Rich History, Radiant Present
216 State Street | Madison, WI
Located in the heart of downtown Madison, the iconic Orpheum Theater has been a centerpiece of the community since 1927.
This historic landmark has its original features thoughtfully preserved — the French Renaissance-inspired interior showcases intricate, foliated moldings, brass sconces, and touches of gold-toned ornamentation throughout for an aesthetic like no other.
Celebrate with your name in lights on the venue’s original marquee, showcasing a brand-new replica of the historic theater’s original Orpheum blade sign. The Orpheum Theater provides an exceptional space that will leave your guests with the gift of an unforgettable experience.Contact
About The Orpheum
Originally featuring vaudeville shows and movies, the theater has gained entry on the “National Register of Historic Places” in Wisconsin. This 1,700 cap venue now showcases live concerts, national touring comedy acts, and unforgettable private events. The Art Deco exterior and extravagant French Renaissance interior make the space sophisticated, classic, and cutting edge.Book A Tour
STAGE FULL SEATING
From signing your contract to closing out your event, the Event Manager is there for you every step of the way. They handle the timeline of vendor deliveries and pickup, assist with room set-up arrangements and transitions, oversee the event staff, and will be on-site to make sure all logistics are handled so that your event is executed without a hitch.
The on-site Technical Director handles all AV needs. They will work with you to determine your personal lighting preferences and schedule any light transitions throughout your event. They coordinate sound, mics, projector screens, and additional equipment rentals.
With an extensive list of beer, liquor, and wine options, the bar manager assists with picking the perfect selection for you and your guests. Whether it be a hosted bar, cash bar, or a combination of the two, they are there to customize your needs.
- Projector and screen
- Located right off the Capitol square for prime photo opportunities
- State-of-the-art sound system
- Green rooms used as bridal suites
- Use of in-house tables and chairs
- Personalized message on the historic Orpheum marquee
- Climate controlled venue
ROOM SETUP CAPACITIES
Reception: A combination of large rounds and cocktail tables with plenty of open space for mingling and dancing.
Banquet: Tables and chairs set-up for a formal sit-down meal.
Theater: Rows of chairs facing the front of the room, usually divided by center and/or side aisles.
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