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Address: 135 N Grand Ave, The Music Center of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3013
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Zoot Suit is Amazing!

Amazing, wonderful production that brings the story alive. And you cannot get a bad seat in the Mark Taper Forum. If you can still get tickets, GO!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Tova D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing, wonderful production that brings the story alive. And you cannot get a bad seat in the Mark Taper Forum. If you can still get tickets, GO!

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San Antonio, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came to LA specifically to see this acclaimed production of Zoot Suit by Luis Valdez and el Teatro Campesino. We were very impressed with the building and the location. Production was a little disappointing in that it was hard to understand. We could hear, but articulation wasn't always clear, Dynamic production with great choreography and good leads. The location with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to the Mark Taper theater to the Zoot Suit for anniversary weekend. First time at the theater. My wife and I have been to several theaters around town and by far this is the best. First there's plenty of parking second before you get to the theater with restrooms there plenty of vendors selling Delicatessen... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The girls spent an evening out at the Mark Taper Forum. We enjoyed Zoot Suit. We had good seats in Section B. The cast and the energy was amazing. The World premiere was held in 1978! It will be there from January 31 - March 19, 2017.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

A wonderful theatre experience (Zoot Suits). It seems that every seat is a good seat, and the washrooms actually accommodate a large number of people in a short space of time. Can't wait to make an evening here part of our next visit to LA.

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Claremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Have had a subscription for some years - almost never disappointed. Appreciate the productions that are world premieres, also fun to see name actors on stage at times.

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Fallbrook, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

5th row seats, Billy Idol, Culture Club, Missing Persons, Tears for Fears, Rick Springfield, had a great time, totally loved kris jenner being booed off the stage when she tried to introduce Boy George.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

We went to see the presentation "Appropriate", a three hour play. That's right three hours, but the time went by quickly as it kept one captivated. It was a good production. It is not a large theater so most seats are good, though it is best to be in the middle. The seats are really comfortable which made it that... More 

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

We have attended the Mark Taper throughout the years and each season we are amazed at its unique quality of theatrical productions ! The theater is fairly small so there are truly no bad seats. Take a chance and check it out- you won't be disappointed!

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Burbank, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

I like this theater... small & intimate. Every seat is a good seat. It is clean and maintained nicely. The staffs are very polite and friendly. Always good plays performing there. Parking is $9 below the theater. Tough to find street metered parking.

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