Photo: Joshua Gunther
DOROTHY CHANDLER PAVILION
Completed in 1964, this theater is home to the Los Angeles Opera and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center. The site of the Academy Awards from 1969-1999, this 3,200+ auditorium is one of the largest and most versatile theaters in the U.S.
The recently renovated Music Center Plaza contains dining and entertainment opportunities and is available to the public 24 hours per day.
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The new Grand Park, with its majestic views extending from the Music Center to City Hall, provides Angelenos of all walks of life a place where they can come together to celebrate, reflect, and shape the future, in one central gathering place. Throughout Grand Park, open spaces are available not only for casual sitting and leisurely strolling, but also for civic gatherings.
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WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
This is the glittering home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. The site is also home to REDCAT, the Roy and Edna Disney Cal Arts Theater.
Designed by Frank Gehry, the hall was completed in the fall of 2003. With superb acoustics, it is a mecca for renowned performers from all over the world.
The third-floor, outdoor public garden of the Disney also offers a beautiful respite for the public and for theater-goers.
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MARK TAPER FORUM
Named for a prominent Los Angeles banker and philanthropist, the theater opened in 1967. This intimate forum is programmed by Center Theatre Group. The theater is located between the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and the Ahmanson Theater on the Music Center Plaza. Both the theater and its productions have won numerous Tony Awards.