Princess of Wales Theatre Toronto

The elegant Princess of Wales Theatre combines an ingenious blend of modern and traditional theatre design

Princess of Wales Theatre
Princess of Wales Theatre cc licensed photo by Simon P

Opened in 1991, the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto features a blend of the best concepts in theatre design from the last 200 years.

The theatre accommodates up to 2000 guests in comfortable seats, all of which are within 85 feet of one of the largest stages in the continent. There are three seating levels including two horseshoe shaped balconies.

The interior design is finely crafted with terrazzo floors, luminous mosaics of tile and glass, custom made light fixtures, much woodwork of a rare imported mahogany and 10,000 square feet of colourful murals by renowned artist Frank Stella. All of this was accomplished on a very compact plot of land in Toronto's entertainment district.

The Princess of Wales Theatre combines the best of both traditional and modern theatre design to provide an ideal setting to view your favourite play or musical production. For additional information about the Princess of Wales Theatre and upcoming concerts and events see the official website.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: Yes; Varies by event

Open Now: No

Hours This Week:
  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Address: 300 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1J2, Canada

Phone: (416) 872-1212

Official Website: Princess of Wales Theatre

Directions

TTC Subway Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Yonge-University-SpadinaSt. Andrew Station5 MInutes

How to get to Princess of Wales Theatre by TTC Subway

No buses needed. From St. Andrew Station walk about 3 blocks west along King Street. The Princess of Wales Theatre is on the north side of King Street West a few buildings farther west from the Royal Alexandra Theatre

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Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5

5 Star Rating Just love the the building. Sight lines are good. Overall a wonderful experience.

Cheryl Boyle - 12 days ago

5 Star Rating Clean and comfy theatre. Good sound. If you are here for a movie the screen is quite small given the size of the theatre. But with Tiff you don't exactly get to choose a theatre. Good experience overall.

Alex Patriki - 24 days ago

4 Star Rating Great live theatre space. Floor seats are the most comfortable. I don't recommend the balcony if you can avoid it.

Glamazon Toronto - 1 month ago

4 Star Rating TIFF !!! Amazing venue for the screenings! Although, the seats could be a bit larger. Besides that, it is a wonderful place, well located and beautiful!

Tiago Souza - 1 month ago

5 Star Rating Wonderful theatre! Staff is friendly and helpful. The view in the theatre is excellent. I bought the cheapest seats I could and still had an amazing view! The sound is incredible and the performance was wonderful! Will be back again!

Loyal Ali - 1 month ago

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