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Every event should be a special performance!

Thank you for considering the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center as an option for your upcoming event. From curtain up to final bows we are here to make it something that you will never forget. Our venue gives a unique opportunity to celebrate any event creatively and productively. The staff is here to help you all along the way as you prepare for your event. We will help make recommendations of vendors, setup and timing. There are many things that make an event special including the staff that you work with before, during and after. We look forward to making this and every experience at Orlando Shakespeare Theater a magical and memorable one.

Interested in booking? Submit a Rental Request.

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Venue & Pricing Details

Basic Rental Pricing for All Venues Contact Rental Coordinator, Lisa Hardt, at rentals@orlandoshakes.org
Birthday Party Pricing (Children's Series Performances) Birthday Packet
Capacity: 324
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Capacity: 118
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The Mandell Theater
Capacity: 96
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Santos Dantin Studio Theater
Capacity: 69
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Dr. Phillips Patrons' Room
Capacity: 80 seated, 125 standing
Coming Soon
The Darden Courtyard
Capacity: Up to 250
The Shakespeare Center Upper and Lower Lobbies
Capacity: 350

For additional information, please email rentals@orlandoshakes.org.


“Thank you so much for all of your help with making the Through the ARTS 2009 Summer Institute such a huge success last week. Participants were thrilled with the space. My whole Teaching Team and I were VERY impressed with the helpful and cooperative attitudes displayed by all of your staff throughout our three days with you. You made this a real JOY for us.”
– Dr. Mary Palmer & Associates LLC.

“Thanks again for all your wonderful help, and the use of the enchanting facility!”
– Kathleen Pynn

“We love your venue…”
– Pamela Sanchez, North and Central Florida Field Marketing Manager, Red Bull North America


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