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It’s Time for "The Classics” at the Orpheum

As a follow-up to our “Summer Blockbuster” film series, this fall the Friends of the Orpheum Theatre and Downtown Phoenix, Inc. will be presenting "The Classics", a quartet of classic films, as well as a couple of silent films, and a 2022 Phoenix Film Festival award winner!


Singin' in the Rain

70th Anniversary Screening

Tuesday, August 23 @ 6:30p


Winner Best World Cinema Director Award

The Grand Bolero

Sunday, September 4 @ 7:30p

For Mature Audiences Only


Nosferatu with RPM Orchestra

100th Anniversary Screening

Tuesday, September 6 @ 6:30p


Cool Hand Luke

55th Anniversary Screening

Tuesday, September 13 @ 6:30p


The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari (1920)

with Tetra String Quartet

Sunday, October 23 @ 3:00p


Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

55th Anniversary Screening

Tuesday, October 25 @ 6:30p



Phoenix "Psycho Day" Screening

Tuesday, November 22 @ 6:30p

Tickets for all films can be purchased at

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

Walk-ups can purchase tickets at the Orpheum by QR code with a mobile device.

The Box Office will not be open.

Doors will open 30 minutes before show time.

FOTOT Gives Special Thanks - to the Orpheum's technical staff, Todd Rambo and Dylan Dube, and to our wonderful volunteer ushers for their tireless support. We could not do it without you!

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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