The Orpheum Theatre

842 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014
877-677-4386

Details

  • $$
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
The elegant theater, which opened in 1926, is one of the classic movie palaces on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. After a long restoration, the historic venue has returned to its vintage appearance, with a Beaux Arts facade and an in-house Wurlitzer organ. Such performers as the Marx Brothers, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland and Stevie Wonder have appeared on its stage, and in more recent years it's hosted musicians like Natalie Merchant, Jackson Browne and Keane and television programs like America's Got Talent. And, in keeping with its storied past, the Orpheum still screens all manner of classic movies, including the L.A. Conservancy's beloved Last Remaining Seats series. No matter who's performing at the Orpheum, the venue itself is the star, with a balcony looking down over a large lobby, which is festooned with ornate lamp sculptures, vintage Deco couches and lavishly patterned carpets. All ages. Street parking.

Related Stories (39)

  • ’90s Cult Favorite Dr. Katz Invites Comedians to His Couch for a Live Show
    Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:35 a.m. by Julie Seabaugh

    Fun fact: Jonathan Katz once sold a vial of Robin Williams’ urine to a rabid fan for $500. The unassuming comedian, writer and actor behind the influential ’90s animated series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist began his enterta...

  • Mike Epps
    Friday, February 20, 2015 at 3 a.m. by Siran Babayan

    Earlier this year, Mike Epps was wondering the same thing we were: Why wasn’t he included in Chris Rock’s Top Five? The comedian might soon overshadow Rock’s stardom, though, as he prepares to play Richard Pryor in the upcoming Lee ...

  • Trailer Park Boys
    Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 3 a.m. by Siran Babayan

    Grab a rum and Coke. Boozing potheads Ricky (Robb Wells), Julian (John Paul Tremblay) and Bubbles (Mike Smith) are back for their latest misadventures in this new live show dubbed the “Still Drunk, High and Unemployed Tour.” The Can...

  • Gwen Stefani
    Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 4 a.m. by Falling James

Load More Articles

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >