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Address: 6233 Hollywood Blvd. at Vine, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone Number: 323-468-1770
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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Classic Hollywood

Very ornate theater with dark reds golds and copper. The theater will take you back to what I imagine was the classic classy Hollywood of the 50's and 60's. The seating is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Very ornate theater with dark reds golds and copper. The theater will take you back to what I imagine was the classic classy Hollywood of the 50's and 60's. The seating is comfortable but does lack a bit of leg room. The theater itself is located in an iconic area that has seen better days. Park close, walk to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I go to see a play at least 4 times per year and I love going to the Pantages! It feels like Broadway. I've seen many shows over the years! You won't be disappointed.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The Pantages is touted as: The greatest movie palace from Hollywood's Golden Age, Hollywood Pantages is Southern California's showplace for blockbuster live Broadway entertainment. You cannot visit LA without going to the Pantages theater. I've been a few times and have had great experiences each time. Put it on your to do list immediately.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Love this beautiful, old theatre. Great sound and atmosphere. Saw Newsies and loved it all. Seats in row Z were great.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Really nice theater--most enjoyable! Arrive early to get a good parking space.lots of good food for snacks.

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Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Excellent singing, dancing, acting, and story at our beautiful Pantages Theater, the grandest theater we've ever seen anywhere in the World. Try for orchestra seats or as close to center as possible on sides. Can often find discounted tickets on Goldstar. Handicapped seating and restroom, $10 or $15 parking across the street, restaurants within easy walking distance. No elevator. We've... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I didn't actually attend on this trip, but since I've seen movies and shows here over the years I can honestly say you've never seen anything as opulent and wonderful as this theater. Sensational! Even if you don't see anything, it might be worth paying for a show just to wander through it!

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We say Newies at the Pantages. We sat in the mezzanine, center and near the front towards the stages. The seats were very good. The show was fantastic! The Pantages Theatre is a beautiful art deco theatre. Both inside and out. If you do not have the opportunity to see a show, when on Hollywood Boulevard stop by the will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It is outdated, but this only is part of being iconic. The shows are famous, but everything else than cheap.

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Los Alamitos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very good Play straight from Broadway! Cinderella for Adults ! Fran Dresher as the evil step-mother was perfectly cast!! Easy to get to and easy parking.

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