Things I need to resolve as this project progresses.
What to do about AT:
With hard floors and only really one wall where I can do Acoustic Treatment, I'm thinking of deadening the front wall and adding base traps in the screen wall corners, most of the left wall will be curtains anyway, I'm not sure it's worth doing much more.
I might also add vents to the riser so that it can act as a base trap.
It looks like the throw distance will be 21-19', I decided to mount the PJ on the rear wall as otherwise I'd have to drop down 3+ feet from the ceiling and then work out how to get the wires to the PJ too, the downside to this is that the throw range is going to be longer than I'd like, I can reduce it by a couple of feet by using a longer wall mount but I'll still be looking at ~19'
The second row will be the sofa that you can see in the photos, the front row may well end up being theater seats/recliners as most of the 4 seat sofas we've seen are in a similar price range ($1.5K - $2K).
We have two feeds into the room (in floor at front and rear of room), I'll be extending the front one to exit at the front of the stage. I'm not sure what to do about return feed (or if I need to, the room's not really going to be that well sealed but I don't know how hot it's going to get in there with the equipment + PJ + bodies.
There are 4 downlights currently in the room, I think I'll add additional lighting to the screen wall as otherwise it's going to be pretty dark in there, not sure otherwise.