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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Pinot Grill from Patina is right across from Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, but it gets BUSY, so give yourself at least 2 hours before the show.
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The weather was warm. I wore A suit - many people dressed up, but many were more casual..
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"Einstein on the Beach"
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attended Oct 12 2013

Parts of it were breathtaking. Mostly, I found it boring. We went at the urging of my cousin who is in love with Robert Wilson's work.

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Quotes & Highlights

Read the program for Einstein on the Beach.
“The musical event of the year!”—
The New Yorker

“An experience not to be missed!”—The Times London
“The most influential opera of the last 50 years.”—Los Angeles Times
“Original … Visionary!”—The New York Times
“Magical!”—San Francisco Chronicle


Each performance lasts approximately four hours and 30 minutes, and there are no traditional intermissions. The audience is invited to leave and re-enter quietly as desired; there will be full concession services available in the theater lobbies throughout the performance. 

Presented in collaboration with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (CAP UCLA).

The 2012-13 production of Einstein on the Beach, An Opera in Four Acts was commissioned by BAM; the Barbican, London; Cal Performances University of California, Berkeley; Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity; De Nederlandse Opera/The Amsterdam Music Theatre; Opera at Orchestre National de Montpellier Languedoc-Rousillon; University Musical Society of the University of Michigan. Orginally produced in 1976 by the Byrd Hoffman Foundation.

Produced by Pomegranate Arts, Inc.