Technical specifications

Palace Theatre Newark Technical Department

 

Technical details

 

Palace Theatre, Appletongate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1JY

 

Administration - 01636 655750 - rachel.rich@nsdc.info

Marketing Manager - 01636 655749 - harriet.wright@nsdc.info         

Theatre Manager - 01636 655748 - carys.coultonjones@nsdc.info  

Technical Manager - 01636 655750 - mark.noutch@nsdc.info

Deputy Technical Manager - 01636 655750 - jeremy.rowe@nsdc.info

Box Office: - 01636 655755

Customer Services Manager - 01636 655773 - Laura.Linsey@nsdc.info

Production Office: - 01636 655756 - productionoffice@nsdc.info

General email enquiries - palace@nsdc.info

General technical enquiries - productionoffice@nsdc.info

 

Stage Dimensions

Proscenium width - 8.44metres

Proscenium Height - 6.68metres

Stage right wing width - 3.70metres

Stage Left wing Width - 4.98metres

Underside of Grid - 15.50metres

Underside of Fly Floors - 6.70metres

Dock Door width - 1.5metres

Dock Door Height - 2.66metres

General trim height - 6 metres

Setting line to rear of circle (control and follow spots) - 30metres

Touring multicore run (mid auditorium) - 30 metres

*Dock Door is at street level and slightly ramps onto stage surface upstage right (290mm)*

Dressing Rooms

  • 6 (Six) Dressing rooms situated directly under the stage accessed via two staircases upstage left and upstage right.
  • The dressing rooms accommodate 60 persons comfortably.
  • 4 have sinks with hot water, all have mirrors, chairs and surfaces.
  • Paging system and show relay
  • Dressing rooms 1 and 4 have an en-suite toilet facility.
  • All other dressing rooms have access to communal toilet and shower facilities in dressing room corridor.

Band room

 A small dedicated band room adjacent to the orchestra pit for musicians

Technical staff room

 A dedicated crew room for resident and touring staff with tea/coffee making facilities, toaster and microwave

 Production Office.

There is no dedicated touring production office so any production facilities need to be run from a dressing room. There is Wi fi throughout the stage and backstage area’s

Wardrobe

There is a domestic washing machine and drier within dressing room number four 

Note* Due to fire regulations we are limited to 100 persons backstage

Piano’s

1 Broad-wood upright - (Orchestra Pit)

1 Allison Boudoir Grand - (Stage)

Orchestra pit

A removable forestage to form an Orchestra pit to accommodate up to 16 musicians.

The forestage is made up of 9 (Nine) removable modular sections each 2750mm x 800mm wide. The orchestra pit floor is 1900mm below the stage surface when top removed.

 Stage

Surface

Flat, no rake. Satin Black 25mm marine ply. (We do allow things to be screwed within reason)

Permanent step access to Left and Right sides of the Auditorium of the front edges.

 Equipment

24 - 3 line hemp flying bars each 8.90metres long on 48 mm tube (SWL 160KG)

(These can be extended by up to 70cm each end if necessary for cloth/border extensions)

4 - Hand winched lighting bars 10.3 metres long on 48mm tube (SWL 500KG)

1  - Cotton White Cyclorama - 10.3m x 6m

2 - Red Bolton twill backdrops - 8.9m x 6m

5 - Black Surge Borders - 10.3m long

1 - Black surge backcloth - 10.3m x 6m

12 - Black surge masking flats - various Approx. (6000mm x2000mm)

4 - black surge legs - 3m x 6mm

8 - 7 metre x 1metre - Red - Trevera gathered Legs

8 - 7 metre x 1 metre - Blue - Trevera gathered Legs

8 - 7 metre x 1 metre - White - Trevera Legs

3  - Pieces of 1220mm x 2440mm - Steel deck Rostra (1ft legs or 2ft legs)

4 - pieces of 1000m x 2000mm  - Stage-dex (1ft or 2ft legs)

17 - Stage weights          

17 -  Stage Braces  - Various lengths       

 

Large stock of flying hardware, to include tested wires, round slings, hanging clamps, shackles as well as scenery flying hardware.

