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Guided tour explores theatre from top to bottom. Tour guides and BC Entertainment Hall of Fame... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
North Vancouver, BC
Ben Harper live

Ben Harper was such an incredible concert, but seeing a show in this venue by far was the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Best known as the home of internationally renowned Vancouver Symphony Orchestra – the largest performing arts organization in Western Canada – the Orpheum also features regular performances by some of the city’s finest choirs, as well as performing...more
604 Smithe Street | Alternate entrance at 884 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3L4, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Guided tour explores theatre from top to bottom. Tour guides and BC Entertainment Hall of Fame displays provide information about the history of entertainment in Vancouver. Lots of walking and stairs.

Thank NorVanMan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ben Harper was such an incredible concert, but seeing a show in this venue by far was the highlight. I’ve never been in a venue like this, and would highly recommend seeing anything here. If you have the chance to see someone as talented as...More

Thank Dverity
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Wonderful venue for any type of concert - however mainly classical musical I have been going there for more than 25 years.

Thank Juliet S
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Went to the VSO with a Beatles band. Perfect setting for this concert. The building is stunning. the sound is exceptional and all the seats have a great view. the only negative was the leg room for the seats we had. But even being a...More

Thank doc_alg
Reviewed January 24, 2018

My wife and I joined its 90th Birthday Night!! A big hand to all the artists, performers and organizers, the night was extremely great and wonderful. All the audience were moved when that respected lady pianist play the antique piano! The Orpheum Chocolate was indeed...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the afternoon with Rachmaninoff as we haven’t been to the VSO in several years. Always fascinated with the architectural design, the nuances, the moldings, the artwork, the photos of entertainers throughout the decades at this gorgeous venue. Where do you enter off of...More

Thank NeggyRichmond_Canada
Reviewed October 8, 2017

This old beautifully restored theatre is an ideal place to enjoy stage performances or classical music. The seats are comfortable and it seeems to not matter where you sit to enjoy the exerience. I have bee quite a few times over the years and thoroughy...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We wanted to see a canadian theatre and to listen to some local players. well we had a very nice evening and I would recommend such experience to travelers, it's something different

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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We went to the Rodriguez concert at the theatre and we were pleasantly surprised at how well maintained the theatre is...not looking old or frayed at the edges and the staff at all levels (ushers and food service) were most helpful! Two things that could...More

Thank Daryl C
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

A few friends took in an afternoon performance at the Orpheum VSO featuring Stefan Jackiw, violinist and Jun Märkl, conductor. Violinist is very talented. The conductor was a little off the traditional path but told a story of the music in a positive, welcoming manner....More

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Granville Street
Granville Street spans many, multiple city blocks and
has become so fastidiously known for its nightclubs
and watering holes that it's fondly nicknamed the
city's 'Entertainment District.' Friday and Saturday
nights are the most popular and lively, with young
revelers taking to the streets in droves and keeping
the party going until late. Granville Street, being
mostly open to pedestrian-only traffic, has a healthy
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July 26, 2017|
Response from D. W | Reviewed this property |
If you are not going to sit closer to the front, I'd find a seat in the upper balcony and bring binoculars.