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Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral

Philadelphia Episcopal CathedralEditEdit Description

A large (400 seat capacity) open cathedral sanctuary (no pews or choir stalls; seating can be arranged according to specifications) with beautiful acoustics and ambiance.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Performance, Photo Shoot, Special Event, Audio Recording, Reading, Meeting, Video/Film Shoot
Disciplines Dance, Music
Restrictions On Use inquire with Mike Wolford


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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book -
Hours Of Operation Monday through Friday, 5 hours maximum: $750 (ending no later than 11:00 p.m.) Saturday, 5 hours maximum: $900 (ending no later than 11:00 p.m.) Sunday, 5 hours maximum: $900 (starting no earlier than 2:00 p.m.)
Rental Policy Standard Fee Includes: • one rehearsal (maximum 3 hour time frame; $75 for each additional hour) • basic set-up for program participants and audience participants • standard lighting, heated or air conditioned space • restrooms, vestibule area for receiving audience • Cathedral staff for set-up/take down of chairs, open/close the Cathedral • one cathedral steward for on-site assistance, open/close the Cathedral Additional rehearsals: • additional rehearsals are $200 for the first three hours plus $75 for each additional hour Additional Notes • The Cathedral has 275 chairs for participant and spectator use. Up to an additional 200 folding chairs may be provided by the applicant, or upon request rented by the Cathedral for an additional charge to the Licensee. • A $300 non-refundable reservation fee is required 30 days before the event at the the Cathedral. This fee will be credited towards the total amount due the Cathedral by the Licensee. (See more details in the Licensee Agreement.) • Changes or additions to the standard set-up outlined above may result in additional costs to the applicant. Also, changes to lighting and sound system require prior approval and may result in extra charges. • Metered street parking is available around the cathedral, as well as several lots nearby. A 250 space parking lot, across 38th street from the Cathedral, is sometimes available for rental on weekends for an additional $600. Those arrangements must be made separately with the parking company through the Cathedral. For further information or to arrange booking, contact Michael Wolford, Manager of Operations at 215.386.0234 or
Cancellation Policy No refund of deposit if cancelled with less than 48 hours notice.
Open to last minute space requests. -
Booking Requirements Deposit, Proof of liability insurance required
Rental Personnel On site manager, Call for addtl rental personnel
Performance Personnel Call for addtl performance personnel
Payment Types Cash, Check
Options -
Other Allowed Activities Street shoes, Live percussion, Alcohol permitted

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 15000.0 sqft
Space Features Air-conditioned, Heated, Wings/backstage space
Technology -
Flooring Stone, large square tiles
Stage Configuration Platform stage, In the round, Flexible stage
Stage Dimensions -
Seating capacity 400
Seating Flexible seating, chairs; also built-in benches surrounding the sanctuary

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Incandescent
Furniture Chairs, Podium, Tables
Amenities Private restroom
Instruments and Accessories Rehearsal piano, Performance piano, Organ, Music stands
Audio Equipment PA system
Video/Film Equipment Projection screen
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking, Paid garage/lot parking
Accessibility Accessible without stairs
Audience Services Restrooms, Lobby
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
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Meeting - - - -
Video/Film Shoot - - - -

This space was last updated on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 11:26AM