Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Mark Taper Forum
Known for its nurturing of quality productions, the Taper is reputed for housing slightly more weighty productions. Look up the schedule for a new season of fantastic theatre.
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Opened in 2003, the Frank Gehry-designed concert hall is worth visiting if only to view its exterior. An amazing piece of architecture, the building houses some of the best classical music events in the city.
The Wiltern
A large venue where the best musical artists are endowed with the grandeur they deserve.
Royce Hall
An architectural gem as well as home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and stage to luminaries such as Albert Eintsein and Ella Fitzgerald, Royce Hall is a must-see LA icon at UCLA.
Pasadena Playhouse
Remarkably, the second oldest regional theatre in the entire United States, The Pasadena Playhouse has been a great institution of American theatre since 1917.
Alex Theatre
Placing itself at the centre of the city's arts, culture and community programming the Alex theatre has a large role to fill which it does it exceptionally well.
The Groundlings
An improvisation and sketch comedy troupe, the Groundlings and their theatre offer a great place to watch comedy in the city. Who knows, you could catch the nex
Pantages Theatre
Come here to see big musical shows and some of your favourite musicians play in a classic Hollywood venue.
The Greek
For a festival vibe, visit the Greek and watch some live music under the stars in the heart of the city. Having played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment, the Greek knows what it's doing.
Hollywood Bowl
Home to rock stars and concert musicians alike, the Hollywood Bowl has something to suit all tastes. How better to appreciate your favourite artist than in such amazing and historic surroundings?
Geffen Playhouse
The place to go for plays and musical/vaudeville pieces, the Geffen Playhouse caters to the discerning theatre goer and sing-a-long lover alike.
El Rey
The El Rey Theater is an original art deco theater in the heart of the Miracle Mile, one of Los Angeles' preserved art deco districts. Converted into a live music venue in 1994, it now houses all manner of entertainment.

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