Google-owned YouTube will be featured at a new live venue in Inglewood, Calif. As part of a new hybrid development of Hollywood Park, the companies announced Monday that YouTube Theater will be a 6,000-seat venue that will host concerts, comedy shows, events for YouTube creators, esports competitions. and performances in the community The financial terms of the multi-year naming rights agreement were not disclosed.
The development houses the former Hollywood Park racecourse and is part of the same complex as the SoFi Arena, where Rams and Chargers and American Airlines are played. Plaza Hollywood Park also has 3,000 apartments, 300 hotel rooms, and space. Retail size 890,000 square feet
“YouTube Theater will drive the uniqueness of YouTube by incorporating real events. ‘Real life’ that brings creators and fans together and shares that same event experience with 2 billion monthly users worldwide via live streams and VOD content,” VP of Brand Marketing Angela Courtin said in a statement. declaration
Upcoming performers at the 227,000-square-foot, three-story YouTube theater include Pitbull and Iggy Azalea, Black Pumas and TLC alongside Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. The venue also features a 6,100-square-foot arena and a 3,500-square-foot private club.
The theater has a large digital YouTube “play” button icon on site. which can be transformed into a realistic video screen where guests can reflect themselves or watch highlights from YouTube creators and artists.
The YouTube Theater will open for its first event later this summer.