Chicago Shakespeare Theater

In 1959, Ted Mann, owner of six other downtown Minneapolis theatres including the Pantages, purchased the Orpheum and brought in touring productions including My Fair Lady and Fiddler on the Roof. Movies additionally continued to be proven, with the 1965 James Bond film Thunderball shattering box workplace information. The Orpheum set a Minneapolis document for first run engagements of Best Picture Oscar winners–nine in all–including From Here to Eternity in 1953 and The Godfather in 1972. Theatre, also spelled theater, in structure, a constructing or area in which a performance could also be given earlier than an viewers. The word is from the Greek theatron, “a place of seeing.” A theatre usually has a stage space where the efficiency itself takes place.