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History

Los Angeles, the "Creative Capital of the World", is full of famous venues for movies. When it comes to the stage, the Ahmanson Theater is the place to go for all the award winning shows that travel to the city or debut there. The Ahmanson Theater is one of four venues that make up the famed Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, or as it is also known, the Music Center of Los Angeles. Together with the Mark Taper Forum, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Ahmanson Theater is a vital part of the epicenter of the arts scene in Los Angeles. The Ahmanson Theater opened on April 12, 1967, thanks to the support of Howard F. Ahmanson Sr, a wealthy insurance and real estate tycoon, who was also a great supporter of the arts in Los Angeles. The theater's first production wasMore Stately Mansions,starring Ingrid Bergman, Arthur Hill and Colleen Dewhurst, written by Eugene O'Neill. More Stately Mansions enjoyed a six month stay in Los Angeles before heading to Broadway, where it ran at the famed Broadhurst Theater.

Through the years, the Ahmanson Theater has hosted some of the biggest names in screen and stage, including Angela Lansbury, Katherine Hepburn, Charlton Heston, Peter Usinov, and Elizabeth Taylor. When you want to see world class stage productions, look no further than the Ahmanson Theater. In the mid 1990's, the theater was extensively renovated, allowing the Ahmanson to enter the new century with a world class venue that would continue to host the best of stage in the city where entertainment and creativity are born.


Events Hosted

The Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles has hosted some of the most legendary actors and stage productions over its 46 year history. Legendary playwright Neil Simon debuted six plays at the Ahmanson Theater including California Suite in 1976 starring Tammy Grimes, Chapter Two in 1977, Biloxi Blues in 1984 starring Matthew Broderick. Biloxi Blueswould later enjoy a 524 performance run on Broadway and went on to become a motion picture starring Broderick, Christopher Walken and Penelope Ann Miller, who also starred on the stage version. The Ahmanson Theater also premiered the plays of Ernest Thompson, including A Sense of Humor starring Jack Lemmon and West Side Waltz in 1981 starring Katherine Hepburn.

Hosting some of the best musicals, dramas and revivals performed in the last 50 years, the Ahmanson Theater is always the venue for productions that are currently touring the country likeAmerican Idiot, Disney's Marry Poppins, Les Miserables, Fela!,Monty Python's Spamalot,A Chorus Line, Sweeny Todd- The Demon Barber of Fleet StreetandTwelve Angry Men.Whether it is comedy or drama, musical or satire, the Ahmanson Theater is your destination for all of the best in theater when you are in Los Angeles.


Los Angeles, California

The City of Angels has something for everyone. This famed city of creativity, fashion, media and, of course, sunshine, is one of the top destinations for tourists coming from all over the world. Los Angeles is the destination for millions of people looking to make their dreams come true. People come hoping to make it big in music, theater, movies or just wanting to bask in the sunshine of it all. California dreaming has been a theme that has led millions to the west coast in search of a better life.

Los Angeles is a city that can offer its citizens and visitors a little bit of everything. Sick of the sunshine? In an hour, you can be skiing. Tired of the ocean? You can quickly drive to the desert. In search of wilderness? Head on up to Yosemite. Los Angeles is a city of glamor and beauty, both physical and fashionable, from the cliffs of Malibu to the red carpets of Hollywood, there is just so much beauty in Los Angeles. The city is not just about the beaches, though. One can spend a whole week just touring the architecture of the city and even more time trying to walk the halls of the city's legendary museums. It's most famous is the Getty Museum, the wealthiest museum in the world and one of its most visited. The museum houses some of the most elaborate European, Renaissance and Baroque art as well as gardens that will amaze you. By night, Los Angeles as unparalleled nightlife, with world class cuisine throughout the city. No trip to LA would be complete without a trip to the theater. Visiting The Music Center and the Ahmanson Theater is one of the best ways to see the incredible talent in Los Angeles.


Seating Layout

Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theater is one of the cities premier destinations for world class stage productions. Seating for 1600-200 guests, the Ahmanson is the perfect place to see a music thanks to it proscenium, or large vaulted arch that stands over the stage. Broken up into three sections, the theater consists of the Orchestra, Mezzanine and Balcony levels, making sure that every seat has a prime view of the stage.


Ahmanson Theater Trivia

The Ahmanson Theater closed in the mid 1990's for an extensive renovation. What was it's first production when it reopened?

Miss Saigon was the much anticipated production playing at the new and improved Ahmanson Theater and ran at the theater for over eight months.

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