The Microsoft Theater, the Venue for the 2022 Emmy Awards
Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, USA, to host the event again Emmy Awards The 74th Emmy Awards ceremony itself will take place on September 13, 2022 local time.
The Microsoft Theater has been the venue for the Emmy Awards since 2008. As is known, the Emmy Awards is an award for television work and one of the most prestigious in the world of entertainment.
The Microsoft Theater is considered the perfect venue to host an event as big as the Emmy Awards. The main theater has a capacity of 7,100 seats and is one of the largest indoor theaters in the United States.
Previously, the Microsoft Theater was known as the Nokia Theater LA Live, which was used as a music and theater venue. As quoted from Wikipedia, the stadium was designed by ELS Architecture and Urban Design of Berkeley, California on behalf of Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) in 2002.
Kurt Schindler became Microsoft’s theater development architect. The cost of building this theater is 120 million US dollars or the equivalent of Rp. 1.7 trillion.
Actor Michael Keaton accepted the 2022 Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. (Photo: Mark Terrill/Invision/AP)
The theater opened its doors on October 18, 2007. It was only in 2015 that Nokia Theater LA Live was renamed the Microsoft Theatre, as part of a new naming agreement with AEG Live.
It is known that Microsoft acquired the Nokia mobile device in 2014. Since its opening, the Microsoft Theater has become a popular place to show gifts.
The venue also hosted the MTV Video Music Awards in 2010, 2011, and 2015. The Microsoft Theater also hosted the 58th Grammy Awards on February 15, 2016.