 House tabs are hand winched draw tabs operated from stage right

 Prompt Corner.

 Prompt corner is on stage right side and fixed.

  • Tech pro headset.
  • Telephone to all office spaces and control room
  • Manual house-light control (if required)
  • 5 switched non-dims. DSL, MSL, USR, DSR.
  • Pit cue light
  • Safety curtain release
  • House light Panic
  • Paging system to bars and dressing rooms,
  • 2 video feeds from centre front and offside close up. Front feed is sent also to fly-floor.

 

No cue light system.

 Power supplies

Stage Dimmers - 300amp three Phase

Touring Stage Right - 125/ 63 amp Three Phase

Touring supply Stage Left - 125amp Three Phase

Touring supply Stage Left (Sound) - 63/32/16amp Single Phase

20 - 16amp sockets at stage level distributed

20 - 13amp sockets at stage level distributed

54 - 16amp sockets on stage left Fly Floor distributed

4 - 16amp sockets on rear wall of Fly Floor catwalk.

 Sound

Desks

1 - Midas Pro3 (48in/16out)

1 - Midas M32R  (16in/8out)

 Amplifiers

2 Quad  x MC2 - AQ10 - (Main Hangs)

2 Stereo x MC2 - E25 - (Box Infills)

1 Stereo x MC2 - E25 - (Front fills)

6 Stereo x QSC - RMX1450 - (Monitors)

Speakers

Main system is;

-EM Acoustics - Halo C line array (7 boxes) with a single Ems118 Subwoofer per side.

-Front fills (6) and box fills (8) are - Ems 51 dedicated infills

-Delays are - Ems126 (2)

Monitors

4 - Martin - Blackline F12

4 - Turbo sound - MXD 12” Wedges

2 - Turbo sound - TCS 30

 

Playback

2 - SonyProfessional - Cd Players

1 - Tascam - MD-350 Minidisk Player

1 - Denon - DN-C630 CD Player

1 - Tascam - CD-RW900 Recorder

 

Microphones

 

3 - Sennheiser - ME-80/K3U Condensers

1 - AKG - 300B/CK 91 Condenser’s

1 - AKG - TG 157c Clip on

4 - Shure - Beta-57A

4 - Shure - Sm-57

6 - Shure - Sm-58

1 - Shure - Beta 52 - Bass microphone

2 - Shure Beta 87a - Condensor vocal microphone

1 - Shure  Beta 91 - bass microphone

1 - Audio Technica - ATM-25

4 - Sennheiser - E-604 Drum Microphones

2 - Sennheiser - e606 cardioid microphones

1 - Beyer - Opus-83 condenser instrument Microphones

5 - Beyer - MPC65 boundary microphones

4 - sE 1a - Condenser microphones

2 - sE X1 - Large diaphram condenser

1Focusrite interface

 

Stands and Cables

 Large assorted selection of cables and adapters

  • Large quantity of 2 core Speakon Speaker cables
  • 13 - Boom stands - Short
  • 19 - Booms Stands - Tall
  • 4 - Table stands
  • 3 - 8 way Stage Boxes
  • 8 - BSS Direct injection Boxes

 

Lighting

Desk

Avolites Sapphire Touch and Touch Wing situated in control room at rear of circle

Dimmers

108 ways of ADB Euro rack (3kw per channel) on 300amp three phase main.

Lighting positions

4 - Permanent winched bars on-stage (400kg)

2 - Bridges front of house ceiling (situated at 45degree’s and 55 degree’s to the setting line face on)

Note: These bridges are limited to 8 lamps each and we have no centre hanging point.

2 - Fixed proscenium ladders (behind) running from stage level to underside of fly floor (6.5metre)

2 - Front of house slip positions @ 7metre’s running from pros wall to rear bridge position.

