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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

Aug. 9, 2014
ROCKY HORROR SELFIE SHOW!

Saturday, August 9 @ Midnight It's the ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW! Uncut movie with live cast "Sensual Daydreams" For you Rocky Horror Picture Show regulars or for you virgins this will be a great show! The Selfie Show is a one-time only show where the cast will be taking selfless of themselves during the show and YOU are encouraged to take selifies and post them to Facebook and/or Twitter. Make sure you tag Sensual Daydreams. Take as many as you want… the selfie to get the most "likes" on Facebook or most "Shares" on Twitter by the week's end will win 4 tickets to the next show, a Sensual Daydreams T-shirt and bumper sticker! (No nudity or interfering with the performers allowed) See you there!

Sept. 25, 2014 - Oct. 9, 2014
The Milwaukee Film Festival

The 6th Annual Milwaukee Film Festival takes place from September 25-October 9, 2014, and will screen 200+ films from 40+ countries. Join us for films, panels, conversations, music and community for all ages. Festival venues this year are the Landmark Oriental Theatre, Landmark Downer Theatre, Fox-Bay Cinema Grill and Times Cinema. Visit mkefilm.org for more information.

 
 


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