Los Angeles Event Venues: Theaters and Concert Halls

Theaters and concert halls are made for performances such as concerts, plays, and films, so these venues make an ideal setting for these and other events. Los Angeles has a wide variety of theaters and concert halls including historic, modern, large, and intimate venues.

American Cinematheque at Egyptian Theater
323-461-2020×121
6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theater plays films at the historic 1922 theater. The theater’s giant 618 seat Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre and smaller 77 seat Steven Spielberg Theatre are available for screenings, parties, and other events. The theater also offers a courtyard that accommodates up to 600 people.

ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood
323-464-1478
6360 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles
ArcLight Cinemas provide a premier movie viewing experience with black box auditoriums, reserved seating, and a café and bar. The Hollywood location features the Cinerama Dome, a geodesic theater with a huge curved screen that was built in the 60’s. The theater, auditoriums, and café are available for private parties and event rentals,

Bovard Auditorium
213-740-4211
3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles
Bovard Auditorium is a performance venue at the University of Southern California. The auditorium is available to rent for plays, concerts, and other events. The auditorium seats up to 1,235 people and has a 36’ wide proscenium stage.

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
213-972-7211
135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles
The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is home to the LA Opera and features one of the largest stages in the country. The facility has several spaces available for events. The Auditorium seats 3,157 people. The Plaza accommodates up to 3,000 people or seats up to 1,500 people. The Grand Hall accommodates up to 1,100 people or seats up to 500 people. The additional tier of the Grand Hall accommodates up to 400 people or seats up to 200 people. The Fifth Floor accommodates up to 600 people or seats up to 450 people. The Founders Room accommodates up to 200 people or seats up to 150 people.

El Rey Theatre
323-936-6400
5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
The El Rey Theatre is a historic 1936 movie theater that was converted into a live music venue. The theater has a VIP lounge, a diner, and a full bar. The theater accommodates up to 771 people.

The Greek Theatre
323-665-5857
2700 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles
The Greek Theater is a premier outdoor theater located in Griffith Park. The theater seats 5,801 people and hosts concerts and other performances and events.

Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex
323-343-6611
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles
The Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex is located on the California State University campus. The Complex includes the Luckman Theatre, the Intimate Theatre, the Luckman Amphitheatre, the Luckman Gallery, the Luckman Street of the Arts, and the Donor Garden. The Luckman Theater seats 1,152 people and has one of the largest stages in LA. The Intimate Theatre is a Black Box theater that can be configured to fit all sorts of smaller performances and events. The Luckman Ampitheatre, the Luckman Gallery, the Luckman Street of the Arts, and the Donor Garden can also be rented for events.

Hollywood Bowl
323-850-2000
2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles
Hollywood Bowl is an outdoor amphitheater with a state-of-the-art stage that hosts concerts and other events. Group discounts to events are available for parties with 10 and more people. The venue accommodates up to 500 people.

Hollywood Palladium
323-769-4368
6215 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
The Hollywood Palladium is a famous landmark that serves as a live music and entertainment venue. The facility is available to rent for private events. The main ballroom accommodates up to 3,800 people or seated meals with up to 2,000 people.

John Anson Ford Theatres Complex
323-856-5793
2580 Cahuenga Blvd E, Los Angeles
The John Anson Ford Theatres Complex is a historic 1920’s venue located on a 45 acre park that includes a 1,245 seat open air amphitheater and a 87 seat indoor theater. The amphitheater and theater are available to rent for concerts performances, and other events.

Kodak Theatre
323-308-6300
6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles
The Kodak Theatre is a 3,332 seat theater that is home to the Academy Awards. The theater is available to rent for performances, weddings, parties, and other events. The stage can be used for dinners with up to 1,000 guests or receptions with up to 1,600 guests. The five elegant lobbies each accommodate between 100 and 400 people depending on the layout. The George Eastman Room accommodates up to 40 guests.

Laemmle’s Royal Theatre
310-478-3836
11523 Santa Monica Blvd, West Los Angeles
Laemmle’s Royal Theatre is a movie theater located in West Los Angeles. The theater is available to rent for screenings and other events.

