Rate & Cost Information


$5,000 per event day
$2,500 per rehearsal day

The Lucas Theatre is a professional stagehand union house.

Master Electrician: $25 per hour
Sound Engineer: $25 per hour
Rigger/Fly: $25 per hour
Stage Hands: $22 per hour
Follow Spot Operator: $25 per hour
35mm Film Projectionist: $250 per day/per film
Digital Projectionist: $250 for first screening, $150 each additional screening on same day
Technical Director Fee: $300 per event/per day

*An increased rate will be used for recording or broadcast. Additionally, overtime rates apply on holidays or after 8 hours.


Housekeeping: $300 per event day, $200 per rehearsal day
House Manager: $25 per hour (sometimes required for rehearsal days)
Security: $25 per hour/per officer (4 hour minimum.  Increased rates for traffic duty, Sundays and Holidays). Required for events and rehearsals.  Number of officers needed is determined by the Lucas.
ASCAP/BMI/SESAC: Fee assessed based on event music. Waived if account numbers are provided.
Merchandise: Lucas retains 10% of merch sales if event provides a seller; 15% if the Lucas has to provide a seller.
Insurance: The renter is required to provide insurance as noted in contract.


Follow Spot: $100 per spotlight/per event
35mm Film Projector: $250 per event
Sony 4k Digital Projector: $200 per event
Custom Sound Package: $500 per event, depending on usage
Custom Lighting Package: $500 per event, depending on usage
Piano (1923 Steinway D): $300 per event, plus tuning

Please contact the Savannah Box Office for information about ticketing.

Please remember: Every event is different and will incur costs according to the show’s needs.