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Address: 6233 Hollywood Blvd. at Vine, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone Number: +1 323-468-1770
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Opened in 1930 by a vaudeville magnate, the interior of this famous theater...

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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The Only Show In Town

I'm surprised that I never have reviewed this - been going for over 30 years. This is about the only place in town - the larger big town - that resembles Broadway. L.A. has never... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm surprised that I never have reviewed this - been going for over 30 years. This is about the only place in town - the larger big town - that resembles Broadway. L.A. has never been known for its theatre venues, and despite new ones cropping up over the year, at any given time the choices are limited. But to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at the Pantages last night to see Hedwig and the Angry Inch, my friends and I enjoyed the show, also the staff is really well organized in terms of checking your bags, tickets and helping you get to your seats, All that we encountered were friendly, customer oriented, professional, knowledgeable and we loved our experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably our favorite theatre in Southern California. It's simply stunning inside and worth the admission ticket just to explore its architecture and design. The shows aren't half bad either. This trip our tickets were for Jethro Tull, and though it was more a concert for my husband than myself it was still an overall excellent concert experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended Hedwig and the Angry Inch here the other night. Hedwig was great and the theatre was very comfortable. (I attend a lot of shows in New York City and many venues are very cramped and uncomfortable.) There were also ample amount of rest rooms which is a nice surprise. My only complaint is that Pantages is one of... More 

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Culver City, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Pantages Theatre. We subscribe! We just saw Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and are looking forward to Hamilton. If you've never been to the Pantages, you have missed out on something valuable in your life. Just go. Look around. The building is majestic, the interior ceilings are amazing. The performances are ALWAYS top drawer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For my trip to Los Angeles my friend bought tickets to a show at the Pantages theater. The theater is spectacular; reminiscent of old Hollywood glamour. The seating is roomy and comfortable and the sound is very good. I recommend you see a show at the Pantages theater during your visit to Los Angeles!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't been as bowled over by some of the performances at the Pantages but am always stunned by the surroundings. It is a beautiful theatre with all the grand opulence of days gone by in the best possible way. Some of the shows are outstanding, and rarely is there a dud. If you go, go for something you really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend an hour just walking around the place to take in the architecture both inside the theatre and outside in the lobby areas. It is a classic. Has both a huge main floor and a balcony. Parking is not inexpensive, but a better way is to eventually get to the Metro Redline subway and get off at Hollywood... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible show, a lot of talent. Probably best to read up on it on Wikipedia prior to attending, then it makes more sense

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're season ticket holders at the Pantages and very liberal about content. Ignore the fact that it is basically a one man show about a transsexual from Germany with very Bowie esqe attributes, especially the wigs. It's simply a very bad rock parody, with fair music and simply no plot or story line. My family, ranging from 29 to 60... More 

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