Traipse through iconic neighborhoods with Antaeus Theatre Company

By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva

Virtual tour of Los Angeles

Maybe 2020 was the year you were going to visit Los Angeles. Due to the coronavirus pandemic this wasn’t possible disappointing millions of would-be visitors. Not to mention Hollywood wannabees dreaming of moving to the entertainment capital of the world for their big break.

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Los Angeles is a peerless puzzle. From fashion to food it sports a unique style defined mostly by whims.  There’s a youthful, vibrant vibe Iand a no rules attitude.

Los Angeles is not truly a city—although there is a new bustling downtown Virtual tours of Los Angeles

area that reassembles a metropolis.  It’s more a mix of eclectic neighborhoods spread out from east to west toward the ocean.

A virtual COVID19-safe tour

While visiting Los Angeles is out of question currently, a local  theatre group created a way to bring the area to you.

Antaeus Theatre Company’s The Zip Code Plays: Los Angeles is presenting  virtual interactive tours of six neighborhoods that highlights landmarks and small business around town. And the podcasts are free at

A different member of the Antaeus Theatre Company guides each virtual adventure offering  historical, architectural and anecdotal commentary for the sites..

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The plays take you through diverse areas such as South Central LA, Westwood, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades and Sun Valley.

Virtual Los Angeles tours

Virtual visit to Santa Monica by the sea

Each of the six plays is by a member of the Antaeus Playwrights Lab in a different genre or style. Hosting the series is two-time Audiofile Award-winner Ramón de Ocampo. Original music is provided by Ellen Mandel. The audio producer, sound designer and foley artist is Jeff Gardner.

For more information about the virtual tours and to listen to The Zip Code Plays: Los Angeles, go to

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