Paramount Theatre Technical Information

UPDATED – 10-28-2017

STAGE SPECIFICATIONS:

•    Maple, tongue and groove floor, finished with Dark-Value penetrating floor oil buffed into application.

 

•    Please note that the wood stage surface turns into cement stage right in the stage mangers area.

See PDF drawing "Back Stage" for reference.

•    Stage extension is comprised of two components:

•    Part A: “Orchestra Pit Lift” - Dimensions: 43’ 10” wide by 9’0” on center

The Orchestra Pit Lift is hydraulic and is operated in the stage managers position. The hydraulic lift can be raised and lowered to the following heights to allow for use as an Orchestra Pit, a seating area or a stage thrust:

 •    Orchestra Pit Level Height: 8-feet 4-inches below stage surface.

 •    Orchestra Seating Level Height: 3-feet below stage surface.

 •    Orchestra Stage Thrust Level Height: Even height with stage surface.

•    Part B: “Orchestra Pit Extension Platform” – Dimensions: 52’ 0” wide by 5’0” on center.

The Orchestra Pit Lift Extension of the Orchestra Pit Lift is a manual lift platform and can be used to increase the overall depth from the edge of the stage out into the seating area for use as an extended Orchestra pit, seating area or extended stage thrust. All heights are the same as above.

PROSCENIUM OPENING:

STAGE DEPTH (PLASTER LINE TO BACK WALL):

STAGE WIDTH (CENTERLINE TO STAGE RIGHT WALL):

STAGE WIDTH (CENTERLINE TO STAGE LEFT WALL):

SMOKE POCKET TO STAGE APRON:

STAGE TO BOTTOM OF VALANCE:

DECK TO WALKING SURFACE OF GRID:

DISTANCE FROM PROSCENIUM TO BALCONY RAIL:

DISTANCE FROM PROSCENIUM TO FIRST COVE:

DISTANCE FROM PROSCENIUM TO FOH MIX:

DISTANCE FROM PROSCENIUM TO BOX BOOMS:

43-feet 10-inches wide by 27-feet High.

43-feet 10-inches.

47-feet

39-feet 9-inches

2-feet 4-inches

21-feet 8-inches

64-feet

50-feet

75-feet

81-feet

65-feet

Permanent installations:

•    On Deck:

•    Orchestra shell stores in the Stage right wing.

•    Stage left patch bay

•    Stage right Stage Manager rack

•    Upstage back wall left and right ladder access to fly and pin rails.

•    Loading doors:

4th AVENUE MAIN LOADING AREA:

•    Two (2) - 8' wide x 12' high doors

•    Loading door located at street level directly onto stage right wing.

•    Access is from 4th avenue covered loading lot.

3rd AVENUE SECONDARY LOADING AREA:

•    Double doors.

•    Double door located at street level directly onto stage left wing.

•    Access is from 3rd avenue using West alley.

ON STAGE OVERHEAD OBSTRUCTIONS

•    Stage Right

•    Over the cement area of the stage manager area stage right there is a low drop ceiling.

•    Stage Right the pin rail gallery hangs over from the upstage to the downstage edge.

See PDF drawing "Back Stage" for reference.

•    Stage Left

•    Over the stage, stage right is the Fly operators gallery that runs full up and down stage.

FLY SYSTEM:

•   House curtain can travel from stage left deck position or guillotine from stage left fly operators gallery.

•   Rigging system:

•  Type:                   Double purchase counterweight.

•  Galleries:

•  Stage Left Galleries:

(1):   Operators Gallery 18' 6" off the deck.

(2):   Load Gallery 49' 4" off the deck.

(3):   Upper Load Gallery 60' 8" off the deck.

•  Stage Right Galleries:

(1):   Pin Rail Gallery 39' 6" off the deck.

•   Weights:            60,00 lbs. available of cut steel counter weights.

•   Line Sets:          62 total line sets at 6" and 12" centers with 6 lifts per set.

•   Arbors:               5" counterweight on 14' Arbors - Capacity of 1,300 pounds.

                                6" counterweight on 14' Arbors - Capacity of 1,600 pounds.

