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Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing
Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing

The Greek Theatre could change hands after a Los Angeles city commission recommended Thursday that another company take over running the historic Griffith Park venue, the latest step in a bitter battle between entertainment titans. The decision could ultimately pull the theater out of the hands of the Nederlander Organization, which has run the Greek for decades. Nederlander bid jointly with Staples Center and L.A. Live developer AEG to continue operating the venue, but a panel of evaluators recommended handing control to Live Nation, the company that recently hosted the Made in America festival in downtown Los Angeles. Although Nederlander-AEG said it would guarantee millions more in...

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