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Queen Elizabeth Theatre

600 Hamilton St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
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Ranked #57 of 188 Attractions in Vancouver
Type: Theaters
Description: The city's largest theater complex is home to the Vancouver Opera and sponsors a variety of different performances.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went to this theatre to see Carmen earlier this month. It was lovely experience. Most people were very well dressed and had made an effort to make it special. The entry is roomy and plenty of room for everyone milling around. We had seats upstairs and there is a good bar area which serves coffee and tea if you... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great theatre. Last show I saw there was David Gray. The sound was perfect, the theatre very clean and classy. A nice sized theatre. I really liked this venue! Just a shame you cannot take your beverages into the theatre but I get it...it's nice in there for a reason ;)

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86 reviews 86 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Went to see Wicked the show thought the seats I pick we're was I wrong they were so tight that by the half time part I was in tears mum said let's go the sound was terrible and u could not hear them the last I came here I could hear not a good night

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a good, comfortable venue. We found it easily and there was lots of parking in the area. The foyer is roomy even with a full house.

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Rocky River, Ohio
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

While visiting Vancouver last week, we noticed that Wicked was playing at the Queen Elizabeth Theater. We stopped at the Box Office and questioned the availability of reduced-price last minute tickets. Turns out that at 6:00, one can sign up for lottery tickets for that night's performance. They won't know how many tickets are available until 6:30, when they start... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I have been to live performing art around many cities; this is the worst chair I have ever been sitting in one: Queen Elizabeth theatre. We went to WICKED BROADWAY; the show was excellent, with live orchestra and beautifully acting, we were sitting in row 6 of the Centre the theatre, after almost 2 hours it really giving me a... More

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Langley City, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I hadn't been to Queen Elizabeth Theatre since the 90s when Grease was playing here. Well, the past March, my Dad and I came to see ZZ Top at the QE and were blown away! Great seats all around. We were in the dress circle and the view was unobstructed. Great venue. My only 'complaint' would be that the sound... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Took my 10 year old to see Wicked. Picked up tickets at will call from friendly staff. Was happy to find that we could rent a booster seat for only $2, which really helped my daughter enjoy seeing the Wicked musical!

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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We went to see Wicked at the QE Theatre. The theatre itself was nice but the seats were not very comfortable. We also found that the incline between rows was not enough as we found it hard to see above the person's head. All in all it is a nice theatre.

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Granite Bay, California
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37 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We have attended 8 concerts so far this year. Vancouver is one of my favorite cities to see a concert. We flew in from California to see Foster the People play at the Queen Elizabeth Theater in Vancouver. We sat in the dress circle. The views was pretty good as was the sound clarity. Mark Foster and the band put... More

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