Seating Capacity 

Orchestra       1,877
Lower Loge       259
Upper Loge       688
Balcony             528 
TOTAL             3,352

Stage Door and Loading Dock

The stage door and loading dock is located on 176th Street between Broadway and Wadsworth Avenue
Loading door dimensions: 11' H x 8' W - unload directly onto stage
The loading area and entrance to stage is flush with the street
Additional load-in areas available on Wadsworth Avenue. Door dimensions: left door 6' 10" H x 5' 4" W, Right door 6' 10" H x 5' 9" W



Stage surface is an Arboron laminate on quadruple plywood laid over concrete, NOT Sprung.
Proscenium opening: 51' - 7"
Proscenium Height: 29' - 3"
Performance Area: 25' x 65'
Stage Depth: 29'- 6"
Smoke Pocket Depth: 6-3/4"
Stage Wings: 30' x 18' each side
Floor: wood floor with gray carpet
Stage Width/Centerline to St. Wall: 45'-0"
Stage Width/Centerline to SR lockrail: 40'-11"
Orchestra Pit Opening: 14'- 2" from Apron Rail
Orchestra Pit Width (Usable): 39'- 4"
Pit Center Lift: 9'- 9" Wide x 6'- 3" Deep
Stage Orchestra pit 15' x 55' hydraulic elevator


Fly System

Double-purchase counterweight system
Working height to grid is 67'
47 line sets
The capacity is 850 pounds per pipe



Front of House: 4 hanging points available approx. 25' from stage, 90' span, 4 hanging points over Orchestra Pit 40' span

Back Stage: steel channel grid, approx. 75' from stage, catwalk



Front of House: 4 hanging points available approx. 25' from stage, 90' span, 4 hanging points over Orchestra Pit 40' span

3 Phase 207 V on back stage wall\dedicated 2x 200 AMP, on wings 2x-400 Amp




  • L’Acoustics K2 System
  • (20) K2 3-way full-range active WST enclosure
  • (6) K1 System Subwoofer, 2 x 15"
  • (4) X8 Optimized for compact, high-SPL fills and monitoring
  • (8) K1 High power subwoofer 2 x 18"


  • Yamaha CL5 Digital 48kHz Mixing Console - 24 faders +2 Master faders. 64 mono + 8 stereo mixable channels


  • (2) Kick drum or Bass Shure Beta 52 microphone
  • (6) Sennheiser e904 Cardioid Drum and Percussion Microphone
  • (3) Shure SM 81 Condenser mic.
  • (2) Shure Mic. KSM32
  • (1) SM91 Shure Beta91
  • (12) SM57-LC Instrument Microphones SM57
  • (6) Microphone ATM350
  • (6) SM58-LC Vocal Microphone Shure SM58
  • (6) Shure Beta 58A Shure Beta 58A
  • (4) Shure Beta 57A Shure Beta 57A
  • (2) Microphone Shure Beta 56
  • (6) Radial J48 Radial J48 PHANTOM POWERED ACTIVE DI
  • (2) Radial Pro D2 Radial Pro D2 STEREO PASSIVE DIRECT BOX
  • (2) Radial Pro DI Radial Pro DI PASSIVE DIRECT BOX



  • Christie CP4230 4K DLP D -Cinema Projector
  • Doremi IMB 283012
  • 3 JBL 5742 4 Way Speaker System (comprised of double bass cabinet 5749 LF Speakers)
  • 3 4675C HFA High Power High Frequency (balcony coverage)
  • 4 JBL 5628 Dual 18" Subwoofers Powered by CROWN DCi N Amplification
  • 26 JBL 9350 Surround Speakers (Orchestra Level)
  • 20 JBL 9350 Surround Speakers (Balcony Level)
  • 6 Crown DCi 8 I 600N Amps $ 14,754.00 (Surround for Both Levels)
  • Harkness matte white cinema, perforated screen 52'7" x 29'6" (16:9 ratio)


Soft Goods (All fireproof)

Main Traveler: 2 gold curtains 30x35
Tab Curtain: 2 gold 30x35
Main valance: 1 beige 70x14
Back drop: 2 red 70x35
Movie Screen: Harkness matte white cinema, perforated screen 52'7" x 29'6"
Legs: 2 gold 28x9
Fire Curtain: 1 brown 70x40


Dressing Rooms

The dressing rooms are one floor below the stage, accessible from both stage left and right.


There is one large multi-purpose room with floor to ceiling mirror and ballet barre.

There are 5 individual dressing rooms, each furnished with chairs and a mirror.

There is one medium sized dressing room with two full bathrooms with showers, suitable for a small band.

There is a make up room with lighted mirrors and a bathroom.

There are two fully furnished, luxary dressing rooms each with its own bathroom and shower.


Additional Spaces

Meeting and party spaces as well as classrooms are available upon request for an additional fee.



United Palace Theatre does not provide stage hands. We are a non-union house.



Driving in from New Jersey take the George Washington Bridge and exit at 178th Street. Drive to Broadway and make a right. By subway take the "A" Train to 175th Street and walk one block east to Broadway.



Parking is available across the street from the theatre on Broadway; two large indoor lots are located between 176th and 177th Streets on Broadway. In addition, there are four additional parking garages in a six block radius.