A NEW ERA FOR THE GREEK THEATRE SET TO BEGIN

LOS ANGELES, California (Wednesday, April 13, 2016) In November of 2015, the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks unveiled renovation plans for the beloved and historic Greek Theatre. Together with new venue management operator Pennsylvania based, SMG and SMG’s food company Premier, the Greek Management team has been hard at work preparing the venue and event calendar for the 2016 season. The first concert scheduled for this Saturday, April 16, 2016, featuring Latin sensation, Pepe Aguilar, will offer the public the first opportunity to experience world-class entertainment in one of the nations most iconic venues. Patrons will be treated to a variety of enhancements such as:

  • Venue wide wi-fi upgrades
  • A new mix of food and beverage options reflecting California tastes, fresh products and innovative presentation
  • Coffee kiosk complete with Greek Theatre merchandise
  • A new fabulous plaza bar offering mixologist creations, crafted beers and specialty wines
  • State of the art LED video screens
  • New furniture in our box suites and hospitality areas
  • Improved shuttle experience with clean air City of LA Dash Buses and additional off-site spaces at only $10 per car.

In addition to these patron offerings, the venue has received a fresh coat of paint, beautiful landscape treatments and touring artists will enjoy dressing room upgrades designed by LA-based design firm Rios Clementi Hale Studios.

“The guest experience is very important to us” said Becky Colwell, SMG Greek Theatre General Manager. “Enhancing the wi-fi, adding new menu options to the venue dining experience while hosting an event schedule that will appeal to all musical tastes is a great way to kick off a new era for The Greek.” To keep up with all the new and exciting Greek changes, visit www.lagreektheatre.com  and sign up for our weekly updates, follow us on facebook: thegreektheatre, twitter: Greek Theatre, Instagram: greek_theatre and snapchat: thegreektheatre.

About The Greek Theatre

The Greek Theatre is a 5,901-seat music venue located in Griffith ParkLos AngelesCalifornia. It was built in 1929, opening on September 29 of that year. Designed by architect Samuel Tilden Norton, the theatre stage is modeled after a Greek temple.  The Greek Theatre is owned by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks, and is operated by SMG World. The venue is among the City’s most cherished public sites.

The historic Greek Theatre stands as one of the nation’s most beloved and recognized outdoor entertainment venues. Throughout its history, the Greek has played host to some of the biggest legends in music. This iconic venue has also served as a site for numerous high school graduations, community events and backdrops for television shows and motion pictures. For more information visit:  www.lagreektheatre.com