About the Seats
From what I could see from looking around the Staples Center, these are some of the highest and furthest seats available for a traditional end stage concert. And while by comparison they are further than almost any other option, it doesn't feel terribly distant when you're dialed into the stage. You can see the front of the stage decently, but as the seats face straight ahead across the floor, I was looking to the right most of the time to watch everything.
It is incredibly dark back here before the lights go down for the performance, but its not a huge issue as all the lights go off once the show begins and the stage lighting illuminates almost all areas of the arena. Seats were padded and comfy, and even had a cupholder for my beverage. But next time I think I'll find seats closer to the stage....More