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The Dolby Theatre at Los Angeles, California
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The Dolby Theatre at Los Angeles

The Dolby Theatre (formerly the Kodak Theatre)

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6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles California 90028
Category: Entertainment
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Dolby Theatre In Hollywood

With the elegance of European style opera house and state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology, Dolby Theatre is a glamorous entertainment venue and host of the annual Academy Awards. Located at Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles, Dolby Theater presents the city's most exciting concerts, entertainment events and theatrical TV and movie performances.
This iconic Hollywood theater, with its Art Deco architecture and magnificent interior highlighted by a grand spiral staircase, has presented the world's most legendary performers - from Celine Dion to Stevie Wonder and Melissa Etheridge - Broadway productions and many high-profile events like the American Idol finals and the Daytime Emmys.


Hours -

Per Event. Guided tours from 10:30 am - 2:30 pm.

Prices -

Per event


  • Annual Academy Awards
  • PaleyFest


  • Live Concerts
  • TV and Broadway Shows
  • Special Events & Awards
  • Guided Tours
  • Dolby Lounge

The Oscars

Designed to broadcast the annual Academy Awards, Dolby® Theatre℠ has hosted the legendary ceremony since 2001. The highest honor in filmmaking - celebrating the world's most acclaimed movie actors, directors, producers, musicians, artists, designers and cinematographers, the Oscars will be held at the Dolby Theater through 2021. Started in 1929, and first televised in 1953, the Academy Awards is a glamorous Hollywood tradition that comes to life in dramatic fashion in this amazing theater.

The Dolby Theatre Technology Experience -

The Dolby® Theatre is a mind-blowing sensory experience that showcases the latest innovations in Dolby entertainment and audio technology and delivers the most natural sound and visual spectacles. With cutting-edge 3D imaging, the 3,400-seat Dolby Theatre sets the stage for the world's hottest live music concerts, TV and movie events and the city's most thrilling performances.


Why should I visit the Dolby Theatre?

The Dolby Theater in Hollywood presents LA's most exciting concerts, live performances, TV productions, theater and awards shows in a magnificent venue. From the towering portal, designed by Rockwell, on Hollywood Blvd., you enter an amazing five-level lobby, centered by a grand spiral staircase with backlit glass plaques for Best Picture Oscar® winners.
The sumptuous auditorium, highlighted by a striking silver "tiara," features one of the largest stages in the country and advanced sound and image technology that deliver a powerful entertainment and multi-media experience. Swing by the Dolby Lounge for cocktails, drinks, snacks and special events.

What's near the Dolby Theatre?

The Dolby Theater is located within the Hollywood & Highland Center, a vibrant shopping dining destination with 60 trendy boutiques and 9 restaurants, a state-of-the-art cinema house, Lucky Strike Lanes and a few of Hollywood's coolest nightclubs.
The theater is adjacent to the world-famous TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly Grauman's) and steps from the pulse of Hollywood Boulevard, home to bars, eateries and iconic attractions like the Hollywood Walk of Fame that illuminate old Hollywood history.


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