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It seems that so many of my favorite movies and musicals just so happen to be from the 70s and 80s. Blame it on my love of anything nostalgic, or the fact that the 70s and 80s were when my mom was growing up and never hesitated to show me her favorite flicks as I grew up myself. One of my favorites is Annie, the story of the little red-headed orphan who made everyone fall in love with her. You can fall in love with her too when Annie - The Musical comes to the Embassy Theatre on Friday, April 8!

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Brit Floyd will command the Embassy Theatre stage on March 10 to take you on an amazing journey through five decades of Pink Floyd.

A combined effort of fifteen musicians work together to create a Pink Floyd tribute experience worthy of praise. Brit Floyd performed its first show in

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Posted on February 11, 2015 at 7:01:00 am by Holly H.

Catch Flashdance at the Embassy and enter to WIN TICKETS!

What a feeling! Catch the feeling yourself at Flashdance, live on stage this month at the Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre.

This pop culture musical phenomenon celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Originally a 1983 movie starring Jennifer Beals, Flashdance was brought to life literally -

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It’s hard to believe I’ve been a Counting Crows fan for more than half my life. I remember how much I wanted to learn to play guitar after hearing “Mr. Jones”. And I learned how – eventually, sort of – but couldn’t actually play “Mr. Jones” because my guitar was a little too beat up (it ... More ›
Here’s your chance to relive the early 1980s. Just close your eyes as you hear hits like “Hold on Loosely” and “Caught Up in You” and you’ll be taken back to a different era. Rock band 38 Special will take you on that journey, as they embark on another tour - which includes Fort Wayne, ... More ›

Posted on March 18, 2014 at 6:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Embassy Theatre - Behind the Scenes

Embassy Theatre architectural detailNostalgic charm – that is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of the Embassy Theatre. From the outside, the square building sports big, wide windows on sidewalk level, topped by pretty sandstone bricks and terra-cotta angels.

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Posted on June 11, 2013 at 3:18:58 pm by Molly Z.

Oak Ridge Boys Perform at the Embassy

The Oak Ridge Boys are coming to Fort Wayne! The hit country and gospel band is coming to the Embassy on Saturday, June 23, at 7 p.m. I’m sure listening to their hit song “Elvira” will remind you of this great band.

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Posted on May 11, 2013 at 10:00:58 am by Mike F.

No Excuses - See Alice in Chains at the Embassy Theatre

I think each one of us has a genre of music we consider formative – that music, those artists, that spoke to us at a time we needed to be spoken to. Whether we were disaffected youth, hopelessly in love with the wrong girl, or just not sure where we wanted our lives to go, someone had already ... More ›

Posted on May 07, 2012 at 10:55:24 am by Kayleen R.

Mamma Mia! This is One Show You Don't Want to Miss!

What can be said about a Broadway musical that is celebrating its 10th year of international success, has been performed 4,000 times in 40 countries, and ehas ven been translated into Chinese? Yet Mamma Mia! seems to have withstood the test of time. No doubt the music of 1970s pop music ... More ›

Posted on May 04, 2012 at 10:44:11 am by Kayleen R.

Enjoy a Grand Page Organ Concert at the Embassy Theatre

What do a Chinese gong, castanets, tambourines, tom-toms, wood block, steamboat whistle, sirens, fire gong, telephone, claxon, sleigh bells and chirping birds have in common? They are all sound effects that can be played, among others, on the 1,100-pipe Grande Page Organ at The Embassy ... More ›

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