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Orpheum Theater

The historic Orpheum Theater, located at 220 E. Main St., Marshalltown, Iowa, is owned and operated by Iowa Valley Community College District.

Check out the “at a glance” schedule below for an overview of what’s happening at the Orpheum, or click on the links to the left to find selected upcoming events information in greater detail. Want to rent a room or tour the facility? Grab a snack and a great cup of coffee? You can do it all at the Orpheum Theater … the epitome of community!

To order tickets, please email Bob Untiedt and provide your name and the number of tickets desired. We’ll have the tickets for you at the booth just inside the front entrance of the Orpheum. Please arrive 30-45 minutes prior to the concert to pick up reserved tickets. Thanks for joining us!

Upcoming Events

We hope you join us for these wonderful upcoming activities! Watch this website or our Facebook page for additional information.
  • Saturday, Feb. 15NOLA Jazz Band at 7 pm. You know you want to do Mardi Gras the right way … an evening with NOLA Jazz Band is the right way! Tickets are $12.50.
  • Friday, Feb. 28Cabernet Winetasting at 7 pm. Several excellent Cabernet Sauvignons will be paired with an olive and cheese plate, small portions of beef bourguignon, a pasta w/red sauce, and chocolate with raspberry. Tickets must be ordered by 5 pm on Friday, Feb. 21; limit 30 participants. Cost is $20. Email bob.untiedt@iavalley.edu or call 641-844-5920 to be put on the reservation list.
  • Friday, Mar. 20 Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience at 7 pm. This band has won TWO Grammy awards. If you miss this concert, you don’t want to know what you’ll have missed. (They’ll have done an all-school assembly earlier that day, with the 700+ kids at Miller Middle School.) Tickets are $12.50.
  • Saturday, Apr. 25 18 Men Who Cook Again & Again! from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. This event is back and will be better than ever. This year there will be a couple of desserts upstairs, so you can work off the calories before you even consume them! Proceeds are an important part of how we pay for kids’ movies, Orpheum improvements, and artist fees. Put it on your calendar now! Tickets are $35.
  • Friday, May 1The Maytags are back at 7 pm! The Maytags are a soulful Des Moines rock group growing in fame in central Iowa. Their great sounds are both danceable and moving. Please note the FRIDAY date. Tickets are $12.50.

A NOTE FROM THE ORPHEUM DIRECTOR – While movies and music are the core of our programming at the Orpheum, we also want to do community-directed activities. Examples include:

  • a monthly Poetry group that meets the fourth Thursday of each month (no charge)
  • Wine & Beer Tasting groups
  • historically, we hosted an Anime group and a group that played UNO
  • the Jean Seberg Festival for the Arts

If you have a cultural interest which you’d like to see sustained at the Orpheum, send me an email, and we’ll set up a time to talk!

The Orpheum Theater is located at 220 E. Main Street in Marshalltown, Iowa. The Orpheum is owned and operated by Iowa Valley Community College District. For upcoming movies, call the Movie Line at 641-844-5907.

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Orpheum Director

Bob Untiedt

Bob Untiedt