Athenaeum Theatre 1

Home to an 863-seater auditorium, The Athenaeum Theatre 1 is the perfect stage for plays, musicals, music & comedy. With 6 dressing rooms, a green room, laundry facilities and more, the Ath is perfect for both long and short runs.

Seating PlanFloor PlansStandard Lighting RigTechnical SpecificationsVenue Plans (inc. DWG)




Stalls: 446

Dress Circle: 197

Upper Circle: 220

Fly System

Yes, 25 Lines

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Stage Measurements

Proscenium Opening 7070 mm (23’ 2”)

Proscenium Height 5170 mm (16’ 11”)

Back wall to setting line 6800 mm (16’11”)

Back wall to front edge of stage 7900 mm (22’ 4”)

Stage floor to under fly floor (PS) 5800 mm (19’)

Stage floor to under fly floor (OP) 5800 mm (19’)

Stage floor to head batten (Drift) 12800 mm (42’)

Rake 1:48

Fly System

The fly system has 25 lines with a mixture of single and double purchase handline systems.

Orchestra Pit

Dimensions: 6900mm length by 2300mm width.

Depth (Stage Level to Pit Floor) 1800mm

Can fit up to 45 musicians