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. Puchase Tickets
- 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
630 Hamilton Street
630 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1
Phone: +1 604-665-3050
Lauren L. Nov-28-2018
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
V T. May-19-2018
I have been to this theatre quite a few times. The acoustics are quite good each time. The chairs are comfortable for long events. The establishment is well... Read More
Nancy H. Apr-11-2018
I've been to two shows here in the past six months. The first show was fine (The Tenors. We love them!), and my husband and I were impressed with the venue:... 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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