14, 1928 – Opening night at the Emboyd. Tickets cost:
Hope had his first emcee job at the Emboyd.
Laurel & Hardy
play the Emboyd.
Day performed at the Emboyd.
Como performed at the Emboyd.
Calloway and his Cotton Club Orchestra played the Emboyd.
Shaw and his orchestra performed on the Emboyd stage.
Dr. Valentine, popular national radio question and answer
show, broadcast from Emboyd.
leased to Alliance Amusement Company and the name changed
to the Embassy Theatre.
Nolan returned to Fort Wayne to help recondition the Page
Organ and start the popular series of "Organ Concerts
large number of organ fans rent a train to travel from
Detroit to the Embassy to attend one of Buddy Nolan's organ
group of Indianapolis businessmen proposed converting the
Indiana Hotel into a senior citizen residence demolishing
the Embassy Theatre to provide parking for 65 cars.
Theatre Foundation formed by a small group of theatre organ
devotees headed by Robert Goldstine.
the Embassy campaign raised the $250.000 necessary to purchase
the building two days before demolition. Beginning of a
nine week story about saving the Embassy appeared in the
nationally syndicated comic strip "Gasoline Alley".
Basie plays the Embassy Theatre.
Feliciano plays the Embassy.
Skelton gave two one-man shows from the Embassy stage.
Perlman, world renowned violist, played a sold out performance.
Lettermen gave one of their many Fort Wayne shows.
Goulet played leading role in "South Pacific".
Severinson plays the Embassy.
of the Walk of Recognition and installation of the Embassy
Marquee and Vertical Blade Sign.