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Rent the Hall


The Town Hall, known to audiences and performers alike for it's intimate atmosphere and unsurpassed acoustics. Designed by renowned architects McKim, Mead & White to reflect the democratic principles of the Hall's founders, they eliminated Box seats and any obstructions to view, giving birth to the term "Not a bad seat in the house."

This historic venue is available for daily and weekly rentals by performing arts companies, concert promoters, fundraisers, business meeting planners, and others for a variety of special presentations both public and private.

Please contact M.A. Papper or Larry Zucker for rental inqueries:


papper@thetownhall.org

lzucker@thetownhall.org

Download the Rental Kit (pdf)

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Rent the Hall


The Town Hall, known to audiences and performers alike for it's intimate atmosphere and unsurpassed acoustics. Designed by renowned architects McKim, Mead & White to reflect the democratic principles of the Hall's founders, they eliminated Box seats and any obstructions to view, giving birth to the term "Not a bad seat in the house."

This historic venue is available for daily and weekly rentals by performing arts companies, concert promoters, fundraisers, business meeting planners, and others for a variety of special presentations both public and private.

Please contact M.A. Papper or Larry Zucker for rental inqueries:


papper@thetownhall.org

lzucker@thetownhall.org

Download the Rental Kit (pdf)

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For-Profit Rates


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For-Profit Rates


ADDITIONAL CHARGES:

Ticketing Setup  //  $250

House Manager, ushers, & normal security for a 2 - 2-1/2 hour
program during normal hours  //  $3,250

 ** overtime charges per hour  //  $400

Added Security (per guard x 5 hours )  //   $250

Concert Liablility Insurance  //  $525

Stage Labor - charges vary with the nature of each attraction
(quote upon receipt of technical requirements).  //  $*****


OPTIONAL SERVICES & EQUIPMENT CHARGES:

PIANO TUNING STEINWAY ONLY  //  $250
Additional Box Office Service (per week)  //  $200
Additional Electrical usage (per show)  //  $250
Video Projector & Screen (operator/stage labor extra)  //  $1,500
Follow spots  //  $250 ea.
Sound reinforcement system (This could include two wireless)  //  $1,500
Stage Extension (use of this eliminate 90 seats)  //  $750
Marly Floor  //  $250

Rental Rates for Single Performances:

Friday or Saturday Evenings, Sunday Matinee  //  $7,750
Monday through Thursday Evening  //  $7,000
rehearsal or set-up time (two hours exclusive of labor)  //  $500

Rental Period

EVENINGS  //  3PM TO MIDNIGHT
SUNDAY MATINEES  //  9AM TO 5PM
RENTAL PERIOD INCLUDES SET-UP, PERFORMANCE AND LOAD-OUT


BasiC Rental Includes:

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Special arrangements must be made for broadcasting, recording, televising, filming, or photgraphing. Application must be made in writing one week prior to that event. Rates upon application.
  • Additional charge of 4% for box office credit card sales will be deducted from your settlement
  • There is an additional Facility Charge on all tickets sold at the Box Office and at Ticketmaster. 
  • Additional charges may be incurred for performances without intermission
  • All rates subject to change

For additional information e-mail or phone:  
Lawrence C. Zucker at 212-997-1003 x 12

  • Three weeks advance Box Office Service (see note re:credit card charges)
  • Event listed on website
  • Event listed on monthly calendar placed in box office lobby
  • Event listed in weekly eBlast
  • Event listed on monthly press release
  • Use of the Concert Grand Piano (upon payment of tuning charges)
  • Display of poster(s) promoting event (provide poster 15" wide by 21"high)
  • Use of display frame & flyer distribution rack (max dimensions 3.75" x 8.5")
  • Traditional Concert Lighting

Non-Profit Rates


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Non-Profit Rates


RENTAL RATES FOR SINGLE PERFORMANCES:

Friday or Saturday Evenings, Sunday Matinee  //  $7,000

Monday through Thursday Evening  //  $6,250

Rehearsal or set-up time (two hours exclusive of labor)  //  $500

Special Rates for Children's shows (1 hr, limited house staff / concert lighting). Monday through Thursday Mornings//  $4000

RENTAL PERIOD

EVENINGS  //  3PM TO MIDNIGHT
SUNDAY MATINEES  //  9AM TO 5PM
RENTAL PERIOD INCLUDES SET-UP, PERFORMANCE AND LOAD-OUT


BASIC RENTAL INCLUDES:

  • Three weeks advance Box Office Service (see note re: credit card charges)
  • Event listed on website
  • Event listed on monthly calendar placed in box office lobby
  • Event listed in weekly eBlast
  • Event listed on monthly press release
  • Use of the Concert Grand Piano (upon payment of tuning charges)
  • Display of poster(s) promoting event (provide poster 15" wide by 21"high)
  • Use of display frame & flyer distribution rack (max dimensions 3.75" x 8.5")
  • Traditional Concert Lighting

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Special arrangements must be made for broadcasting, recording, televising, filming, or photgraphing. Application must be made in writing one week prior to that event. Rates upon application.
     
