213 W. Sheridan Avenue,
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Previously operated by: Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corp.
Previous Names: Overholser Opera House, Overholser Theatre, Orpheum Theatre, Warner's Cinerama Theatre
News About This Theater
- Nov 11, 2008 — Remembering Cinerama (Part X: Oklahoma City)
Originally opened as the Overholser Opera House it was designed by architect George H. Johnston, assisted by John Eberson. Movies were being screened in the Overholser Theatre by 1914. Alterations were carried out by architectural firm Kennerley & Steigemeyer in 1920 and it reopened as the Orpheum Theatre February 3, 1921. The seating capacity was 2,200. Later renamed the Warner Theatre it was remodeled in 1944 to the plans of architectural firm Parr & Aderhold. It later became a Cinerama theatre that featured a 60 by 24 foot screen. It was demolished in 1964.
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