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“oneof the top ten movie theaters in the US”
Review of Oriental Theater

Oriental Theater
Ranked #4 of 191 things to do in Milwaukee
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Reviewed January 25, 2007

This theater ,built in 1927, has an Oriental theme with minarets outside and all kinds of oriental items in the lobby and main theater. Every time I go I see something I did not notice before. Entertainment Weekly named it one of the top ten theaters in the US in 2005. It has also been named one of the top ten places to see classic cinema in the US. In the main theater before the 700pm Friday and Saturday shows they have a concert on the organ that rises and lowers at the right side of the stage. We have seen silent film festivals in the past here with organ accompaniment. The theater was made into a triplex but the artifacts in the main theater and balcony were not disturbed. The lobby is a work of art as is the main theater. Even the popcorn here is special. There are a number of interesting bars and restaurants within a two-three block radius for before or after theaters meals/drinks. It is worth the time to see this theater.

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