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Booking the Auditorium

The Strand Theatre, the last remaining historic theatre in Cobb County, lights up the Marietta Square and provides a venue for films, live entertainment, and corporate or private events. The beautiful art deco auditorium seats 531 and features a projector, movie screen, and 4 dressing rooms backstage. Daily rentals start at $1,750 a day.

Auditorium Specifications

Permanent Seating 531
Total Capacity 533 (two additional empty spaces for wheelchairs in main auditorium)
Disability Access Accessible Seats
Four aisle seats have been adapted. They feature a pivoting aisle arm rest which can be lifted from a horizontal user position to a vertical transfer position so that it is parallel to the back of the chair, thereby allowing an individual in a wheelchair or with other disabilities easy access into and out of the chair. (G101, J2, T2, T1)
Removable Seats
Four removable seats make room for two wheelchairs on either end of the front row/middle section. (B101 & B102; B107 & B108)
Wheelchair Seating
There are two additional areas in the back row for two wheelchairs, each with one to two companion seats on one side. (Row W)

Stage Dimensions

Proscenium Width 25′ 10″
Proscenium Height 24′
Stage Depth 33′
Load-In/Out is through a full size (10′ x 10′) loading door backstage left. Dock height is 52″
Click here to download the Stage Ground Plan

Orchestra Pit

Accommodates 10 to 12 musicians


Technical Equipment

Click here for detailed information on our Technical Equipment »

As equipment availability varies from time to time, check with the technical director two weeks before your show for the latest list of equipment available for your show.

Dressing Rooms

Four dressing rooms and two restroom facilities are located under the stage. The combined areas can accommodate 30 to 35 performers.

Dressing Room 1 First room on left when coming from loading dock side: 65 sq. ft
Green Room/Dressing Room Next to DR 1 with pit access: 100 sq. ft
Dressing Room 2 First room on right past the electrical room and restroom: 90 sq. ft.
Dressing Room 3 Next to stage right stairs: 80 sq. ft.


Contact Us About Your Event!

For more information about making your next event unforgettable, contact The Strand by filling out the contact form below, emailing myevent@earlsmithstrand.org or calling 770-293-0080. Tours and in-person meetings are available by appointment only. Due to a high volume of sales calls and scheduled tours, the staff can respond to you more quickly by email. If you prefer to communicate by phone, we will return your call as soon as possible. Our business office hours are Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Menopause The Musical has added an ADDITIONAL SHOWTIME on Sunday, January 21 @ 12:00 PM.