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“Not overly "restored"--like the original, "real deal"”
Review of Oriental Theater

Oriental Theater
Ranked #31 of 182 things to do in Milwaukee
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

How I remember the grand theaters just before and after the introduction of Cinemascope--the Bijou, the Coronado, the Rialto, etc. etc. You can have your domestic flat screen ("smart TV"). I'll take the Oriental any day as the right setting for what Orson Welles called a "ribbon of dreams."

Thank Samuel C
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

This theater is great for watching movies. It is a cool historic movie theater that is a little more pricey than others. I wish there were more screens so more movies could be playing at once.

Thank Paige L L
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

I've been living in Milwaukee for 20+ years and have never been to the Oriental Theater. I've been missing out. What a beautiful theater.

Thank LGuerrero0
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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.

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