Bob Knight and Gene Keady

An Evening with Coach Bob Knight and Coach Gene Keady With special guest Bob Hammel

Embassy Theatre welcomes legendary coaches May 19 One of the greatest rivalries in college sports history comes to the Embassy Theatre stage as legendary basketball coaches Bob Knight and Gene Keady square off for a night of reminiscing and off-the-cuff conversation. Posing questions and moderating the event will be Bob Hammel. An Evening with Coach […]

Decades Rewind

Decades Rewind concert features hits from ’60s, ’70s and ’80s

The historic Embassy Theatre welcomes Decades Rewind on April 27, at 7:30 p.m. This theatrical concert features 60 songs blended into medleys. Tickets are $35 and $45 and available now for purchase at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy Theatre, ticketmaster.com or by calling 800.745.3000. Decades Rewind features an eight-piece rock band and […]

Chuck and Lisa Surack, Sweetwater give funds to renovate Embassy Theatre dressing rooms

The Embassy Theatre received a gift from Chuck and Lisa Surack and Sweetwater to renovate the historic theater’s backstage dressing rooms. The gift was announced at the opening of Down the Line, an Embassy concert on Feb. 11. The renovation project will commence later in 2017. “The Embassy welcomes world-class artists year-round. This generous gift […]

Billy Porter

‘Kinky Boots’ star Billy Porter headlines Embassy Theatre’s gala

The Embassy Theatre announced today plans for its new Marquee Gala presented by Weigand Construction. The fundraising event is Wednesday, March 29, and features dinner and an intimate concert with Broadway star Billy Porter. Guests will be seated on the Embassy stage as Porter performs. The acclaimed Tony and Grammy award-winning vocalist will lead an intimate musical […]

Embassy Theatre Foundation celebrates 40 years and 19 presidents

In honor of Presidents Day, the Embassy Theatre celebrates 40 years as a non-profit organization characterized by a strong tradition of foundation presidents. Built in 1928 as a movie and vaudeville palace and named the Emboyd Theatre, the stage hosted the biggest and brightest stars and motion pictures for nearly five decades as a commercial […]

Goldstine Foundation Grants $2,000,000 to Embassy Renovation

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Embassy Theatre Foundation announced that the Goldstine Foundation has granted $2 million to the nonprofit theater as the lead gift to “A Vision for the Embassy” capital project. The Embassy will use this significant gift toward a $10 million campaign to renovate four floors of the former Indiana Hotel and […]