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Theater for WordPress

A free plugin to publish your events on a WordPress website. Perfect for theaters, live venues, cinemas and festivals.

A WordPress plugin to manage events with all necessary shortcodes and widgets for your theater.


Theater comes with several shortcodes and widgets to show off your events. See the documentation for an overview.


  • Event Duplicator – This free extension adds a new action to the event editor that instantly duplicates the event. Very helpful if your need to enter a lot of events at once.
  • Events Feed - Automatically show your events in your email newsletter. Works perfectly with Mailchimp and other email marketing solutions.
  • Events Slider – Show your events in a touch enabled and responsive slider.
  • Timetable – Show your event showtimes in a clear table layout. Perfect for cinemas and festivals.
  • Kijkwijzer – Add Kijkwijzer icons to your events.
  • MPAA – Add Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) film rating labels to your movies.
  • BBFC – Add British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) icons to your movies.

Integrate with your existing ticketing solution

  • ActiveTickets - Automatically import your ActiveTickets events and sell them through your website.
  • SRO4 - Automatically import your SRO4 events and sell them on your website.
  • Stager - Automatically import your Stager concerts and sell them on your website.
  • Ticketlab - Automatically import your Ticketlab films and sell them on your website.
  • Ticketmatic - Automatically import your Ticketmatic events and sell them on your website.
  • Veezi - Automatically import your Veezi films and sell them on your website.

Missing features?

Submit a request on the forum.

Extending Theater for WordPress

Easy! Write your own plugins that extend Theater for WordPress. Check out my example plugin on GitHub.

Contributors welcome

Requires: 4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.6.1
Last Updated: 3 weeks ago
Active Installs: 500+


4.9 out of 5 stars


4 of 13 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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