2017 Orpheum Summer Movie Series Announced

2017 Orpheum Summer Movie Series AnnouncedBefore a pop-up screening of Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial at the Halloran Centre tonight, the Orpheum Theatre Group revealed the lineup for the 2017 Summer Movie Series. Presented by Orion Federal Credit Union for a sixth year, the series will run from June 2 to August 25 in the historic Orpheum Theatre. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 5, at 10am.

"I hope to see a lot of our movie fans escape the Memphis heat and join us inside the historic Orpheum Theatre this summer," said Brett Batterson, President & CEO of the Orpheum Theatre Group. "This year's series has something for everyone including classics, movies you can sing to, and films for the whole family to enjoy."

Doors open an hour before show-time. Patrons can arrive early to grab a themed drink special, test their movie trivia knowledge, take a picture at the photo booth, and enjoy the sounds of the Mighty Wurlitzer organ. Costumes are always encouraged but never required.

Tickets for the Orpheum's 2017 Summer Movie Series go on sale Friday, May 5. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Packages of 10 tickets are available for $60 and may be used for a single movie or spread throughout the series.

Tickets will be available at www.orpheum-memphis.com and the Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000). Parties of 10 or more can enjoy special rates to create the perfect outing for groups, clubs, employees, and summer camps. Contact groups@orpheum-memphis.com or 901.529.4226 for all group inquiries.

Sponsorship packages for individual movie titles are available now. For inquiries on how to sponsor a movie, please contact Charlene Honeycutt at honeycutt@orpheum-memphis.com or 901.529.4280.

THE ORPHEUM THEATRE'S OFFICIAL 2017 SUMMER MOVIE SERIES

Presented by Orion Federal Credit Union

DATE/TIME TITLE

Friday, June 2 at 7pm Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Thursday, June 8 at 7pm Breakfast at Tiffany's

Saturday, June 10 at 2pm The Sandlot

Thursday, June 22 at 7pm Psycho

Friday, June 23 at 7pm The Wizard of Oz

Thursday, June 29 at 7pm Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Friday, June 30 at 7pm Dirty Harry

Friday, July 7 at 7pm The Princess Bride

Friday, July 14 at 7pm The Maltese Falcon

Friday, July 21 at 7pm Grease

Friday, August 11 at 7pm Gone with the Wind

Saturday, August 12 at 7pm Coming to America hosted in partnership with The TaKeOver

Friday, August 25 at 8pm The Rocky Horror Picture Show

*This schedule is subject to change.

About the Orpheum Theatre Group:

The mission of the Orpheum Theatre Group is to enhance the communities we serve by utilizing the performing arts to entertain, educate, and enlighten while preserving the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education. For more information, visit www.orpheum-memphis.com.


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