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Massey Hall

Address: 178 Victoria St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T7, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
Phone Number: +1 416 872 4255
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Ranked #55 of 317 Activities in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts

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Thornhill, Ontario
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77 reviews 77 reviews
22 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

There is something about so many young vibrant voices in beautiful harmony and coordination. I don't believe the sound was amplified, just pure voice. The conductors were all just magnificent. It truly is a wonderful art to put all those voices together. The performance was about 2.5 - 3 hours long but worth listening every minute. The sounds were great.... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I travelled to Toronto to attend a Cat Stevens show at Massey Hall. As mentioned in many previous reviews, the seating at the upper levels is cramped, small and very uncomfortable. The aucoustics were poor and it was difficult to hear the words of the songs. This is very important as Cat's words are so powerful. The... More 

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107 reviews 107 reviews
39 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited this theater, in November 2014, to attend the Gordon Lightfoot concert at Massey Hall. We purchased tickets for seats, in the Gallery section, of the theater. It was good we had the option to buy tickets at the theater because we avoided paying service fees. Though the tickets were reasonably priced, the seating was terrible.... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Was here for a concert and have enjoyed the intimacy of the theater. Bathrooms downstairs along with the centuries club for a drink before the show. Very reasonably priced for a concert venue. Only drawback the seats are a little narrow but the show overshadowed any of that.

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Coldwater, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great place to see a concert! Up close and personal with stage, sound was great. Stairs for washrooms and bar.

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78 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

After all these years, Massey Hall remains one of Toronto's jewels. There is not a bad seat in the house. The place resonates with the sounds of so many talented artists that have taken the stage. There is a warm, intimate feeling about Massey Hall that brings you close to the performer that makes every concert memorable.

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Cambridge, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Massey Hall is such a special place. Small enough o feel close no matter where you sit, with great history and a sense nostalgia. The staff are helpful and courteous, and really exemplify the a great experience!

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Windsor, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is an OLD venue and it shows. That said, the acoustics are wonderful and it has character you just don't get in new concert halls.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Lovely and quaint 'old school' venue. Nothing fancy or new, but charming nonetheless. Dripping with history and character.

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Toronto, Canada
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414 reviews 414 reviews
166 attraction reviews
283 helpful votes 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The Old Lady on Shuter Street, as Massey Hall is (mostly) affectionately known, is not a very comfortable venue unless you spend a lot on your tickets. When I was a lot younger I used to climb to the top balcony, where wooden seats offered little leg room. On the orchestra floor things are better. The reward: the acoustics are... More 

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