Rent the Playhouse
The Playhouse is home to a wide range of professional and amateur events from near and far throughout the year. This 146-seat venue is a fully equipped theatre with light, sound, projection systems and is known for its versatility and superb acoustics. The GLHS constantly work to upgrade its capabilities while keeping it affordable.
Playhouse pricing is based on individual needs
Tell us what you want to do and we will create a package to accommodate your rental requirements. Rentals are taken on a first come first serve basis and require a cancellation fee to confirm dates. Contact us – send us an email or give us a call.
Check out the Technical Information below so you know what we have to offer you. All performance rentals include experienced light, sound and A/V technicians based on your needs.
Your success is important to us!
Once a booking is confirmed we offer all performance rentals:
- exposure through a full page on our website events calendar
- your poster on our website home page
- email blasts to our lists
- announcement on our voice mail
- your event on our roadside sign
- posters / handbills in our lobby and in our windows
- newsfeed to our facebook page to help promote your event.
Yes, we offer private rentals as well. The stage and auditorium are the perfect space for rehearsals, workshops, photo shoots, meetings, classes, lectures plus more…. Tell us what you have in mind.
Looking for a smaller meeting room?
Our Green Room was recently renovated to accommodate meetings when not in use for performances. Contact us for information.
Stage Dimensions and Drapery
The full stage area is 40’ wide by 16′ deep without legs and 14’3″ high (to light bar). There are 3, 8′ wide legs each side which are moveable and can be angled independently of each other. The stage is equipped with right, left and centre entrances and exits. There is a large Green Room below the stage.
The following Playhouse equipment is also available:
Knabe 9ft. concert grand Piano
Portable Marlee Dance Floor
2 – 6ft. wide by 8in. off the ground risers.
Mackie Digital 1608 16 channel wireless mixer.
4 EV and Yorkville monitors (2 mixes). QSC K12 house speakers
SM58 & SM57 microphones. Mic stands and cables.
CD Player & Inputs for other audio devices
4 ClearCom Stations with headsets
Additional equipment may be available to rent locally (inquire)
VIDEO SURROUND SYSTEM
3000 Watt 5.1 Theatre Surround sound system
Pioneer Elite Surround processor
40 twist-lok circuit drops, paired on each pipe. Five full stage fixed pipes.
LED ac on 6 circuits available. House-mounted eight-port DMX splitter connected to lighting board.
LIGHTING BOARD: ETC Element 2
INSTRUMENTS: 16 Pars, 18 Fresnels,
2 X50 S4, 4X 36 S4, 5 X 26 S4.
15 6X9 Leckos, 6 12X9 Leckos
LED INSTRUMENTS: 10 ColorSpot 36
House Hang map available on request.
Motorized drop from the ceiling, mid-stage. 16’ diagonal, HD (16:9) aspect ration.
Projection on fullstage-sized backdrop at rear stage for background projection (not suitable for film).
BenQ digital HD projector, 4,000 lumens.
HDMI from booth, or stage – surround sound output. VGA, S-video, and composite video from booth.
Oppo BluRay player, additional BluRay player, both with HDMI surround sound output. VHS player also available.