Enjoy a private screening for you and your friends!

The historic Marion Theatre is a unique space that’s perfect for private film events! Host your next birthday party, company outing, or gather friends to watch your all-time favorite film. The Marion’s bar and concessions take your experience to the next level.

Interested in taking the next step for your private viewing at the Marion? Fill out our Rental Inquiry Form and our team will get back to you!

Films that are part of our current lineup, during your event date, are included in the $99 special rate.
Need more ideas? Here’s a list of films, organized by category, that may work for your event!
*All films outside our current lineup are subject to additional licensing fees. Prices are available upon request.

 

Rental Rates for the Marion Theatre

As a producer of concerts and live events, the Reilly Arts Center/Marion Theatre generally does not rent to third-party talent representatives or promoters. Talent representatives can direct their inquires to booking@reillyartscenter.com for booking consideration.

Downstairs or Upstairs Theatre:
Monday – Wednesday Anytime, Thursday/Friday before 4 PM, Saturday before 11 AM, Sunday before 12 PM

Film Event Base Rental: (up to 4 hours, concessions available) $200
Special Event Rental: (up to 4 hours, concessions available) $500
Additional Hour: $50
A/V Tech: Base Rate: (up to 4 hours, up to 2 speaking mics and two theatrical lighting looks (pre/post)) $100
A/V Tech: Additional Hour: $25
Powerpoint/Video: Base Rate (up to 4 hours, user provided presentation content, no licensable films) $80
Powerpoint/Video: Additional Hour: $20
Film Licensing Fee: Disney / 20th Century $300-$400
Film Licensing Fee: All Others $150-$250
Here’s a starter list for you to choose from!
Customized Marquee: $50
Ticket Sales on Reilly / Marion Website are 10% of ticket cost vs. $1

Upstairs Theatre Only:
Thursday/Friday before 4 PM – 11 PM, Saturday 11 AM – 11 PM, Sunday 12 PM – 8 PM

Base Rental: (up to 4 hours, concessions available) $99
Additional Hour $25
A/V Tech: Base Rate: (up to 4 hours, up to 2 speaking mics and two theatrical lighting looks (pre/post)) $99
A/V Tech: Additional Hour: $25
Powerpoint / Video: Base Rate: (up to 4 hours, user provided presentation content, no licensable films) $80
Powerpoint / Video: Additional Hour. $20
Film Licensing Fee: In Current Programming Included
Film Licensing Fee: Disney / 20th Century (not in current weeks programming) $300-$400
Film Licensing Fee: All Others (not in current week’s programming) $150-$250
Here’s a starter list for you to choose from!
Customized Marquee: $50
Ticket Sales on Reilly / Marion Website are $10% of ticket cost vs. $1

Additional Charges/Labor Rates: (if applicable)

Audio Engineer: $440 up to 10 hours ($55 each additional hour) or $275 up to 5 hours
Lighting Engineer: $440 up to 10 hours ($55 each additional hour) or $275 up to 5 hours
Stagehand(s): (4 hour minimum) $22.50 per hour
Police Officer: Cost + 10%
Event Security: $25 per hour (minimum 6 hours)

Any other equipment or labor requirements will be determined based on the style and needs of the event and charged to the Client at the rates above. Lighting and Sound Technician’s time, will start one (1) hour prior to load in.

 Disclaimer: At this time, we cannot show first-run films. First-run is typically classified as a film that has been released within the last year.

Rental Inquiry

  • If your event date is flexible, please list a few options in case your first choice is taken. Event date must be at least 10 days from form submission
  • What type of event are you wanting to rent the theatre for?
  • If your movie selection is flexible, please list a few options in case your first choice is not available.
  • We can customize one side of the front marquee for your event day (additional $50 fee applies) Each line has a max of 17 characters (2 lines available.)
  • Help us make sure your event is a success! Are there any additional needs/services required from the theatre in addition to playing a movie?