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
Many tourist attractions are temporarily closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please verify any opening hours below with the attraction before visiting.
- 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
Ferry G. Mar-03-2020
Having seen the show Shen Yun in this theatre for a couple of years now, I would give the show itself a 5 star but the theatre a 4 star. When there's a live... Read More
Sun G. Oct-24-2019
If you are into colonial architecture with a sense of British-ness then the QET is for you. However this place is now called Vancouver Playhouse, not QET.... Read More
Jasmine A. Jul-18-2019
On June 14th, I went to see Trevor Noah at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. I hadn't been to the theater in a long time (the last time I was there was a couple... 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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