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Orpheum Theater

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Address: 842 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014-3202
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Elaborate French Renaissance theater dating back to 1926.

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Comedy Central taping of Kevin Hart's The Next Level

I did my due diligence and read quite a lot of reviews before I went to this theatre because I wanted to know what I was in for. I made the mistake of getting sucked into a review... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Jana M
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California
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I did my due diligence and read quite a lot of reviews before I went to this theatre because I wanted to know what I was in for. I made the mistake of getting sucked into a review that talked about how horrible the leg room was and how poorly placed the cupholders were..........WELLLL, I think that reviewer must never... More 

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San Clemente
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

The Orpheum Theatre has been completely restored to its former glory, and is a cozy, quaint and intimate venue for comedy performances. The sight lines are clear and unobstructed with clear views throughout the theater. The seats have all been updated and include drink holders in front of each seat. The sound system is amazingly well done without any echo... More 

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Recently renovated. We always enjoy going to the Orpheum Theater. Plenty of parking nearby. Well worth the drive into the city.

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Thank GretaGarboFranklyn
Apple Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Building was built in 1926 was used on the vaudeville circuit and silent films. It houses 1 of the few organs used in that area. The acoustics in building is heavenly. Staff is excellent, seats are comfortable. My only complaint is the parking and that's not because of the Theater; downtown LA is just a happening place!

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Thank Monica B
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Saw Tedeschi Trucks perform. The venue has an old Hollywood charm in Downtown LA. We sat in one of the balconies off to the side. Good sound system. This area is becoming rejuvenated so there's lots of good eateries around.

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Thank Isunwin
Los Angeles, California
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226 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

It really doesn't stand out from the street, in fact it looks just like a theatre. That is until you walk inside. I have never seen such beauty as this reconstructed edifice to the arts. Nothing modern can compete with the paintings and statues and even the stage curtain makes you pause and try to absorb it all at once.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Saw a rock/pop concert here. The theatre itself is gorgeous. Sound was good. Sight lines from floor were good. Nice little bar lobby area for pre-show drinks. Even had a funky little taco spot for a quick dinner.

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Thank Paula H
LA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

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 bubbles 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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Thank Jessica M
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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