Los Angeles Theatre

615 S. Broadway,
Los Angeles, CA 90014

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 5, 2014 at 11:40 am

Wrong theater, gd14lawn. The theater at the Ace Hotel, where CS&N are playing tonight, is the Theatre at the Ace Hotel (former United Artists Theatre) a few blocks south of the Los Angeles Theatre.

gd14lawn
gd14lawn on April 5, 2014 at 11:02 am

Crosby Stills & Nash are playing here on April 5.

The attached hotel (the Ace Hotel) is now open.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 23, 2014 at 1:49 pm

Redwards1: the architect is listed in the sidebar at the right of the page. S. Charles Lee designed the Los Angeles Theatre, and Samuel Tilden Norton designed the Fox Building, the office structure fronting on Hill Street at the back of the theater.

Redwards1
Redwards1 on February 23, 2014 at 1:23 pm

Who was the architect of the Los Angeles Theatre?

SchineHistorian
SchineHistorian on November 14, 2012 at 9:55 pm

What a thrill to see this theater highlighted in the Lifetime reality series Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition. Great views of the theater, despite the overwrought drama of the show itself. LA theater friends tell me that the show used the theater almost all summer long. BRAVO to Lifetime for using an historic theater as a backdrop for their show!

Cinerama
Cinerama on February 23, 2012 at 10:09 pm

The theatre was shown in the latest NCIS: Los Angeles episode.

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on February 2, 2011 at 12:21 pm

January 30th marked the 80th anniversary of the grand opening of the Los Angeles Theatre, which had Charles Chaplin’s “City Lights” as the inaugural attraction. Advertised as “The World’s Finest Theatre,” it accompanied the B&W serio-comedy with a stage presentation featuring a symphony-sized orchestra. Performances were continuous from 10:00am daily. On weekdays, general admission was 50 cents until 1:00pm, 65 cents to 5:30pm, and 75 cents to closing. On Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, the price was 65 cents until noon and 75 cents the rest of the day and night. Children were 25 cents at all times. All performances had reserved-seat sections at higher prices of $1 and $1.50, depending on time of day.

LouisRugani
LouisRugani on December 26, 2010 at 6:25 am

The LOS ANGELES' lobby, the lobby ceiling, chandeliers and candy counter are seen early on in the 1970 Paul Mazursky film ‘Alex in Wonderland’ as part of the storyline. (Later on, there are exterior scenes of the VOGUE and NEW VIEW as well.)

DonSolosan
DonSolosan on November 7, 2010 at 12:34 am

Corey, the link goes to a Fox Theater sign in the Las Vegas boneyard…

coweyhere
coweyhere on November 7, 2010 at 12:12 am

A photo of the neon sign along the side of the theatre, from June 2009:

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Larc
Larc on October 30, 2010 at 6:26 pm

A Wurlitzer model 216 organ (2/10) was installed in the Los Angeles Theatre for its opening after being moved from the nearby Tower Theatre. There has been some confusion about this Opus 1620 Wurlitzer since records show it was shipped to the Garrick Theatre on Apr 23, 1927. But the Garrick had already been demolished by then to make way for the Tower, which opened on Oct 27 of that year. Original plans for the Los Angeles called for installation of a larger Wurlitzer, and chamber space was provided to accommodate it, but the owner ran out of funds and was forced to move the organ from the Tower instead.

The organ had been in the Tower for only a couple of years. After its move to the Los Angeles, it was played for only a short time before being allowed to fall into disrepair. It was restored to playing condition in the early ‘60s, and organist Ann Leaf performed to a full house on Aug 23, 1963. She also recorded tracks for an LP on it (Concert Recording #CR-0083). The organ was eventually sold or, as some reports have it, stolen from the Los Angeles. It’s now known to be part of a larger organ that is in private hands.

William
William on August 18, 2010 at 8:08 pm

It’s been there for years. It was placed there so people could see what was playing at the Los Angeles Theatre, when you were standing across the street at the Paramount Theatre. I think that was the second verson of that sign of the years.

Ross Care
Ross Care on August 12, 2010 at 10:46 am

Sorry, the above link will take you to my FLICKr photostream which will change. This should take you to the Los Angeles Theatre photo in my album of vintage theaters:
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tarantex
tarantex on August 8, 2010 at 2:34 pm

Nice pictures Hollywood!

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on June 28, 2010 at 1:13 pm

Nice marquee shot monika.

monika
monika on May 22, 2010 at 12:21 pm

I took this photograph last night, 21st May 2010:
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William
William on April 19, 2010 at 2:49 pm

You can see afew quick shots of the Los Angeles, Tower, State Theatres during the chase scene in the movie “Date Night”.

stevebob
stevebob on April 19, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Interior spaces of the Los Angeles could be seen in the 100th episode of the Fox TV drama Bones. (It’s called “The Parts in the Sum of the Whole”; it first aired April 8, 2010.)

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on April 13, 2010 at 9:21 pm

I thought this was a good photo. Apologies if it has been posted before:
http://tinyurl.com/y3fs3tx

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on April 4, 2010 at 7:30 pm

Nice photo ken mc.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on March 31, 2010 at 9:27 pm

This is probably from February or March of this year:
http://tinyurl.com/yzal6ye

DonSolosan
DonSolosan on March 27, 2010 at 1:01 pm

No, that wasn’t last year. I volunteered for all six shows for the past two years and that wasn’t one of them. It has to be older than that.