Downtown Palace

Downtown Palace Restored 1000 seat historic vaudeville theatre. Concert venue and event space. Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles Event line: 213-629-2939

The Downtown Palace opened with the words: “The Standard Orpheum of Vaudeville announces the opening tonight of its fine new theatre between sixth and seventies streets. All seats for tonight are sold, but for the balance of inaugural week as well as in the future they maybe obtained at the Box Office of the New House.” This proclamation revealed arguably the most charming, intimate venue in the storied Historic Core of Downtown Los Angeles. And now the old entertainment soul pushes into the new, carrying a legacy starting with a June 26th, 1911 inaugural performance by Sophie Tucker through subsequent star attractions such as Harry Houdini, Sarah Bernhardt, and Fred Astaire (even the greatest animal acts had their run!), to more recent marquee names like Julian Casablancas, Lucent Dossier Experience, Bill Nye (The Science Guy), Eugene Mirman, Tig Notaro, Last Remaining Seats, and Cinespia, to name a few. No longer an Orpheum (a word derived from the Greek mythological poet and musician Orpheus, whose skills could charm animals, plants, and even rocks) nor a newsreel iteration known as the “Palace Newsreel Theatre,” (including a visible ghost sign which can still be seen on the back alley wall), but a fully restored Broadway gem—the charming and lavish Palace Theatre, one of the oldest theatres in Los Angeles and the oldest surviving vaudeville circuit Orpheum theatre, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the historic Broadway corridor of downtown Los Angeles, California. On June 26, 2011, the “new” Palace celebrated its centennial by unveiling a $1 million restoration by Shahram Delijani, stirring Linda Dishman, executive director of the LA Conservancy to herald, "The Palace is one of the jewels of Broadway . . . and we're thrilled that they've done such a magnificent restoration.” While the Palace has embraced it's authenticity, it has also been technically upgraded with new audio, lighting, and electrical renovations, the heart of which is a matched and calibrated, state-of-the-art Midas III/d&b audiotechnik sound system intended to coax the naturally excellent acoustics across the one thousand fully restored, plush velvet wrapped seats, none of which are more than eighty feet from center stage. The Palace is one of the few venues to juxtapose an architecturally and historically significant structure with a state of the art sound system and classic 35 mm Simplex E7 celluloid projectors. Coupled with expanded bar, lounge, artist, patron, and VIP areas, the Palace is prepared to bring it’s legacy of cultural engagement and live performance into fully modern times, With its beautifully preserved architecture and decor modeled after the great opera houses of 17th Century Europe, or conversely as “something out of Tom Waits song,” restored and improved interior areas and cutting edge technical capabilities, the Palace Theatre in downtown Los Angeles can transform your next special event or live concert into a truly unforgettable, even magical experience. Exciting times lay ahead. Please direct special event and concert inquiries to: Events/Programming Department Broadway Theatre Group: Palace, Los Angeles, Tower Theatres ph: 213-488-2009 email: [email protected] General info: 213-488-2010 Theatre Manager and Location Filming: Edward Baney office: 213-629-2939 The Downtown Palace Quick Specs: Seating capacity: Main Auditorium: 608 Mezzanine: 460 Total: 1068 Sound Reinforcement: Midas III FOH console d&b audiotechnik V-Series line array (flown) w/B2 subs Trussing: 3 x 40' on stage truss 1 x 10' downstage truss. Power: 500 amps/3phase on stage 200 amps Stage Right 300 amps Stage Left Stage: 40’ wide at proscenium 31’ 6” deep from smoke pocket to back wall 36’ from stage to top of proscenium arch at center Projection: Dual Strong International Simplex E7 35 mm projectors with Xenon lamp houses ***Full specs, seating chart, pricing available upon request. Architectural Highlights: G. Albert Lansburg, an American architect known for his work on luxury cinemas and theatres, with assistance by Robert Brown Young, designed The Palace. The décor was elegant and subdued, with shades of gold, pink and blue predominating. Marble walls and mosaic tiles were used throughout the lobbies, and the basement featured a paneled lounge with a fireplace. The former ladies lounge upstairs has windows overlooking the outer lobby reminiscent of a lovely Florentine early Renaissance palazzo. Landburg enlisted noted Catalonian architectural sculptor Domingo Mora, who also worked on New York City’s Metropolitan Opera House, to design and create the striking brick and polychrome terra cotta facade—the first use of multi-colored stone in that era—formed into flowers, fairies, and theatrical masks, illustrating the spirit of entertainment. Four bas relief panels depicting the four muses of vaudeville -- Song, Dance, Music, and Drama—as well as a Troubadour figure, all illuminated by the polychromatic glow of an original “modern” neon marquee and accompanying neon vertical blades. The interior decoration is distinctly French Renaissance, with garland-draped columns and lit painted domes floating above like drifting luminous planets, and a color scheme of pale pastels, reflecting off the shells which illuminate the walls casting a soft lit ambience inside the auditorium. The auditorium was designed with excellent acoustics for the pre-amplified age. The intimate vertical design comprises of two balconies ensuring that no pair of ears or eyes are far from the stage. On the two walls surrounding the stage, hang two massive framed pastoral murals by painter Candelario Rivas and his crew working under the interior design direction of master American muralist Anthony Heinsbergen, the foremost designer of North American movie theatre interiors. To view a more extensive history of the Downtown Palace, please see the excellent web archive by Bill Counter: https://sites.google.com/site/downtownlosangelestheatres/palace-theatre also on FB: https://www.facebook.com/losangelestheatres And these other great historical resources: Los Angeles Historical Theatre Foundation http://www.lahtf.org LA Conservancy https://www.laconservancy.org Cinema Treasures http://cinematreasures.org