2 - Fixed proscenium ladders (in-front) running from stage level to 6metres

Lighting stock

9 - CCT Starlette - Fresnel’s - 1000w

11 - Selecon high performance - Fresnel’s - 1200w

8 - Source Four - Fresnel’s - HPL750

2 - Cantata - Fresnel’s - 1000w

8 - Source 4 19 deg - Profiles - HPL750 - (FOH)

12 - Source 4 26 deg - Profiles - HPL750 - (FOH)

8 - Source 4 15-30 -  Profiles - HPL750 - (FOH)

7 - Source 4 25-50 - Profiles - HPL 750       

4 - Source 4 36 deg - Profiles - HPL750

4 - Source 4 70 deg - Profiles - HPL 750

4 - Source 4 50 deg - Profiles - HPL 750

12 - Source 4 Junior Zoom - Profiles - HPL 575w

2  - Source 4 - Parnels - HPL750w

6 - CCT Starlette - Floods - 1000w

5 - 3 cell Selecon - Hui Cyc Battens - 500w

48 - Source 4 - Par64 62/61/60/95  HPL575

34 - Par64/62, (Other angles available in limited quantity) - 1000w

10 - Par64 - Floor Cans - 1000w 

Led/Intelligent

40 - Chauvet LED - Colorado Tri-Tour Pars

12 - Chauvet LED - Birdies

6 - City Theatrical Autoyokes - Profiles

8 - Varilite VL2000

8 - Source Four Colour Source - Led Profiles - 50degree 

Follow spots

2 ROBERT JULIAT TOPAZE  - MSD1200W

(In Control room at rear of circle on centre)

Accessories

Note:   Colour stock is a mix of both Lee and Rosco Super gel

8 - 2 metre tubular booms on tank traps

6 - 3 metre ladders (hung from underside of fly floor and moveable)

2  - 6 way IWB (on Socapex)

8  -  floor stands

2  - Smarty bases

Quantity of Grelcos/Trelcos (48+)                                    

Quantity of Socapex and spiders - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of 15 amp cable - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of 13 amp cable - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of assorted Mains adaptors - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of Dmx cable - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of Scroller cable - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of Power-con - (Ask for current cable inventory)

 

1 - 12 way - Scroller power supply

1 - 8 way - Scroller power supply

1 - 6 way - Scroller power supply

14 - Source 4 - Iris’

2 -  Source 4 - Junior   Iris’

18 - Source 4 - Gobo holders

10 - Source 4 - Junior   Gobo holders

3 - Source 4 - Glass gobo holder

2 - Source 4 - Donuts

2 - Source Junior - Donuts

8 - Source 4 full - Top hats to fit Zooms or Source Four Pars

28 - Source 4 full - Top hats to fit Fixed angle or Juniors

4 - Source 4 short - Top hats to fit Zooms or Source Four Pars

4 - Source 4 Half - Top hats to fit Zooms or Source Four Pars

8 - Par64 full - Top hats.

Dmx Distribution

Main System is 2x 8way splitters and fed from 2 universes from both control room and front of house sound position in stalls is feeding:

-House dimmers/Led  (Universe 1)

-Intelligent equipment   (Universe 2)

Additional splitters/outlets

6 x 4 ways stage left fly floor rear

1 x 4 way upstage right fly floor rear  (universe 1)

2 x 8 ways front of house roof space   (universe1 and 2)

2 x 8 ways mid stage left at stage level  (universe1 and 2)

1 x way down stage left proscenium wall  (universe 2)

1 x way down stage right proscenium wall  (universe 2)

1 x way at each boom/ladder position stage left and right.  (universe 2)

Video

1x 17” screens on fly floor with front centre feed.

1x 17” screen in prompt corner with front centre feed.

1x 17” screen in prompt corner with close up feed on stage or conductor.

1 black and white low light level camera for close up on stage (can be moved)

1 colour camera, (front centre on circle rail)

Parking

Access to the building, stage door and dock door is situated down the left hand side of the building.

There is parking and space for 1x45ft trailer and up to 4 cars at any one time. Any additional trailers have to be parked or stored off site. The nearest truck park is situated approximately 1 mile away at the cattle market near to the castle and the castle railway station.

Drawings/Addition Information

  • 1 Ground plan
  • 1 Stage/Auditorium Elevation
  • 1 Dock Door Detail Plan
  • 1 Dock Door front Elevation
  • 1 Dock Door side Elevation
  • 1 Fly Bar measurements.

