Tips for Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater

10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles CA 90024
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790 Geffen Playhouse - Gil Cates Theater Tips

Terry
20 events
13 reviews
12 stars
We had a good, but overpriced dinner at Napa Valley Grill before the theater.
Maggi
50 events
23 reviews
10 stars
Happy hour at Nappa Grille...the best!
Susan Jane
18 events
3 reviews
8 stars
Discounted parking is available under Trader Joes on Glendon BUT it is slow to exit. Not a good system. Patience is required in addition to a credit card.
Susan Jane
18 events
3 reviews
8 stars
Small snacks and cocktails for sale. Lots of nice restaurants in the area for dinner before or after. Napa Valley Grille, Tanino, The Glendon Bar, Palomino and the Skylight Bar are a few within walking distance. On the more casual side there is California Pizza Kitchen, Jerry's Deli and In & Out burger. Further down Westwood Blvd. we recommend Fundamentals, Pomodoro or Sunnin.
Susan Jane
18 events
3 reviews
8 stars
The weather was dark. Springlike evening. Bring a sweater or a jacket.. I wore Casual nice. Like L.A. likes its theatre garb..
Heather
Heather
36 events
20 reviews
13 stars
Parking at the lot down the street is only one dollar less than the garage right next to the theater.
The Pianist of Willesden Lane
Dee
Dee
25 events
5 reviews
5 stars
Starting time delayed, probably because there's no intermission.
Dee
Dee
25 events
5 reviews
5 stars
Great uplifting story, but bring tissues!
Dee
Dee
25 events
5 reviews
5 stars
Performance is under 2 hrs with no intermission.
Dee
Dee
25 events
5 reviews
5 stars
Street parking is available. Performance is just under 2 hrs, so don't forget to feed the meter!
Goldstar Member
3 events
2 reviews
0 stars
I wore a Chico's sweater, slacks, wedgies.
Vivavoce
23 events
14 reviews
7 stars
There are a few tables and seats in the ante room that make the wait for seating time comfortable. If you're solo, there's a nice sized table near an electrical outlet that's ideal for opening up your laptop.
Vivavoce
23 events
14 reviews
7 stars
The theater is just off of Westwood Boulevard. There are many shops along that boulevard. The refreshment bar had coffee or wine at very reasonable prices. I think there were also cookies to nibble.
Vivavoce
23 events
14 reviews
7 stars
The theater staff was magnificent and very accommodating. It was a wonderful experience. The usher instructed me on how to reach my seat on the other side of the row. The only negative was two patrons who refused to allow me to pass them in order to reach the seat. I had to use another row occupied by half a dozen or so people instead of just two.
Vivavoce
23 events
14 reviews
7 stars
An added bonus about the theater was the fact that the bus stops for Metro, Culver City, and Santa Monica are just 50 feet or so away.
Vivavoce
23 events
14 reviews
7 stars
Accessibility was great. An elevator is on one side of the auditorium and a beautiful staircase on the other.
Stacy
Stacy
100 events
6 reviews
290 stars
$4 parking with theater validation at the parking lot next to Trader Joe's.
The Pianist of Willesden Lane
Kenyon Brown
Kenyon Brown Red Velvet
659 events
377 reviews
-294 stars
We always park in the structure behind Trader Joe's. There's a nice, lit alley connecting that street to the theater.
Abe Lincoln’s Piano
Kenyon Brown
Kenyon Brown Red Velvet
659 events
377 reviews
-294 stars
There really aren't any bad seats in this house.
Abe Lincoln’s Piano
Benett Berkowitz
214 events
66 reviews
21 stars
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