THEATRES & VENUES

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Los Angeles Theatres & Venues

In the heart of downtown Los Angeles, just minutes from The Mayfair Hotel, you can witness incredible, world-class live performances by the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, spirited off-Broadway productions at the Ahmanson Theater, or even a comedy show at the Microsoft Theater. Ideally located for the everyday concert-goer and theater-lover, The Mayfair is the perfect place to stay for guests looking to take in a live show, of any variety, during their LA adventure. The nearby historic venues include the Wiltern Theatre in Koreatown, The Shrine Auditorium and the Orpheum Theatre, which are home to historic Hollywood performances, countless televised award shows, as well as tapings of the hit TV series “American Idol.” Even if you don’t take in a show, a walk down Broadway will give you a treat as you pass the countless theaters of LA’s storied past, with well-preserved marquees and astounding architecture.

LOS ANGELES MUSIC CENTER

1.4 miles from The Mayfair Hotel. Get Directions.

Home to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theater, Walt Disney Concert Hall and more, the world-famous Los Angeles Music Center boasts an impressive event calendar for concert fans and theater lovers alike. Its stages have been graced by stars the likes of Katherine Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, and Charlton Heston, and are home to the renowned Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera, and Los Angeles Master Chorale. If you’re looking for a Broadway show, the Center Theatre Group continues to entertain audiences with shows like The Book of Mormon and Les Misérables.

MICROSOFT THEATER

0.8 miles from The Mayfair Hotel. Get Directions.

Formerly Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, the Microsoft Theater hosts music and comedy acts such as Alan Jackson, Katy Perry, Aretha Franklin, Ed Sheeran, and Gabriel Iglesias and even awards shows such as the ESPYs, Primetime Emmy Awards, and BET Awards.

THE NOVO

0.8 miles from The Mayfair Hotel. Get Directions.

Formerly known as Club Nokia, and located within the L.A. Live Complex, The Novo is the perfect venue to see both established artists like Coldplay and Demi Lovato and emerging music acts like Two Feet, Ari Lennox & Masego, or Griselda, and cultural shows like Smart Funny & Black.

THE STAPLES CENTER

0.9 miles from The Mayfair Hotel. Get Directions.

While it is also home to the NBA’s LA Lakers and LA Clippers, the NHL’s LA Kings, and the WNBA’s LA Sparks, the Staples Center continues to be a stop on tours for major artists and shows the world over. Shows and artists like Celine Dion, KISS, Janet Jackson, Jurassic World Live, Camila Cabello, The Lumineers, Luke Bryan and more have all played for crowds of thousands at the Staples Center.

THE ORPHEUM THEATRE

1.1 miles from The Mayfair Hotel. Get Directions.

First opened in 1926, the Los Angeles Orpheum Theater has delighted concert-goers for more than 90 years. Once a concert hot spot for Rock and Roll greats like Little Richard and Aretha Franklin, the theatre continues to showcase great music talent of today as well as comedy shows and Live Acts like Ricky Gervais and The Masked Singer Live.

THE SHRINE AUDITORIUM

2.7 miles from The Mayfair Hotel. Get Directions.

As a large event venue in Los Angeles, The Shrine Auditorium was previously home to the Academy Awards, Emmys and Grammys. Today, audiences flock to the theater for the likes of the iHeart Music Radio Awards, world video game tournaments, comedy and lecture series, and concerts such as the reunion of My Chemical Romance.

DODGERS STADIUM

2.8 miles from The Mayfair Hotel. Get Directions.

The home of Major League Baseball’s LA Dodgers, Dodgers Stadium is much more than a baseball stadium. Hosting events like Cirque du Soleil and concerts like Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy, guests of all ages are sure to find an event to enjoy.

THE WILTERN THEATRE

2.8 miles from The Mayfair Hotel. Get Directions.

Artists of all genres come to perform on The Wiltern Theatre stage. Country and folk, hip-hop or rap, rock, pop, electronic, jazz, blues, and comedy acts all perform with the backdrop of this magnificent interior not easily found anywhere in today's modern venues.

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