Experience Orpheum History – Tours are Open to the Public!
Take a tour of the Orpheum Theatre! Experienced guides highlight architecture, historical facts and tell stories about Wichita’s premier historic theatre! Each tour gives access to the theatre’s interior as well as details and a fascinating historical perspective that patrons never experience when attending an event. The tours give a personal introduction to our historic gem.
Call the Orpheum to schedule your tour today! (316) 263-0884.
Looking for a unique space for engagement/wedding photos, senior pictures, family photo sessions, portraits, etc? With our rich history and architecture, the Orpheum Theatre is a great space for photoshoots of all kind!
Cost During Office Hours: $150/hour + $100 each add’l 30 minutes
Cost After Hours: $225/hour + $100 each add’l 30 minutes
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm. Requests outside of this timeframe are considered after hours. Availability subject to staff and theatre schedule. You must supply your own photographer and lighting (if needed). Please contact the theatre at (316) 263-0884 for more information.
Rent the Marquee
Put your name in lights!
Rent the Orpheum marquee for your special message perfect for birthday wishes, congratulations, proposals and more! Tell that special someone in a unique and endearing way that you love them. It’s the perfect way to let downtown Wichita know about your special occasion or event. All personal messages are also tax deducible!
Package No. 1: $250
Your message will run on the marquee for approximately 30 minutes at a time mutually agreed upon based on the theatre’s schedule. You or your own photographer take the photograph.
Package No. 2: $500
Your message will run on the marquee during the normal show rotation for 24 hours maximum at a time mutually agreed upon according to the theatre’s schedule. Your message will be displayed for 8 second intervals.
The Orpheum Theatre must approve the content of all messages and has the right to refuse a message. Please contact the theatre at (316) 263-0884 for more information.
A Very Special Venue
- The beauty of a historic, atmospheric theatre
- Near-perfect acoustics
- Advertising support via our electronic marquee, offering exposure to 18,000 cars per day passing the intersection of Broadway and 1st
- Advertising support via our website with links to ticket sales and/or your corresponding website
- No additional charge for front-of-house staff (including ushers, ticket sellers, and ticket takers)
Renting the Theatre
Base rental for the Orpheum Theatre is $2,000 per day. This includes full access to the facility, and front of house staffing for your event by our friendly staff/volunteers. Additional charges will apply for technical staff and services. Details below. Call (316) 263-0884 for specific questions and date inquiries.