The Garde Theater is a 1450-seat, restored historic theater. The Moroccan-style interior, state of the art sound and lighting systems, and multi-tiered seating is perfect for large performances and events. Our 64-foot wide and 28-foot deep stage is equipped for Broadway musicals, opera, orchestras, rock artists, jazz musicians, dance, theater, comedy and state-of-the-art digital cinema. The theater is also ideal for lectures, conferences, graduations, pageants, and a variety of private and civic events.

Standard rental rate sheet is available upon request. Total rental cost is dependent on hours of use, type of use, set-up and clean-up, stage equipment specified, stage and house crew required, and box office services provided.

Outside caterers are permitted and recommendations can be provided. The Garde handles all concessions and beverages according to its Theater Liquor Permit and other licenses and regulations.

If you are interested in renting any of our spaces, please email info@gardearts.org or call 860-444-4408 for more information.

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Theater Plan View
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Stage Plan

The Oasis Room is a cozy 120-seat theater, ideal for jazz and other intimate music, theater, and comedy performances. It also works well for conferences, speakers, dining and private events. The Oasis Room includes state of the art LED stage lighting and audio, a modular stage, movable seating, and its own catering kitchen.

Standard rental rate sheet is available upon request. Total rental cost is dependent on hours of use, type of use, set-up and clean-up, number of chairs and tables, stage equipment specified, stage and house crew required, and box office services provided.

Outside caterers are permitted and recommendations can be provided. The Garde handles all concessions and beverages according to its Theater Liquor Permit and other licenses and regulations.

If you are interested in renting any of our spaces, please email info@gardearts.org or call 860-444-4408 for more information.

The lobbies that surround the Garde Theater and Oasis Room are perfect for pre- and post-performance events, as well as independent events like weddings or conferences. These areas are ideal for receptions, meetings, parties, art exhibits, festivals, and press events. The combined capacity of the lobbies is 400, 625 including the Oasis Room.

  • Main Lobby
  • Kitchings Lobbies
  • Lower Lobby
  • Pfizer Mezzanine Corridor
  • Pfizer Mezzanine Lounge
  • Moroccan Room
  • Beverage Stands

Outside caterers are permitted and recommendations can be provided. The Garde handles all concessions and beverages according to its Theater Liquor Permit and other licenses and regulations.

If you are interested in renting any of our spaces, please email info@gardearts.org or call 860-444-4408 for more information.