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Embassy Theatre

  • Address: 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Phone: (260) 424-6287
  • Fax: (260) 424-4806
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Built in 1928, the Historic Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, concerts of all musical formats, cinema, educational programming and a continued commitment to young people.

Through all renovations and improvements, the Embassy Theatre has maintained the historic integrity of the building that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Newly renovated, the Embassy and adjoining historic building once the Indiana Hotel, now plays host to a myriad of professional, social and community events each year including the annual Festival of Trees. The restored Great Ball Room and roof top plaza are perfect backdrops for special events.

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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Reception Capacity 450
  • Theatre Capacity 2471
  • Banquet Capacity 350
Ballroom at the Embassy
  • Reception Capacity: 350
The Theatre Lobby at the Embassy
  • Theater Capacity: 230
  • Banquet Capacity: 180
  • Reception Capacity: 275
The Madge Rothschild Mezzanine Lounge
  • Reception Capacity: 70
The Historic Hoosier Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 30
  • Reception Capacity: 40
  • Philharmonic Masterworks Series: Brahms: A German Requiem

    Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre

    February 24, 2018

    2018-02-24 19:30:00 2018-02-24 19:30:00 Philharmonic Masterworks Series: Brahms: A German Requiem <p><span>Andrew Constantine, conductor</span><br /><span>Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus, Benjamin Rivera, director</span><br /><span>IPFW University Singers, Vaughn Roste, director</span><br /><span>Karina Gauvin, soprano</span><br /><span>Michael Dean, baritone</span><br /><br /><span>Dvořák — A Hero’s Song, Op. 111</span><br /><span>Brahms — Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (A German Requiem)</span><br /><br /><span>Brahms wrote this requiem for the living, those who remained on earth. The dramatic and powerful German Requiem is an unconventional masterpiece with an uplifting universal message.</span></p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Down The Line 12

    Embassy Theatre

    March 3, 2018

    2018-03-03 19:00:00 2018-03-03 19:00:00 Down The Line 12 <p>Saturday, March 3</p> <p>7pm at the Embassy Theatre</p> <p><span class="_4n-j _3cht fsl" data-testid="event-permalink-details">The Embassy Theatre presents five local bands for Down the Line 12, presented by <a href="https://www.facebook.com/sweetwater/" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=37168748745&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A158950968225736%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1">Sweetwater</a> and media sponsor <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/WXKE/109133355772153" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=109133355772153&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A158950968225736%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1">WXKE</a>. <br /> <br /> Down the Line is a one-night music tribute to legends of rock. The benefit for the Embassy Theatre is Saturday, March 3, at 7 p.m. The 2018 lineup includes <a href="https://www.facebook.com/toddharroldband/" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=183867841668710&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A158950968225736%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1">Todd Harrold Duo with Nick Bobay or Eric Clancy</a> performing Stevie Wonder, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/marchoncomrade/" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=431386710400963&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A158950968225736%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1">March On, Comrade</a> performing Phil Collins, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheBeColony/" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=880105182011513&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A158950968225736%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1">The Be Colony</a> performing Radiohead, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/unlikelyalibi/" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=34721268047&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A158950968225736%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1">Unlikely Alibi</a> performing The Police and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PinkDroyd/" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=168228916545385&amp;extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A158950968225736%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1">Pink Droyd</a> performing STYX.<br /> <br /> Public Onsale : Wed, 31 Jan 2018 at 10:00 AM<br /> <br /> Embassy Member Presale : Mon, 29 Jan 2018 at 10:00 AM</span></p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Beethoven's "Pastorale" Symphony

    Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre

    March 10, 2018

    2018-03-10 19:30:00 2018-03-10 21:30:00 Beethoven's "Pastorale" Symphony <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Beethoven's "Pastorale " Symphony</strong></span> | March 10 | 7:30 PM</p> <p>Andrew Constantine, conductor<br />Andre Gaskins, cello<br />Derek Reeves, viola<br /><br />Beethoven — Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 (Pastorale)<br />R. Strauss — Don Quixote, TrV 184, Op. 35<br /><br />Dubbed ‘recollections of life in the country’, Beethoven’s symphony is “more the expression of feeling than painting” and a reflection of the composer’s love of the great outdoors. Principal Cello Andre Gaskins and Principal Viola Derek Reeves are featured in Strauss’ symphonic poem that tells the tale of the knight-errant with the unshakable courage to pursue his dreams.</p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Bowie and Prince - The Fort Wayne Philharmonic

    Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre

    March 17, 2018

    2018-03-17 19:30:00 2018-03-17 21:30:00 Bowie and Prince - The Fort Wayne Philharmonic <p><strong>Bowie and Prince</strong></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;"> March 17, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre</span></p> <p>Artists: Caleb Young, conductor</p> <p>David Bowie blazed the trail, and Prince soon followed, becoming a maverick himself. Both pushed their own creative boundaries and their music continues to please, challenge and amaze. Jeans 'n Classics joins the Philharmonic for a combined night featuring favorites by these groundbreaking artists, <span>starring Jean Meilleur and Gavin Hope, along with a 5-piece band and backup singers. Hear chart-toppers such as "1999", "Space Oddity", "Nothing Compares to You", "China Girl" and many more.</span></p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Rockin' Road to Dublin

    Embassy Theatre

    March 20, 2018

    2018-03-20 19:30:00 2018-03-20 19:30:00 Rockin' Road to Dublin <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Rockin' Road to Dublin</span></strong></p> <p>March 20, 2018 at 7:30 PM</p> <p>Rockin' Road to Dublin is the new sensation changing the Irish Dance world. A fusion of rock and Irish, Rockin' Road combines the best of both worlds to thrust Irish Dance back into the spotlight. This stylish, can't-miss spectacle is the perfect balance between concert and stage show!</p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Earth. Wind & Fire at the Embassy Theatre

    Embassy Theatre

    March 21, 2018

    2018-03-21 19:30:00 2018-03-21 19:30:00 Earth. Wind & Fire at the Embassy Theatre <p><em>March 21, 2018<br />7:30 PM<br /><br />For tickets see Ticket Master<br /><br />Earth, Wind &amp; Fire</em>, is one of the world’s top selling musical groups of all-time!</p> <p>Inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, <em>Earth Wind &amp; Fire </em>has earned eight Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards alongside numerous other accolades including the prestigious Soul Train Legend Award.  EWF has sold close to 100 million albums. EWF have recorded eight #1 R&amp;B singles and eight Double Platinum Top 10 Pop Albums over their long &amp; amazing career!</p> <p>Their many hits include:  <em>“Shining  Star,” “September,” “That’s the Way of the World,” “Let’s Groove,” “Sing a Song,” “Boogie Wonderland,” “ After the Love Has Gone,” “Got to Get You Into My Life,”</em> <em>“ Getaway,” “Saturday Night”</em> and <em>“Reasons.”</em></p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • North American Brass Band Championships

    Embassy Theatre

    April 6, 2018 - April 7, 2018 (Select Dates)

    2018-04-06 08:00:00 2018-04-07 08:00:00 North American Brass Band Championships <p>North American Brass Band Championships <br />April 6-7, 2018<br /><br />Historic Embassy Theatre<br />Solo &amp; Ensemble Competition: Friday<br />Band competition: Friday night &amp; All Day Saturday<br /><br />The best brass bands in all the land will compete in Fort Wayne. The North American Brass Band Association Championships are April 6-7. Events include the Solo and Ensemble competition on Friday, April 6 and Band Competition on the evening of Friday, April 6 and all day Saturday, April 7. NABBA is an organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the British-style brass band movement in North America. With bands and musicians covering 15 states and Canada as well as ranging from school-age youth to senior citizens, NABBA has become a true force in the arena of amateur musicians and brass banding across North America and across the world.</p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-04-08 08:00:00 2018-04-08 08:00:00 Ball State University Showcase Concert Featuring Canadian Brass <p>Ball State University Showcase Concert Featuring Canadian Brass<br />April 8, 2018<br />3 PM</p> <p>The world-renowned brass quintet <a href="http://www.canadianbrass.com/" data-cke-saved-href="http://www.canadianbrass.com/">Canadian Brass</a> will perform with Ball State University’s <a href="http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/music/ensembles/jazz-ensembles/jazz-lab-ensemble" data-cke-saved-href="http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/music/ensembles/jazz-ensembles/jazz-lab-ensemble">Jazz Lab Ensemble</a> and <a href="http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/music/ensembles/bands/wind-ensemble" data-cke-saved-href="http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/music/ensembles/bands/wind-ensemble">Wind Ensemble</a>. With a discography of over 130 albums and an extensive world-wide touring schedule, Canadian Brass is an important pioneer in bringing brass music to mass audiences everywhere. The hallmark of any Canadian Brass performance is entertainment, spontaneity, virtuosity and, most of all, fun &#8211; but never at the expense of the music.</p> <p>The Jazz Lab Ensemble will also be joined by Broadway singer and Ball State alumna <a href="https://www.broadwayworld.com/people/Kayla-Davion/" data-cke-saved-href="https://www.broadwayworld.com/people/Kayla-Davion/">Kayla Davion</a>. Davion recently landed a part in the ensemble of the Broadway musical “Waitress” and is the understudy for the character Dawn.</p> <p>Fort Wayne’s own North Side High School Jazz Ensemble will open the concert.</p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-04-13 19:30:00 2018-04-13 21:30:00 The Music of Led Zeppelin presented by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic <h1><span style="font-size: 18px;">The Music of Led Zeppelin</span></h1> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">April 13, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre</span></p> <p><span>A high-energy concert of Led Zeppelin’s timeless songs</span><br /><br /><span>Conductor Richard Carsey will lead the Philharmonic, an amplified 4-piece rock band, and vocalist Randy Jackson in a musically pulsing, visually exciting concert featuring 18 Led Zeppelin tunes, including “Stairway to Heaven”, “Heartbreaker”, “Immigrant Song” and “Black Dog”.</span><br /><br /><span>Randy Jackson delivers a note-for-note vocal interpretation of the songs, capturing the spirit of legendary Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant with full-throated, passionate delivery of his familiar high notes. Jackson is the lead singer of the rock band Zebra, and recently produced and engineered their latest album, “Zebra IV”. He has also toured as keyboardist and guitarist with the reunited Jefferson Airplane.</span></p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • A tribute to the Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber

