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The Grand Theatre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Many great performances here!

I visited recently to see A Thousand Splendid Suns (which was fantastic). I totally love the vibe... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
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Chariots of Fire

The interesting stage design of this play, and a recommendation from a theatre director in Calgary... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
London, Canada
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471 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3E4, Canada
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

I visited recently to see A Thousand Splendid Suns (which was fantastic). I totally love the vibe of this theatre. It reminds me of a mini version of the Princess of Wales theatre in Toronto. Great spot, centrally located. Just wish parking options were better,...More

Thank TheCalkins
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The interesting stage design of this play, and a recommendation from a theatre director in Calgary, encouraged me to purchase tickets for the Chariots of Fire play. What an ingenious design - they had the track running through the audience and also had a couple...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

My first time in the Grand. I was impressed. The play I saw was the 1000 splendid suns. Great staging of a complex novel. The directing was superb and so were most (but not all) of the actresses and actors. The downside? The should not...More

Thank gourmetathens
Reviewed February 25, 2018

we were very impressed with the production of 'blind date'. what a unique and novel concept whereby each show has its own story, new co-star and unique outcome. cudo's to the leading lady who shows off her new co-star in each performance!

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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming here for a long time. I’ve seen so many great shows. Everything is great the show, the atmosphere, location, and in my opinion when it comes to a business is great customer service and the grand theatre has that! The only thing...More

Thank GDiavo23
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

The theater is old but beautifully well maintained. No bad seats. The production of Christmas Carol was amazing with many set changes and special effects. The touring company was very talented. We will come back again.

Thank Chercan
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Went to the Grand to see A Christmas Carol. What a wonderful experience. The acting,the sets and whole feel was excellent. The theatre is nice,very comfortable and the ushers were great as well. We visit Stratford every year and this was just as good if...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Came here to see "A Christmas Carol" with my extended family. The theatre is located right down town and there are many good restaurants right nearby within walking distance. It's a decent sized theatre, not too big but not too small either. The show we...More

2  Thank SailorAirman
Reviewed December 10, 2017

We went with family to see "A Christmas Carol" and were amazed! I have some professional training in, and a lot of amateur passion for drama, and this production matches a lot of world-class theatre. Stratford would be proud of this one! The sets were...More

Thank W W
Reviewed November 29, 2017

This is a lovely theatre refurbished to preserve the historic elements. Sight lines are clear with no bad seats. A professional theatre with excellent production values and reasonable ticket prices. Well worth a visit. And there's even an "under grand" theatre with more challenging shows.

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November 16, 2016|
Response from iCRUISEify | Reviewed this property |
The one time I visited McManus theatre there was no assigned seating.
Deb W
September 17, 2016|
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Response from safaridave | Reviewed this property |
Hi Deb W, There is metered parking on nearby streets and a few lots on nearby streets as well. There is nothing right at the theatre though.