Oriental Theater, Milwaukee, 1929. “This crowd lined up on Oct. 16, 1929 to see The Greene Murder Case, a well-reviewed mystery starring William Powell, Jean Arthur and Florence Eldridge … Designed by local architects Gustav Dick and Alex Bauer, this $1.5 million escape from mundane cares offered the theatergoer an incredible, dreamy pastiche of Moorish, Byzantine and East Indian themes.”

Oriental Theater, Milwaukee, “This crowd lined up on Oct. 1929 to see The Greene Murder Case.

Watch Jimmy Buffett join the cast of Escape to Margaritaville on press preview night and sing during the curtain call at Chicago's Oriental Theater. He warms up the Windy City! https://video.buffer.com/v/5a0d9eea09df6ab8750a92fa

Watch Jimmy Buffett join the cast of Escape to Margaritaville on press preview night and sing during the curtain call at Chicago's Oriental Theater. He warms up the Windy City! https://video.buffer.com/v/5a0d9eea09df6ab8750a92fa

It's the last week for Jimmy Buffett's musical at Chicago's Oriental Theater. It's definitely Broadway bound!

It's the last week for Jimmy Buffett's musical at Chicago's Oriental Theater. It's definitely Broadway bound!

Oriental Theater, Chicago

Oriental Theater, Chicago

– CHICAGO – RANDOLPH STREET – ORIENTAL THEATER – OLD HEIDELBERG WHEN ALLGAUERS – RIGHT EDGE VAUGHN SEEDS – 1958

PHOTO – CHICAGO – RANDOLPH STREET – ORIENTAL THEATER – OLD HEIDELBERG WHEN ALLGAUERS – RIGHT EDGE VAUGHN SEEDS – 1958

Oriental Theater on 44th just off of Tennyson. These two photos are from 1936 and 2013. If you have any good memories of the Oriental, Please share them.

Oriental Theater on just off of Tennyson. These two photos are from 1936 and If you have any good memories of the Oriental, Please share them.

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