  • Additional charge of 4% for box office credit card sales will be deducted from your settlement
     
  • There is an additional Facility Charge on all tickets sold at the Box Office and at Ticketmaster. 
     
  • Additional charges may be incurred for performances without intermission
  • All rates subject to change

For additional information e-mail or phone: 
Lawrence C. Zucker at 212-997-1003 x 12

 

 

ADDITIONAL CHARGES:

Ticketing Setup  //  $250

House Manager, ushers, & normal security for a 2 - 2-1/2 hour
program during normal hours  //  $3,000

 ** overtime charges per hour  //  $400

Added Security (per guard x 5 hours )  //   $250

Concert Liablility Insurance  //  $525

Stage Labor - charges vary with the nature of each attraction
(quote upon receipt of technical requirements).  //  $*****

 


OPTIONAL SERVICES & EQUIPMENT CHARGES:

PIANO TUNING STEINWAY ONLY  //  $250
Additional Box Office Service (per week)  //  $200
Additional Electrical usage (per show)  //  $250
Video Projector & Screen (operator/stage labor extra)  //  $1,500
Follow spots  //  $250 ea.
Sound reinforcement system (This could include two wireless)  //  $1,500
Stage Extension (use of this eliminate 90 seats)  //  $750
Marly Floor  //  $250

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Technical Specifications


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Technical Specifications


CONTACT INFORMATION

Executive Director: Lawrence C. Zucker: (212) 997-1003 x12
Technical Supervisor: William Dehling :Phone/fax (732) 921-2540


I. STAGE

  • Proscenium Height: 25' (floor to pipe)
  • width: 49'6"
  • Depth: 20'6" (to center) 16'6 (to sides)
  • Adjustable: No
  • Orchestra Pit: None
  • Distance from Apron to Curtain Line: 5' (to center) 1' (to sides)
  • Wing Space: None
  • Anti-Rooms: (both left and right) 10' X 15'
  • Stage Extension: 8' (covers first 3 rows of orchestra)

II. RIGGING

  • Grid: None
  • Fly System: None
  • 1st Pipe (behind house curtain)
  • 2nd Pipe (Back wall) for drapes and lights


III. DRAPES

  • House Curtain: Travels
  • Color: Red
  • Around Walls of Stage Only: Black
  • (One pipe on back wall, one pipe on left & right walls)

VI. SOUND

House Line Array Sound System: 

  • Renkus Heinz self powered VL-3 on top of RH self
  • powered double 18 sub per side
  • 2 Balcony clusters with 2 RH self powered CF101 series in each
  • Front fill- four EAW JF80
  • Midas M32 Digital Console
  • 6-15" 2 way coaxial monitor wedges
  • Assorted Mics of SM 58 & SM57, Beta 52-2 Crown pac 160 floor mics
  • 5 assorted consdenser mics
  • 6 Direct boxes 

Upgrades are continuous, please call to confirm package

VIII. NETWORK & INTERNET CONNECTIVITY

  • Wireless (802.11b/g) connections are available in theatre, behind the stage, and in the dressing area.  Wired (100Mbps) connections are available behind stage and in dressing area.
  • Internet connectivity provided by single DSL connection, with advertised speeds of 768/256kbps US/DS.  DMZ port is available for unfiltered access to the internet.

IX. FILM & VIDEO SCREENING/PROJECTION

Available: price/cost on request

       Video Projection:

  • Sanyo PLC-XF45 10k projector (mobile)
  • NEC NP-NC900C-A (HD) projector (in booth)

       Sound

  • Dolby 5.1 (entire theater)

       Server

  • Dolby DSS200

       Screens (in-house)

  • 9x12 fast fold screen to be hung
  • 12x22 ground supported screen

X. PIANO

Steinway available


XI. SUPPLIES

Chairs: 30 Black padded

Music Stands: 30 Black

Platforms: 12 - 4' x 8' Black (6 - 8"/6-16")

Steps from Orchestra to Stage: black


XII. DRESSING ROOMS 

  • Two Dressing Rooms, plus Dressing Area
  • Capacity: 8/25
  • Sinks: Yes
  • Tables: Yes
  • Lights: Yes
  • Mirrors: Yes
  • Showers: No
  • **Communciation to stage limited

IV. FLOOR

  • Composition: Hard Wood
  • Condition: Good
  • Finish: Varnish
  • Color: Oak
  • Understructure: concrete
  • Stage Extension: available on request
  • Black Marley: available on request


V. LIGHTING

For a printable PDF of Light Plot click here

Dimmer Board:

  • Producer III with 36 Channels/two scene preset, or Etc Express 4896

Balcony

  • Lighting Booth Pipe: 8 pair (source four 5 degrees)
  • 1st Boom: 4 units (source four 26 degrees)
  • 2nd Boom: 8 units (source four 19 degrees)

Stage

  • Upstage: 3 pair (source four par)
  • Downstage: 12 Units (source four 36 degrees)
  • 12 units, source 4 pars 
  • Additional Equipment available/price upon request
  • 2 Follow spots Altman Voyager

 

Seating Chart


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Floor Plan & Light Plot


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Floor Plan & Light Plot


Floor Plan:

 

LIGHT PLOT: