One of the nation’s leading theater companies, producing world-class dramas and musicals at the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theatre located at the Music Center.
There are more theaters in Los Angeles than any other city in the United States, and its 1,500 annual productions are more than any city in the world. Dance productions range from classical ballet to avant-garde performances. Hollywood’s landmark Pantages Theatre presents all-time Broadway hits like Book of Mormon, Peter Pan and West Side Story. Center Theatre Group is one is of the largest theatre companies in the nation, with year-round programming at the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theatre in Downtown L.A., and the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (KDMC) is one of the largest West Coast presenters of dance. REDCAT is a creative laboratory inside Walt Disney Concert Hall that nurtures today’s cutting-edge artists.
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For over 50 years the Ahmanson Theatre has presented a wide variety of dramas, musicals, comedies and classic revivals. A unique, state-of-the-art reconfiguration proves a variable seating capacity from 1,600 to 2,000. It currently enjoys the largest theatrical season ticket base on the West Coast in a year-round season from early fall through late summer.
Newest partner in an international network of adventurous centers for contemporary visual, performance and media arts located inside the Walt Disney Hall complex.
The Pasadena Playhouse, one of the nation's leading regional theatres, is a 686-seat performing arts venue located in Pasadena's Playhouse District. Founded in 1917, The Pasadena Playhouse provides a variety of cultural and artistic events from theatre and dance to music and opera. Recent hits include ART starring Roger Bart, Michael O'Keefe and Bradley Whitford and THE HEIRESS starring Richard Chamberlain and Heather Tom.
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