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“Beautiful theatre”
Review of Avon Theater

Avon Theater
Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Stratford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located in the heart of downtown at 99 Downie Street, this one-time vaudeville theatre has been rejuvenated but still retains its old world charm. The theatre offers special access seating on the orchestra level. This location has limited metered parking and Special Access spaces are located on George and Downie Streets. For Motor Coaches/Buses, please do not load/unload or park in front of the theatre. Loading zones are available on the north side of George Street.
Reviewed 2 March 2012

The Avon is a beautiful theatre surrounded by great shops & restaurants for all budgets. The Festival staff is excellent.

The lobby can get cramped, if you have tickets in the Balcony I would suggest going up right away, as there is another lobby there (with a larger bar & a balcony/veranda for fresh air) and it is often very empty until just before "the house opens". Restrooms for the Orchestra seating are located in the basement, and the Restrooms for the Balcony seats are located in a muster area between the seating and a lobby. Ushers are always standing centry to direct patrons in the proper direction.

Leg room decreases the further up in the balcony you get. I am around 6 foot tall and have to sit on an aisle if my ticket is not in the 1st two rows of the Balcony (or anywhere in the Orchestra). Even then I am very uncomfortable.

Thank Colbea
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Reviewed 14 February 2012

The theatre is functional enough, but without the airiness of the Festival Theatre.

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Reviewed 9 February 2012

...does not get any better; the Company re-inforces a world reputation - every time

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Reviewed 27 January 2012

We went to see Jesus Christ Superstar last summer with 2 familes (parents and young adults). This was well worth it! The theatre is very lovely, smaller than others, but more intimate which is what I liked. The play was amazing, we all enjoyed this experience very much, after the play we all went ot Fellini's for drinks and finger foods. It was a great day.

Thank Lily B
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Reviewed 19 January 2012

in Stratford I prefer the Festival Theater, but the Avon has a classic appeal that is also delightful. Quite honestly, however, the building is soon forgotten when the actors take the stage. Save your Broadway budget and buy tickets in Stratford!

Thank pineGermany
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