Technical Information

Thank you for your interest in booking an event at the Canton Palace Theatre. The below information is intended to give you a thorough introduction to our space and its capabilities. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have a question that is not answered in the provided information.

Technical Specs

General Stage Dimensions

  • Performance space is 35-0′ (wide) x 27-0′ (deep) with general house hang (leg curtains and lighting) in place
  • Performance space can expand to 50-0′ (wide) x 30-6′ (deep to back wall) with curtains side hung
  • Wing space stage left: 8-0′ (wide) x 25-0′ (deep)
  • Wing space stage right 12-0′ (wide) x 25-0′ (deep)
  • Proscenium opening: 50-0′ (wide) x 20-0′ to 28-0′ (height) [variable]
  • Grid height: 61-2′ (full stage grid)
  • Stage floor is maple with a satin black finish (drilling/nailing to the floor is not permitted without permission)


  • 2 Tannoy Qflex40 line array speakers
  • 2 Fulcrum GX1577 balcony fill speakers
  • 1 Fulcrum AH96 center fill speaker
  • 2 Fulcrum US212 subwoofers
  • Midas M32 Live Digital Mixer
  • 1 duel Denon DN-D4500MK2 CD/media player
  • 4 12′ 2 way Stage Monitors
  • 2 20 channel XLR Cable Snakes
  • 1 HH wireless system, ATW-T220 Microphone
  • 1 HH wireless system, ATW-T341 Microphone
  • 2 Lav wireless system, ATW-3131bC (RENTAL FEES APPLY)
  • 1 Drum mic kit, MB/Dk 4 (RENTAL FEES APPLY)
  • 2 Crown Coherent Cardiod floor mics. (RENTAL FEES APPLY)
  • 2 AKG C747 Gradient Condensor mics (CHORAL) (RENTAL FEES APPLY)
    • 2 ATM41a
    • 2 AT PRO61
    • 2 Shure SM58
    • 4 Shure SM57
  • Clear Com Headset Communication System
Note: System was designed for small to medium sized show usage. Larger shows will require a separate system not provided. Additional charges will apply for rental gear. The Canton Palace Theatre is now looped for the benefit of our patrons who are hearing impaired.

Stage Lighting System

  • Console-ETC ION with 20 channel fader wing.
  • Dimmer Racks: Strand CD-80 in tandem with Colortran Dimension 192
  • All dimmers are DMX-512 capable and may be accessed stage right (5 pin configuration)
  • 600 amp 3 phase power is available stage right for road power
  • Follow Spots-2 Lycian Midget HP with 575-HMI lamp source
  • House lighting system is Colortran
  • *See stage lighting circuiting and instrument inventory for additional information

Motion Picture System

  • 35 mm platter system
  • Dolby CP500 Processor (Dolby Digital)
  • Dolby Cat 701 sound head reader
  • CHRISTIE CP2220 22,000 lumen digital projector (*Due to position of projection booth, projection only reaches 4’ onto the stage*).


  • Technical Area in Section C, rows s, t & u, seats 3-10
  • Seating: 1,488
  • 848 main floor
  • 199 lounge
  • 437 balcony
Handicapped accessible platform house left in the rear of the auditorium, Section B, on the main floor. Handicapped restroom available house rightThere are no elevators in the building for audience members

Dressing Rooms

  • Located under the stage
  • Staircases to dressing room from both stage left and stage right
  • Dressing room area is not handicapped accessible
  • 12 lockable dressing rooms with sinks and counters
  • 1 lounge
  • Male restroom with shower
  • Female restroom without shower


  • Dedicated phone lines available
  • Voice mail is available
  • Security access is available on all outgoing lines
  • Summary of out-going calls is available
  • Internet available both in the dressing room and wifi in the lobby areas
  • Local service provider is AT&T (1-800-660-3000)

Loading Dock

  • Located stage right at street level
  • All areas are ramped (no steps)
  • Opening is 9-4″ (high) x 8-5″ (wide)

Orchestra Pit

  • Elevator from stage level to dressing room level
  • Available storage for road cases
  • Lift operation from stage right

Renter Concession Tables

  • Additional charges apply
  • Actual placement of the tables shall be negotiated with the technical director on day of event
  • Fire restrictions dictate that no more than 16-0″ of product space (split into 8-0″ each) may be placed in the lower lobby area at one time. This shall include racks, added road cases and tables.
  • The width of product space shall be determined by the technical director, but may not exceed 40″

Hotel Facilities, Transportation & Parking

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Canton Downtown (330) 471.8000 located mile from the theater
  • Economy hotels and motels available within an eight mile radius of the theater
  • Stark Regional Transit Authority passes by the theater
  • Parking of one 57-0″ tractor trailer is available to the theater near loading dock at no cost (Canton City Police Department must be notified in advance)
  • Parking for cast and crew vehicles is available near the theater


  • Mercy Medical Center Healthcare Connection 330-489-1100
  • Aultman Hospital Physician Referral: 330-452-9911

Dry Cleaner

  • Blair Cleaners 1913 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton, OH 44709
  • Ph: 330.455.9333

Local Grocery Store

  • Giant Eagle Supermarket  Phone: (330) 492.5160 for information


  • Crew requirements and rates are tailored to individual shows, please call
  • Four hour minimums are in effect for all ins, outs, and shows

Exhibition of Fireworks and Flame Effects

  • Are governed by the State of Ohio, Dept of Commerce, Division of the State Fire Marshal
  • See 1301:7-7-31 (Chapter 31)
  • Section FM-3100.0 General
  • Section FM-3101.0 Definitions
  • (T) Section FM-3119.0 Pyrotechnic and Special Effects Exhibition Permit
  • (U) Section FM-3120.0 Flame Effects Permit
  • Other sections may apply depending on the nature of the event

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