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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
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Elaborate French Renaissance theater dating back to 1926.

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This is a beautiful old theater, built in the 1920s. It is well maintained and clean. We sat in the mezzanine and the view of the stage was great. If you are short, this is the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
pwillard
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LA
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful old theater, built in the 1920s. It is well maintained and clean. We sat in the mezzanine and the view of the stage was great. If you are short, this is the place for you since the stadium seating allows you to see very well no matter who sits in front of you. There are lots... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a stunningly beautiful theater. Outside, the marquis is lit up like Vegas and the inside is ornate and gorgeous. We sat in the front row, mezzanine, and got an amazing view from our seats. The sound is great. Location is close to Staples Center and LA Live. We stayed at the Milner Hotel and had a short walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Fantastic intimate venue. I saw Ben folds and ymusic. At first I was a bit nervous about going into Downtown LA for a concert and the hassle of parking etc but found the experience a total pleasure. Ticket office was quick and efficient with security very friendly

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

I went to a couple of Broadway theaters on open doors day. And the show they put up at Orpheum was simply brilliant!

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Seal Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Kind of in a shady area that I guess has been up scaled. We parked up the street one block and walked to the theater. Beautiful inside and awesome acoustics.

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Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

The Orpheum Theater is a famous old theater and is a beautiful building inside and out, but to get there was scary. It was in a crappy part of old downtown Los Angles although everyone said it was the “hipster” part of town (it smelled like piss and greasy tacos, no real restaurants around to eat at, etc.). Know the... More 

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San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Saw Opeth for their 25th anniversary show and it was awesome. Venue was great had beer and snacks for sale. Parking was easy at one of the lots right next door. Would come back if another great band is in town playing here

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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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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