•   Pipe Lengths:   Pipe length vary (see line set schedule)

LINE SETS ARE NOT MOVABLE UP or DOWN STAGE FROM THEIR SET POSITIONS

•   Permanent installations over stage (all dimensions are from proscenium wall):

     •   Lambrequin:  -2’ – 5”

     •   Fire Curtain:  0’ – 3”

     •   House Main Drape: 1’ – 10”

      Orchestra Shells:

          •   Line set 11, 12 & 13: 7’ – 10”

          •   Line set 32, 33 & 34: 19’ – 5”

          •   Line set 47, 48 & 49: 30’ – 4”

To Download a copy of the line set schedule please click the PDF icon.

SOFT GOODS:

Main Curtain

Three (3) Sets Black 20 OZ.  IFR Velour Legs – 29’-high by 8’-wide hung with 50% fullness.

Five (5) Black 20 OZ. IFR Velour Borders – 8’-high by 49’-wide sewn with 50% fullness hung flat.

Three (3) Black 20 OZ. IFR Velour Full Blacks on Traveler Tracks – stage left operation with sandbag and pulleys – Two (2) Panels 29’-high by 26’-wide with 1-foot overlap

One (1) Black Sharktooth Scrim – 29’-high by 49’-wide hung flat.

One (1) White Sharktooth Scrim – 29’-high by 49’-wide hung flat.

One (1) White Cyclorama – 29’-high by 56’-wide hung flat.

ELECTRICAL:

•    Road Service Power

 

 

 

•     One (1)   100A 3-phase service, CAM - located at stage level, stage left – Isolated for AV

•     One (1)  200A 3-phase service, CAM - located at stage level, stage left – Isolated for AV

•     Two (2) 400A 3-phase service, CAM - located at stage level, stage right – Isolated for lighting

•     One (1) 400A 3-phase service, CAM - located on 4th floor gallery, stage right – Isolated for lighting.

•     One (1) 100A 3-phase service, CAM - located on 6th floor grid, stage right

•     Two (2) 50A 3-phase service, tails for Bus power - located outside loading doors

LIGHTING:

•   Control Console(s):

•  ETC Ion 1500 w/ 2x10

•  ETC Eos 12K - with (2) 19” Touchscreen Monitors.

•   Dimmers:

•   Fixtures:

•  2.4 kw Total QTY 440

•  6 kw Total QTY 8

•  ETC 400 Series Ellipsoidals with HPL 575/115X lamps, C-clamps, color frames and stage pin connectors.

Degree

    5°

    10°

    14°

    19°

    25° to 50° Zoom

    26°

    36°

    50°

    70°

    90°

Qty

    Ten (10)

    Ten (10)

    Twelve (12)

    Fifty (50)

    Twenty (20)

    Eighty (80)

    Twenty (20)

    Ten (10)

    Six (6)

    Two (2)

Location

    Ten (10) - Dome

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Twenty (20) Stage left and right box-boom

    Thirty (30) Over Stage 1st through 5th Electric

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

•  Sixty (60) ETC 400 Series S4PAR-EA spotlights with complete lens kits and with HPL 575/115X lamps, C-clamps, color frames and stage pin connecters. Located on 1st through 4th Electrics.

•  Sixteen (16) ETC 400 Series 7” Fresnel spotlights with HPL 750/115X lamps, C-clamps, color frames and stage pin connecters. Located on 5th Electric

•  Twelve (12) ETC 400 BD 7.5” Four Leaf Barndoor

•  Fourteen (14) Chroma-Q Color Force 72” RGBA Black LED Strip Lights with 5’ power cable and Cyc lens. Seven (7) on 6th Electrics, Seven (7) on stage deck (as needed).

•  Three (3) MAC 700 Automated Fixtures with Mega-Couplers

•  Eight (8) Altman Q-Lite Floods with FCM 1000w lamps, C-clamps, safety screen, and stage pin connector.

•  Two (2) Strong Super Trouper Short Throw Spotlights with LTIX-2000W-HEH Lamps located in the projection booth.

•  Two (2) Strong Canto 1200 Spotlights located on the loge house right and left.

