Promoter Details



The loading area for the Burton Cummings Theatre is located in the alley behind the theatre at stage / street level. A set of double doors lead onto Upstage Left. The dimensions are 6’w x 10’6”h.

You can access the alley from either Donald Street or Ellice Avenue. (click HERE to view map)

There is a backstage door that is accessible from Smith Street for performers and stage crew. Typically, Security personnel will be posted in the lobby areas and FOH stage door during performances. Security for backstage door available upon request.


  • Masonite deck on sprung floor
  • 17’w wings
  • 68’ from deck to fly grid
  • Rear traveler can be flown to reveal a black brick wall
  • Stage is accessed from either stage left or stage right from backstage area
  • House drape hang creates a 32’ x 32’ stage performance area.


  • Stage width (wall to wall) – 80’
  • Proscenium opening – 35’
  • Height of arch – 36’
  • Proscenium arch to upstage – 36’
  • Proscenium arch to downstage – 2.6’


The grid has a live load rating of 50,000lbs. The fly system is a four-line hemp, with 40’ pipes, also with 5x 32’ steel counterweight electric lines. Maximum load per line is 150 lbs.


The Burton Cummings Theatre has a venue PA that covers all three levels (main floor, 1st and 2nd balcony). It is owned by Sound Art. Audio rental is not included in the venue rental fee. Your TNSE venue contact can provide further information as part of the booking process.

24 channels of dimming. Soca cable hardwired at dimmer. Soca break out boxes on line sets 1-4 and balcony rail.
Grand MA on PC w/ Command Wing & Fader Wing.
One Universe dry-line to FOH dedicated to Touring Show.

  • 22 x Par 64 (FFR) – Stock Color
  • 4 x Strand 6 x 12
  • 1 x Altman Zoom
  • 24 x Chauvet Rogue 1 LED Moving Heads

Sound and lights are operated from the back of the house, main level, center, approximately 70′ from the stage. This area is 17’l x 5’w.


  • Back Drop 40’w x 30’h – black velour
  • Soft Legs 3 sets of 10’w x 30’h – black velour (downstage, midstage, upstage)
  • Borders 4 – 50’w x 10’h – black velour
  • Show Curtain Set 1’ upstage of Arch – Guillotine Operation


  • DSR: 400 amp 3P
  • DSL: 500 amp 3P
  • E1016 Camlock
  • 2 –50 amp stove plugs
  • Buss bar tie-in
  • Stage: 7 –15 amp 110 volt stage pockets 2 – 20 amp 110 volt stage pockets


Dressing Rooms: 4 rooms on different levels upstage

The dressing rooms have been refurbished, carpeted and are spacious. Each dressing room contains sink, shower and toilet facilities. Wireless High Speed Internet is available.

Green Room: Lounge and high top seating for 12. Accommodates up to 30 people for reception-style meals/catering.

Catering/Reception space: Suitable for up to 50 people with tables and chairs supplied.


Total capacity of the theatre is 1579. Click HERE to view the seating chart.


Click HERE to view Rental Rates.


Similar to Rental Rates, our Labour estimate will adjust with what you need for your specific event. Your TNSE venue contact will be able to highlight the costs associated when making your booking.


Parking is limited.

There are surface lots and parkades surrounding the Burton Cummings Theatre (on a first come, first served basis). Metered street parking is also available on nearby streets. Parking for tour vehicles (trucks and buses) is available upon request. Depending on your needs, permits can be pulled for street parking and loading areas. Please note: Costs may be associated with this arrangement.


The Burton Cummings Theatre is proud to serve our guests through a Ticketmaster Box Office. Our venue Box Office will open one hour prior to each event for will-call and walk-up purchases. Representatives in our office would be pleased to offer assistance in building your event in the Ticketmaster system.

We are pleased to offer assistance in building your event in the Ticketmaster system through representatives in our office.

Please let us know if we can assist you in making this introduction, and proceed with setup.

Click HERE to fill out a Rental Request form.