This 1926 theater was built for vaudeville and has hosted such entertainers as Judy Garland, George Burns and Nat King Cole. It’s a...
The world’s first talkie, The Jazz Singer starring Al Jonson, premiered here in 1927. Its lavish baroque interior is often used for...
Eastern Columbia Building
Across the street from the Orpheum, this strikingly turquoise art-deco tower (1929) originally housed a clothing store and was recently...
From the graffed up concrete floor, to the butcher-block bar (carved from an 130-year-old Douglas fir) to the red vinyl booth to the...
We love it all: the hand-picked china, the vintage pyrex pots of black beans and rice, and the Brazilian owner-operator who still chefs...
842 S Broadway · interesting places nearby
Orpheum Theatre information
In the early 20th century, cacophonous Broadway was a glamorous shopping and theater strip, where megastars such as Charlie Chaplin leapt from limos to attend premieres at lavish movie palaces. Some – such as the Orpheum Theater – have been restored and again host screenings and parties. Jam band Gods, Widespread Panic, and younger phenoms MGMT played here recently.