Facility Rental

Portland Stage, located at 25A Forest Avenue, Portland, ME, hosts our 286-seat Mainstage Theater, our 75-seat Studio Theater and a 40 seat Theater for Kids (Storefront). Mainstage and Studio Theater are located on the 2nd floor of the Portland Stage building, Theater for Kids is located on the ground level. To check availability or to receive a rental quote, contact: Megan Doane via email or call 207.774.1043 x102.


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Mainstage
• Proscenium theater with raked seating
• Stage area: 32′ wide by 27′ deep
• Seating capacity: 286
• Rental includes use of Portland Stage lobby, green room, sound system and 120-dimmer lighting system
• Weekly and daily (2-day minimum) rentals
• Non-profit and corporate rates
• Best availability for rental is late May through early September and the first few weeks of January
• Renter-liability insurance required.
Renters of the Mainstage are required to hire a Portland Stage approved technician.


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Studio Theater
• Small three-quarter thrust black-box theater.
• Stage area: approximately 22′ wide by 18′ deep, depending on seating.
• Seating capacity: 75
• Lighting system package included.
• Basic sound board and speakers are included.
• Weekly rentals (one week minimum).
• Non-profit and corporate rates.
• Renter-liability insurance required.
Renters of the Studio Theater are required to hire a Portland Stage approved technician.


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Theater for Kids (Storefront)
• Flexible black-box theater.
• Stage area: approximately 18′ wide by 40′ deep, depending on seating.
• Seating capacity: 40 seats (folding chairs included), though we can accommodate up to 75 depending on how the space is utilized.
• Lighting system package included.
• Sound system consists of a speaker hooked up to run from an audio jack.
• Rentals based on scheduling availability.
• Non-profit and corporate rates.
• Renter-liability insurance required.
• This space is not automatically accessible to someone in a wheelchair, a ramp can be provided and set off to the side to enable easier access as necessary.
Renters of Theater for Kids are required to hire a Portland Stage-approved technician.


Other Facility Information:

Parking  Is NOT provided for renters or their patrons. Parking is available, for a nominal fee, at several garages within a few blocks of the theater.  There is also on-street parking within walking distance of the theater. On-street parking is free after 6pm Mondays-Saturdays and all day on Sundays and holidays.

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