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Address: 471 Richmond Street, London, Ontario N6A 3E4, Canada
Phone Number: 519-672-8800
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We've glanced at the Grand Old Lady in passing...

We knew she was mature and impressive - but she is stunning today. We saw Dream a Little Dream, great voacls, tight production, and the London folks have so much class, sometimes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Stoney Creek
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Stoney Creek
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105 reviews 105 reviews
62 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We knew she was mature and impressive - but she is stunning today. We saw Dream a Little Dream, great voacls, tight production, and the London folks have so much class, sometimes the enthusiasm is muted. I thought it was an amazing day.

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London, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have been subscribers for many years and have enjoyed most annual playbills even though there have been varying levels of excellence. If you go, don't expect to see this view of the interior because the photo that is included with this page on Tripadvisor was not taken of the inside of The Grand Theatre in London.

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London, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We go to the Grand on a regular basis and love it normally for the professionalism and standard of quality from it's performers that is offered to us. Last nights performance at the Grand Theater by the Elvis impersonator was at best poor. The poor performance did not live up to the Grands performance standards. There was no luster in... More 

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London, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The tradition of this great theatre has been preserved with excellent additions to accommodate traffic flow and before show appetizers and drinks. The theatre is located in downtown London near buses and parking. There are many good restaurants nearby.

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Toronto
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We typically see 2-3 shows per year at the Grand. They are always well performed. We've never had a bad seat ever....all seats are good. Our most recent show was Blue Suede Shoes and Roy was an amazing Elvis. Great vocals, dancing and overall, entertainment. We have tickets to see Shrek in December 2014 and we're looking forward to it.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Attended a tour during Doors Open London. I had a really good time learning about the history of the theater. I had the chance to see the different parts of the theater, including dressing room, back stage, resting room, places where props and clothes are made. I was also shown the collections of accessories, clothes and props. It is really... More 

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North Bay, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

As a London native who was involved in theatre growing up I can say that The Grand is a definite must-see as a part of London's quaint culture. The line-up of shows range from classic plays to musicals to comedy show. The house itself if beautiful and seating is great regardless of where you sit. Originally a vaudeville house, The... More 

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London, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
31 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Consistently fantastic shows in a classic venue for a reasonable cost. Always something on the go, be it with an annual subscription or individual events. Lastly, an extremely flexible and cooperative ticket exchange program for subscription holders. Well worth the money.

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London, Canada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
27 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great place and local productions are often a real find. Parking is sketchy at best .. expect a long walk and to pay dearly for it. Not enough bathrooms for women (as always) ... buying a subscription is a great way to get cheap tickets.

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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Grand is quaint and there really isn't a bad seat in the house. It can be very intimate and interactive due to it's size. I generally love going to the theatre and the Grand has had some really great plays. I wouldn't get season's tickets though, as some of their plays have been a bit disappointing.

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