The Ahmanson Theatre, located at The Music Center, is where we showcase the plays and musicals that everyone has been talking about or will be talking about. It’s where we produce and present pre-Broadway runs as well as the best of Broadway and the West End, turning a night at the theatre into a true event.

Dining in Downtown L.A.

Dining in Downtown L.A.

Consider our restaurant partners before your next visit to the Ahmanson Theatre in Downtown L.A. Discounts available at select partners when you show your ticket. Read More

Upcoming Shows


Getting Here

Please plan on arriving at least one half hour prior to curtain time.

Parking

Self-Parking is available in The Music Center Garage for $9 at the Grand Ave entrance. (Please note: for weekday matinees please arrive between noon and 2pm and you will be charged $9. Parking before noon is $20.) The garage sometimes fills up on dates when all three theatres at The Music Center are operating.

Valet parking is available for $23 at The Music Center's Hope Street entrance.

Handicapped Parking is available for patrons displaying a handicapped placard at both The Music Center Garage and valet parking. The charge at both locations is $9. To arrange mobility services from The Music Center garage to the Ahmanson Theatre or Mark Taper Forum, please contact The Music Center Access Disability Line at 213.972.0777.

Parking rates at The Music Center are determined by the County of Los Angeles and are subject to change without notice.

Go Metro

Go Metro and save at select performances in 2017! Find out more details and plan your trip to the Ahmanson Theatre or Mark Taper Forum at Metro.net/Discounts or call 323 Go Metro or 323.466.3876. Roundtrip fare is $3.50 + $1 for a reusable TAP card, per person. Take the Metro Red or Purple Line to Civic Center/Grand Park Station and exit towards Temple Street. The Ahmanson Theatre/Mark Taper Forum is located at The Music Center, which is across the street, west of Grand Park.

Launch Trip Planner

From East LA, Pasadena, or Azusa
Take the Gold Line and transfer onto the Red or Purple Line at Union Station. Travel towards North Hollywood or Wilshire/Western and exit one block at Civic Center/Grand Park Station.
From Koreatown
Take the Red or Purple Line to Civic Center/Grand Park Station.
From Long Beach
Take the Blue Line and transfer onto the Red or Purple Line at 7th Street Metro Center Station. Travel towards Union Station and exit at Civic Center/Grand Park Station.
From North Hollywood or San Fernando Valley
Take the Red Line to Civic Center/Grand Park Station.
From Santa Monica or Culver City
Take the Expo Line and transfer onto the Red or Purple Line at 7th Street Metro Center Station. Travel towards Union Station and exit at Civic Center/Grand Park Station.
From San Pedro
Take the Silver Line (bus) to the intersection of 1st Street and Hill Street.
From the Southbay/Gateway Cities
Take the Green Line to the Blue Line at Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station. Then take the Blue Line towards Downtown L.A. and transfer onto the Red or Purple Line at 7th Street Metro Center Station. Travel towards Union Station and exit at Civic Center/Grand Park Station.

Pay $2.50 *All riders must have fare loaded on a valid TAP card, no cash accepted., Monthly Pass: $122.00, EZ Pass accepted.

Rideshare Pickup

The official rideshare pickup location for the Ahmanson Theatre and the Mark Taper Forum is 218 N Hope St at the corner of W Temple St, adjacent to the Ahmanson. Please wait there for services such as Lyft and Uber.