Discover “A Whole New World” at Aladdin. Nominated for five Tony Awards®, this hit Broadway musical grants you three wishes: stellar music, extraordinary costumes and a beautiful story.View Event
Designed by the Milwaukee firm of Kirchoff and Rose in a Beaux Arts style, The Orpheum featured a playroom and day care off the mezzanine lobby and backstage had eight floors of dressing rooms when it opened in 1921.
In 1988, the Minneapolis Community Development Agency purchased the Orpheum from singer Bob Dylan and his brother, David Zimmerman. A $10 million restoration began in 1993, revealing unexpected architectural discoveries including six previously hidden Pompeiian friezes. The theater’s centerpiece is a 15-foot high chandelier in the main auditorium weighing 2,000 pounds.
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