•  Eight (8) Clip Light Work Lights with 40w blue A-lamps

Fixture Accessories:

 •  Fifty (50) Pattern holders for Ellipsoidals

 •  Fifty (50) Donuts for Ellipsoidals

 •  Twenty-Four (24) Top Hats for Ellipsoidals

 •  Twenty-Four (24) Short Hats for Ellipsoidals

 •  Four (4) Drop in Iris for Ellipsoidals

 •  Twelve (12) Concentric Ring Baffles for Pars

 •  Twelve (12) 6-inch 4-way Barndoors for Fresnel’s

 •  Thirty-Six (36) Single-T Sidearm

 •  Ten (10) 50-pound Boom Bases threaded with 1-1/2” I.D. pipe

 •  Ten (1) 16-foot long 1-1/2” I.D. Pipe, threaded both ends painted flat black

 •  Eight (8) 10-inch Weighted Bases

•   Cables:

•  12/3 SO Jumpers with stage pin connectors:

•     Twenty-Four (24) 12/3 SO Jumpers

•     Twenty-Four (24) 12/3 SO Jumpers

•     Twelve (12) 12/3 SO Jumpers

•     Twelve (12) 12/3 SO Jumpers

•     Four (4) 12/3 SO Jumpers

5-foot

10-foot

25-foot

50-foot

100-foot

•  Two-fers

•     Twenty-four (24) 36-inch long Two-fers with stage pin connectors

•  Multi-Pin Cables:

•  Eight (8)

•  Sixteen (16)

•  Sixteen (16)

•  Sixteen (16)

25-foot

50-foot

75-foot

100-foot

•  Multi-Pin Breakout:

•  Eight (8) - Multi-Pin Male Breakout Cables with “even” 6-foot long pigtails and stage pin connectors.

•  Forty-Eight (48) – Female Breakout cables with “staggered” pigtails - two (2) at 3-foot, two (2) at 6-foot and two (2) at 9-foot long with stage pin connectors.

•  Eight (8) - Female Breakout cables with “staggered” pigtails - two (2) at 3-foot, two (2) at 6-foot and two (2) at 9-foot long with NEMA 5-20R connectors.

•  DMX Cable:

•  Four (4)

•  Four (4)

•  Four (4)

10-foot DMX Cables

25-foot DMX Cables

50-foot DMX Cables

•   Electrics Gallery: Location: 4th floor, stage right.

To Download a copy of the general lighting plot please click the PDF icon.

AUDIO:

•   Console:

•  DiGiCo SD8-24 48/8 Live Digital Mixing Console. Located in the FOH Mix – main floor.

•  Midas Siena 320

•   Recording Playback:

•  TASCAM CD-355 - CD Player

•  TASCAM CD-RW901SL – CR Recorder

•  SM Pro Audio DiDock - iPod Dock

•   Speakers:

•   Center Cluster:

 •   Under Balcony Fill:

 •   Balcony Fill:

 •   Mains

 •   Portable Front Fill

 •   Portable Left/Right Fill:

 •   Portable Subwoofers

ElectroVoice Xi-2123A/106F X-Array X-Series Speaker System

ElectroVoice Xi-1082 X-Array Xi-Series Speaker System

ElectroVoice Xi-1183A/64F X-Array X-Series Speaker Systems

ElectroVoice Xlci907DVX

ElectroVoice Xi-1082 X-Array Xi-Series Speaker System

ElectroVoice Xi-1122A/85F X-Array Xi-Series Speaker Systems

ElectroVoice Xsub X-Array X-Series Speaker Systems

•   Monitors:

•   Four (4) Electro-Voice TX1122 Tour X Series Passive PA Speaker SINGLE Tour X Series Full Range Passive PA Speaker

•   Microphones / Microphone Stands / Microphone Cables

•    One (1) Shure UR124D+/SM58 UHF Wireless Dual Combo with two (2) Lavaliere Microphones.

•    Five (5) Shure SM58A microphones

•    Six (6) ElectroVoice RE510 microphones

•    Six (6) ElectroVoice PL84 microphones

•    Two (2) Whirlwind MKQ10 Black 10-Foot Canare Star Quad Microphone Cables

•    Fifteen (15) Whirlwind MKQ25 Black 25-Foot Canare Star Quad Microphone Cables

•    Fifteen (15) Whirlwind MKQ50 Black 50-Foot Canare Star Quad Microphone Cables

•    Fifteen (15) AKG KM210/9 Heavy Duty Tripod (Black) Boom Microphone Stand

•    Ten (10) K&M 260/1 One-Hand Adjustable Microphone Stand (Black)

•   Hearing Assistance:

•     LISTEN LT-800-072 Transmitter with Mic or Line level inputs RCA, ¼-inch and XLR connectors.