06/16/2019

This was a fun show. Thank you, Spaceland.

Night 1 of 2 and killing it.
05/08/2019

Night 1 of 2 and killing it.

05/01/2019

Live Nation Presents
FKA Twigs
May 7th & 8th
Palace Theatre
630 S. Broadway
DTLA

03/30/2019

The 7th annual Rock Agsinst MS is happening tonight good people of LA.
Come see the best in Rock, Rock out for a great cause. Doors at 7pm.
Palace Theatre 630 S Broadway in DTLA

02/02/2019

Cinespia Presents
Harold & Maude
saturday, february 9th
palace theatre
doors 7:30pm/ movie 8:30pm

A little Spinal Tap goes a long way ⚡
01/24/2019

A little Spinal Tap goes a long way ⚡

01/04/2019

January 19th
The Dollup
Live Podcast
Doors at 5:30pm

01/03/2019

Come and join us on January 19th to see
The Dollop live featuring Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds.
Doors at 5:30 show at 7 pm

01/03/2019

Come and join us January 19th to see
The Dollop live!
featuring Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds.
Doors open at 5:30pm. Show starts at 7:00pm.

01/02/2019

Happy New Year!

Have a great safe holiday season.
12/21/2018

Have a great safe holiday season.

Downtown Palace
11/17/2018

Downtown Palace

11/17/2018

-Tonight - Cinespia
The Royal Tenenbaums
Doors at 7pm & fun times by all

Swing Left event tonight at the Palace Theatre with Dave Grohl and Mayor Garcetti.Please vote. Last weekend before the e...
11/02/2018

Swing Left event tonight at the Palace Theatre with Dave Grohl and Mayor Garcetti.
Please vote. Last weekend before the election.

TICKETS FOR WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14th ARE STILL AVAILABLE
10/20/2018

TICKETS FOR WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14th ARE STILL AVAILABLE

The first of Sparks’ two Los Angeles shows at Downtown Palace is exactly ONE MONTH from today!

Who’s coming?! 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️✨

Tickets for the 14th can be purchased from here → https://bit.ly/2KNG5EP

GET YOUR TICKETS FOR LOS ANGELES HISTORIC THEATRE FOUNDATIONS SCREENING OF DIE HARD ON OCTOBER 20th
10/20/2018

GET YOUR TICKETS FOR LOS ANGELES HISTORIC THEATRE FOUNDATIONS SCREENING OF DIE HARD ON OCTOBER 20th

The historic Palace Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, opened 1911, where you can see a special 30th anniversary screening of DIE HARD in 35mm a week from today, 20th October. Includes a Q&A with the movie’s screenwriters!

For more Palace Theatre photos and info check out historictheatrephotos.com/palace.

For event info and tickets go to www.lahtf.org (Los Angeles Historic Theatre Foundation).

Women's Lounge
09/17/2018

Women's Lounge

Untitled Album
08/11/2018

Untitled Album

07/29/2018

"When it's done properly, taco should be a verb." - Jonathan Gold

Downtown Palace
07/02/2018

Downtown Palace

Happy Memorial Day Weekend ~
05/26/2018

Happy Memorial Day Weekend ~

The glamour of old Hollywood....
05/18/2018

The glamour of old Hollywood....

