The Getty Villa
Elektra at the Getty Villa

How can I purchase a ticket to a Elektra performance?
Tickets for Elektra are available beginning July 1, 2010 at 9:00 a.m., online and by phone at (310) 440-7300.

Is there a limit on how many tickets I can buy?

If tickets are sold out, will there be a waiting list?
No. However, we encourage you to check back about two weeks before a performance, as seats may become available.

Can I bring my child to a Elektra performance?
This production contains material that is not suitable for children.

Do I need a separate parking reservation for the performance?
No. Separate parking reservations are not necessary, and parking is free after 5:00 p.m.

How early can I arrive?
There will be no admittance to the site prior to 7:00 p.m., as the Getty must follow certain regulations mandated by the City of Los Angeles.

Is there assigned seating?
No. Tickets are all general admission seating, and seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Will a seat cushion be provided?
Yes, each seat will have a cushion. However, due to space limitations, the seat cushion provided is backless.

Can I bring my own seat cushion?
No, portable stadium chairs are not permitted due to space limitations.

How long is the performance?
Approximately 90 minutes, without an intermission.

Can I get something to eat before the performance?
Yes. For your convenience, we recommend using our pre-paid dining options. You may call or fax your order using the box dinner reservation form. Box dinners and a selection of wine and beer will also be available for purchase on-site before each performance.

In addition to box dinners, express food service options including light dinner fare, coffee and espresso drinks, soft drinks, a selection of wine and beer, and dessert items will be available for purchase at the Coffee Kiosk before each performance.

Can I eat in my seat?
Yes. You are allowed to bring food and drink to your seat in the Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater.

How can I change my pre-paid dinner order?
To make changes to your pre-paid dinner order or if you have any questions, please call (310) 440-6808. All changes must be requested three business days prior to your performance.

Where do I pick up my pre-paid box dinner?
Pre-paid box dinners will be available for pick-up in the Cafe at the Pre-order line. The Cafe is located above the outdoor Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater.

Can I bring my own food and drink?
No. Visitors will not be permitted to enter the site with their own food, beverages, or alcohol. However, beer and wine are available for purchase on site.

All bags may be subject to security inspection, and backpacks and bags larger than 11 x 17 x 8 inches must be checked at the coat check in the Entry Pavilion.

Will there be heaters? Can I bring my own blanket?
No, we will not have heaters in the outdoor Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater; we encourage visitors to bring a sweater or a blanket.

Can I come to the Museum earlier in the day?
Yes. However, you must have a separate general admission ticket to the Villa, which is subject to availability. Also, galleries are closed between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. Check ticket availability online or by phone at (310) 440-7300.

Will the galleries be open?
Yes. All the galleries will be open, including the exhibition The Art of Ancient Greek Theater. Visitors are encouraged to explore the galleries from 7:00 to 7:45 p.m., before the performance.

Will you have listening devices available?
Yes, assisted listening devices are available upon request. Please ask an usher for one before you select a seat.

Are performances wheelchair accessible?
Yes. The Getty Villa site is ADA accessible. Front- and rear-row seating is available for visitors using wheelchairs and for their companions. Please arrive early to reach this area before the performance begins. Visitor Services staff will be available to assist you.

Are pets allowed at the Getty Villa?
No. Pets are not allowed on the Getty Villa site; this includes the parking structure as well. Service animals, such as guide dogs for the blind, are permitted.

If I purchased tickets, but cannot make it, can I get a refund?
No. Unfortunately, there are no refunds once tickets have been purchased.

How to Get Here
The Getty Villa is located at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California, approximately 25 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. See Hours, Directions, Parking for directions and parking information.