Mark Taper Forum
213-972-7211
135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles
The Mark Taper Forum is located on the north end of the Music Center Plaza. The theater is home to the Center Theatre Group. The theater accommodates performance and other events with up to 745 people

Music Center
213-972-7211
135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles
The Music Center is a performing arts center located in downtown Los Angeles. The Center includes the Ahmanson Theatre, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Mark Taper Forum, the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Patina and Kendall’s Restaurants. The Ahmanson Theatre seats up to 2,109 people and also offers the Founders Room for events with up to 100 people. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion auditorium seats 3,157 people. The Mark Taper Forum seats up to 745 people. The Walt Disney Concert Hall auditorium seats up to 2,265 people. Patina main dining room seats up to 136 people and a private party room and patio are also available. Kendall’s main dining room seats 110 people and the bar and lounge, a private dining room and a boardroom are also available.

Nokia Plaza
213-763-5483
777 Chick Hearn Court, Los Angeles
Nokia Plaza is a 7,100 seat open air theater with a 9,600 square feet stage. The theater has a private VIP club with a balcony, four lobbies, fourteen backstage rooms, ten dressing rooms, a green room, three flexible space rooms, and six catwalks.

The Orpheum Theatre
877-677-4386
842 South Broadway, Los Angeles
The Orpheum Theatre is a restored historic performance venue with an elegant lobby, a lounge, and a mezzanine. The theatre has a 1,500 square feet stage, an orchestra pit, and an auditorium that accommodates over 2,000 people. The lobby accommodates up to 300 people. The lounge accommodates up to 175 people. The mezzanine accommodates up to 125 people.

REDCAT
213-237-2800
631 W 2nd St, Los Angeles
REDCAT, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, is a theater that hosts theater, concerts, movies and other performances. The theater seats up to 240 people and offers projection, sound, and lighting equipment. The facility also has a 3,000 square feet gallery adjacent to the theater lobby. The theater and gallery are available to rent for events.

The Staples Center
213-763-5441
1111 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles
The Staples Center is a sports arena and event venue located in the L.A. Live complex that is home to the Grammys, the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Kings, and more. The center has several spaces available for events. The San Manuel Club and the City View Terrace each accommodate up to 500 people. The Lexus Club accommodates up to 200 people. Also available are the Hyde Lounge, the three Wells Fargo Meeting Rooms, and the Lakers, Kings, and Clippers Conference Rooms. The entire venue accommodates up to 20,000 people.

Shrine Auditorium
213-748-5116
665 West Jefferson Boulevard, Los Angeles
The Shrine Auditorium is a 6,300 seat auditorium with the largest proscenium stage in North America and a freestanding balcony. The facility also has a 54,000 square feet exposition center with a 34,000 square feet main floor and a 20,000 square feet Mezzanine. The auditorium and exposition center are available to rent for events.

The Silent Movie Theatre
323-655-2510
611 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles
The Silent Movie Theatre is a 1942 art deco movie house. The theatre features a stage, a patio, a lounge, and movie projection equipment. The theatre is available to rent for screenings, parties, performances, and other events.

Walt Disney Concert Hall
213-972-7211
111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles
The Walt Disney Concert Hall is home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and is available to rent for concerts, performances, rehearsals, classes, and other events. The Auditorium seats 2,265 people and the Lobby accommodates receptions with up to 300 people. The BP Hall accommodates standing events with up to 500 people or seated events with up to 300 people. The Founders Room accommodates standing events with up to 200 people or seated events with up to 150 people. The Choral Hall accommodates events with up to 110 people. The Blue Ribbon Garden accommodates standing events with up to 400 people or seated events with up to 150 people. Additional garden space is available for standing events with up to 150 people or seated events with up to 100 people.

The Wiltern
213-388-1400
3790 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
The Wiltern Theater is a 1931 art deco theater located in Los Angeles’s Korea Town. The theater is available for concerts, plays, lectures, parties, and other events with up to 2,300 people.

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