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Princess of Wales Theatre

284 King St W | Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J2, Canada
+1 800-461-3333
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Theatre and Dinner

Went to Jack Astors for lunch, I had Fish & Chips--my companion had steak, the food well prepared... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joan C
Acoustics are excellent. Seating rows need better markings, it is difficult to see the row markers.

This is a lovely theater, the sound is impeccable. The sight lines are wonderful, not a bad seat... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Thomas H
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The Princess of Wales Theatre is a 2000-seat playhouse built by the father and son producing team of David and Ed Mirvish, just a block away from their historic Royal Alexandra Theatre. The Princess of Wales is the first privately owned and financed theatre built in Canada since 1907 - and the first anywhere in North America in over 30 years. Construction began on August 6, 1991, and the building opened to the public with the musical Miss Saigon on May 26, 1993.The theatre was built with maximum flexibility in mind. Its stage is one of the widest and deepest in North America - large enough to accommodate the most spectacular theatrical productions - and its technical facilities are state-of-the-art.
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  • Average5%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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284 King St W | Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J2, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Jack Astors for lunch, I had Fish & Chips--my companion had steak, the food well prepared and service was good. Continued to the Princess of Wales for An American in Paris. It was well presented and the seats were good, I have been...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a lovely theater, the sound is impeccable. The sight lines are wonderful, not a bad seat in the place. My only criticism is that the row markers are not easily visible when walking down the aisles, the rows should be more clearly marked.

Thank Thomas H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was an excellent production. My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The sets and costumes were colourful and the singing was superb. Dancing was high energy. The entire production was well-done. I would highly recommend seeing it.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great show at the Princess of Wales, go see it before it leaves town!!!!!! Brilliant singing and dancing. A great musical!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful show--great dancing--price was not over the top. Can get there by public transportation--many fine restaurants in the neighborhood

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful show. Ballet was amazing. An old show but well done . We enjoyed the music, costume and the romantic story

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Reviewed 6 days ago

An outstanding production! The dancing was amazing and the sets colourful and creative. The cast received a well deserved standing ovation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous cast, dancing, choreography, music and set designs......beautifully done, I enjoyed every minute.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Super production, very uplifting in the heart of Toronto. Post theatre dining is near by and lots of sights. We went to Grace O'Malley's Irish Pub at 14 Duncan St, after our Saturday matinee where we had a wonderful chicken pot pie and a pint....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought one of the most expensive seats ($162.00), GG 33. I had to lift my head or turn my head to the side to see the stage and even then I usually could not see the actors' legs. The seats in the front half...More

Thank Tom D
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26 October 2017|
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Response from Christine L | Reviewed this property |
The third tier, if you can get seats at the front of it shouldn't be too bad, but I think it might also depend on the interest in the show as well as their ages. I generally sit in the first couple of rows in the second... More
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There is no formal dress code at the Pricess of Wales. You are welcome to wear whatever you choose. These days, most people dress quite casually.
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Adit T
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Response from doreenbrad | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember, there is just popcorn, candy and icecream bars sold. We have taken in snacks because of the childrens allergies and there never has been a problem.
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