Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Vancouver Playhouse

The Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the adjoining smaller Vancouver Playhouse have hosted music and drama in Vancouver since 1959

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Queen Elizabeth Theatre cc licensed photo by *_*

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 Playhouse

Fee: Yes. Puchase Tickets

Closed Now

Regular Hours:

  • Monday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Thursday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Friday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Category: Performing Arts

Address: 630 Hamilton Street
630 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1
Canada

Phone: +1 604-665-3050

Reviews

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 68 Reviews.

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4 Star Rating We saw the Shins here. It was a really good show. I will say the audience was a bit tame for the show the Shins put on, but maybe that is Canadian... Read More

Neil W. Sep-17-2017

3 Star Rating ***PEOPLE WERE VAPING AT THE VENUE*** They weren't even the nice smells either... I was here for the Blackbear concert (with guests Gashi and Elohim). The... Read More

Kevin O. May-17-2019

5 Star Rating I love coming to the theatre. It's in my bones. For plays, musicals, operas and even graduations. For every Vancouverite, I think this is one of the... Read More

Lauren L. Nov-28-2018

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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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A quick preshow look around the Queen Elizabeth Theatre from the balcony.

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