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Welcome to the Monarch Theatre!

The Monarch Theatre is the oldest operational movie theatre in Canada. It is located in downtown Medicine Hat.

Its single screen shows new, unique, and classic movies.

This Week

This week, on Jan 19, 20, 21, and 24, at 7:30pm, we show Loving Vincent.

Rating: 14A for sexual content and mature subject matter.

Animated Drama. In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man (Douglas Booth) comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh (Robert Gulaczyk) to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there. --IMDb

Each of the film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 125 painters. --Wikipedia, BBC

Poster for the film, Loving Vincent

Regular admission prices:

$8 for adults
$7 for seniors (65+)
$7 for students with valid student ID
$6 for children (12 and under)
$6 for matinees

Special Movie Deals

Each Sunday and Wednesday evening is our 6&6 special.

This means admission is $6 and a medium popcorn & a can of pop combo is only $6!!

Dinner and a Movie with:

Inspire Cafe

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday after 5pm is Dinner and a Movie with Inspire Cafe. With that deal, you receive a movie pass which is valid for up to one month! Call 403-548-2233 for more information.

Mario's Logo
Bearded Bull

Dinner and a Movie with Mario's Restaurant is available Monday through Saturday! Movie pass is valid for up to one month! Call 403-529-2600 for more information.

Special Events

A Night In Vienna

On Feb 10, 2018 at 7pm, The Monarch Theatre and the Friends of the Monarch Theatre present the opera, A Night In Vienna, featuring the University of Lethbridge faculty of Fine Arts. Presented by The Monarch Theatre and the Society of Friends of The Monarch Theatre. Join us for a wonderful opportunity to dress up, have some wine and enjoy the opera.

Doors open at 6pm.

Admission: $20. Get tickets through the EventBrite website.

Performers include the following people from Medicine Hat:

  • Jaqueline Arthur
  • Hannah Nickel
  • Caligh Seitz
  • Hunter Semrau
  • Christy Sparrow

Poster for the event, A Night In Vienna

The House Stands Still

The House Still Stands

The Friends of the Monarch Theatre present a comedic theatrical production showing
The Perils of Prairie Living.


This play is performed by Bev Botter and theatre friends.

Banner for Snowed In Comedy Tour

On Feb 27, 2018 at 8pm, the Snowed In Comedy Tour glides into The Monarch Theatre to deliver a flurry of laughs. Four international comedians come together to create one amazing show with each bringing a unique and hilarious take providing something for everyone. Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn is back along with Seattle Comedy Competition winner Damonde Tschritter. The $25,000 great Canadian laugh off winner, Paul Myrehaug, returns this year as well as 5 time Canadian Comedian of the year nominee, Pete Zedlacher.

Admission: $40. Tickets available at the City Centre Development Agency (CCDA) office. Tickets are also available online from www.brownpapertickets.com.


We thank the volunteers from Friends of the Monarch Theatre for running the box office.

The Monarch Theatre is available to rent. See our rent form for more information.