THEGRAND VENUES



Copeland hall

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CAPACITY: 1,140 SEATED

The Grand presents more than 75 shows each season, ranging from symphony orchestras and ballets to the latest rock and comedy stars, with jazz, folk, and family artists as well. The Delaware Symphony, Opera Delaware, and First State Ballet Theatre are all in residence at The Grand, presenting full schedules in each of their disciplines. Between The Grand, its resident performing companies, and rentals, the building hosts more than 300 events a year bringing more than 120,000 people into downtown Wilmington and through its doors.



     



The baby grand

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CAPACITY: 305 SEATED

Once the location of the historic Aldine Theater, built in 1921, The Grand acquired the lot in 1992 to build the Edith and Alexander F. Giacco Building in 2000. Occupying the first floor is the intimate 305-seat baby grand theater. The live @ the baby grand series complements Copeland Hall with a broad diversity of emerging comedians, bands and soloists, as well as established artists.



     



The playhouse

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CAPACITY: 1,252 SEATED

In January 2015, The Grand Opera House assumed operation of another illustrious historic theater in downtown Wilmington, The Playhouse on Rodney Square. The Playhouse (which was also called The DuPont Theater) was opened in 1913 as one of the select theaters on the Broadway touring circuit. After 100 years, it is the oldest theater continually on that circuit. In addition to a full schedule of Broadway productions, The Playhouse, two blocks north of The Grand on Market Street, is also host to a number of other touring artists each season.



     



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BABY GRAND LOBBY
CAPACITY: 225 STANDING/110 SEATED

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STUDIO 1
CAPACITY: 300 STANDING/220 SEATED

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SARAH BERNHARDT SALON
CAPACITY: 125 STANDING/60 SEATED

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WESLER ROOM
CAPACITY: 150 STANDING/80 SEATED

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THE NINTH MUSE
CAPACITY: 60 STANDING/40 SEATED