The Alhambra Theater is the mystical centerpiece of Scottish Rite Temple. The breath-taking celestial ceiling, gilded columns, stained glass windows, and stunning scenic backdrops will transform your wedding, concert, or theater performance into the memorable event that no other venue can.
FEATURES AND OPTIONS
The main level is fully carpeted with 174 upholstered seats. Portable chairs may be placed on the lower level to provide additional seating for 40, for a total of 214.
There is conditional use of the 117 seats in the upper balcony, allowing a total theater capacity of 331.
Ten adjustable lighting instruments illuminate the performing area in front of the proscenium. House lighting is operated from the period light board backstage.
Several spectacular three dimensional backdrops are available for your performance, including the enchanting forest scene and stately cathedral interior. There is adequate wing space and direct access to the Green Room. A double door provides easy load in from the driveway.
Performing artists and bridal parties can relax and prepare in the spacious carpeted Green Room adjoining the Alhambra Theater. Capacity is 40, and there is a private restroom and outside entrance.
SIGHT AND SOUND
The Alhambra Theater has excellent acoustics for musical performances. Modest sound reinforcement is recommended for spoken word (podium available). A handheld wireless mike and four wireless lapel mikes are available for use, controlled by a 16 channel sound board in the house with six in-house mounted speakers. For some musical performances, a small portable PA for balance and on-stage monitoring may be desirable. A digital overhead projector and large retractable screen are available for various presentation formats.
PIANO AND ORGAN
A Kawai 7’ grand piano with adjustable bench and a magnificent 1912 Murrey-Harris pipe organ are available for an additional fee.