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Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

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Great jazz concert venue

This was a great spot to catch a Concert . Beer or wine can be purchased and taken to your seat... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Kevin B
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Great modern theater

Lisa Herbie Hancock at the Sony Center and it was a very wonderful theater. The sound and view was... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Buffalo, New York
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The Sony Centre, Toronto's first performing arts centre and one of the largest theatres in Canada, has played a defining role in the cultural life of Toronto for more than 50 years. Today, the Sony Centre's mission is to unite the global citizens of...more
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1 Front St E | (at Yonge St.), Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

My senior group got lucky. We found a great event at The Sony while we were in town for a trip. They got to enjoy dance from around the world and really loved taking drinks to their seats. I would like the opportunity to come...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Saw Kamasi Washington concert here and the concert started at 8:00pm and the musicians were still doing sound checks right up until close to 8:00pm, so we did not get in to get seated until 7:50pm, not the venues fault, but it seems to be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see the Wiggles with my 14 month old son, I had to pay for 2 seats. We walked in and had to wait for the doors to open to find our seats. Once they opened there was no one directing or helping anyone...More

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CivicTheatresToronto, Manager at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Amanda, Please email your experience to customerservice@sonycentre.ca and we will share your email with the Patron Services Department. Thank you kindly

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I attended Ken’s Jeong’s performance with my husband and a friend and our experience was completely ruined by the staff. We were seated in Sec Orch10, Row A, Seats 85-87 and could not enjoy the performance due to ushers and security congregating in the alcove...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Performance Simple Minds wonderful concert, same voice,very nice friendly singer. So happy to be here.

Thank Haydee S
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The venue is excellent. There's really no bad seats. Sound is really good. Overall just a really good venue to see a show. Of course I will be back again!

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Hi was at Sony Centre last night with my girl friend and another couple had bought tickets for David Byrne months ago 2 ticjets were delibered to my house other 2 digital. im mistake was forgeting the 2 tickets were not digital at home thinking...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This was a great spot to catch a Concert . Beer or wine can be purchased and taken to your seat! Great friendly staff.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Lisa Herbie Hancock at the Sony Center and it was a very wonderful theater. The sound and view was excellent. The theater has very high ceilings. We were in the 4th row, so the balcony seemed very high up and distance, so I don't know...More

Thank dfrisi
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

However the security was absolutely appalling. Security staff asked people to line up when they arrived...we were there 40 minutes prior to the performance & by 5 minutes before the scheduled performance the lines extended around both sides of the building & barely moved with...More

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CivicTheatresToronto, Manager at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write in regarding your families experiences at the TD Jazz Festival - Herbie Hancock performance on Friday June 29. We at the Sony Centre strive to deliver an excellent patron experience and your comments are very important...More

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Response from Haydee S | Reviewed this property |
Orchestra 19 - 21
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Response from CivicTheatresToronto | Property representative |
Hello, we are happy to offer free public wifi at the Sony Centre.
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Response from D and S B | Reviewed this property |
Other nice hotels less than10 minute walk up Yonge Street include: 1) Executive Hotel Cosmopolitan Toronto at 8 Colborne Street, on east side of Yonge and 2) One King West Hotel and Residence at I King Street on the west... More