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Royal Alexandra Theatre

260 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H9, Canada
+1 800-461-3333
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Lovely theatre in downtown Toronto

I've had the pleasure of visiting the Royal Alex a few times over the years and, for the most part... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert N
Toronto, Canada
Historic, but comfy

Front row seats are the best. Side double letter seats are very good viewing, particularly the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A masterpiece of beaux-arts architecture, the historic Royal Alexandra is Toronto's senior theatre and, at 101, never having been converted to any other use, the oldest continuously operating legitimate theatre in North America.The Royal Alexandra is also North America's first truly "royal" theatre - "royal" by patent from Edward VII - named with royal permission for his consort, Alexandra, a Danish princess and great-grandmother of the present queen.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
260 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H9, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've had the pleasure of visiting the Royal Alex a few times over the years and, for the most part, the theatre never disappoints. Very comfy chairs, good sight lines, classic appearance, friendly staff. Unfortunately, the heating isn't the greatest... on a couple of occasions...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Front row seats are the best. Side double letter seats are very good viewing, particularly the aisle seats. Sometimes you need to bob and weave to see performers if center stage and someone tall in front of you. Theatre easy to get to by subway...More

Thank Dixiegals
Reviewed 4 days ago

I laughed and cried.. the message was clear about trees.. the ending was a happy one my family and I loved it Staging was unique and really worked with the message singers and dancers were spectacular

Thank Ingridtt
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love this theatre. Have been a season ticket holder for over 30 years. Only major shortcoming is it needs an elevator. Washrooms are not wheelchair accessible.

Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great show. My cheeks hurt by the end from smiling the whole time. Wonderful seats, music, vocals, set/colorful costumes and all-round fun. Beautiful theatre.

Thank cb1155019
Reviewed 1 week ago

A vey talented cast put forth an exciting high energy performance. which was a visual feast and offered a powerful and timely message! Would hughly recommend this for anyone with children or who is a child at heart. What a wonderful night.

Thank famlee2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful production from the Old Vic Theatre. The universal message really applies to the lack of ethics in our business communities. Self interest rules.

1  Thank henry j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good musical marred by virtue signalling and politically biased hatred (opening of Act II). - Let kids be kids and save your politically biased hatred for other adults.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lorax is a wonderful and entertaining way to spend an afternoon or evening. The cast is excellent, they stay true to the Doctor Seuss style and story but they have added in several refreshing, funny and modern twists that significantly upgrade the production value....More

Thank stever4272016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Royal Alexandra is a beautiful space, and always puts on the best shows. We especially like going downstairs to enjoy a drink and snack, and then a few minutes before the show back upstairs to gaze into the ceiling artwork. The staff are friendly,...More

Thank Trenton M
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Larry W
9 December 2017|
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Response from Toronto_Don | Reviewed this property |
I believe you will be closer to the stage but off to the side. We have center orchestra about 12 rows back which are excellent but I think you will be pleased with the seats you have and they will have a better view than... More
Mary P
3 August 2017|
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Response from CathAnthony | Reviewed this property |
Check the website however what else else's you like? Jazz try the jazz bistro. Interesting local theatre try Soul pepper
Dev M
28 March 2017|
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Response from Manel K | Reviewed this property |
Not too close to the front Dev. As described on the theatre description- the Mrs Henderson Presents features elegant nudity- but the front few rows on the left of the stage do get quite up close to 'the action', so to speak... More