Venue Rental

The Riviera Theatre is an incredibly beautiful and versatile venue that can accommodate special events, corporate parties, rock concerts and much more. Our experience and suppliers enables us to can cater to your every need. Please see the information regarding rentals below and contact us if you need any more information.

Floor Plans

Technical Specifications
– The Riviera Theatre does not have house sound or lights, but does have rigging
– Tenants are welcome to bring in their own equipment or equipment can be rented through us

Dimensions
– Stage Size: 40′ wide x 28′ deep
– Proscenium opening: 42′
– Proscenium to back wall: 30′
– Proscenium to downstage edge: 2′
– Rig is outside of proscenium
– Pulley system: yes
– Number of lines: 8
– Weight limits: varies
– Grid height: 58′
– Left beam to right beam: 12′ to 16’wide
– Beam to ceiling: 12′
– Dimensions of building entrance: 8’high x 8′ wide
– Distance to stage: 15′
– Dock capacity: 1 truck
– Load-in location/description: Face west on the south side of Lawrence Avenue with your tail at the roll-up door
– Parking: Buses park on north side of Lawrence, across from load-in door

Power, sound, lights
– Power 1: 200A 3PH
– Power 2: 200A 3PH
– Power 3: 100A 1PH
– Location 1: Downstage right 10′
– Location 2: Downstage right 10′
– Location 3: Downstage right 10′
– Mix position: sound back of 2nd tier
– Lights front of 3rd tier
– Houselights type: Chandeliers/Flood
– Houselights location: Downstage right 10′
– Spotlights (2): Ultra Arch Long Throws
– Spotlights location: Center 120′
– Communication: Lines only

Miscellaneous
– Freestanding barricade
– Number of Dressing rooms: 3/1 production
– Sizes: 1sm/2lg
– Capactiy: 2500
– Curfew: 10:30 p.m./11:00 p.m.

Contact Info

205 W. Goethe
Chicago, IL 60610
(312)440-9191
or email us: rental@rivieratheatre.com