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Pantages Theatre

Pantages Theatre

Performing Arts Venue and Concert Hall
Los Angeles
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  • Its Maky B.
    Its Maky BitchJuly 7, 2015
    Great shows & Seats in the first rows from the left. Parking is cheaper and better than others so arrive at least 40min before the show cause there is a waiting like amways Or use the valet parking.
  • Brittany G.
    Brittany GreenNovember 10, 2013
    I saw The Phantom of the Opera there twice and it was amazing. I love this theater. They really bring their shows to life and you have a great view regardless if your in the balcony or the floor!
    Upvoted Jul 9
  • Harper
    HarperApril 5, 2011
    Since ur in the area. Check out chicken Dijon for a quick delicious treat. If u have xtra time try dillons $3 drafts all day. Want to live it up. Check out the W lounge or cafe entourage island spice
  • Jana L.
    Jana L.July 29, 2013
    Lovely theater! Snap a few pictures in the lobby. A warning - no pictures in the theater, so be fast if you're the rule breaking type. Cheap and yummy dinner across the street at Chicken Dijon.
  • Shara P.
    Shara Pangburn3 weeks ago
    I've been coming to this theater since I was a kid and it never disappoints. Took my Mom to see Cabaret, it's my 3rd time seeing it over the years, this was by far the best cast. Life is beautiful!
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Jon M.
    Jon MenagerAugust 13, 2015
    An absolute classic in Los Angeles. I've been going to musicals and shows here since I was a kid. It's beautiful inside. Parking is available in multiple lots in the area!
    HISTORYApril 20, 2010
    The Pantages was once owned by Howard Hughes with his personal office on the second floor. He sold it in 1954. It would be purchased by Pacific Theaters in 1967 who would restore to its former glory.
  • Darius T.
    Darius TaghaviJanuary 31, 2013
    I have been to many performances here. The best seats are the benches in the lobby. It is beautiful inside but they need to remodel the seats. Better seating at The Ahmanson or La Mirada Theaters.
  • Kaitlyn C.
    Kaitlyn CavazosApril 6, 2013
    The no photography rule goes for phones too. If you want to try to take a picture of the stage without flash before the show, go for it but chances are the ushers will yell at you.
  • Michael A.
    Michael AngelNovember 7, 2011
    * Ladies Restroom - 1 on both sides of the lobby, 1 upstairs on the West Side* Mens Restroom - 1 on the East Side of the lobby and 1 upstairs on the East Side*Concession Stand in middle of lobby
  • Justin O.
    Justin OrdovezaOctober 29, 2014
    The art and the architecture are amazing here. A lot of the Disney musicals and the best of Broadway play here.
  • Kevin P.
    Kevin PongSeptember 8, 2012
    when you come park in lot A, cheapest parking $10 w/ a 2 min walk, and be aggressive because of all of the old folks and tourist who want to push their way through the lines. ever heard of please?
  • Benny A.
    Benny AguayoNovember 5, 2010
    Here's a tip for when you are in front of the theatre: check out our amazing Dining Guide in the huge glass display case facing Hollywood Boulevard! Bon Apetit!
  • Nicholas O.
    Nicholas OsborneNovember 3, 2012
    They have the 'no photography in the theater' rule which is out of date for cell phones, should make it no flash photography at all & none at all, of any type once the show starts.
  • Michael A.
    Michael AngelJuly 10, 2013
    They no longer offer rush tickets, but they DO offer tickets that start at $25! Every seat's a great seat. Definitely my go-to to see a show <3
  • Holly W.
    Holly W.February 27
    Love this theater. It is in the Hollywood hub. Great shows. If purchase on Goldstar, request sit together or seats may be separate.
  • Jen M.
    Jen M-E2 weeks ago
    If you are in any part of SoCal and are looking to see a traveling Broadway production, make the effort & go here. It's a better experience!
  • Superb
    SuperbOctober 24, 2013
    When Howard Hughes bought the Theater in 1949, he was in it for the long haul. The aviator has been seen countless times by employees, walking through walls to where his old office would have been.
  • Gregory C.
    This is a beautiful theatre that houses incredible entertainment. Every seat is great!
  • Bradley P.
    Bradley PierceFebruary 21, 2011
    There are 3 bars inside the Pantages! Stop in for a pre-show drink and feel like its Broadway. The pours are worth the price.
  • Adriane P.
    One of my faves in LA. Take the subway and save yourself some time and money for parking
  • Alden S.
    Alden SiaOctober 13, 2010
    Saw numerous shows here. It serves it purpose. The theater has so much intricacies in its interiors and I love it.
  • Stephanie P.
    Stephanie PressmanOctober 11, 2011
    Love it! Offices are upstairs take elevator to the right of the theatre (enter from outside)
  • Vincent M.
    Vincent MonteroFebruary 9, 2011
    Always come to the Pantages with a good friend, a great show, in a beautiful theatre...priceless. Especially when they know all the songs!
  • Jeff W.
    Jeff WilsonMarch 20, 2015
    Wicked show was very nice. Sit in the balcony dead center. Great view of any show.
  • Joy
    JoyJuly 2, 2010
    Watched Phantom for the very first time here in 1997 and got me hooked. Love coming here still! Go see IN THE HEIGHTS before it's gone. So fun!
  • Amy🌙 B.
    Great old beautiful Architectural theater with fantastic performances.
  • Sean R.
    Sean RobisonMarch 19, 2015
    Beautiful, old-school Hollywood theater. Not a bad seat in the house.
  • Carlos G.
    Carlos GonzalezOctober 17, 2012
    The bloody Mary's are good and ummm the Book of Mormon was awesome!
  • Charles T S.
    Charles T SebestaDecember 17, 2015
  • Daynah
    DaynahAugust 12, 2009
    Beautiful theater. Go see a show here. I got the chance to see Wicked here when it was in town!
  • Julia S.
    Julia SamuelsNovember 9, 2014
    Don't worry about the girls bathroom line. It is very orderly and fast
  • Crystal W.
    Crystal WarnerFebruary 13, 2014
    NEVER listed at TKTS. Buy tickets from box office instead of online to avoid having to pay the extra fees when you order online ($60-125 depending on ticket price).
  • Diane M.
    Diane McClureFebruary 26, 2015
    Excellent venue with outstanding acoustics
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah StockelOctober 12, 2013
    Gorgeous theatre better than the broadway ones I've been too!
  • Narine
    NarineOctober 24, 2012
    Book of Mormon was a lot of fun, but nothing less than $20 to $25 for parking in the vicinity? That's outrageous!
    Upvoted Jun 11
  • Bradley P.
    Bradley PierceFebruary 10, 2011
    Go down to the bar and have a preshow cocktail, strong and fun.
  • Nicole T.
    Nicole TOctober 14, 2012
    Preorder and pay for ur Intermission cocktails before the show starts. They will be waiting for you next to the bar. Cheers!
  • Kishari S.
    Kishari SingDecember 11, 2011
    Ladies, skip the bathroom downstairs and go up one level. Less crowded!
  • Patrick L.
    Patrick LeeDecember 12, 2012
    The best way to get tickets is to be a season ticket holder.
  • Ben H.
    Ben HandzoMarch 20, 2013
    If you eat at Delphine you can valet your car there for $8 and get it after the show.
  • Nazeli Y.
    Nazeli YaghoubiAugust 14, 2015
    Very classic theater I went to phantom of the opera there
  • Sandie C.
    Sandie ColbyOctober 30, 2011
    Check in at the box office upon arrival to request seating upgrade!
  • India B.
    India BradleyMarch 26, 2011
    Awesome theater for celeb sightings! Just saw Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes with there fam.
  • South Park i.
    South Park in LANovember 17, 2010
    Take the Red Line to the Hollywood and Vine stop. It is across the street from the Pantages.
  • Sean H.
    Sean HamiltonMay 25, 2012
    Spot booth is ginormous here! Complete with kitchen and couches!
  • Cyndi G.
    Cyndi GibsonDecember 12, 2012
    Eat at Dillion's prior to any performance great food and service!
  • Derek J.
    Derek JonesSeptember 14, 2014
    This is the premiere touring house in Los Angeles.
  • john l.
    john lutzJanuary 19
    Great theatre but some sound problems
  • Wayne M.
    Wayne McWorterMarch 2, 2010
    Theatre has cool iPhone app that gives you show schedule, links to buy tix, restaurant info, special discounts and more!
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