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Dolby Theatre in Hollywood

With the elegance of a 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 the Hollywood and Highland shopping mall in Los Angeles, Dolby Theater presents the city's most exciting concerts, entertainment events and theatrical TV and movie performances.
This iconic Hollywood theater, complete with Art Deco architecture and a magnificent interior highlighted by a grand spiral staircase, has hosted many Broadway productions and high-profile events like American Idol and the Daytime Emmys as well as some of the world's most legendary performers including Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder and Melissa Etheridge.


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
  •  Dolby Lounge
  •  Special Events & Awards
  •  Guided Tours
Before you go

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. Starting 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 some of Los Angeles’ most exciting concerts, live performances, TV productions, theater and awards shows in a magnificent venue. From the towering portal, designed by Rockwell, on Hollywood Boulevard, you enter an amazing five-level lobby, centered by a grand spiral staircase with backlit glass plaques for Best Picture Oscar® winners.
The lavish 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 multimedia experience. Spend some time in the Dolby Lounge to enjoy 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 and dining destination with 60 trendy boutiques, nine restaurants, a state-of-the-art cinema house, Lucky Strike Lanes and a few of Hollywood's best 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.
The Dolby Theatre
2.58 Miles from Hotel
6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90028 323-308-6300 Visit Website

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