Once known as RKO Pantages Theatre and now more commonly known as the Hollywood Pantages Theatre, the palatial Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles is an art deco theater sitting on the corner of Hollywood and Vine. Since opening on June 4, 1930, as a vaudeville establishment, it grew into a multi-genre performance space, hosting concerts like
and big budget musicals like
The Phantom of the Opera
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What is the Pantages Theatre's seating capacity?
The Hollywood Pantages Theatre has a 2,703-person seating capacity.
Where are the best Pantages Theatre seats located?
The best seats at the Pantages Theatre are in Section A in the orchestra level. The front of the mezzanine offers unobstructed bird's-eye views of the stage.
Is the Pantages Theatre accessible by public transportation?
To get to the Hollywood Pantages Theatre by public transportation, take the Metrolink to Los Angeles Union Station. Transfer there to the Metro Red Line rail. Get off at Hollywood and Vine. You can purchase Metrolink tickets at Ticket Vending Machines and through the Metrolink App. Tickets include free Metro rail transfers.
Is there on-site parking?
There is no on-site parking at the Pantages Theatre, but there are more than a dozen privately owned parking lots within two blocks of the theater. Prices at these lots typically range between $10 and $20. All lots off accessible parking are on a first-come-first-serve basis. Metered street parking is also available, but be aware many areas are posted tow-away, bus or no-parking zones. For the hour preceding all showtimes, the curbside line in front of the theater can be used to drop off and pick up passengers. At other times, cars can stop here for 5 minutes or less, which is convenient for when you need to claim reserved parking vouchers or tickets from the box office.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
The main lobby of the Pantages Theatre hosts three bars offering sodas, mixed drinks and candy. The largest of the bars is located just inside the theater entrance to the left of the front doors. The other two bars are located on opposite ends of the mezzanine. All three bars open one hour prior to showtime. There is also a concession stand in the main lobby offering a selection of other beverages and snacks.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
Hollywood offers many fine attractions for tourists and locals alike. Among the closest and most popular are the Old Hollywood Tour, The Escape Hotel, The Laugh Factory and Starline Tours Hollywood.
Is the Pantages Theatre a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Several wheelchair transfer seats with movable arms are available in the aisle of the orchestra level of the theater. No accessible seating is available in the mezzanine level as the theater has no elevator.
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