Oriental Theatre is getting a new name

 

Oriental Theatre is getting a new name

 

 

November 13, 2018 - 10:55 AM

After 92 years, the name of the Oriental Theatre is going to disappear. Early next year, the venerable, historic venue built in Chicago at 24 W. Randolph St. in 1926 on the site of the Iroquois Theater will become known as the James M. Nederlander Theatre.

“When you look at legacies in the theater world,” said Lou Raizin, the president of Broadway in Chicago, “this was the right thing to do.”

 

To read the entire Chris Jones article in the Chicago Tribune:

https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/ct-ent-oriental-nederlander-change-1114-story.html?fbclid=IwAR16DS7Qm8onelwipt7xTFi51gaPGXZkIsqyAPEOtevndbLDVc0W6izUfgU

 

 

Chris Jones

Contract Reporter

Chicago Tribune