Side exterior of the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge, grey rectangular building

Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge

Rental Information

The newest venue to the Drayton Entertainment brand, Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge boasts a 500-seat theatre, three rehearsal halls and more. We have professional staff to ensure that all your production requirements are met and that your event is a success.

Theatre Information

House Capacity: 506 seats, including wheelchair positions.
Orchestra Section: 408 seats
Balcony/Boxes: 98 seats

The Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge is wheelchair accessible. The box office, restrooms and refreshment area are all located on the main level. An elevator is available for access to the balcony.

Stage Specifications

The Theatre is equipped with a fly system with 53 available fly lines hung at 8” centres. On stage electrics can be hung on any pipe. The grid height is 59’.

The flys can be operated from the fly floor located in the stage left wing or at deck level in the stage left wing*

Proscenium width: 39’ 5”
Proscenium height: 19’ 11”
Total width of the stage: 72’
Depth of the stage: 39’ 4” to the proscenium line

Loading: loading dock level access.

One of our in-house professional fly system operators is required to operate the fly system at an additional charge.

* changing fly control from the fly floor to the deck position will incur additional costs.

Orchestra Pit

The orchestra pit is located on the second floor of the theatre (behind the stage) and is accessed via the stage door. The orchestra pit can accommodate 20 players. Use of the audio system is required when the pit is used.


A basic lighting plot is provided with your rental which will be hung and circuited prior to your arrival.


Our sound system which includes main speakers, on stage monitors, mixing console and amplifiers, is suitable for theatrical and dance presentations as well as lectures and audio-visual presentations. We can also make arrangements for the rental of microphones and other audio equipment. One of our in-house professional sound operators is required to operate the sound system at an additional charge.

Dressing Rooms

Nine dressing rooms are available, accommodating up to 54 people. Seven of the dressing rooms are located on the second floor of the theatre (behind the stage). Two dressing rooms are located on the ground floor. There is an accessible dressing room on the ground floor.

Box Office

Box Office service is available to all event producers. The box office will accept cash, cheque, Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Interac as payment for tickets. Ticket printing (general admission or reserved seating) includes set-up of the event in our computerized ticketing database. The box office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For events on weekends or holidays, the box office will open two hours prior to the event start time. The box office will prepare a report summarizing all ticket sales, revenues and fees.

Click here for more information about renting the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge (PDF).