Wichita, KS: Orpheum Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Kansas
City: Wichita
Location: 200 N Broadway / First Street

Vaudeville theatre and cinema, built by John Eberson in the "Atmospheric Style", alluring to a Spanish garden and courtyard. Opened 4 September 1922. Currently used for theatre and show performance and as a music venue. Originally 1700 seats, now 1286 seats.

Links: wichitaorpheum.com, CinemaTreasures, Wikipedia

Wichita, KS: Orpheum Theatre Front Text: "Member", "Wichita Postcard Club", sign: "Orpheum", marquee: "Vaudeville", signed: Rick Geary 04
Reverse Text: "Historical Note: The Orpheum Theater was constructed in 1922 on the northeast corner of First Street and Broadway in Wichita, Kansas. It was said to have been the mnost important vaudeville theater in Wichita and was known for its excellent facilities and acoustic properties. Many first-rate movies were also shown there through the years. There came a time when the lights were turned off and the building was vacated, but in recent years it has been revived and restored by the Orpheum Performing Arts Centre, Ltd, a not-for-profit organization. The historical Orpheum is today the venue for special events."
Publisher: Wichita Postcard Club, Wichita KS; 2004
Type: member card of a postcard club
Size: Modern
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