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Oriental Theatre Events

Browse events at the Oriental Theatre, such as film screenings,
theatrical performances, discussions, special forums, and more.

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August Members-Only Screening: Top Secret

Join the MKE Film Community

The Oriental Theatre’s parent organization, Milwaukee Film, offers exclusive monthly screenings of festival-quality films, ticket and merchandise discounts, early access to film festival tickets, private event invites, and other fantastic perks to its members. As a member, you’ll be a part of a growing community of film fans who are passionate about sharing cinematic experiences and furthering film culture in the Milwaukee area. Milwaukee Film memberships are tax deductible and begin as low as $65/year.

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About The Oriental Theatre

Since 1927, the Oriental Theatre has been an iconic landmark on Milwaukee’s East Side. With three screens, 35mm and 70mm capabilities in the main house, DLOP digital projection and sound, full-service concessions and bar offerings, and its ornate East Indian décor, the Oriental Theatre is consistently recognized as one of the top movie palaces in the country.

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Accessibility

We offer accessibility equipment for deaf, hard-of-hearing, and vision-impaired guests, including:

  • Wheelchair-accessible facilities
  • CaptiView closed-caption systems
  • Fidelio wireless audio systems
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Amenities

Enjoy a lavish cinematic experience in our one-of-a-kind movie palace and amenities such as:

  • Full bar with wine, beer, and craft cocktails
  • Fresh popcorn and classic concessions
  • 2K and 4K digital projection + 35mm and 70mm film projection
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