Aladdin Theater (Portland, Oregon)

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Aladdin Theater
Geller's Theatre (1927–1934)
Aladdin Theater.jpg
The theater's exterior in 2013
Address3107 SE Milwaukee Ave.
Portland, Oregon
United States
Coordinates45°30′03″N 122°39′16″W / 45.500813°N 122.654371°W / 45.500813; -122.654371Coordinates: 45°30′03″N 122°39′16″W / 45.500813°N 122.654371°W / 45.500813; -122.654371
OwnerMark Adler
Capacity620
Current useMusic venue
Construction
OpenedDecember 25, 1927
ArchitectEdward A. Miller
Website
www.aladdin-theater.com

Aladdin Theater is a theater in the Brooklyn neighborhood of southeast Portland, Oregon. It originally opened as a vaudeville house called Geller's Theatre on December 25 (Christmas Day), 1927.[1][2] Its name was changed to Aladdin in 1934.[1] Later the venue operated as a pornographic cinema for more than 30 years, screening the film Deep Throat for fourteen of them.[1][2] It was revived as a classic movie and live music venue with a capacity of 620 in 1991.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lacher, Gary; Stone, Steve (2009). Theatres of Portland. Arcadia Publishing. p. 107.
  2. ^ a b c "Oregon Music News - Oregon's only all-genre, online music magazine covers music news and events in Portland and throughout the state". Archived from the original on 14 October 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  3. ^ "- Willamette Week". Willamette Week. Retrieved 21 February 2016.

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