Museum Theatre, Egmore
One of the oldest and best spaces to stage your play at is The Museum Theatre, which is part of the sprawling Government Museum in Egmore. The theatre holds plays in many languages, as well as musical concerts. Parking space is available. The rent is Rs 14,900 for a show of four hours, with a caution deposit of Rs 30,000. The theatre can seat a capacity of 558 quite comfortably.
SMVR Concert Hall, Chetpet
The opulent Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall opened for business in 2008. With a seating capacity of over 1,180, the facility is replete with tech advancements and swanky seating. “Today the hall is strategically located in a plush green environ,” says Krish Kumar, the operations manager. They have recently installed the DND audiosystem. The minimum rental for a day is Rs 78,000.
Music Academy, Royapettah
The premium performance space in the city, in addition to South Indian music and dance, the academy has also been a venue for Hindustani music and other classical dance forms. At Rs 17,500 for an evening, the academy can seat around 1,450 people at a time. Additional parking space is always available at St Ebbas’ nearby.