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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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AN ODE TO THE CHAMELEON TALENTED MR ROSS

To celebrate 20 years of BOOING Ross Petty, Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre Centre in cooperation with Canadian Heritage Society threw opened the normally closed doors of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

To celebrate 20 years of BOOING Ross Petty, Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre Centre in cooperation with Canadian Heritage Society threw opened the normally closed doors of the theatre to the public. They staged a free exhibition of the blood, sweat, laughter and tear of Ross's amazing pantomime body of works. There are also the gorgeously,fabulously dazzling costumes from Aladdin,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you can get in to see this theatre there is no other like it. Not only is it one theatre on top of another, but the upstairs theatre makes you feel like you have walked into a fairy world of trees and a canopy of leaves - a great place to see live theatre!

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toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Set the stage, hit the lights Elgin Garden is an adventure on SO many levels - no pun intended. Whether it is to catch a show - the theatre is AWE inspiring - or hold/attend a cocktail party in the lobby, you SIMPLY MUST take a peek at this venue. If you are in the entertainment world you will die... More 

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Concord Twp. Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

When I learned my group was scheduled for a two hour tour of these theatres, I wondered how the time would be filled. Well....the time sped by! Not only are the double theatres interesting and unique, but represent a history of entertainment in North America. I have never seen a theatre like the upper one...what a surprise!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Had a very interesting inexpensive tour of this old double decker theater. The tour guide lady was an excellent historian, I felt privileged to be there. What a gem, so glad Toronto kept it!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A great venue that has wonderful shows, and allows you to feel transported back in time. I especially enjoy the fractured fairy tales each Christmas

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I wish I could see a ghost! I've seen many shows hers. It a beautiful old theatre with great acoustics.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

What a treat! I should have gone years ago! The entire experience from architecture to atmosphere....history....feel and smell transport you from 1920 to 2015

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beautifully restored, and hard to believe the uniqueness and splendor of this historical building. Take a guided tour or go to a play, either way you will be spell bound by the restoration.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Enjoyed a night at the opera here. Beautiful historic theatre right on Yonge Street. Pleasant acoustics.

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