Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles CA 90012


Accessible or ADA seating may be available at this venue through Goldstar. Contact us before buying tickets to make arrangements.

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About Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Part of the Los Angeles Music Center alongside the Ahmanson Theater, the Mark Taper Forum and Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion’s grand five-story performance space has been the site of countless luminaries from the worlds of music, theater, opera and dance. Built in 1964, the auditorium still retains much of its “Mad Men”-era charm, its elegant chandeliers, wide curving stairways and glitzy décor harkening back to an older, grander L.A. Home to the Academy Awards ceremony for much of the ‘70s and ’80s (and as recently as 1999), the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is now the permanent residence of the Los Angeles Opera.



All attendees must have a ticket, regardless of age.

830 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Tips

  • Dressy 12
  • Casual 4
  • Formal 2
  • Arrive early 7
  • Park in lot 5
  • Take public transit 3
  • Dine before you go 6
  • Food and drinks for purchase 5
  • Pack a picnic 1
109 events
28 reviews
53 stars
If you are looking for inexpensive eats, there is a Burger King and Subway Sandwich within walking distance of the music center. Food on the Plaza is a little pricey.
joyce helfand
40 events
29 reviews
21 stars
I wore We saw people in cut offs and T shirts. Come on L.A. This is an opera. Show some class!.
26 events
9 reviews
11 stars
Parking at the Dorothy Chandler is kind of a nightmare. It is very easy to get confused when trying to find your car if you end up parking on the bottom floor. Make sure to pay special attention on how to get back, we searched with two other groups of people who couldn't find a way to their cars in the same area until we all finally figured it out!
1 events
1 review
3 stars
Come a little early and enjoy the complex if the weather is good.
Todd Hanna
36 events
24 reviews
6 stars
There are open areas for you to eat a picnic if you choose. However, if all the items are not disposable, you will need to take them back to your car. There are also several places to eat in the immediate area of the Music Center
Todd Hanna
36 events
24 reviews
6 stars
There is parking below the Music Center for a flat rate of $9.00. It has attendants, well lit and easy access to the Music Center
Todd Hanna
36 events
24 reviews
6 stars
The weather was Typical SoCal evening...light crisp air. I wore Dress pants, shirt and shoes. Many people were in suits and even tuxedos..

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