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Vertigo Mystery Theatre

Address: 115 - 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Downtown)
Phone Number: 403 221 3708
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Canmore
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We subscribe to Vertigo Theater and have enjoyed live performances for several years. Staging is out of this world, but simple. Actors are professional and do a great job. Directing is always good. Selection of shows has been very rewarding over the years. Worth a visit if you have not seen Vertigo productions before and you enjoy live theater.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This theater is unfortunately not at the forefront when it comes to theater in Calgary, and it's a shame. Very rarely, VERY rarely do we come away disappointed from a play here. The talent is amazing, The location is terrific, and it is a terrific was of spending an afternoon or evening. This is our second year as season ticket... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is our 6th year as season ticket holders. The selection each year of mystery plays continues to surprise. This season opened with the excellent Fairwell, my lovely (by Raymond Chandler). Try one show then consider becoming a subscriber as there is a considerable discount. Also, buy the parking pass for the convenience. For visitors to Calgary, call the ticket... More 

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Calgary
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We are dedicated Theatre Calgary subscription holders, but decided to give the Vertigo Mystery Theatre a go with “The Hound of the Baskervilles”, and we were very impressed. I like the classics, and with the great seats we had, (I don’t think there are any bad seats here) the show really came to life. We will be going back.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I am a season ticket subscriber and they are a great source of entertainment if you enjoy a good mystery. Situated in the heart of downtown Calgary, they are easy to get to and a true treasure in the performing arts community in Calgary.

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Calgary
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It is a very small theatre and you are able to be very close to the actors and it really doesn't matter where you sit. You are able to see everything. There are no assigned seating.

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Calgary, Alberta
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55 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I have been a season ticket holder for 4 years now, taking in all 5 plays every year. There has been a good variety , from classical to modern, even some musicals ( not my cup of tea) Seems like every year there was duds, and typically end with a good one as the last play. Stage is intimate with... More 

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Calgary
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I have seen many plays and an operatical musical, which would rival anything on Broadway or London. If you like live mystery theatre, this is world class

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

great family fare, excellent "who dun its" classic Hitchcock, Ellery Queens etc. easy to park off 10th Ave

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Paris, France
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

It wasn't what I had been expecting. I guess I shouldn't have such high expectations going in. I've been to the theatre in Vancouver, Toronto, London, Paris, Prague, and Berlin, so I have troubles not comparing.

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