Tips for Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater

10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles CA 90024
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Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater 4.107077856420628 out of 5 8901

728 Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater Tips

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43 events
9 reviews
12 stars
Ate a restaurant in Brentwood called Pizzicotto - Great neighborhood Italian restaurant
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53 events
23 reviews
23 stars
There is no intermission. Plan ahead.
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Nancy Belling Boyarsky Red Velvet
49 events
8 reviews
2 stars
Parking: The free parking at the Westwood public structure (paid for by the Geffen) is a real hassle when everyone leaves at once. We pay $5.50 for a lot a block away from the theater and are home in bed by the time the last person straggles out of that slow garage line.
These Paper Bullets!
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11 events
3 reviews
2 stars
If you park in the public structure next to Trader Joes, the Geffen will validate.
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54 events
15 reviews
18 stars
Get there early and street parking is available. Otherwise, parking is a long walk around the block at Trader Joe's.
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54 events
15 reviews
18 stars
Geffen is a lovely, intimate venue, where every seat is a good one.
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20 events
9 reviews
3 stars
If you get there at 6:00, there is street parking (parking meter) which is a lot more reasonable than the parking lots.
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31 events
19 reviews
4 stars
or, add your own... If you arrive within 2 hours of 8:00 p.m. and are lucky enough to get an available parking space on the street at a meter it will cost you $2.00 ($1.00) per hour) which is very reasonable compared to parking lot expense.
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31 events
19 reviews
4 stars
I wore a sweater, flip-flops, etc..
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93 events
14 reviews
17 stars
If you are lucky, you may be able to park at the parking meters across the street. Free after 8pm, $0.25 each 15 minutes
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59 events
26 reviews
15 stars
The Geffen has a beautiful courtyard in it's historic 1929 building so I recommend getting there a little early to enjoy it.
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59 events
26 reviews
15 stars
I'm always able to find street parking towards Hilgard and pay about 50 cents as the meters stop being valid after 8 p.m. so for a weeknight show you can get parking for 25-50 cents.
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5 events
2 reviews
1 stars
parking right next door is ideal and reasonable $7 for our night at the Geffen. pay parking machines on the "A" lobby levelwere temperamental and the attendant helped a lot. Two cars had trouble using their ticket to open the gates out of the parking lot.. but finally all of us got out.
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38 events
15 reviews
5 stars
Poolside dining the W Hotel's Backyard restaurant. Happy Hour items if you order by 7:00 and a5-minute wall to the theater afterwards!
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16 events
10 reviews
10 stars
I expected parking to be an issue, it is Westwood after all, but there was a lot right next door and the fee was reasonable at $7.00.
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Culver Roz Red Velvet
115 events
41 reviews
90 stars
Ate at CPK a couple of blocks away.
Bad Jews
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34 events
20 reviews
8 stars
We lucked out and got the only handicapped parking right in front of the theater. The parking garage has handicapped parking but one needs to take an elevator and walk around the block to get to the theater.
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93 events
14 reviews
17 stars
Parking $7 next to the theater and $5.50 right across the street
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Culver Roz Red Velvet
115 events
41 reviews
90 stars
Napa Valley Grille has a happy hour where dining before the theatre can be a short walk away, fun and not too expensive.
The Power of Duff
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41 events
14 reviews
91 stars
Best parking: Get there esrly and look for parking on the street.
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