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“Spectacular” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Orpheum Theater

Orpheum Theater
842 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014 (Westside)
877-677-4386
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Ranked #114 of 382 attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Theaters
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Owner description: Elaborate French Renaissance theater dating back to 1926.
Thousand Oaks, California
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“Spectacular”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I've seen this grand theater from the street before but never had been inside. We attended the Alice Cooper concert here and was in awe of the architecture. Such a beautiful place full of history. There isn't a bad seat in the theater and the staff is extremely friendly. Drinks are a little pricey but what theater or arena has cheap ones? Would love to go back and see another show.

Visited November 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“Gorgeous theater!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

If you have the chance to see a show here, don't miss it. You'll recognize the theater from many movie scenes (The Artist being the most recent). It is just beautiful. For the performance we saw, we were able to enjoy a glass of wine at our seats (they have cup holders :-). If you appreciate old architecture, or ornate interiors, or history, or theater, visit the Orpheum.

There's no parking but plenty of pay lots around the back. There's a great bar next door for a drink before your show.

Visited April 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Gorgeous venue”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

We saw Eric Idle's "What About Dick?" and it was great! What a gorgeous theater! My only complaint was that at the basement bar there was only one bartender and a line at least 30 people deep (that's the only reason it doesn't get a 5/5). He probably could have used some help. The drink prices were very reasonable, as were the snacks. I definitely look forward to seeing some more events here.

Visited April 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“They don't build them like this anymore”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

the Orpheum Theatre is an absolute gem of a decorative and architecturally significant location that packs the "oh wow" punch when you enter. check out the lower floor sitting srea, complete with beautiful wood panelling and ( yes, an location to grab a drink to take into the theatre) Don' forget to gaze up at the lighting fixtures and second floor balcony and promenade, stained glass interior light that dims to new hues after the performance starts. screenings of classic moves ! See Las Remaining Seats courtesy of the LA Conservancy laconservancy.org, plays and performances always bring something new and varied. downtown LA is on the upswing with convenient parking next door ($10.00) or public transporation close by. After showtime, Broadway bar is just next door as is the trendy and populat Umami burger.

Visited April 2012
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