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“Great place to be” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Orpheum Theatre

Orpheum Theatre
Granville and Smithe Streets, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
604-665-3050
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Ranked #8 of 150 Attractions in Vancouver
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Owner description: Built in 1927, this restored theater is home to the Vancouver Symphony.
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8 attraction reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great place to be”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Great orchestra, brilliant director - Mr Tovey and the acustic is one of the best!
Also people from customer service and ticket office, provide high standard services.

Visited June 2013
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Delta, Canada
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21 attraction reviews
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“Divine architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This Grand Dame of theatre buildings is one of very few found on the West Coast. Portland Oregon has a similar theatre by the same architect. The acoustics are great but what really is the WOW factor is the gilt decor, hand painted ceiling and chandeliers. You feel like you have stepped back in time yet the acoustics welcome present day sound expectations. Stroll through both lobby floors and enjoy the grandeur of the staircases. Oh, and there are lots of washrooms.

Visited November 2012
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Colorado
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“Great place to take in a show”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This is a great place to take in a show. Excellent, traditional old theater to take in a concert. Great lines of sight to the performers, accoustics great and nice layout. Would love to see many performers at the venue.

Visited October 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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“very old building in a seedy area”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The Orpheum is a very old building. The interior lobby areas are rather nicely done, but the auditorium itself is not good. It's hard to see anything on the stage, and the sound is not good.

Visited September 2013
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Surrey, Canada
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“Tragically Hip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Great venue, not for rock show though as alot of people would have preferred to stand. Beautiful inside!

Visited September 2013
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