Orpheum saga: Frank takes over

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Orpheum saga: Frank takes over

Postby jjoyce » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:01 pm

http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/artic ... icle=38045

Madison's Frank Productions, one of the largest independent concert promoters in the country, will take control of the historic movie palace. For weeks the firm has been negotiating with the property's court-appointed receiver. While ownership of the building is still up in the air, this paves the way for the Orpheum to reopen as soon as Frank Productions receives a liquor license for the venue.

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Re: Orpheum saga: Frank takes over

Postby narcoleptish » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:33 pm

To me that sounds like great news, but maybe it isn't so great for the Majestic and the smaller places. I think feasible scenarios for the Orpheum's survival are very limited and I'd hate to see it sitting empty.

Interested to see other opinions.

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Re: Orpheum saga: Frank takes over

Postby Dipper » Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:02 pm

Actually, if any other venue in town should worry it's the Overcharge Center.

The Orpheum is a 2000-capacity house, while the Majestic is 600.

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Re: Orpheum saga: Frank takes over

Postby _mp » Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:55 pm

Whoa. That's awesome

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