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Avon Theater

90 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-567-1600
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My daughter and I drove from Buffalo, NY to the stylish Avon Theater in Stratford, Ontario to see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Buffalo, New York
Beautiful theatre

This is my second time to Avon theatre. Last year we watched The lion the witch and the wardrobe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brantford, Canada
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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.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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90 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-567-1600
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My daughter and I drove from Buffalo, NY to the stylish Avon Theater in Stratford, Ontario to see School For Scandal. It was delightfully funny, well staged, and supremely acted. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made the visit even better. Seating was...More

Thank ErieCountyKate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second time to Avon theatre. Last year we watched The lion the witch and the wardrobe, which was fantastic. This year we went and seen Treasure Island which was good. Both were good shows to take your family. If you're taller then...More

Thank plaidshirts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My recent visit included seeing HMS Pinafore in the Avon Theatre. It's a great space that has wonderful sight lines and incredible sound. I was in the next to last row in the balcony but I didn't miss a note, a word, or a facial...More

Thank ZippyZZZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely venue. There is no bad seat in the house. The sound is not the best therefore i would get the headphones if your hearing is a bit bad.it is situated in the heart of stratford right across from market square ....More

Thank frank c
Reviewed 1 week ago

This theatre is all charm and no hassle. Close to all of downtown Stratford's various amenities, it is a favourite in the Stratford Festival's repertoire of performance facilities. It's size is surpassed by it's classic decor and the facilities a well kept. A cardigan or...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On this latest visit to the Stratford Festival, my wife and I saw two excellent productions at the Avon Theatre, "The School for Scandal" and "H.M.S. Pinafore." Our seats for both performances were close to the center of row F so we could clearly see...More

Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first Pinafore at Stratford in 25 years, and one does not get a chance to see much Gilbert and Sullivan anymore, but musicals at the Stratford Festival are a prime source of their revenue. Gilbert and Sullivan's Pinafore celebrates all things English,...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're planning on seeing multiple shows while you're in Stratford, try to see something at the Avon Theatre. It's location is ideally located in the city centre so it's a less than five minute walk from nearly every restaurant. You really get the feel...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A jaunty trip to sea full of bumboats, boatswains and baritones guaranteed to leave you with a Victorian earworm for the rest of your day in Stratford. Great talent. Good show. This time, we tried the box seats and had a clear, up close view...More

Thank RobertColette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Avon Theatre is a comfortable, relatively new version of an old style venue complete with ceiling chandelier, balcony level and side box seating. It's a nice place to enjoy fine theatre productions and we saw a delightful matinee performance of The School for Scandal...More

Thank Ken L
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Response from joyclub | Reviewed this property |
We parked very close by where there are meters but it is free to park there in the evening.