Technical details

Palace Theatre Newark Technical Department

 

Technical details 

Palace Theatre, Appletongate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1JY

Administration - 01636 655750 - rachel.rich@nsdc.info

Marketing Manager - 01636 655749 - harriet.wright@nsdc.info         

Theatre Manager - 01636 655748 - carys.coultonjones@nsdc.info  

Technical Manager - 01636 655750 - mark.noutch@nsdc.info

Deputy Technical Manager - 01636 655750 - jeremy.rowe@nsdc.info

Box Office: - 01636 655755

Customer Services Manager - 01636 655773 - Laura.Linsey@nsdc.info

Production Office: - 01636 655756 - productionoffice@nsdc.info

General email enquiries - palace@nsdc.info

General technical enquiries - productionoffice@nsdc.info

 

Stage Dimensions

Proscenium width - 8.44metres

Proscenium Height - 6.68metres

Stage right wing width - 3.70metres

Stage Left wing Width - 4.98metres

Underside of Grid - 15.50metres

Underside of Fly Floors - 6.70metres

Dock Door width - 1.5metres

Dock Door Height - 2.66metres

General trim height - 6 metres

Setting line to rear of circle (control and follow spots) - 30metres

Touring multicore run (mid auditorium) - 30 metres

*Dock Door is at street level and slightly ramps onto stage surface upstage right (290mm)*

Dressing Rooms

  • 6 (Six) Dressing rooms situated directly under the stage accessed via two staircases upstage left and upstage right.
  • The dressing rooms accommodate 60 persons comfortably.
  • 4 have sinks with hot water, all have mirrors, chairs and surfaces.
  • Paging system and show relay
  • Dressing rooms 1 and 4 have an en-suite toilet facility.
  • All other dressing rooms have access to communal toilet and shower facilities in dressing room corridor.

Band room

 A small dedicated band room adjacent to the orchestra pit for musicians

Technical staff room

 A dedicated crew room for resident and touring staff with tea/coffee making facilities, toaster and microwave

 Production Office.

There is no dedicated touring production office so any production facilities need to be run from a dressing room. There is Wi fi throughout the stage and backstage area’s

Wardrobe

There is a domestic washing machine and drier within dressing room number four 

Note* Due to fire regulations we are limited to 100 persons backstage

Piano’s

1 Broad-wood upright - (Orchestra Pit)

1 Allison Boudoir Grand - (Stage)

Orchestra pit

A removable forestage to form an Orchestra pit to accommodate up to 16 musicians.

The forestage is made up of 9 (Nine) removable modular sections each 2750mm x 800mm wide. The orchestra pit floor is 1900mm below the stage surface when top removed.

 Stage

Surface

Flat, no rake. Satin Black 25mm marine ply. (We do allow things to be screwed within reason)

Permanent step access to Left and Right sides of the Auditorium of the front edges.

 Equipment

24 - 3 line hemp flying bars each 8.90metres long on 48 mm tube (SWL 160KG)

(These can be extended by up to 70cm each end if necessary for cloth/border extensions)

4 - Hand winched lighting bars 10.3 metres long on 48mm tube (SWL 500KG)

1  - Cotton White Cyclorama - 10.3m x 6m

2 - Red Bolton twill backdrops - 8.9m x 6m

5 - Black Surge Borders - 10.3m long

1 - Black surge backcloth - 10.3m x 6m

12 - Black surge masking flats - various Approx. (6000mm x2000mm)

4 - black surge legs - 3m x 6mm

8 - 7 metre x 1metre - Red - Trevera gathered Legs

8 - 7 metre x 1 metre - Blue - Trevera gathered Legs

8 - 7 metre x 1 metre - White - Trevera Legs

3  - Pieces of 1220mm x 2440mm - Steel deck Rostra (1ft legs or 2ft legs)

4 - pieces of 1000m x 2000mm  - Stage-dex (1ft or 2ft legs)

17 - Stage weights          

17 -  Stage Braces  - Various lengths       

 

Large stock of flying hardware, to include tested wires, round slings, hanging clamps, shackles as well as scenery flying hardware.

 House tabs are hand winched draw tabs operated from stage right

 Prompt Corner.

 Prompt corner is on stage right side and fixed.

