empty stage set for shakespeare

Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare; Photo by Jeff Heimsath (2012)

B. Iden Payne Theatre

B. Iden Payne Theatre

300 East 23th Street, Austin, TX 78712

Location, Directions and Parking

Opened in 1976, the B. Iden Payne Theatre is a proscenium, 475-seat house, the department's largest venue. This facility not only stages department mainstage productions, but also works by internationally celebrated theatre companies and dance troupes.

  • Seats: 475
  • Wheelchair Accessible Seating: 8
  • Excellent acoustics for voice and stage vocals
  • Proscenium stage: 32' opening
  • Stage right wing space: 13' x 36' x 25' (width x depth x height)
  • Stage left wing space: 41'8" x 36' x 25' (width x depth x height)
  • Full fly tower
  • Sophisticated lighting and sound systems
  • Counterbalance system
  • Hydraulic orchestra pit
  • Three private dressing rooms
  • Loading dock at stage level
  • Mezzanine Lobby

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