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Avon Theater

90 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-567-1600
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Excellent performance of HMS Pinafore!

Attended matinee performance of HMS Pinafore at the Avon theatre. Wonderful music; great cast and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Toronto, Canada
HMS Pinafore

This was the second time I've seen a play at the Avon Theatre. It really is a beautiful building... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Colleen B
Hamilton, 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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90 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-567-1600
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Reviewed yesterday

Attended matinee performance of HMS Pinafore at the Avon theatre. Wonderful music; great cast and orchestra; fast-moving; very enjoyable performance overall. Well worth attending before end of run.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was the second time I've seen a play at the Avon Theatre. It really is a beautiful building inside and out. My daughter and I saw the musical HMS Pinafore. The scene changes were seamless and I enjoyed this show very much. We are...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

( Two couples, ) we saw two play's here (Avon Theater) It is a small theater, every seat has good sight line. I"m sorry to say, but my main complaint is usher's seating people who have arrived late, after the performance has started. I found...More

Thank The5Cats
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our brief stay in Stratford which enabled us to see 'HMS Pinafore' which is part of the Stratford Festival this summer. We thought our balcony seats at the Avon Theatre were perfect as we could see the entire stage, yet we did not...More

Thank Sandy817
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is live theatre at the Avon theatre as well as at the Patterson, the Studio, and the Festival theatres. The productions are excellent, and the town is quiet with a choice of stores.

Thank CanadianRose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended an excellent production of "The School for Scandal" at the Avon Theatre. Acting, directing, music, and design were all superb. The play, while lengthy, was perfectly paced and built to the hilarious "screen scene" and resolution. I left the theatre having both laughed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peter Teazle and Lady Teazle were wonderful. Lady Sneerwell and Joseph surface were very good. While the cast as a whole did a good job, we were confused by all the different dialects. Why did some of the characters speak with English accents and other...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see HMS Pinafore and had great seats in the Orchestra section. I don't think there is a bad seat in the house because the seats are staggered. Even short little me could see the stage! It was a great experience!

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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

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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.