85 East 4th Street
Between 2nd & 3rd Avenues (Bowery)
First Floor, no wheelchair access
The Kraine Theatre is one of the most well known downtown venues featuring Off and Off-Off Broadway productions year round.
The raked rows, wide center aisle and 12' ceilings give the Kraine Theater a sense of spaciousness while the 22" x 16" Proscenium Stage, with downstage curtain offers an intimate setting.
The upstage wall features two curtained side entrances and three 4'x8' fully rotating panels in the center, allowing for great versatility. The 99 seats are old school theater seat in fixed rows.
Backstage, there is a full dressing room with lighted mirrors, two bathrooms, direct crossover access and shared Set and Prop storage.
The lighting system has recently been upgraded. The Kraine now features and Ion family operating system, color changing LED rep plot, and three moving lights.
The space is equipped with a sound package that includes a Behringer Eurorack USB2442FX-PRO (an 1/8" jack is provided for your computer or other mp3 device), two 12" JBL house mains, and one stage monitor that can be places anywhere on stage. There is also a booth monitor for the tech booth to hear the stage well.
Additional amenities include air conditioning and projector/screen rental. The KGB Bar is on premises; drinks are permitted in the theater.
In an effort to keep a space this size within financial reach of the downtown theater community, the Kraine Theater is run on a repertory slot rental basis with two shows a night running almost every weekend.