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Hall Technical Descriptions

Sarofim Hall

Sarofim Hall, the larger of the two proscenium theaters located within the Hobby Center, is home to the Broadway at the Hobby Center Series and Theatre Under The Stars productions.

Specifications:
  • Total seating capacity of 2,650 on three levels: Orchestra, Mezzanine (middle balcony) and Gallery (upper balcony).
  • Proscenium opening measures 45' wide x 40' high
  • Usable stage and wing surface measures 130' wide x 55' deep
  • Stage house is equipped with 99 counterweight line sets on 6" centers
  • All battens are kept in a "clear" condition between events

 

Zilkha Hall

Zilkha Hall, the smaller proscenium theater within the Hobby Center, is home to the Uniquely Houston® programming series.

Specifications:
  • Total seating capacity of 500 in the Orchestra and Mezzanine levels
  • Proscenium opening measures 38' wide x 24' high
  • Usable stage and wing surface measures 68' 6" wide x 37' deep
  • Stage house is equipped with 30 counterweight line sets on 12" centers with a basic repertory lighting plot and soft goods installed at all times
  • Stage can also be set with a 38' wide x 14' deep acoustical music shell