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Hiran Abeysekera, Richard Parker (Fred Davis, Scarlet Wilderink, Andrew Wilson). Photo by Matthew Murphy & Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade.

Life of Pi

May 6 – June 1, 2025

Ahmanson Theatre

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SPECTACULAR! LIFE OF PI delivers magic. That roaring you hear at the show’s end? It’s the sound of a standing ovation.




Winner of three Tony Awards® and the Olivier Award for Best Play, Life of Pi is an unforgettable, epic tale of adventure and “an exhilarating evening of theater” (The Wall Street Journal).

Lolita Chakrabarti’s dazzling stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel (over 15 million copies sold) is a worldwide phenomenon and opened to critical acclaim on Broadway and the West End and is now captivating audiences around the globe.

With its larger-than-life journey of faith, hope and perseverance, Life of Pi speaks to every generation and “gives new life to Broadway” (The Today Show). 

Told with jaw-dropping visuals, world class, innovative puppetry and exquisite stagecraft, the Broadway and West End sensation Life of Pi creates a visually breathtaking journey that will leave you filled with awe and joy.

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Written by Lolita Chakrabarti
Based on the novel by Yann Martel
Directed by Max Webster

Venue Information

The Ahmanson Theatre is located at 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles CA 90012.

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Ticket Prices

Prices start at $35.

Friends Ticket Presale

On sale: February 12, 2025

Donate $100 and access tickets to all Center Theatre Group shows before the general public for an entire year, with preferred pricing

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Amex Presale Tickets™

On sale: February 19, 2025

American Express® Card Members are invited to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public.

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Single Tickets

On sale: February 26, 2025

For Ahmanson shows:

Opening Night

Performance date: May 7, 2025

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Performance Length

The performance length is 2 hour and 10 minutes with a 15-minute intermission.

Please Note

Recommended for ages 10 and up. Contains some mature content and violence, smoke, haze, flashing lights, strobe lights and loud sounds throughout.

For more information, please visit our Show Guide for Parents.

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American Express® Card Member Performance

Join us for the American Express® Card Member Performance to access exclusive opportunities and post-show events.

Performance date: May 15, 2025

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Accessibility and Amenities

Our ACCESS program is committed to accessibility for all audiences. We offer a number of services to accommodate persons requiring mobility, vision, and hearing access.

One Saturday matinee for every mainstage Center Theatre Group production is designated as an ACCESS performance. These performances are designed for patrons who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, and/or have low vision. ACCESS performances at the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, and Kirk Douglas Theatre all offer American Sign Language interpretation and Audio Description.

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Performance date: May 31, 2025