Kodak Theatre Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Eastman Kodak Company is part of the Oscar® activities.

Eastman Kodak Company is part of the Oscar® activities.


LOS ANGELES - This year’s Academy Awards® ceremony will mark the five-year anniversary of Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center. The 79th Oscars® telecast is one of the highlights of the Theatre’s year-long anniversary celebration.

For the past five years, the 3,400-seat Kodak Theatre has also become the home of other award shows, TV specials, touring Broadway productions, performances and concerts. Top artists including Alicia Keys, Celine Dion, Tyler Perry, Stevie Wonder and the American Ballet Theatre have graced its stage. In addition to the Academy Awards, this year Kodak Theatre will welcome back high-profile spectacles, including the American Idol finals, Miss USA® Pageant, ESPY Awards, GLAAD Media Awards, Daytime Emmy® Awards and the AFI Life Achievement Awards.

Guided tours at Kodak Theatre are offered seven days a week, with rare production and performance schedule exceptions, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, departing every 30 minutes. The walking tour offers visitors architectural highlights of the world-renowned venue, as well as a glimpse of the ultra glamorous side of Kodak Theatre that can be seen on Hollywood’s biggest night – the Oscars®.