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Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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Address: 600 Hamilton St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 604-665-3050
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The city's largest theater complex is home to the Vancouver Opera and...

The city's largest theater complex is home to the Vancouver Opera and sponsors a variety of different performances.

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Brit Floyd...as good as it gets

Saw Brit Floyd which is the "cover band" for Pink Floyd. As we know Pink Floyd is not around so BF did an superlative concert at QE of all the classics. The QE is a great venue... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love musicals, and always try to catch one if we could. It just happened that a Disney broadway musical was visiting Vancouver the very same days were there. Newsies! So we went. The seating was great, with amazing views of the stage. The acoustics were fantastic, and of course, the amenities were easily accessible. Fantastic place!

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Saw Brit Floyd which is the "cover band" for Pink Floyd. As we know Pink Floyd is not around so BF did an superlative concert at QE of all the classics. The QE is a great venue for music since acoustically it is great and perfect venue holding about an estimated 1500. Every seat is a good seat and operatic... More 

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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I have attended numerous musicals and concerts in this theatre over the years. It was refurbished in 2009. The acoustics are very good and the seats are very comfortable. Although the rows of seats are sloped, I found that your view can be blocked if someone tall sits in front of you. The lobby is open one hour before performances.... More 

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Thank Bill C
Vancouver Island, Canada
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

My first concert at the theatre (Brit Floyd) and I have to say the sound quality was just incredible! Wow...hoping I'll have the opportunity to go there again!

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Thank Heather L
Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I've been attending events at the Queen E for six decades now but was really taken aback at the last K.D. Lang and guests concert during the Jazz Fest 2016. As we were about to enter the auditorium just before the show began, I glanced out the window and was startled to see a line of would be audience members... More 

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Thank piercesmom
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Lovely theatre and well maintained/updated. The sound and production quality is top notch and every show I have seen here has bee great!

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Thank 588travel
North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

After watching this movie for many years with my daughter it is wonderful to see it turned into a musical. Thoroughly entertaining and did not disappoint.

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Thank vistadielle
Kingston, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I could not believe that a newly constructed theatre was not handicapped accessible unless one sat in a back row. There were steps and no handrails down to the orchestra, and I was not allowed to take my walker down to the front row, where I had bought my seat. When I complained, it was suggested that I could have... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I have seen several the Queen E, the sound is fantastic. I like to sit close to the stage for the best views. I like that there is a bar inside for before the show & during any breaks.

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Thank Cantfindaname666
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I've always been so happy with the sound quality here! It's easy to get to by public transport and the underground parking is a good price during a hosted even.

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