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First Time Visiting Either Theater

I had never visited either of these theatres before and must say that I liked them both. The Winter... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
smcreates
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Toronto, Canada
Visited During TIFF!

I came here on a Friday afternoon for a public screening of Vox Lux during TIFF. Vox Lux was being... read more

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AKAshon
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Oakville, Canada
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Originally built in 1913 by Marcus Loew and designed by Thomas Lamb, it is a National Historic Site and the last operating double-decker theatre in the world. The Centre contains the majestic Elgin Theatre on the main level, and the magical Winter...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never visited either of these theatres before and must say that I liked them both. The Winter Garden Theatre reminded me of something whimsical as it has plastic leaves all over the ceiling, and tree branches on some of the columns. The seating...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here on a Friday afternoon for a public screening of Vox Lux during TIFF. Vox Lux was being shown in the Elgin theatre. The theatre was large and ornate, but smaller than the traditional opera houses. The seats were comfortable. The sound and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Elgin is a quaint old theatre that we normally visit several times a year for Opera Atelier productions. Mirvish has swooped in to host Come From Away. Hopefully many more people will get exposed to this wonderful place.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit annually for TIFF and last year several movies ended up being shown at the Winter Garden Theater. Although the theater looks historic and beautiful at first glance, when you get in you realize it is huge and quite confusing inside. Also the seats...More

Thank M D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this theatre: the acoustics are wonderful and there isn't a bad seat in the house (plus the seats themselves aren't uncomfortable)! The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, too.

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Elgin & Winter Gardens is a beautiful theatre in the heart of Toronto City and I havent got a bad word to say about the venue. However, the production and show was just lacking in something; I guess if you have seen Broadway or...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2018

There is always a great play to see here. Location is good, venue is beautiful and there are restaurants nearby.

Thank Susie J
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Wow, amazing historic site. We did the tour and went back stage and learnt all about the history, the only surviving stacked theatre in the world! Original lifts were fab!

Thank Jan613
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This stacked double theatre is historic and beautiful. It’s evolution from vaudeville to movies and now back to live theatre is a wonderful venue. We last saw a production of Grease.

Thank billybitzer
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Very good theatre with good sight lines and acoustics. Magic complaint are the seats. After half an hour backside gave out.

Thank Ian S
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Clubgal7
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Response from myraevans1942 | Reviewed this property |
It appears that another traveler has answered your question and covered all the nearby hotels.
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merilynswan2018
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Response from Barb E | Reviewed this property |
There was a subway entrance close by if that’s what you mean. It’s also right across the road from the famous Toronto Eaton Center.
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Sandra1659
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Stage door sometimes refers to the back exit/entrance for actors, so I'll assume this is what you mean. If you call the box office I'm sure they can help. It's an old building, so it's possible there's no stage door. If... More
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