Venue Details

19753 Star Starred
Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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19 events
15 reviews
14 stars
Very limited street parking and places to eat so come prepared to pay for parking and fed.
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42 events
23 reviews
13 stars
They changed Patina Restaurant in the courtyard. They made it smaller and changed to a price fixed menu. We arrived 1 1/2 hrs. early and couldn't get in. The taco bar was closed. We couldn't get into another restaurant and ended up getting a sandwich from the fast food kiosk.
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Reviews & Ratings

Baz Luhrmann's "La Boheme"
30 ratings
4.4 average rating
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11 events
8 reviews
28 stars
attended Jan 24 2004

This was a fun, romantic and lively Opera. My first Opera and I loved the vocals and ranges. I will definitely attend another.

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8 events
6 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 27 2004

Set design was gorgeous. I had never been to an opera of any kind, and this show was a fantastic introduction to that genre of theater.

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Quotes & Highlights

“A cascade of fireworks…with a sexy and vital cast!” —New York Times
La Boheme Program
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Description

Puccini’s opera La Boheme was the hit musical of its time. It’s an opera about real people, for real people. Baz Luhrmann’s production will bring the greatest love story ever sung to the people for whom Puccini wrote it: everyone.

While remaining faithful to Puccini’s lush score, Luhrmann’s production is reset in a remarkable design by Academy Award-winner Catherine Martin. The big opera houses of the world seat as many as 4500, but at the Ahmanson you’ll be close to the action. This great love story is told in a new, sexy, easy-to-understand way by gorgeous young performers you’ll fall in love with.

Most of all, what makes this production of La Boheme a must-see is Baz Luhrmann’s extraordinary vision—his unique talent for creating a world of sight, sound and feeling that takes you on a thrilling emotional journey to a place you’ve never been.