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Royal Theatre

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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A stunning venue

Went recently for the “werq the world” drag race live show and was reminded how stunning this old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Victoria, Canada
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great theater

love going to shows here. Always exciting to see what they bring to our town. has a lovely... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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The 1,434-seat Royal Theatre, opened in 1913 as the Victoria Opera House, is a heritage jewel. It is the home of the Victoria Symphony, Pacific Opera Victoria, as well as a diverse selection of locally produced entertainment. The Royal is also known...more
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805 Broughton St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1E5, Canada
+1 250-386-6121
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went recently for the “werq the world” drag race live show and was reminded how stunning this old theatre is. I’m so glad they never really tried to “modernize” the inside because it really is beautiful. Would be an awesome venue for any “sitting” type...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

love going to shows here. Always exciting to see what they bring to our town. has a lovely historical feel

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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Whether you are seeing a symphony, opera, or concert, there are no bad seats in the house. You can see and hear beautifully from anywhere.

Thank Ryan_and_Janine
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Whether watching an entertainer, listening to the orchestra or watching my daughter's dance school perform, it is hard to find a better venue in Victoria.

Thank KDHN
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I have seen operas and hard rock and roll events in the Royal Theatre. Never disappointed. Try out one of their operas this coming winter.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This opera house and concert hall was designed in 1912 and it is a Magnificent must see in Victoria.

Thank Ruby P
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Get yourself to the theatre this season. The Royal presents a wide range of theatre, dance, music etc You can also catch some of the larger Victoria Arts Organizations presenting work too. Support Local Artists !!

Thank ConstanceC265
Reviewed July 1, 2018

DeeDee Bridgewater was the event and did not disappoint. "Denise", (her real name, as explained) rapped a significant part of her performance with a stream-of-consciousness commentary on the history of her musical experience and personal views of human relationships. Supported more than capably by the...More

Thank Joseph O
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Saw a concert here last night and the concert was fabulous but the person in charge of the lighting kept shining spot lights into the audience, thereby blinding them. Couldn't see the star of the show a large portion of the time. The seating is...More

1  Thank KitRaetsen
Reviewed May 30, 2018

I attended a concert here and was impressed with the historic decor and the facilities in the foyer. Also close to the city centre.

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August 13, 2016|
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Response from sylviegoulet1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't help you for that question. I'm not from Victoria. I just went for a university grad. Sorry