S. 17th Street and Douglas Street,
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Firms: Barnett, Haynes & Barnett
Styles: Art Nouveau
News About This Theater
- Mar 1, 2014 — World Herald continues photo series
- Jan 17, 2007 — Vintage postacard of the Brandeis Theater for sale
The Brandeis Theatre, once described as the most beautiful playhouse in America, opened at the corner of 17th Street and Douglas Street in Omaha, NE, on March 3, 1910. Over the years the elegant Art Nouveau style theatre showed both films and live productions. Last operated by the Cooper Foundation, they closed the Brandeis Theatre on April 30, 1959 with Lana Turner in “The Prodigal” & Ann Blyth in “The Student Prince”
It was demolished for a parking garage in August-October 1959.
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