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Oriental Theatre [edit]
2230 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 276-8711
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The Oriental is one of Milwaukee's last remaining movie palaces, certainly the most beautiful and ornate one that has shown movies for 75 years solid.


3 Screens. Built in 1927. Operated by Landmark since 1976.

 
Upcoming events

Oct. 19, 2016
Roller Life - Roller Derby Documentary Premiere -Oct. 19

America's fastest growing sport is finally dominated by women. Follow the Brewcity Bruisers Milwaukee Roller Girls season on and off the track in our feature length documentary. Get unprecedented access how they balance the sport, a career and their personal life. A journey of the challenges these women face to be a roller girl, living the Roller Life. #RollerLifeMovie For tickets visit RollerLifeMovie.com

 
 


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