Derek Edwards: in Praise of the Ostrich

1, Oct

All tickets: $60 With ‘In Praise of the Ostrich’ Derek Edwards moseys back into town on horse-drawn comedy wagon; a searing meander down life’s twisting…


12, Oct

Adult $35 30 and Under 31.50 Hey Viola!, a musical exploration of Canadian Civil Rights hero, Viola Desmond. But who is Viola Desmond…? other than…

Cavalcade of Stars

14, Oct

Tickets $41.95 Sponsored by Bounce Radio, Backbeat Entertainment in conjunction with RM Productions is proud to present, “The 60’s Cavalcade of Stars”. A live musical…

Roman Rabinovich

17, Oct

Adult $32 Student 18 yrs and Under: Free To book your free 18 yrs and under ticket, call or visit the box office. Children under…

Sarah Hagen: Goldberg Variations – CAPITOL SEASON

20, Oct

Adult $30 30 and Under $27 A favourite of many concert goers, the Goldberg Variations are emblematic of keyboard virtuosity, rich expression, and hardcore classical…

Rent the Capitol Theatre

For information on renting, contact our Box Office Manager at 250-352-6363, or email at boxoffice (at) capitoltheatre (dot) ca. 
For additional technical specs, please email our Technical Director –  tech (at) capitoltheatre (dot) ca

Lighting System

We have an ETC Sensor Dimming Rack with 72 2.4 kW dimmers and an ETC Ion Lighting Console. Our front wash is composed of Source 4’s, Chauvet Colorado 2 Zooms provide a top wash, and we have a selection of additional instruments for specials.


Sound System

Our P.A. is comprised of 4 @ Meyer Sound CQ-2 full range speakers flown at the edge of the Apron, 2 Meyer 650-P Subs, 2 Meyer UPM-19 Front Fills and a Meyer Galileo 616 Loudspeaker Management System.

Our Allen and Heath QU24 mixing console can be placed in the booth or in the house.  There is a 24 input Stage box located stage right at the Proscenium.   We have a small assortment of microphones, cables, stands and DI’s to satisfy basic sound requirements.  For larger requests, it may be necessary for renters to hire additional equipment.   For complete sound inventory please email the TD.

Video Projection System

We have a Christie DWU19A-HS, 1-DLP, Solid State WUXGA 1920×1200, 17,500lm ISO projector in the control booth at the rear of the house. It can be projected onto the cyc at the upstage wall or onto the screen at the proscenium arch.

Orchestra Pit and Pianos

The orchestra pit accommodates approximately 20 musicians. The theatre has 32 music stands that are available to your group, but you must provide your own orchestra lights.

There is a Yamaha C6 available for an additional $100 charge.  Tuning can be arranged if requested.  There is also a Yamaha Clavinova 560 available.

Other Staging Information

We have a wired Clearcom system with positions Stage Left and Right, Mid-House, and in the Booth. Our curtains are made of high-quality fire resistant velour. The main drape is controlled from stage right as are the black midstage and upstage travellers. There are four moveable black legs. No set painting is permitted onstage.

Our dressing room can be partitioned to make two separate rooms, or can be left open for one big dressing room. There are washrooms and showers on each side of the dressing room. The Green Room is also available for use.

Alcohol is prohibited backstage and pyrotechnics and open flame are prohibited onstage.