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    April 20, 2018 - April 21, 2018 (Select Dates)

    2018-04-20 19:30:00 2018-04-21 21:30:00 A tribute to the Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><span style="font-size: 16px;">A tribute to the Music of Rodgers &amp; Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber</span></strong></span></p> <p>Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre</p> <p>A Collaboration in Celebration of FORT WAYNE CIVIC THEATRE'S 90th ANNIVERSARY<br /><br />Andrew Constantine, conductor<br />Manna Nichols, vocals<br />Christopher Sloan, vocals<br /><br />The Philharmonic joins forces with Fort Wayne Civic Theatre in a first-time collaboration to celebrate the Civic’s 90th Anniversary. Fort Wayne luminaries (and Civic “alumni”) Christopher Sloan and Manna Nichols headline a cast of outstanding vocalists from Fort Wayne Civic Theatre. This evening features popular songs from South Pacific, Oklahoma!, Carousel, Cats, Evita, Phantom of the Opera, and many more.</p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Philharmonic Masterworks Series: The Leningrad Symphony

    Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre

    April 28, 2018

    2018-04-28 19:30:00 2018-04-28 19:30:00 Philharmonic Masterworks Series: The Leningrad Symphony <p><a href="http://fwphil.org/about-the-phil/artistic-leadership/andrew-constantine" target="_blank">Andrew Constantine</a>, conductor<br />Alexander Toradze, piano<br />Andrew Lott, trumpet</p> <p>Shostakovich — Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 35, C minor<br />Shostakovich — Symphony No. 7, Op. 60, C major (Leningrad)</p> <p>Dedicated to the city of Leningrad and the millions of Soviet citizens who lost their lives in World War II, Shostakovich’s 7th Symphony is a symbol of resistance to totalitarianism and the spiritual unity of people of good will. Legendary pianist Alexander Toradze, an artist of "unconventional intelligence, range and creativity," will join principal trumpet Andrew Lott in Shostakovich's brilliant concerto. </p> <p>Single tickets for this concert will be available starting August 7, but subscriptions for the Yergens Rogers Foundation Masterworks Series and all other 2017-2018 Series are on sale now. Purchase a package and get access to the best seats at the best prices.</p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • The Leningrad Symphony

    Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre

    April 28, 2018

    2018-04-28 19:30:00 2018-04-28 21:30:00 The Leningrad Symphony <p><strong>The Leningrad Symphony </strong>| Masterworks Series</p> <p>Andrew Constantine, conductor<br />Alexander Toradze, piano<br />Andrew Lott, trumpet<br /><br />Shostakovich — Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35<br />Shostakovich — Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60 (Leningrad)<br /><br />Dedicated to the city of Leningrad and the millions of Soviet citizens who lost their lives in World War II, Shostakovich’s 7th Symphony is a symbol of resistance to totalitarianism and the spiritual unity of people of good will. Legendary pianist Alexander Toradze, an artist of "unconventional intelligence, range and creativity," will join principal trumpet Andrew Lott in Shostakovich's brilliant concerto.</p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-05-12 19:30:00 2018-05-12 19:30:00 Philharmonic Masterworks Series: Pictures at an Exhibition <p><a href="http://fwphil.org/about-the-phil/artistic-leadership/andrew-constantine" target="_blank">Andrew Constantine</a>, conductor<br />Theo Smith, performance artist</p> <p>Ravel — La valse<br />Chadwick — Tam O’Shanter; Symphonic Ballade<br />Mussorgsky — Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel)</p> <p>Pictures at an Exhibition was written to commemorate a painter who provided Mussorgsky great artistic inspiration. The work builds to a dramatic conclusion with the Great Gate of Kiev, its stirring brass chorales and clanging bells bringing the work and the season to a brilliant conclusion. Performance artist Theo Smith will create a live painting on stage during the performance of Pictures at an Exhibition.</p> <p>Single tickets for this concert will be available starting August 7, but subscriptions for the Yergens Rogers Foundation Masterworks Series and all other 2017-2018 Series are on sale now. Purchase a package and get access to the best seats at the best prices.</p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Pictures at an Exhibition

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    May 12, 2018

    2018-05-12 19:30:00 2018-05-12 21:30:00 Pictures at an Exhibition <p><span style="text-decoration: underline; font-size: 16px;"><strong>Picture in a Exhibition</strong></span></p> <p>Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre</p> <p>Andrew Constantine, conductor<br />Theo Smith, performance artist<br /><br />Ravel — La valse<br />Chadwick — Tam O’Shanter; Symphonic Ballade<br />Mussorgsky — Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel)<br /><br />Pictures at an Exhibition was written to commemorate a painter who provided Mussorgsky great artistic inspiration. The work builds to a dramatic conclusion with the Great Gate of Kiev, its stirring brass chorales and clanging bells bringing the work and the season to a brilliant conclusion. Performance artist Theo Smith will create a live painting on stage during the performance of Pictures at an Exhibition.</p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 90 years of Film Series at Embassy Theatre

    Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre

    January 19, 2018 - November 22, 2018 (Select Dates)

    2018-01-19 2018-11-22 90 years of Film Series at Embassy Theatre <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><strong>90 years of Film Series</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">January 19, 2018 - November 22, 2018</span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><span style="font-size: 13px;">Schedule </span></strong></span></p> <p>Jan 19 - Back to the Future at 7:30 PM</p> <p>Jan 20 - Wizard of Oz at 2:30 PM</p> <p>Jan 20 - Grease at 7:30 PM</p> <p>Feb 10 - Casablanca at 7:30 PM</p> <p>May 13 - Frozen at 2:30 PM</p> <p>June 17 - Wings at 2:30 PM </p> <p>July 13 - Independence Day at 7:30 PM</p> <p>Aug 24 - Pirates of the Carribean at 7:30 PM</p> <p>Sept 21 - The Sound of Music at 7:30 PM</p> <p>Nov 22 - White Christmas during The Festival of Trees </p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.visitfortwayne.com/plan/contests/90-years-of-film-series-giveaway/" target="_blank"><strong><span style="font-size: 18px;">Enter to WIN TICKETS!</span></strong></a></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><br /></span></p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Celtic Woman

    Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre

    June 10, 2018

    2018-06-10 15:00:00 2018-06-10 15:00:00 Celtic Woman <p><strong><span style="font-size: 16px;">Celtic Woman</span></strong></p> <p>June 10 at 3:00 PM</p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Celebrating Ireland’s rich musical and cultural heritage, Celtic Woman combines finest musical talent with epic stage productions to present a unique, inspiring live experience. From the debut, Celtic Woman has touched the hearts of a huge global audience. Now, with </span><em style="font-size: 11pt;">Homecoming</em><span style="font-size: 11pt;">, Celtic Woman brings the next chapter of an extraordinary musical journey. It’s a universal celebration of life. It’s traditional, it’s contemporary. It’s yesterday, today and tomorrow.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Continuing its remarkable legacy of introducing some of Ireland’s most talented singers and musicians onto the world stage, the Grammy winning group Celtic Woman --featuring the angelic voices of Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon and the breathtaking Celtic violinist Tara McNeill, accompanied by a full ensemble of musicians and dancers.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Tickets are on sale to the general public Friday, Oct. 13, at noon.</span></p> 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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