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Pantages Theatre

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Address: 6233 Hollywood Blvd. at Vine, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone Number: 323-468-1770
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Description: Opened in 1930 by a vaudeville magnate, the interior of this famous...
Opened in 1930 by a vaudeville magnate, the interior of this famous theater is one of the most stunning examples of high ornate Art Deco architecture in Los Angeles.
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A Beautiful mus see theatre!

When you enter this place.. you will be awed. It is a very well preserved theatre. It really showcases the heyday of Hollywood. check the calendar and see a show here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

When you enter this place.. you will be awed. It is a very well preserved theatre. It really showcases the heyday of Hollywood. check the calendar and see a show here... enjoy the experience of a show, atmosphere and beauty of hollywood.

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Monrovia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

the Vintage Pantages Theatre not only looks great, but has a regular rotation of great plays and musicals. Student rush for the spur-of-the-moment arts lover!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Want to see what Hollywood was like in the heyday of the 1930 and 40s? Simple, reserve seats for a show at the Pantages theatre at Hollywood & Vine. Check their website (hollywoodpantages.com). Exit 8B off the Hollywood Freeway (U.S. 101), then westbound on Hollywood Boulevard - theatre will be on the right. Be sure to pick seats as close... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great place to see some shows. Enjoyed seeing Book of Mormon and Pippin here. Comfortable seats with great views.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Pantages Theatre is a Los Angeles institution, with a fine reputation for excellent shows, mostly touring companies of current and recent Broadway hit musicals. I've seen many shows at the Pantages, including on opening nights, when they have a red carpet area for arriving celebrities & VIP's (along with a contingent of paparazi). I would recommend avoiding the seats... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Saw the play about Motown during my last visit. My daughter bought us tickets for the front row of the balcony--my favorite spot!!!! Unobstructed view and far enough to avoid hearing loss from the sound system. The Pantages is still a well maintained, intimate gathering for stage productions.

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Historic and refurbished theater with the visually gorgeous interior hosts many touring companies of Broadway musicals, but sadly has very mixed success managing the sound for those musical performances. Wish it was more consistent to really bring the Broadway experience to Los Angeles.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I have seen a few Plays here - it is an older theater and the seats don't have the Stadium Style Seating "Pitch" that allows a great view of the stage. That said, if you are lucky enough to have a short person in front of you - you will enjoy the experience. If you aren't so lucky, you'll probably... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I've been to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood only twice, the first time about a year and a half ago to see The Lion King, and most recently about a month ago to see The Phantom of the Opera. Both times my girlfriend and I parked next to Off Vine for only $5, ate brunch at the restaurant, and then... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Pantages has beeb around for decades All the best Broadway Roadshows. Not a great neighborhood, so take a taxi or Limo, have them return at a specified time and do not worry about parking or walking in the bad neighborhood Buy the very best seats, or save until you can afford them.

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