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Commercial Venue Rental - Memorial Opera House

Max Occupancy 352


  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Addl Sound/Lighting Technician (Per Hour, Per Day) ($20.00 Add-on)
  3. Auditorium Seating-Balcony Level
  4. Auditorium Seating-Street Level
  5. Baby Grand Piano (Per Day) ($400.00 Add-on)
  6. Box Office
  7. Chairs-10 Included
  8. Chairs-Additional (Each) ($2.00 Add-on)
  9. Digital Keyboard & Amplifier (Per Day) ($25.00 Add-on)
  10. Dressing Rooms (2)-Lower Level
  11. East Lobby Room ($50.00 Add-on)
  12. Klemz Lounge-Upper Level ($100.00 Add-on)
  13. Lobby
  14. Make Up Room-Lower Level
  15. Microphone-Wired (Each Per Day) ($10.00 Add-on)
  16. Microphone-Wireless (Each Per Day) ($20.00 Add-on)
  17. Online Ticketing Service
  18. Prop Room-Lower Level
  19. Rental Fee: Commercial Events ($1,500.00 Add-on)
  20. Restroom-Balcony Level
  21. Restroom-Lower Level
  22. Restrooms-Street Level
  23. Sound & Lighting
  24. Stage Monitors (Each Per Day) ($20.00 Add-on)
  25. Tables-1 Included
  26. Tables-Additional (Each) ($5.00 Add-on)
  27. Water
Our recently redecorated 352 seat auditorium provides you with ample seating in a warm, comfortable and iconic setting.

The $1,500 per day rental fee includes the stage*, first floor auditorium seating, balcony level seating, lobby, box office, lobby restrooms, balcony restroom, lower level** bathroom, 2 dressing rooms, prop room and make-up room, online ticketing service and sound & lighting. Please note that any special sound or lighting requirements may result in additional charges.  Optional items and costs are listed above. Additional space in the East Lobby and Klemz Lounge are also for additional fees.

Bar service is NOT included in the costs listed above. No outside beverages are allowed. The Memorial Opera House provides a wide variety of bar service packages. Our staff will work with you to choose a bar package that fits your needs and budget. CLICK HERE for more information about our bar service packages.

Are you ready to get started with your event planning? The first step is to complete and submit an online Request For Proposal (RFP). The RFP will provide us with the additional information we need to determine dates(s) availability and estimated costs. Within three business days of the submission of the RFP, our staff will contact you to discuss the options you have chosen, other services or options that you may desire, and to answer any questions. After this follow up discussion,we will prepare an estimate for you. Please note that submitting and RFP does NOT guarantee date availability or costs. It is simply a tool that we use to get your event planning started. So, if you are ready to begin, CLICK HERE to complete and submit your RFP.

Payment Of Fees:
Rental, technical and equipment fees: 50% of the total rental expense is due at the time of reservation, which serves as a reservation deposit. The remaining 50% is due at least 14 calendar days prior to the beginning date of the reservation.

Additional Fees: If any additional fees are to be charged at the end of the time period the facility is rented (i.e. additional time booked, damages occurred, service fees incurred), the User will be presented, by mail, a complete breakdown of the additional fees.  These additional charges must be paid within 30 calendar days of the date the letter was sent, or the User may be restricted on future booking opportunities.

*If the facility is rented during an off-night in the midst of a theater production run, the stage may be available ONLY in front of the red stage curtain. The organization in charge of the theatre production will be responsible for moving any sets, flats, props or other stage gear involved in the theatre production behind the stage curtain at the end of their last performance prior to the next off-night use of the facility and will be give at least one week notice of such a need.

**If the facility is rented during an off-night in the midst of a theatre production run, the make-up room will be available as the ONLY make-up/dressing room.  The organization using the facility for a multi night/week theatre production will be able to leave their costumes and props in the dressing room, if they desire. All items must be cleared from the make-up room. However, if another user will be using the facility during any off nights in the midst of the scheduled production run, the multi night/week user will be given at least one week notice of such a need.