Memorial Auditorium

Wichita Falls, TX - Performing Arts Center & Theatre

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Memorial Auditorium is a beautiful historical venue constructed in 1927 and is a duplication of the State Fair Music Hall in Dallas. The last area Indian battle took place only ten years before construction on the bluff where Memorial Auditorium now stands. Early entertainers Will Rogers, Elvis Presley, Gene Autry and Bob Hope have graced the stage at Memorial Auditorium. Today, Memorial Auditorium is home to the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra and plays host to comedy shows like Ron White and Jerry Seinfeld, touring Broadway productions, and musicians B.B. King and Willie Nelson. Memorial Auditorium seats 2,700 people. The stage area is 59' 8" X 41' 6" and includes 12 air-conditioned dressing rooms and concessions.

Venue Snapshot

Spectra Divisions

Food Services & Hospitality
Partnerships
Venue Management

Location

1300 7th St.,
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Services Provided

  • Complete Venue Management Services
  • Spectra Food Services & Hospitality
  • Partnerships - Sponsorship Sales

Venue Facts

  • 2,717 maximum seating split between two levels
  • Lower level capacity is 1,400 made up five seating sections and six aisles
  • The balcony is split between an upper level of seven seating sections totaling 625 seats
  • Lower balcony made up of six seating sections totaling 692 seats
  • Stage: usable space: 59’ 8” x 41’ 6” - Stage surface is a maple over maple wood floor
  • Orchestra shell occupies 3’ against the back wall
  • 68’ floor to grid. 62’ maximum pipe height
  • Proscenium: 59’ 9” (w) 19’6” (h)
  • Apron from curtain line to pit: 6’ 6”
  • Batons: 30 (4 oversized)
  • Stage Left: 40’ (d)
  • Stage Right: 32’ 8” (d)
  • DSC to FOH mix position: 110’
  • DSC to last row: 97’
  • Last row to rear of auditorium: 12’ 11”
  • Distance between FOH Center Columns: 14’ 3”
  • Loading Dock: 8’ (w) 8’ 2” (h)
  • Main Valence: 19’ 6” (h)
  • Pit Width: 51’ 6” (w) 8’ 11” (d)