Colwell Playhouse

Krannert Center Playhouse TheatreThe Colwell Playhouse is designed for productions on a small scale and serves primarily as the main performing space for productions by the Department of Theatre and Dance at Illinois. With sound reinforcement and recording capability, it’s perfect for dramas or productions that focus on the spoken word. A computerized lighting system and two Zenon followspots are especially effective for dance programs. This theatre with a 38 x 30 stage seats 674 people, with wheelchair space available in two small balconies.