UK – Cheltenham – Everyman Theatre

Dates: 1891 – present

Official website: https://www.everymantheatre.org.uk

History

1st October 1891 – The Opera House opened, designed by Frank Matcham. The opening production of Lady Clancarty was led by Mrs Lillie Langtry. 
1960 – Renamed The Everyman, with a resident repertory company. 
1983 January – Upgrade work commenced, as a shopping arcade began construction on vacant land at the rear of the theatre. 
1986 February 20th – 85 seat Studio Theatre opened on the site. 
1986 March 20th – The main theatre reopened, as a 670 seat auditorium.
2011 May – Restoration project began.
2011 October – Theatre reopened after £3.2million spend. 

Equipment

1971 (from The Stage Guide)
Electrics: Strand LC Mk.1 Console in SL box. Dimmers – 48 (6 x 500W, 35 x 1kW, 4 x 2kW and 3 x 3kW); 2 presets; 3 groups. Patch system – BS plug. Circuits – FOH 50; Perches 6; Flies 42; Pit 3; Stage dips 40. Socket type – 15A BESA. Total capacity available – 100A on 3 phases. Special effects supply – 45A on 3 phases (20A feed to each fly rail). No foot lights installed. Follow spots – 2 Patt.265 mercury iodide spots in Gallery. 
Sound: Console on SR perch has 6 channels. 2 x 60W 100 Volt line output amplifiers. Tape decks – 4. Turntables – 2. Mic inputs – 3 at 200 ohms. Loudspeakers – FOH 2, Stage 2. Connectors – Cannon XLR and 2 pole jack. 

Archive equipment related to Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham over the years

  • LC / System LC (Strand)
  • Patt.265 (Strand)
  • Documents


    LSI: Everyman Theatre Cheltenham (November 1985)
    [257kb PDF]
    From Lighting & Sound International

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