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RYERSON THEATRE
Imperial Specifications

 

Ryerson Theatre: 43 Gerrard Street East
Theatre Manager: Judi Irwin 416-979-5009
Box Office
(Open Show Day Only):
416-977-1055
   
AUDITORIUM SIZE: Orchestra          823 seats
  Mezzanine         140 seats
  Balcony             274 seats
  Total capacity  1237 seats
   
FLY SYSTEM: 40 single purchase counterweight lines, each with 1000 pound capacity.  Pipe lengths are 52' and can be extended to 60'.  Ideal drop size to mask when flown out is 19' 6" high x 44' wide.
   
STAGING: Ten music stands with a total of 8 clip - on lights
   
LOADING: Direct access to the stage is at street level through 7' x 10' double doors.  The maximum truck length for direct load-in is 20'.  Longer trucks must offload on the street 26' away.  Towing by-law is in effect between 6:30am - 9:30am & 3:30pm - 6:30pm, Monday to Friday.  Parking in loading dock is not permitted.
   
STAGE DIMENSIONS: Hard proscenium opening 38' wide x 19' 10' high
  Soft proscenium opening
36' wide x 17' 6" high
  Main curtain to cyc 28'
  Fire curtain line to:
  Cyc 31'
  Upstage wall 35'
  Apron edge 6' 6"
  Centre line to:  
  Stage left wall 37'
  Stage right wall 33'
  Floor pockets 25'
DRESSING ROOMS: 2 large dressing rooms on stage level that hold 20 persons each.  They come equipped with showers, sinks, toilets, lighted mirrors and lockers.  One of these dressing rooms contains a washer & dryer.
  One of these dressing room on 1st level below the stage that hold upto 10 persons with sinks & toilets.
  1 small dressing room on stage level that hold 4 persons & has 1 sink but no showers or toilets.
   
ELECTRICS: All lighting positions are hard wired
  Dimmers: 58 - 2.4K; 5 - 6K; 2 - ETC sensor racks (24 * 2.4K); 1 ETC sensor rack (24 * 2.4K) in FOH cove position.
  Circuits:   120 total in various locations; telephone plug patch bay; SCR dimmers are direct-plug outboard units.
  Control: Electro Controls Celebrity, 48 controllers with 24 sub-master memories and soft patch.
    ETC Insight 2 console, 108 channels.
  Luminaries: 23 source four, 36 degrees, 575 watts with gobo slots;  
    16 ERS 6x16, 750 watts with gobo slots / 1 ERS 6x22, 750 watts;
    12 ERS 6x12, 750 watts / 22 ERS 6x9, 750 watts;
    34 Fresnels (6") 750 watts, 8 barndoors / 15 Fresnels (8") 1K, 4 barndoors;
    6 Iris 3 cyc lights 1K; Century 2100 watt follow spot
  Additional Electrical Sources: 1 x 60 amp, single phase disconnect with cam locks.
    1 x 100 amp, 3 phase disconnet with cam locks.
     
AUDIO: Console:  APB Dynasonics Spectra 32, Double cassette & CD.
  Proscenium mounted speakers, left and right and centre cluster front fill (2 Renkus Heinz CTB & 2 Renkus Heinz Subs).
  Ryerson Theatre has a small microphone kit with assorted cables & stands.  Monitors include 2 JBL M1631 passive wedges and 6 Renkus Heinz CFX 121M Stage Monitors.
   
COMMUNICATION: Clearcom 2 channel with master station in sound booth.   There are 7 headsets and 7 beltpacks with several positions thoughout the theatre.
   
PAGING & VIDEO MONITORS: Paging to all dressing rooms is available from the Stage Manager podium, stage right.
   
ORCHESTRA PIT: The pit is 4' 6" below the stage level and 12" below audience level.  The pit holds 12 musicians with piano and 18 without.
   
BOX OFFICE: Ryerson Theatre Box Office does not handle advance ticket sales, however we will advertise your event on our concert line.  Ticketmaster is recommended for advance sales or for printing tickets (416) 870-8000 ext. 5600.
   
MARQUEE: A maximum of 2 lines, 15 characters per line.
   
SOFT GOODS: Red main curtain on traveler track, permanently fixed on line 2.
  Black curtain, 2 panels, moveable.
  White scrim, moveable.
  Black scrim, moveable.
  White cyclorama, permanently fixed on line 30.
   
  Five sets of velour legs
 
  • 1st set, black - 24' 6" x 15'
  • 2nd set, black - 24' 6" x 15'
  • 3rd set, black - 24' 6" x 15'
  • 4th set, black - 23' 9" x 15'
  • 5th set, midnight blue - 24' 6" x 10' 6"
   
  Six velour borders
 
  • 1 st red, - 47' 6" x 6'
  • 2nd black - 49' x 10'
  • 3rd black - 49' x 10'
  • 4th black - 49' x 10'
  • 5th midnight blue - 49' x 9' 8"
  • 6th spare, black - 41' 6" x 10"
  There is a collection of miscellaneous soft goods in storage.
   
PROJECTION SCREENS: Rear projection screen,  9' x 12' with dress kit.
  (Note: there is a rental charge for use of this screen)