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Princess of Wales Theatre

284 King St W | Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J2, Canada
+1 800-461-3333
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Good Venue

This is a really good vintage style theater, been here twice now and have never been disappointed... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Santa Monica, California
Gentleman's Guide....

Little change in this theatre from our last visit and that is no bad thing. Good sight lines, good... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Iain A
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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The Princess of Wales Theatre is a 2000-seat playhouse built by the father and son producing team of David and Ed Mirvish, just a block away from their historic Royal Alexandra Theatre. The Princess of Wales is the first privately owned and financed theatre built in Canada since 1907 - and the first anywhere in North America in over 30 years. Construction began on August 6, 1991, and the building opened to the public with the musical Miss Saigon on May 26, 1993.The theatre was built with maximum flexibility in mind. Its stage is one of the widest and deepest in North America - large enough to accommodate the most spectacular theatrical productions - and its technical facilities are state-of-the-art.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
284 King St W | Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J2, Canada
Downtown West
+1 800-461-3333
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a really good vintage style theater, been here twice now and have never been disappointed. The buildings lovely and there's ample seating room through out the theater and you will get a good view of the stage wherever you end up sitting.

Thank milesdawson3
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Little change in this theatre from our last visit and that is no bad thing. Good sight lines, good sound and a great view of the stage even from away at the back of the auditorium. The play isn't the type of show that we...More

Thank Iain A
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Great Show! Funny and so entertaining! I wasn't exactly sure what to expect and had my concerns about the show, but definitely one of my favorites! Right up there with Kinky Boots, Mama Mia and so many other great productions. Loved it!

1  Thank princess1964Ontario
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We saw the play last night. Very funny. Laughed all the way thru it. Very cleverly done and well acted. Terrific voices singing great songs. Highly recommend it for a mature audiences.

Thank tedb548
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We had the privilege of seeing "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" at this facility. The theatre is classic in design with a seating capacity of 2000 which I consider a little large for "Broadway Style" productions. We had side aisle seats with a...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This theatre is expected to be torn down when the property gets redeveloped, but ironically, between this and the Royal Alex which is being renovated and should have comfortable staggered seating design, this is the one with parking..... There have been times when the lot...More

Thank Kulbi
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Saw the show on opening night. What a performance!!!! The actor who plays all of the Dysquiths steals the show. We were in row EE to the side and had a really good view of the stage. The staff were helpful and the parking below...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the theatre. Very well staffed with pleasant employees who were very helpful. Seating was a bit unpleasant. We paid almost $100 a sear for "Orchestra", which turned out to be four rows from the back of the theatre! Seating starts with row AAA,...More

1  Thank OpinionGuru
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

A nice evening out with colleague after work! Funny show! Very entertaining! Beautiful theater...would visit again. Great show for all ages!

1  Thank TanyaDion
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely theatre. Easily accessible. Comfortable seats. Ice cream and water during intermission were a welcome treat. The musical was fantastic! Actors were grade A. Highly entertaining. We had a great day!

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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Response from gtgal52 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can wear running shoes
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30 March 2017|
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Response from doreenbrad | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember, there is just popcorn, candy and icecream bars sold. We have taken in snacks because of the childrens allergies and there never has been a problem.
Ashley S
20 March 2017|
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Response from Emmy01 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is in City lots - best way? park at a subway station and take the subway - so much easier and stress free - 2 block walk from the St. Andrew (King St W) subway station