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Orpheum Theatre

The Orpheum Theatre features world class entertainment as Wichita's center for concerts, films, and more. The authentically restored 1922 theater is going strong!

Orpheum Theatre
200 N. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67202
316.263.0884

Orpheum Theatre Events

Jul 16

The Color Purple: 2020 Anniversary Film Series

The Color Purple
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Thursday July 16, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $6 - $7
Category: Film / Movie
Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of this classic drama with a screening at the Orpheum! Presented by Emprise Bank.

The Color Purple is a 1985 American coming-of-age period drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1982 novel of the same name by Alice Walker. The film stars Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Desreta Jackson, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey, Rae Dawn Chong, Willard Pugh, and Adolph Caesar in one of his final film roles.

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Aug 20

Dog Day Afternoon: 2020 Anniversary Film Series

Dog Day Afternoon
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Thursday August 20, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $6 - $7
Category: Film / Movie
Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of this classic drama with a screening at the Orpheum! Presented by Emprise Bank.

Dog Day Afternoon is a 1975 American crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet. The film stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, Penelope Allen, James Broderick, Lance Henriksen, and Carol Kane.

The film was inspired by P. F. Kluges article "The Boys in the Bank" in LIFE magazine, about a similar robbery of a Brooklyn bank by John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale on August 22, 1972.

Dog Day Afternoon was nominated for several Academy Awards and Golden Globe awards, and won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. In 2009, the film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.

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Sep 17

Tommy Boy: 2020 Anniversary Film Series

Tommy Boy
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Thursday September 17, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $6 - $7
Category: Film / Movie
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this wacky comedy with a screening at the Orpheum! Presented by Emprise Bank.

Did you ever eat paint chips when you were a kid? Are you calling from a walkie talkie? Join us for a Holy Schnike Quote-Along!

Tommy Boy is a 1995 American road comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, and starring former Saturday Night Live castmates and close friends Chris Farley and David Spade.

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Sep 27

Beatles vs Stones: A Musical Showdown

Beatles vs Stones
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Time: 6:00 pm
Date: Sunday September 27, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $29 - $69
Category: Concert / Live Music
Two of the greatest bands of all time face off in a high-energy, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. The Fab Four, represented by tribute band Abbey Road, will engage in a barrage of hits against premier Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction. Its a face-off you wont want to miss!

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Oct 1

Gridiron 2020

Gridiron 2020
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Time: 8:00 pm
Date: Thursday October 1, 2020 through Friday October 2, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $10 - $75
Category: Fund Raiser
Locally written and produced, Gridiron stars Wichita print, radio and TV journalists, past and present, who write, act, sing and dance as they spoof the news. (Think Saturday Night Live meets Wichita newsmakers.) Wichita's Gridiron is the longest-running show of its kind in the country. Proceeds go to journalism scholarships and education for students in Kansas colleges.

Rick Bumgardner, artistic director of Roxy's Downtown, is producer and director. Broadway star Karla Burns is musical director. The show is presented by the Kansas Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

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Oct 8

The Shining: 2020 Anniversary Film Series

The Shining
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Thursday October 8, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $6 - $7
Category: Film / Movie
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of this horror classic with a screening at the Orpheum! Presented by Emprise Bank.

Relive Stanley Kubricks adaptation of a Stephen King classic on the big screen in The Shining.

Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writers block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jacks writing goes nowhere and Dannys visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotels dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorizing his family.

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Nov 5

MasterChef Junior Live!

MasterChef Junior Live!
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Thursday November 5, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $49.50 - $89.50
Category: Kids / Family
The family-friendly show will feature head-to-head cooking demonstrations and fun (sometimes messy!) challenges with past MasterChef Junior contestants Jasmine (season 5 winner), Quani (season 6), Reid (season 6), and an overall immersive audience experience fun for all ages.

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Nov 6

Buddy The Buddy Holly Story

Buddy Holly Story
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Time: 8:00 pm
Date: Friday November 6, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $39 - $84
Category: Concert / Live Music
Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly's story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.

Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including That'll Be The Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, Johnny B. Goode, Raining In My Heart, Everyday, Shout and many many more, this show is just Peggy Sue-perb!

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Nov 7

Black Jacket Symphony

Black Jacket Symphony
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Time: 8:00 pm
Date: Saturday November 7, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $25 - $30
Category: Concert / Live Music
Presented by 104.5 the Fox

The Black Jacket Symphony recreates the iconic album Led Zeppelin IV live in its entirety—note for note, sound for sound—plus a full set of Led Zeppelin’s greatest hits. Over the past ten years, the Black Jacket Symphony has performed over 40 classic rock albums, bringing an incredible night of entertainment to over a million music lovers across the US. The group of hand-picked musicians changes based upon the album being performed—and no sonic detail is overlooked, with the musicians doing whatever it takes to reproduce the album. It's a full night of rock and roll magic—plus a visual experience unlike any other. Fans across the country flock to their shows—and once you see one, you won't miss another!

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Nov 19

Edward Scissorhands: 2020 Anniversary Film Series

Edward Scissorhands
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Thursday November 19, 2020
Location: Orpheum Theatre
Address: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $6 - $7
Category: Film / Movie
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of this classic favorite with a screening at the Orpheum! Presented by Emprise Bank.

Edward Scissorhands, directed by Tim Burton, and starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, and Dianne Wiest, is the story of an artificial man, who has scissors for hands. He leads a solitary life until a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.

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