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Excellent Venue

Enjoyed a play here recently, and loved the entire experience, from the food and drinks served... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Cactustraveler
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Tucson, AZ
At the Music Center

This is the smallest of the three theaters at the Music Center. I love this small theater because... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
ibaol
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Enjoyed a play here recently, and loved the entire experience, from the food and drinks served outside, to the beautiful theater. Seating and sound are great!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cactustraveler
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is the smallest of the three theaters at the Music Center. I love this small theater because there isn't a bad seat. Seat prices are very reasonable so anyone can go to enjoy a play there. There's on site parking and the fees a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ibaol
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Daymark Taper forum is part of the music center in downtown Los Angeles. In the evening this building takes on a completely different character. Also, this is my favorite of the theaters to see something in. Typically the Taper has more experimental plays.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank drdroad
Reviewed 5 March 2018

OK--this review is only about the theater itself. People who review a particular play are completely missing the point of reviewing a theater. The Taper underwent a complete remodel about 5 years ago, and they did a very nice job. The seats are very comfortable...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank stevensE8641XY
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My friend and I went to see "Heisenberg" at the Taper yesterday. They have newly put seats on the back of the small stage, which puts the players not "in the round", but with seats in front of and behind them. My friend has season...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

▪️Location: Downtown LA with easy car access. ▪️Parking: Good underground parking. ▪️Theatre hall: Medium-sized. All seats are relatively close to the stage. ▪️Seating: Comfortable seating with some legroom. ▪️Play: Archduke, which we thought was only fair. ▪️Bar and Food: Typical. ▪️Cost: Relatively expensive for an...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank packcal
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We love the Mark Taper. It is in the middle of Downtown LA and part of the Music Center. The location is great. You can have lunch before the show or just sit in the pretty outdoor area and look at the lovely fountains and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank elizabethlascheid
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I'll leave the perspective of the specific show I saw out, because it will be long gone before you read it. In general the theater has a wide variety of high quality shows. However, having seen a lot of shows in many theaters, I will...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

After hearing a lot of hype, I spent a lot of money to see "The Price," while visiting from the West Coast with my girlfriend. I expected more than one stage set. The set you see when you come in is the same the whole...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jim R
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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!

Date of experience: March 2017
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