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Rental Rates

The Adams Playhouse is rented per day in an initial seven hour block, which provides two hours for load in and set-up, 3 hours of show time, and 2 hours for load-out.  Rental rates as listed below include the use of all in-house resources, up to three technicians (dependent on availability; one staff technician is required), and front of house staff including ushers and house manager. Other considerations, such as reception space, catering (covered below), on-site security, signage, or additional equipment and supplies may incur additional charges from Theater Facilities or other Hofstra departments.

Additional time contiguous to the initial 7 hours is rentable per hour.

Current rates are as follows:

Initial Rental Rate: Monday through Saturday $4680
Each Additional Hour or Part Thereof (Overtime) $675
Initial Rental Rate: Sunday $4880
Each Additional Hour or Part Thereof (Overtime) $735

Rates are adjusted every year on September 1st.

Rental Fees are billable by occupancy and commitment of Playhouse resources to the set-up or breakdown of an event.

For some repeating occupancies, most notably academically-related children’s theater, other rental terms are available.


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