THEATER SPECS

Welcome to The Northern Lights Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Directions to The Northern Lights Theater:
Please review the most current directions to The Northern Lights Theater at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

The Northern Lights Theater Load-in:
Traveling east on Canal Street, the first drive on the right as you approach the Casino is a one way service drive. You are allowed to pull in there to load in. As you turn into the service drive, the load-in area is on the immediate left. The area is 28' wide x 91' long. Enter through door 7. Load-in is ramped to ground through double doors (6'6" high and 6' wide). Distance to stage is approximately 100', no stairs. If you have any difficulty, please contact entertainment security at 414-687-7973 or Todd Fink at 414-581-6897.

Contact Theater Staff:

Bob Rech, Entertainment Manager
Rachel Buelow, Entertainment Coordinator
Todd Fink, Production Supervisor
Shay Bolden, Box Office Supervisor
Brian Burke, Entertainment Hospitality Coordinator

414-847-7737
414-847-7832
414-847-8052
414-847-7920
414-847-7831

Entertainment Fax
Production Fax
Box Office

414-847-7936
414-847-7635
414-847-7922

Stage Specs

Upstage center to proscenium opening – 21'
Proscenium opening to downstage thrust – 12'
Stage left to stage right (at proscenium opening) – 33'
Upstage left to upstage right (useable space) – 48'
Stage height – 38"
Fixed stage electric trim height – 18'
Deck to ceiling – 30'8"
Deck to steel – 30'
Proscenium opening (equal to speaker hang) to FOH – 46'
Proscenium opening to spot booth 60' Proscenium opening to downstage truss – 27'6"
Trim height of downstage truss (from floor of row ‘C') – 25'

Risers

4' x 8' wenger risers–8", 12", 16", 24" & 30" adjustable legs – 24

Power

400 amps/leg three phase (used for house monitor rig and stage power) – DSL
200 amps/leg three phase w/large cams – USL

Green Room Specs

Main green room – 22' x 15'
Private dressing room 1 (also used as production office with phone, fax and high speed Internet hook ups) – 10' x 8'
Private dressing room – 9' x 9'
Bathroom 1 with shower – 9' x 8'6"
Bathroom 2 with ½ shower – 9' x 8'6"


Green Room 360º Panorama View

We encourage you to check out the 360º panorama view of the Theater's Green Room.

Console

1 – DiGiCo SD-10

Cabinets

14 – L-Acoustics dV-DOSC Cabinets – flown
6 – L-Acoustics dV-subs – flown
4 – L-Acoustics SB-218 – ground stacked (aux driven)

Amplification

13 – Lab.Gruppen fP6400

Processing

3 – Lake Contour controllers
1 – Tablet PC control
1 – Smaart Live on Laptop
2 – Klark Teknik DN-360 EQ
1 – Klark Teknik DN-300 EQ

Playback & Recording

1 – Denon DN-C635 CD player
1 – Denon DN –C550R CD burner
1 – Marantz PMD329 CD player
1 – Tascam DA-40 Dat deck
1 – Marantz PMD502 cassette deck

Clear Com

Clear com 2 channel base unit at FOH with stations at monitor world, SL, SR, spot positions, LD and green room

Console

1 – DiGiCo SD-10

SD Rack 56 in/24 out (shared with FOH) running at 96K

Ear Mixes

4 – Channels Sennheiser ew300 G3 with antenna amplifier

Cabinets

14 – L-Acoustics 115FM wedges
4 – L-Acoustics ARCS – sidefill-flown
1 – L-Acoustics dV sub

Amplification

12 – Crown 24 x 6
2 – Crown 36 x 12
1 – Crown 3600

Processing

5 – BSS OMNIdrive COMPACT plus (13 mixes plus cue)