  • Tech pro headset.
  • Telephone to all office spaces and control room
  • Manual house-light control (if required)
  • 5 switched non-dims. DSL, MSL, USR, DSR.
  • Pit cue light
  • Safety curtain release
  • House light Panic
  • Paging system to bars and dressing rooms,
  • 2 video feeds from centre front and offside close up. Front feed is sent also to fly-floor.

 

No cue light system.

 Power supplies

Stage Dimmers - 300amp three Phase

Touring Stage Right - 125/ 63 amp Three Phase

Touring supply Stage Left - 125amp Three Phase

Touring supply Stage Left (Sound) - 63/32/16amp Single Phase

20 - 16amp sockets at stage level distributed

20 - 13amp sockets at stage level distributed

54 - 16amp sockets on stage left Fly Floor distributed

4 - 16amp sockets on rear wall of Fly Floor catwalk.

 Sound

Desks

1 - Midas Pro3 (48in/16out)

1 - Midas M32R  (16in/8out)

 Amplifiers

2 Quad  x MC2 - AQ10 - (Main Hangs)

2 Stereo x MC2 - E25 - (Box Infills)

1 Stereo x MC2 - E25 - (Front fills)

6 Stereo x QSC - RMX1450 - (Monitors)

Speakers

Main system is;

-EM Acoustics - Halo C line array (7 boxes) with a single Ems118 Subwoofer per side.

-Front fills (6) and box fills (8) are - Ems 51 dedicated infills

-Delays are - Ems126 (2)

Monitors

4 - Martin - Blackline F12

4 - Turbo sound - MXD 12” Wedges

2 - Turbo sound - TCS 30

 

Playback

2 - SonyProfessional - Cd Players

1 - Tascam - MD-350 Minidisk Player

1 - Denon - DN-C630 CD Player

1 - Tascam - CD-RW900 Recorder

 

Microphones

 

3 - Sennheiser - ME-80/K3U Condensers

1 - AKG - 300B/CK 91 Condenser’s

1 - AKG - TG 157c Clip on

4 - Shure - Beta-57A

4 - Shure - Sm-57

6 - Shure - Sm-58

1 - Shure - Beta 52 - Bass microphone

2 - Shure Beta 87a - Condensor vocal microphone

1 - Shure  Beta 91 - bass microphone

1 - Audio Technica - ATM-25

4 - Sennheiser - E-604 Drum Microphones

2 - Sennheiser - e606 cardioid microphones

1 - Beyer - Opus-83 condenser instrument Microphones

5 - Beyer - MPC65 boundary microphones

4 - sE 1a - Condenser microphones

2 - sE X1 - Large diaphram condenser

1Focusrite interface

 

Stands and Cables

 Large assorted selection of cables and adapters

  • Large quantity of 2 core Speakon Speaker cables
  • 13 - Boom stands - Short
  • 19 - Booms Stands - Tall
  • 4 - Table stands
  • 3 - 8 way Stage Boxes
  • 8 - BSS Direct injection Boxes

 

Lighting

Desk

Avolites Sapphire Touch and Touch Wing situated in control room at rear of circle

Dimmers

108 ways of ADB Euro rack (3kw per channel) on 300amp three phase main.

Lighting positions

4 - Permanent winched bars on-stage (400kg)

2 - Bridges front of house ceiling (situated at 45degree’s and 55 degree’s to the setting line face on)

Note: These bridges are limited to 8 lamps each and we have no centre hanging point.

2 - Fixed proscenium ladders (behind) running from stage level to underside of fly floor (6.5metre)

2 - Front of house slip positions @ 7metre’s running from pros wall to rear bridge position.

