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“local gem”
Review of Oriental Theater

Oriental Theater
Ranked #31 of 182 things to do in Milwaukee
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

One of the old Milwaukee gems. Love seeing movies there. Decor and the whole atmosphere like nowhere else.

Thank Nella G
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

LOVE this beautiful old theatre. It has a magical appeal. They also have the longest running showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show! They serve alcoholic beverages and a variety of foods.

1  Thank sorrmar
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

This is a true Milwaukee landmark. The intricate Art Deco/Asian architectural decorations are beautiful. Check out the theatre's ceiling and the women's bathroom is also interesting. The only bad thing is that, like most theatres, it has been split up which chopped up the authenticity but they were able to keep most of the original theatre in tact, I believe. You can still show your crazy side show at the Rocky Horror Picture Show late on a Saturday once a month too.

Thank RedBuddah
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

If you have children, you must take them to the Oriental Theater to let them see how the great movie palaces used to be. This place is gaudy, tacky and just marvelous!!!! Too bad they hacked it up into 3 small theaters, but the lobby and main theater are still intact enough to install wonder in a person of any age.

Thank Zelda B
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

This is a must visit destination if you are visiting. I would recommend it strongly. It's a landmark and has tons of history. Great movie selections and you probablywill meet some facinating people.

Thank educated53037
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