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Au-Rene Theater

This 2658-seat theater is used for major international, national and regional productions. The theater includes a custom-designed and fabricated orchestra shell which complements the architectural design of the Broward Center's grand auditorium.

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For more information about renting the Au-Rene Theater, e-mail facilityrentals@browardcenter.org or call 954.468.2696

Seating Capacities

  Seating Capacity
Standing Room 32
Club Level 71
Lower Orchestra 818
Orchestra Boxes 30
Upper Orchestra 674
Mezzanine 411
Mezzanine Boxes 24
Balcony 614
Balcony Boxes 16
Total 2690

Base Rent
Base Rent includes load-in on the same day and single performance or event lasting no longer than three and a half (3.5) hours. Additional hourly rates apply if the performance exceeds three and a half (3.5) hours. For multiple performances on the same day, the rent increases by an amount equal to 50% of the base rent for each additional performance.

Commercial The greater of $10,000 or 10% of gross ticket sales per single performance day
Non-Profit The greater of $8,500 or 10% of gross ticket sales per single performance day

Florida Sales Tax 6% Florida Sales and Use Tax and all other applicable taxes or fees, as maybe required by state or federal laws, will be added to all applicable license and use fees and charges.

Included in Base Rent
Any performances over 3.5 hours will incur additional fees listed below

Front of House $125 per hour
Security/Police $150 per hour
Cleaning/Maintenance $100 per hour

Box Office
All ticketing will be coordinated by the Broward Center AutoNation Box Office.

  Commercial Non-Profit
Box Office Service Fee 3.5% of Gross Ticket Sales with a with a minimum payable of $500 2.5% of gross ticket sales with a minimum payable of $500
Credit Card Charges 4% of Gross Credit Card Sales 4% of Gross Credit Card Sales
Group Sales 10% of Gross Group Sales 10% of Gross Group Sales
Consigned Tickets $.50 per ticket $.25 per ticket
Complimentary Tickets* $.50 per ticket $.25 per ticket
Facility Surcharge $4.50 per ticket 7.5% of Gross Ticket Sales per ticket
Admission Sales Tax 6% of total ticket sales N/A
Non-ticketed Events $3.00/seat usage fee $3.00/seat usage fee

Technical Production
Stage Personnel and equipment rental are available as required at prevailing rates.

Technical Specifications [pdf]

Stagehand Labor Work Rules [pdf]

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