2 - Fixed proscenium ladders (in-front) running from stage level to 6metres

Lighting stock

9 - CCT Starlette - Fresnel’s - 1000w

11 - Selecon high performance - Fresnel’s - 1200w

8 - Source Four - Fresnel’s - HPL750

2 - Cantata - Fresnel’s - 1000w

8 - Source 4 19 deg - Profiles - HPL750 - (FOH)

12 - Source 4 26 deg - Profiles - HPL750 - (FOH)

8 - Source 4 15-30 -  Profiles - HPL750 - (FOH)

7 - Source 4 25-50 - Profiles - HPL 750       

4 - Source 4 36 deg - Profiles - HPL750

4 - Source 4 70 deg - Profiles - HPL 750

4 - Source 4 50 deg - Profiles - HPL 750

12 - Source 4 Junior Zoom - Profiles - HPL 575w

2  - Source 4 - Parnels - HPL750w

6 - CCT Starlette - Floods - 1000w

5 - 3 cell Selecon - Hui Cyc Battens - 500w

48 - Source 4 - Par64 62/61/60/95  HPL575

34 - Par64/62, (Other angles available in limited quantity) - 1000w

10 - Par64 - Floor Cans - 1000w 

Led/Intelligent

40 - Chauvet LED - Colorado Tri-Tour Pars

12 - Chauvet LED - Birdies

6 - City Theatrical Autoyokes - Profiles

8 - Varilite VL2000

8 - Source Four Colour Source - Led Profiles - 50degree 

Follow spots

2 ROBERT JULIAT TOPAZE  - MSD1200W

(In Control room at rear of circle on centre)

Accessories

Note:   Colour stock is a mix of both Lee and Rosco Super gel

8 - 2 metre tubular booms on tank traps

6 - 3 metre ladders (hung from underside of fly floor and moveable)

2  - 6 way IWB (on Socapex)

8  -  floor stands

2  - Smarty bases

Quantity of Grelcos/Trelcos (48+)                                    

Quantity of Socapex and spiders - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of 15 amp cable - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of 13 amp cable - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of assorted Mains adaptors - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of Dmx cable - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of Scroller cable - (Ask for current cable inventory)

Quantity of Power-con - (Ask for current cable inventory)

 

1 - 12 way - Scroller power supply

1 - 8 way - Scroller power supply

1 - 6 way - Scroller power supply

14 - Source 4 - Iris’

2 -  Source 4 - Junior   Iris’

18 - Source 4 - Gobo holders

10 - Source 4 - Junior   Gobo holders

3 - Source 4 - Glass gobo holder

2 - Source 4 - Donuts

2 - Source Junior - Donuts

8 - Source 4 full - Top hats to fit Zooms or Source Four Pars

28 - Source 4 full - Top hats to fit Fixed angle or Juniors

4 - Source 4 short - Top hats to fit Zooms or Source Four Pars

4 - Source 4 Half - Top hats to fit Zooms or Source Four Pars

8 - Par64 full - Top hats.

Dmx Distribution

Main System is 2x 8way splitters and fed from 2 universes from both control room and front of house sound position in stalls is feeding:

-House dimmers/Led  (Universe 1)

-Intelligent equipment   (Universe 2)

Additional splitters/outlets

6 x 4 ways stage left fly floor rear

1 x 4 way upstage right fly floor rear  (universe 1)

2 x 8 ways front of house roof space   (universe1 and 2)

2 x 8 ways mid stage left at stage level  (universe1 and 2)

1 x way down stage left proscenium wall  (universe 2)

1 x way down stage right proscenium wall  (universe 2)

1 x way at each boom/ladder position stage left and right.  (universe 2)

Video

1x 17” screens on fly floor with front centre feed.

1x 17” screen in prompt corner with front centre feed.

1x 17” screen in prompt corner with close up feed on stage or conductor.

1 black and white low light level camera for close up on stage (can be moved)

1 colour camera, (front centre on circle rail)

Parking

Access to the building, stage door and dock door is situated down the left hand side of the building.

There is parking and space for 1x45ft trailer and up to 4 cars at any one time. Any additional trailers have to be parked or stored off site. The nearest truck park is situated approximately 1 mile away at the cattle market near to the castle and the castle railway station.

Drawings/Addition Information

  • 1 Ground plan
  • 1 Stage/Auditorium Elevation
  • 1 Dock Door Detail Plan
  • 1 Dock Door front Elevation
  • 1 Dock Door side Elevation
  • 1 Fly Bar measurements.

Contact us

Book tickets

Box office: 01636 655755

palace@nsdc.info

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Appletongate
Newark
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