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The Sand Du Plessis Theatre as an Opera House

The auditorium is unique in South African theatre architectural design. Provided with continental seating (no centre aisle) and separated entrances for various rows, the auditorium has no distinct balcony, but is divided into four staggered seating areas, giving its occupants a sense of intimate surroundings. The auditorium has 964 seats, distributed as follows:
Stalls: 448
Orchestra Pit:
(Removed when the pit is in use)
Balcony: 450
Spare: 6