When it first opened, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre was home to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, which now performs at the Orpheum Theatre. The Queen Elizabeth Theatre is currently home to the Vancouver Opera and Ballet BC, but also hosts many other music, dance and drama programs throughout the year.
The the recently renovated theatre has seating for over 2765 spectators and boasts much improved acoustics. The smaller adjoining Vancouver Playhouse has seating for 688 guests and is home to Playhouse Theatre Company, Friends of Chamber Music, Vancouver Recital Society and DanceHouse.
For more information about the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Vancouver Playhouse and upcoming programs see the official website above.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Vancouver PlayhouseFee: Yes. See the official website for information about tickets and events.
Category: Performing Arts
649 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1
Phone: +1 604-665-3035
Joanna L. Jan-29-2019
This is my go to venue for a couple of chamber music series: Friends of chamber music and Vancouver Recital Society. I go to F of CM the most and love going... Read More
Dean K. Jun-16-2017
Been coming here for the past 5 years or so, usually for Arts Umbrella Dance recitals. Seating is good with enough of a rise so that unless you are behind... Read More
Crystal H. May-07-2010
If you know the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, you know the Playhouse, they live side by side. But unless you've been to the theatre here, you might not know what... Read More
Accommodations near Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Vancouver Playhouse:
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How to get to Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Vancouver Playhouse by SkyTrain
No Buses Needed. Exit onto Beatty Street. Dunsmuir is just to your left. Walk to your right (west) along Dunsmuir for 2 blocks to Hamilton Street. The Theatres are directly to your left on Hamilton.
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