•     Fifty (50) LISTEN LR-300-072 Portable Digital FM Receivers (72 MHz)

•   Intercom:

•      Clearcom SB704 4 Channel Switchboard Main Station

•      Three (3) Clear-Com RM704 Remote Intercom Stations, 4 Channel | Full Compass

•      Two (2) Clearcom Belt Packs with Double Muff standard Headsets

•      Eight (8) Clearcom Belt Packs with Single Muff standard headsets

•      Two (2) Clearcom Belt Packs with a single-ear, 300-Ohm ultra-lightweight (1.3 oz) Headsets

•      Two (2) Clearcom Handsets

•      Four (4) Wireless Clearcom Handsets and belt packs and bases.

•   Program Page System:

•      Backstage selectable paging system allowing for paging communications to all dressing rooms, Greenroom, Lobby’s, Reception rooms and Lower Lounge.

VIDEO:

•   Video Systems:

•  One (1) Panasonic AW-HE50S Video Camera mounted on the balcony rail

•  One (1) Panasonic AW-HE50S Video Camera mounted on the Orchestra Pit wall for the Conductor position.

•  One (1) Panasonic AV-HS300 Production Video Switcher

•   Video Projection:

•  Two (2) Christie Digital HD10K-M Video Projectors with either Christie Digital 118-100114-01 Video Projection

   2.6.4.1 HD Lens or Christi Digital 118-100110-01 Video Projector 0.67:1 HD Fixed Lens installed.

•  One (1) Portable Christie Digital LW400 Projector

•  One (1) 12' high x 22' wide Stewart Video Screen (front projection) (flown on fly system)

•  One (1) Portable  Video Screen (front projection)

PORTABLE STAGING RISERS:

•   Type:            Stage Right Z-800HD

•   Size:              36'w x 24'd fully set

•   Twenty-seven (27) 4' x 8' deck panels

•   Eight-teen (18) support sections

•   Surface:       Carpet or techstage

•   Height:        15" to 24"

•   Stair Units: (3) Portable stair units

•   Skirting:      Black skirting to cover all sides.

RIGGING:

•   Over stage

•   Floor to grid is 64'

•   Loading 1,200 lbs. per point < 25,000 lbs. total grid (allowing for snow load and lower chord loading only).

•   Pipe points on grid.

•   FOH:

•   Loading 1,000 lbs. per point / Two (2) point available < 2,000 lbs. total weight (allowing for snow load and lower chord loading only).

•   At least two (2) High riggers one (1) Ground required for all rigs.

•   Grid is easily accessible - cherry picker not necessary.

•   Building does not supply wire rope or shackles.

•   Qualified and experienced riggers available.

•  Twelve (12) 1-Ton CM Lodestar Model L Chain Hoists

•  Four (4) ¼ - Ton CM Lodestar Model B Chain Hoists

•  One (1) 1-Ton CM Series 633 Trolley

•  Eight (8) Chain Hoist Grid Stands

•  Four (4) 1-Ton Beam Clamps

•  Four (4) 2-Ton Beam Clamps

•  Two (2) 3-Ton Beam Clamps

•  Ten (10) sticks of 12”x12”x10’ Box Truss

PYROTECHNICS:

•    Any show using pyrotechnic effects will be required to submit a detailed effects plot, along with a listing of effect details (placement, weight of charge, direction, and size of effect, ect.) Additionally, a current pyro technician’s license for the lead pyro technician valid for the largest classification of effect used, and MSDS sheets must be received by the Paramount Theatre Event Manager at least 14 business days prior to the scheduled load-in date. The Paramount Theatre reserves the right to require a walk through inspection or full demonstration of the effects in the presence of the local Fire Inspector for any pyrotechnic display.

DRESSING ROOMS:

•   All dressing rooms are located on the second floor level of the Paramount Theatre and can be accessed by stairwell upstage right or from the 4th avenue corridor by either stairwell or elevator (elevator is primarily used for wardrobe cases)..

 

•   Furniture, plants, and other miscellaneous rentals can be arranged through the

    Event Manager.

PARKING:

Production vehicle parking is located on the South side of the Paramount Theatre building on 4th Avenue. The covered loading dock area can accommodate two production vehicles at the overhead doors. Street parking at hooded meters can be reserved by contacting the Event manager 1-week in advance. Standard bagged meter cost is $10.00 per meter with a $25.00 hooding/un-hooding fee per every ten (10) meters.

To download a parking map of the area around the Paramount, please click the PDF icon.

 

 

Street Address: 123 3rd Avenue SE – Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401