This way to the stage ~ Downtown Palace Theatre
05/17/2018

This way to the stage ~ Downtown Palace Theatre

Joe Jackson at the Palace Theatre - 2015
05/08/2018

Joe Jackson at the Palace Theatre - 2015

Historical Downtown Palace Theatre ~
05/08/2018

Historical Downtown Palace Theatre ~

Fantastic performance by Diamanda Galas. Her amazing voice and piano filled the Palace air with magic ~
04/27/2018

Fantastic performance by Diamanda Galas. Her amazing voice and piano filled the Palace air with magic ~

Spaceland Productions presents Diamanda Galas at The Downtown Palace Theatre 4/26/18 - Doors 7PM ~
04/27/2018

Spaceland Productions presents Diamanda Galas at The Downtown Palace Theatre 4/26/18 - Doors 7PM ~

Tonight Spaceland and Footlong Development Present - RZA:Live from the 36th Chamber - doors 7PM
04/25/2018

Tonight Spaceland and Footlong Development Present - RZA:Live from the 36th Chamber - doors 7PM

The Monty's Talent Show at The Downtown Palace on Saturday April 21, 2018 ~ Doors 6:30PM
04/17/2018

The Monty's Talent Show at The Downtown Palace on Saturday April 21, 2018 ~ Doors 6:30PM

The Expedition Radio Show
04/16/2018

The Expedition Radio Show

#TicketGiveaway! We're giving away ONE pair of tickets for RZA: Live from the 36th Chamber at The Palace Theatre TUESDAY April 24th! In the live-scoring performance, RZA will re-score the film from opening sequence to closing credits, seamlessly syncing scenes from the film with cuts from the Wu-Tang Clans rich discography spanning two decades.

Here's how to enter: FOLLOW The Expedition Radio Show on FB • LIKE this post • TAG a friend in the comments to enter

Contest ends SUNDAY APRIL 22ND at 9pm Pacific. Good luck!

*Ticket giveaway courtesy of our friends at Footlong Development

Graphic flip by Deejay Plannb

The Monty's Talent Show event at The Downtown Palace Theatre on Saturday April 21, 2018. Doors at 6:30PM.
04/11/2018

The Monty's Talent Show event at The Downtown Palace Theatre on Saturday April 21, 2018. Doors at 6:30PM.

DoLA
04/11/2018

DoLA

Award winning musician and film director RZA (founder of the Wu-Tang Clan) is unleashing his hip-hop genius on the live rescoring of the mother of all martial arts masterpieces: 'The 36th Chamber of Shaolin' 🎥🎶

Tuesday, April 24th, at the Downtown Palace Theater

Find Tickets 👉 http://bit.ly/2JuLjRo

The Echo
03/31/2018

The Echo

RZA will be doing a live score from beginning to end to the classic action 1978 Shaw Brothers film, “The 36th Chamber of Shaolin” at Downtown Palace on 4/24.
Tickets → http://bit.ly/RZA36thChamber 🎞🎶

Banner at the Spring Arcade Building in #dtla
03/20/2018

Banner at the Spring Arcade Building in #dtla

The Loft at The Downtown Palace Theatre ~
03/07/2018

The Loft at The Downtown Palace Theatre ~

Street Food Cinema presents Horror Valentines screening of "The Shining" tonight Sat 2-10-18. Doors 7PM
02/11/2018

Street Food Cinema presents Horror Valentines screening of "The Shining" tonight Sat 2-10-18. Doors 7PM

02/08/2018
The Shining

Street Food Cinema Special Edition presents a Bloody Valentine's screening of THE SHINING. Doors are 6pm - Saturday 2-10-18 ~

Come Celebrate Street Food Cinema's Special Edition - Bloody Valentine's Screening of "THE SHINING" on Saturday February...
02/08/2018
The Shining - Street Food Cinema

Come Celebrate Street Food Cinema's Special Edition - Bloody Valentine's Screening of "THE SHINING" on Saturday February 10, 2018 ~

With plenty of Signature Cocktails and exiting Market Vendors.

Doors open at 6pm - Click on link to purchase tickets:

http://streetfoodcinema.com/the-shining-bvla/

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer. 2016 Gift Certificates and Season Passes are not valid for this event.

Elijah Wood at Cinespia at The Downtown Palace Theatre #Palacetheatre ~
01/22/2018

Elijah Wood at Cinespia at The Downtown Palace Theatre #Palacetheatre ~

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