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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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A beautiful theatre and worth the visit

I have been to the Princess of Wales Theatre many many times and it is truly a landmark in Toronto... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beautiful old theatre

I always enjoy theatre nights at the Princess of Wales. I highly recommend the first couple rows... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
284 King St W | Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J2, Canada
Downtown West
+1 800-461-3333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Princess of Wales Theatre many many times and it is truly a landmark in Toronto. The architecture is gorgeous and i love looking up at the exquisite ceiling. The seats and comfortable and they do world class productions. An evening...More

Thank StephanieJG2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always enjoy theatre nights at the Princess of Wales. I highly recommend the first couple rows of the balcony for amazing stage views. The mirvish brings really great shows through their theatres and these old theatres are truly a part of Toronto's history. If...More

Thank PaigeYYZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Princess of Wales is a wonderful place to see a live show. It is a beautiful theatre and is located in a perfect location for tourists. Named after Lady Diana, it is worth checking out if your in the city.

Thank fritze1688
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The performers kept you amazed from beginning to end. Felt like we were attending a show in las vegas.

1  Thank glenycesarazin
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Very nice theatre. Easy to get in, minimal lineup and very helpful staff. The food is very expensive $4.50 for a small bag of popcorn, coat check is $2.50. The toilets were crowded. We couldn't find parking nearby. We ended up walking about 300-400 meters...More

Thank Ildiko R
Reviewed 9 January 2018

The show the Illusionists was very good. The Trickster, Jeff Hobson was brilliant! We sat in the Dress Circle section, Row K, seats 26 & 27...AWESOME seats!

Thank Shelley L
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Highly recommend seeing this show. Our teenaged boys were truly mesmerized. All the acts were absolutely amazing. You will keep asking yourself that’s not possible even when you are seeing it yourself

Thank DCMobile
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We have been here several times and have never had a bad seat. Seats are comfortable and the ambiance is perfect.

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The theatre is amazing ! The workers are fantastic. My family have a wonder experienced ! Couldn't have been better

Thank leannoon
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The show was great and the venue was outstanding. Anywhere you sit in the theatre you can see the stage perfectly

Thank Jacktor
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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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
23 May 2017|
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Response from gtgal52 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can wear running shoes
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31 March 2017|
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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.