About the Theater

Mission

The Normal Theater gives residents of Bloomington-Normal the classic cinema going experience.  Through a diverse line-up of classic titles as well as modern independent, foreign, and documentary films, the theater showcases stories that resonate with all members of the community.  Additionally, the theater hosts live events such as concerts, comedy shows, and lectures, to serve as a multi-faceted cultural destination in Uptown Normal.

Community is at the core of the Normal Theater’s mission.  The theater has a community of audience members that are served by programming events that speak to them & that they have had a hand in selecting.  The theater supports other community businesses and organizations by partnering on titles and events that showcase their work.  Finally, the theater wants to help foster the vibrant community of artists in Bloomington-Normal by giving them a venue for their work.