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The Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre Centre

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Address: 189 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1M4, Canada
Phone Number: 416 314 2901

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Two Theatres, one History, Beautiful Ambiance

Try to see something in this wonderfully restored theatre. The Elgin gives you the feeling of Grandness in the old style of theatre and the Wintergarden (built on top of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Try to see something in this wonderfully restored theatre. The Elgin gives you the feeling of Grandness in the old style of theatre and the Wintergarden (built on top of the Elgin) is charming. Both theatres were closed during the depression and restored to magnificence.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I went in Doors Open tour and it was awesome! Been to theaters in London,UK too but Winter Garden is amazing! Its beautiful and dramatic. Elgin theatre is just like any other normal theatre. This place is only two-floor theatre in world! Winter Garden is must see!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Odh9HdPUgww

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Muskoka Lakes, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

With great theatre. Toronto is a world class city, and deserves your exploration. Most seats are terrific and the place feels intimate.

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I went on the Saturday 11am tour. It was meant to be about 90 minutes long, but it lasted about two hours and 15 minutes. But not a problem, as it was such an interesting tour that time flew! It started promptly at 11am, so it's best to get there before 11am to buy your ticket ($12 adults) in the... More 

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Toronto
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I have been to better theaters around the world. The prices for tickets are sooooo expensive. Better to save your money and fly to NYC or London for great theaters and shows.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Best theater in Toronto. Last time I was here was for Tommy back in the mid 90's and it is as splendid as I remember.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We went to Winter Garden theatre last night to see Marilyn: Forever Blonde. The theatre is amazing, the restoration was painstakingly done. Marilyn: Forever Blonde was very well done, you believe it is Marilyn on stage. What an icon, really tells her story.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My husband and I and two other 30 somethings were waiting outside from 10.45am in -12 snow this morning for no reason. The TTC was under construction so we paid $10 for a taxi and waited only to be told after 15 minutes by a ticket cashier that the tour was off and was most weeks. There was no notice... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Both theatres are in the same building. The Winter Garden has a beautiful, magical forest ambience and the Elgin is simply golden elegance. If you get a chance, ride the old, person-operated, antique elevators

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Eglin and Winter Garden Theatre is a rare stacked pair of theatres that have been lovingly restored. Architecturally very interesting. Contact the theatre for one of their tours and be prepared to walk back in time to the Vaudeville days of old. Tours are given by friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great place to see musicals and plays. Good sight... More 

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Address: Address: 189 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1M4, Canada
Phone Number: 416 314 2901
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto

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