Impressive Space for Expressive Occasions
As a special thank you to your employees – a corporate event – a wedding… the DuPont Theatre offers a facility that can accommodate all types of events. The DuPont Theatre has just what you need!
The DuPont Theatre is as accessible as it is unique. Situated in the heart of downtown Wilmington, the Theatre is conveniently located near Interstate 95, drawing audiences from Wilmington, Philadelphia, New Jersey and the surrounding suburbs.
Theatre Rental Services
A professional production staff at your service. When you book your event at the DuPont Theatre, located inside the luxurious Hotel du Pont, you sign on for a host of services that only a theatre of this caliber can provide. We will also assign a dedicated staff to your account to manage all of the details that will ensure a first-rate production.
In-House Services Include:
House Manager and Ushers
Box Office Staff/Computerized Ticket Office
Stage, Lighting, and Sound Crew
Recommendations Provided For:
Hotel du Pont Theatre Packages
Food and Beverage Service
Parking and Valet Services
Theatre Rental Amenities
Maximum: 1,252 Orchestra: 609 Mezzanine: 448 Balcony: 195
Proscenium: 34’11” wide x 26’1″ high Plaster line to back wall: 36’8″
Locking rail on stage floor, also second locking rail above stage on pin rail floor approximately 25′ above stage floor.
House curtain and teaser: burgundy color. Legs, borders and backdrop: black.
Full stage lighting instrumentation Power 3 – 400 amp. 3 phase 208V 3 – 200 amp. 3 phase 208V
Full house sound system.
2 Star dressing rooms
5 Single dressing rooms
4 Chorus rooms
Company Manager’s room
2 washers and dryers
Loading Door – 6′ wide x 10′ high
Orchestra Pit Capacity – 20-30 musicians
Basic Rental Rates
Theatre Rental Fee
In Addition to Rental Fee
Labor: Union stagecrew – 4 hour blocks of time. Determined by prevailing rate.
Security: DuPont – 1 minimum $160 off-duty police per hour. Determined by prevailing rate.
Lights/Sound: $750. Additional equipment requested will be charged accordingly.
Box Office Expenses
Ticket Charge: $2.00 per ticket sold
Credit Card Commission: 5%
Technical Director: $45/hour