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Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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Address: 600 Hamilton St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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The city's largest theater complex is home to the Vancouver Opera and...

The city's largest theater complex is home to the Vancouver Opera and sponsors a variety of different performances.

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Nice theatre

The theatre itself is nice and a good size for plays. The location is conveniently in downtown so very close to hotels, restaurants, and shops. The seats are decent size - not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The theatre itself is nice and a good size for plays. The location is conveniently in downtown so very close to hotels, restaurants, and shops. The seats are decent size - not the comfiest, but works for a couple of hours. I sat in the middle orchestra section and the view was perfect. The stage is a good size and... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to a few recent concerts at the QET and forgot how simple but great the design is. Not a bad seat in the house - my favourite is the mezzanine or the dress circle. Ample room to stretch so you don't feel crowded like at some other facilities - seats are super comfortable too. Parking underground can be... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Went to two comedy nights at the QE this past week. the acoustics are not bad. the seats in the dress circle are much more comfy then the seats in the orchestra. so go with the DC. the sound, lighting and lobby services are all first rate.

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Thank Joel K
Victoria
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We traveled to Vancouver for a concert at QE Theatre, and there wasn't a bad seat in the house. The acoustics, were amazing. We loved the concert and the venue! Very easy to get from our Robson Street Hotel to the theatre, felt safe downtown, it was overall a great experience.

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Thank Kimberly H
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Good sized venue, modern with nice decor, great for pretty much any performance. (minor quibble: women's washrooms down a couple levels)

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Thank lomimu
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I was fortunate enough to see The Loin King here and it was fantastic. The Theatre is gorgeous that has nice lay out. The Bar is conveniently located directly in the doors, although it is a bit small it makes for an Internet setting.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to Queen Elizabeth theatre for quite a few times for concerts and shows. The seats are comfortable and can easily get here (skytrain or drive).

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Ladner, Canada
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Almost 2 hours of total fun. They use any number of different type of objects to make noise, and the effect is quite neat. I assume the performers are all dancers because of the movement they do - the whole experience was great!

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New Westminster, Canada
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

When I was studying theatre (many years ago) I was lucky enough to be able to do a tour of the theatre itself and if you get an opportunity to do this go for it. Lots to see from the catwalk to the green rooms. Over the years I have been to many productions here and am always impressed. Most... More 

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Lacey, Washington
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place, we saw Stomp there and the acoustics are amazing. There is not a bad seat in the house.

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