Technical Information

The Theatre Royal Dumfries has retained its character throughout the last sixty years, providing a wonderful space for touring shows in the southwest of Scotland.  If you are interested in touring a show to our theatre and would like to know the technical specifications of the building, they are as follows:

Theatre Royal, 66-68 Shakespeare Street, Dumfries, DG1 2JH
Telephone - 01387 254209
Technical Manager - Sandy Sweetman - 0779 3631109

Capacity 190 - (Main Auditorium - 132 & Balcony - 58) All Seated.
Load In - One step up from pavement level from Queen Street.
Parking - Street parking for unload - Large free carpark within 50 yds
PA & LX - In House - Please see full download for specs & inventory
Grid Height - 5m Approx from Stage
LX Bar Height - 4.5m from Stage
Performance Area - 7.5m x 6m
Stage - Prosecenium Arch Stage - NOT RAKED
Stage Height - 1.63m
Main Front Tabs - Manually Op’d from Stage Right

For a diagram of the theatre's layout and the full specifications and inventory, please download our Tech Guide.  If you are interested in bringing a show to our studio rather than our main stage, please send an email to