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Orpheum Theatre

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Address: Granville and Smithe Streets, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 604-665-3050
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Description: Built in 1927, this restored theater is home to the Vancouver Symphony.

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Went to listen to the VSO - I love the architecture of the building inside. You step through the doors and now you are in another time and place. I am over 60 and this speaks to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Surrey, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Went to listen to the VSO - I love the architecture of the building inside. You step through the doors and now you are in another time and place. I am over 60 and this speaks to me of bygone days - it isn't too elaborate but it just makes you want to dress up and it feels you went... More 

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Kensmt
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I saw Nightwish in there and it was really cool!! The sound in there is superb! I had a great time in the venue. They loaded us inon-time and very efficiently too!

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Victoria, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Very much enjoyed the acoustics, the impressive and clean theatre. An excellent venue to enjoy music.

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We've enjoyed The Orpheum for over fifty years, and can't wait to keep returning there. It's a gorgeous piece of architecture, with details in the decor that leave you feeling like you've really been somewhere special. Take advantage of it!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Upon reading the previous write up I had to chime in, I disagreed but perhaps it was due to being on the Orchestra level where everybody got to their feet immediately and were able to dance, albeit in their designated area. It was nice for a change knowing that you had your spot for the whole show and nobody to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Stromae gave a nice and energetic performance at the splendid Orpheum. Despite its beauty, the Orpheum is SO BORING for the audience. Stepping away from your sit is not allowed, so no moving, no dancing. I was located on the aisle, as soon as I made a step on the side, security came right away to prevent any movement. Even... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I visited this theatre for the Hozier concert on Feb. 15th, 2015 and it was my first time at this venue. Firstly, it's amazing as soon as you walk through the doors. The entire lobby (which has multiple levels) is covered with red carpet to compliment the decadent architecture throughout. The theatre itself was especially beautiful, which a huge mural... More 

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Vancouver
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Tea and trumpets with the VSO is a rare treat to watch for, Thursday afternoon at 2:00pm $40.00 per tickets however rush tickets are only $20.00 each sold after 1:00 before the performance. The Symphony brings tears to my eyes each time I attend, last week no exception. Oh, and the tea and cookies before the performance are a treat.... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

From the outside it doesn’t look like much. But inside it is very elegantly decorated. When I saw the painted ceiling and the chandelier it reminded me of the movie the Phantom of the Opera. We had a chance to go there for my neice's graduation. We also went there for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. The acoustics are very good.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A short while ago I went to the Orpheum Theatre for the first time. From outside the building didn’t look spectacular. But the inside is great – really classical architecture! And the sound was good too. I like that venue and can recommend it.

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