need .DWG format? Download the file: Liteplot.dwg.zip or BPH Theater Batten Plan and section or BPHsection at center traveler

Seating: 295 (includes 8 handicap-accessible)
Dressing Rooms: 2 8-person rooms with showers, sinks and toilets

Stage Details:

  • Proscenium - 36′-0″
  • Stage Depth (plasterline to US wall) - 33’4″
  • Stage Depth (plasterline to cyc) - 29′-1″
  • Plasterline to center traveller - 13′-0″
  • Plasterline to apron edge at CL - 7′-3″
  • Stage Deck to ceiling - 29′-6″
  • Stage Deck to batten high trim - 26′-10″
  • Traveller track height - 24′-6″
  • Side Masking SR to Side Masking SL - 44′-0″
  • Wing space DSL - 9′-0″ w x 12′-0″ d
  • Wing space USL - 1’2″ w x 20′-0″ d
  • Wing space SR - 5′-0″ w x 32′-0″ d
  • Orchestra Pit dimensions - 22′w x 8′d (at CL)
  • Orchestra Pit depth - 6′-0″
  • Green Room dimensions - 35′ x 35′

Draperies:

  • Grand Curtain - Draw-type, Dark Gold, 100% full
  • Grand Valance - 1 panel, 8′ h x 35′ w, Dark Gold, flat
  • Borders - 4 panels, 8′ h x 35′ w, Black, flat
  • Legs - 2 panels 24′ h x 8′ w, Black, flat
  • Side Masking - 6 panels 24′ h x 8′ w, Black, flat
  • Center and Upstage Travellers - 2 panels each, 24′ h x 20′ w, Black, 50% full
  • Scrim - 24′ h x 35′ w, Black, sharkstooth
  • Cyclorama - 24′ h x 36′ w, unbleached muslin
Broadway Performance Hall is readily accessible by public transportation. For drivers, Seattle Central College operates a 500-space parking garage at 1609 Harvard Ave across the street from the Broadway Performance Hall. Street-side parking is also available in the area.
 
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If you need a more intimate performance space, check out the Erickson Theatre.