Microphones

Assortment of Shure, AKG, Sennhieser, Crown, Beyer-Dynamic

RF Microphones

10 – Shure UR4D Receivers
8 sticks – 8 KSM9 or 8 SM58 heads
2 – Countryman E6 headworn mics
4 – Shure WB98H/C Clip on mics for wireless belt packs (can be used wired as well)
1 – Shure WL51 Lav
2 – Shure Lavs
4 – Crown CM-311 A/E headset mics
2 – channels audio Technica ATW-R73 clip on wireless mics

Direct Boxes

12 – BSS AR-133 active DI's
4 – Radial JDV active DI's
4 – Radial JDI passive DI's
4 – Rapco DB-101 passive DI's

Drums

DW kit with black broken glass finish, consisting of:

22" x 20" Kick drum
14" x 6" wood snare
14" x 5 ½" metal snare (Ludwig)
8" x 8" Tom
10" x 9" Tom
12" x 10" Tom
14" x 12" Tom
16" x 14" Tom
Assortment of stands and hardware.

Zyldjian cymbal kit consisting of:

20" ping ride
19" medium thin crash
18" medium thin crash
16" medium thin crash
14" thin crash
14" hi hats
10" splash

Zyldjian cymbal kit consisting of:

22" custom ride
20" custom china
17" custom crash
16" brand "A" custom
15" custom
8" custom

Bass Rigs

1 – SWR SM900 head
2 – SWR Goliath III 4 x 10 bottoms
1 – Korg rack mount tuner
1 – Ampeg Classic Head w 1- 8" x 10" cabinet

Guitar Amps

2 – Fender Twin '65 reissues
2 – Roland JC120
1 – Fender Blues DeVille 2 x 12
1 – Fender Deluxe Reverb 1 x 12
6 – Guitar stands

Keyboards

1 – Kurzweil PC2
1 – Korg Triton Extreme

Please Note: This is only a list of what we have in-house. We can fulfill any backline rider requirements through our local vendor.

Console

1 – Avolites Diamond 4 Elite

Moving Light Fixtures

4 – High End Cyberlight CX
8 – High End Studio Spot 250
12 – High End Studio Color 250
4 – High End Studio Color 250 (available for the floor)
8 – Martin MAC 700
4 – Martin MAC 500 (available for the floor)
1 – Upstage black fiber optic drape with 3 Martin FiberSource CMY 150

On Stage

10 – Electrics DEAD HUNG at 18'

1st electric (downstage)
24 – Source 4 lekos with 36 degree barrels

2nd electric (midstage)
18 – Source 4 pars with narrow lenses
4 – Source 4 lekos with 19 degree barrels

2.3 electric (mid/upstage)
12 – Source 4 pars with very narrow lenses
4 – Source 4 lekos with 19 degree barrels (used as ACL's)
6 – Source 4 lekos with 26 degree barrels (used as ACL's)

3rd electric
18 – Source 4 pars with narrow lenses
Additional lenses available.

Front of House

Truss on a winch system
30 – Source 4 lekos with 26 degree barrels
8 – Source 4 lekos with 19 degree barrels for specials
2 – 6 light Mole Fayes

Dimmers

ETC Sensor install

Spotlights

2 – Lycian Midget HP - 5 color frames (MSD 575)
2 – Robert Juliat Topaz (MSD 1200)

Atmosphere

2 – LeMaitre Radiance water based hazers with fans

Screens

1 – 15' x 20' center retractable screen (drops down at proscenium opening)
2 – 10' side retractable screens (along balcony rail)

Projectors

1 – Sanyo PLCXF45 center projector
2 – Sanyo PLCXF31 side projectors

Sources

3 – Denon DN300 DVD players
1 – Tascam DV-D6500 DVD player
3 – Direct TV HD receivers
1 – Panasonic AG-3200P VHS player
1 – Sony 3CCD IMAG video camera

Miscellaneous

1 – Sierra Series 12 video switcher
RGB computer interface
1 – Richard Gray Power Co. AC line conditioner
1 – AMX NXT-1200V Modero touch control panel
Video system control from FOH or backstage left