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Orpheum Theater

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Address: 842 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Phone Number: 877-677-4386
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Elaborate French Renaissance theater dating back to 1926.

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Great sound!

For being such an old venue, the sound was fantastic. Great location. Easy to find. Great parking available.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

For being such an old venue, the sound was fantastic. Great location. Easy to find. Great parking available.

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Fontana, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have been a Celtic Thunder fan for years now, when I heard they were coming to LA I had to get tickets. As I walked into the theater with my mom and younger cousin we were in awe of the beauty of the theater. The ceilings were beautiful and lighting was terrific. However, the seats were a little to... More 

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Norwalk, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Have watched Celtic Thunder on PBS for a few years, but nothing could have prepared us for the group actually performing live on stage - they were great! The opening drums set the stage and it only gets better after that. The instrumentals and backup performers all did their part and really help make the show what it is -... More 

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Aylesbury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Was lucky to have a seat for the Annie Lennox PBS Recording in January. The theatre had been in blackout since Xmas, but was brought back to life beautifully for this extraordinary concert. Seats were comfortable, acoustics were good, not great. The theatre is however beautiful. Queues for drinks were too long at the interval, but quite honestly when aren't... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Orpheum is an amazing old theater from the early days of Los Angeles. You wouldn't expect how ornate and fancy it is inside by the look of it on the outside. We lived almost across the street from the Orpheum for a year and it was so great that we were able to see a couple shows there. There's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My first venture into LA was to this historic theater to watch my favorite band perform an evening with Dream Theater, and I was not disappointed at all. While I know not much of the history of this location I honestly spent the time of the opening doors to the beginning of the show exploring the details of the theater.... More 

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Valencia, Ca.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The theater is beautiful, you can’t get a bad seat, and the sound is excellent the only down side is they only take cash! So if you want anything to eat or drink bring cash because they don’t take credit or debit cards

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Acoustics are fantastic and the decor will blow your mind. Wish all venues were this cool. Go early and have a drink at the Broadway Bar or Golden Gopher.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Step back in time when you enter the theater beautiful from top to bottom. If you get a chance to enjoy a show there check out the ornate ceiling and beautiful architecture.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The inside is very nice, clean and comfortable. Surrounding area wasn't too bad. There was plenty of affordable parking and very little panhandling.

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