Looking for something a bit different to do in? Take a second look at “The Theater”
Although not as many theaters as Broadway has, Los Angeles has its share of Theaters which put on great shows all year round.
Geffen Playhouse – A very intimate setting and big on developing new plays.
10886 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles 90024
Zephyr Theatre – Very small in the Melrose District
7456 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood 90046
Pantages Theater – Likely the crown jewel of LA. This historic Theatre has seen the likes of some of LA’s greatest pieces.
6233 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood 90028
Ahmanson Theatre – Downtown Theatre row, a bevy of plays hit this spot.
135 Norh Grand Ave, Los Angeles 90012
Pico Playhouse – Professional theatre which is open to experimental to established plays.
10508 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90064
Mark Taper Forum – Also owned by the Center Theatre Group in Downtown, this round theatre has hosted the likes of Martin Sheen and other great actors.
135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles 90012
Valley Performing Arts Center – A brand new facility at Cal State Northridge, large venue with big and small productions in their vast complex.
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge 91330
Theatre Asylum – Great location in Theatre Row in Hollywood, formerly the Elephant.
6320 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood 90038
Pasadena Playhouse – Large theatrical shows, great location for new plays needing a name for themselves.
39 S. El Molino Avenue, Pasadena 91101
Santa Monica Playhouse – Small, but two stages have been around since the 60s, nice productions.
1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401
Skylight Theatre – 99-seats, has its own theatre company and active works through October
1816 1/2 N. Vermont, Los Angeles 90027
The Second City Hollywood- Improv shows, either from current classes of their conservatory group or repeat players, shows weekly.
6560 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles 90028
Kirk Douglas Theatre – Beautiful location, wonderfully done, great productions.
9820 Washington Blvd, Culver City 90232
Kodak Theatre – (Now known at the Dolby) From the Academy Awards or whatever else it wants to host, this ultra modern facility can handle whatever wants to be here.
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles 90028
Crown City Theatre Company – Resident director and actor, hosting Shakespeare in the Park near Pasadena.
11031 Camarillo Street, North Hollywood 91602
The MET Theatre – From experimental to raw works, has a pretty good celebrity draw.
1089 N. Oxford Avenue, Los Angeles 90029