Foellinger Theatre Movies

Check back in the spring of 2018 for information on next season's movies!

FREE admission! Movie time: 7:30 pm. (PLEASE note the earlier start time this season!) Foellinger Theatre is located in Franke Park on Sherman Blvd., next to the Children's Zoo.  Concessions available.


The 2017 FREE movie series of Foellinger Theatre was made possible with the support of the following:

 
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Official Lodging Sponsor 

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Holiday Inn at IPFW Coliseum is our official lodging sponsor and has special rates for Parks & Recreation participants! Click the Holiday Inn link and you will be directed to the Holiday Inn's reservation page that already has the special rate loaded. Call 1-844-304-1950 today to book your room! (Ask for the Park & Recreation Rate). For group rates, make reservations by calling the sales team at 260-579-9136.

If you would like the full size version of a photo sent to you, please e-mail name of group and photo number to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

2017 Meet & Greet

Barenaked Ladies: No Meat/No Greet

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Christopher Cross with Stephen Bishop 

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For information on renting the Theatre check out: the Theatre Stage, the Theatre Schematic or the Theatre Specifications and Equipment.  The Theatre has a capacity of 2,751.

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 Additional Information

Contact: Tim Byers, Theatre Manager, 260.427.6018 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

"We are Changing for You" by improving the safety and enhancing the "Curb Appeal" of Foellinger Theatre. 
All of this work has been done in an effort to provide an enhanced experience for our theatre guests. 
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Several improvements have been completed for the 2017 season at the Foellinger Theatre.

These projects include: the ship ladder, glue-lam beams, drainage, pathway, performer rooms, stage flooring, fencing, and entry gates.

Improvements at Foellinger Theatre completed the fall of 2016 include: powerwashing, priming and painting of the Theatre, drainage improvements and Glulam improvements. 

Improvements completed for the 2016 season include:

Loading Dock Improvements

Ramp Improvements

Prior to our 2015 season we made the following improvements:

Orchestra Pit Removal 

Front Seating Improvements 

Sound Truss Improvements 

Rigging Improvements 

Section IV Lighting Improvements 

GluLam (Wooden) Beam Improvements 


Improvements completed for 2014 include: electrical upgrades, concrete improvements, roof fascia improvements, seating improvements, additional landscaping, signage, and lighting. 

In 2013 we expanded seating on the east side.

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In 2012 we updated and re-roofed the storage room area. 

For 2011 the following improvements were made: a new roof, new electronic sign and new lights at the overflow parking lot. Performers enjoyed a new enclosed artists dining area. The cost of these new improvements was over $200,000.
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Thanks to David Myers for his donation of a piano and stained glass that was formerly at Fred Myers Pianos Organs Clocks.

 Improvements made in 2009/2010 include: new dressing rooms, relamped house lights, new stage lights and a new light control board.

Additional changes made as part of the Park Bond Issue include: an accessible ramp to the stage in the mid section of the house, hand railings in the side aisles, a new canopy from the house to the new restrooms and new restrooms for performers.  These improvements total an additional $300,000.

In 2008 the Foellinger Foundation awarded the Theatre $500,000 for improvements.  Some of the improvements include: painting the front wall of the stage, painting the sound clouds, re-roofing the stage house, installing a new sound system, new curtains, new lighting and installing the aluminum covering of the rear of the Theatre arch and end caps.

 

Below are some photos taken to show you some of the changes that took place.    

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Our landscaping is captivating!
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A new handicapped ramp   

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New curtains, sound, lighting and banners

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New canopy

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All of these changes brought both old and NEW customers!

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We couldn't do all of this without our loyal Staff,

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Volunteers and Sponsors!

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