Rosebud Cinema Drafthouse
6823 W. North Avenue,
2 people favorited this theater
Opened as the Tosa Theatre in 1931, and was previously owned by the Milwaukee-based Marcus theater chain. The theater was purchased by Jay Hollis in 1999, who has since shown first-run films at the Rosebudwhich is in direct violation of the terms of the property’s sale.
Since that time, Marcus Corp has sued Hollis and recently offered a settlement that would have Hollis donate money to charity. Hollis has claimed that if he can’t show first-run films, the Rosebud will be forced to close.
The story was turning into something of a soap opera in the area with the determined Hollis defiant to the end and appearing in several newspapers and broadcast outlets to plead his case.
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater