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Playhouse Fee Schedule

Our fees and policies are subject to change.

Please contact The Playhouse to confirm rates and availability

Playhouse General Manager 

Rental Agreement Rates

Playhouse Agreement & Policies

The Playhouse reserves the right to change fees. Renter will be notified.

Exclusive Week

One-Week Exclusive..... $2500/week

Off Season July - Sep ....$2000/week

Additional performances/previews..... $275/each

Exclusive use is a per week rental that begins Monday and ends Sunday by 6pm. Booking opens twelve months from occupancy month. Includes use of the theater during operational hours as described in the Facility Use Agreement and up to four performances/previews. Rental also includes use of our lights and sound equipment. Renters provide technical staff subject to approval. The Playhouse may operate a concession at performances.  The Playhouse manager may be on site at any time. Renter will be given notice if rental fees are changed during contracted period. Paymets are non refundable. For full details please read our Facility Use Agreement and other policies found on our Document Library page.

Daily Use

Daily rate includes use of the theater during operational hours as described in the Facility Use Agreement and one performance/preview per day.  Performance may include Playhouse operated concession sales. Booking opens three months to occupancy month.

Sunday through Thursday...........$600/day
Friday and Saturday.....................$850/day
Additional performances/previews in one day... $275/each

Hourly Use

Hourly use - No Performance, no audience.

With work lights........................$50/hour
With set lights/sound................$100/hour

Hourly use booking based on availability; booking no more than 3 months to occupancy month.

Booking limited based on availability

Other Fees and Rates 

Security Deposit........$250

The Security Deposit must accompany the signed Facility Use Agreement to secure your dates at The Playhouse. The Security Deposit will be returned if all conditions of the signed Facility Use Agreement are met and with no additional assessments.  The Playhouse adds your performances to this website calendar following a signed Agreement and payment of the deposit.

Use of Playhouse Stair Unit

This unit is no longer openly available.  Contact to discuss.

Use of Playhouse concession room

This space is available with prior approval  and includes acknowledgement of additional policies. To include this room with your rental, request the application for approval from the Manager along with your Agreement

Galas......... $300 minimum

This fee is assessed when The Playhouse is operating concession and tenant is offering any food and/or drink for their audiences at any performance, including previews.  Rate is per performance.  Food and beverages are allowed in the Lobby only. 


  • Additional hourly assessments
    The user will be assessed double the hourly with work lights rate for unscheduled extra hours incurred, such as a late closing, failure to load out by end of agreement period, etc.

  • Cleaning
    A cleaning fee will be assessed if user fails to leave premises in clean condition, as outlined in the strike and cleaning sections of the Facility Use Agreement.

  • Damage
    Any damage incurred by the user to the building or any equipment will be charged to the user.

Certificate of Insurance 

A certificate of insurance for a million dollars naming The Playhouse in San Anselmo as “additional insured”  must be provided with first rental payment and prior to the first day of occupancy.

Load-in - Barnum

Load-in - Barnum

painting the stage

painting the stage

light upgrade

light upgrade

Seats being prepped

Seats being prepped

Backstage renovation

Backstage renovation

If you have any further questions please email

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