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It’s a “Blockbuster” Summer at the Orpheum

Thanks to the sponsorship of Downtown Phoenix Inc., the Friends of the Orpheum Theatre will be presenting a series of fantastic films this summer. Beginning this month, and continuing through July, we will present a series of “Blockbusters”, as they were meant to be seen, on the big screen with “state of the art” projection and sound.

Saturday, June 25 @ 6:30p “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

Sunday, June 26 @ 3:00p “Titanic”

Sunday, July 10 @ 3:00p “Frozen”

Saturday, July 23 @ 6:30p “Blade Runner”

Sunday, July 24 @ 3:00p “Purple Rain”

Tickets are $16 for adults and $11 for children 12 and under.

Doors will open 30 minutes before show time.

Advance tickets can be purchased at Walk-ups can purchase tickets at the Orpheum by QR code with a mobile device. The Box Office will not be open.

All proceeds from the "Summer Blockbuster" film series go towards providing historical, educational, and fundraising support for the Orpheum Theatre!

FOTOT Gives Special Thanks - to the Orpheum's technical staff, Todd Rambo and Dylan Dube. They spent many, many hours helping to install, and then fine tune, the sound system and projection equipment, and they take a great deal of pride in the results of their work. Support the Friends, Become a “Star” – here is a unique way to support FOTOT. For $100 you can purchase a brick which will be placed in the “Avenue of the Stars”, located just east of the Theatre in the City Hall Plaza. You can purchase a brick to honor your family, a friend, someone you admire, or to celebrate an event (graduation, birthday, etc.). For more information, visit our website ( Attention Fry’s Shoppers – you can donate to the Friends every time you shop at Fry’s, and it’s free. Fry’s is donating $2 million a year ($500,000/quarter) to Arizona non-profits.

  1. Go to

  2. Register your Fry’s VIP card

  3. Select Friends of the Orpheum Theatre as your non-profit of choice.

Remember: your donation is free, and this program is separate from the gas program. AmazonSmile - You shop, AmazonSmile donates. Shop at to support a charity at no extra cost.

  1. Visit

  2. Sign in with the same account you use for

  3. Select your charity

  4. Start shopping!

Remember to checkout at to generate donations for your chosen charity. Did You Know – that the light rail has two stops that are less than a 10 minute walk from the Orpheum. Whether you’re coming from the East Valley or from Northwest Phoenix, taking the train allows you to avoid traffic as well as the cost of parking your car. Board of Directors David Stevenson, Luis Ruiz, Linda Hamm, Laura Stenzel, Anne-Marie Sittenfeld, Patty Dunlap, Alison Sipes, Nader Abushab, Raymond Combe


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