Many productions that began at Two River Theater have gone on to acclaim in other theaters across the nation and internationally. The Orpheum Theatre, originally known as the Hennepin, opened in 1921 and seats 2,579. Designed by the Milwaukee firm of Kirchoff and Rose in a Beaux Arts style, its first performers included the Marx Brothers with more than 70,000 visitors attending the opening week run.
Chart 12.- Typical organization of a theater of operations as envisaged by War Department Doctrine, 1940. In peacetime, lacking the urgencies of a strategic direction, fronts were remodeled into army areas responsible for an assigned section of operations. A strategic command or course generally essence would combine a number of tactical military formations or operational command.