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
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website, especially where Covid restrictions are in effect.
- 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
Category: Music Venues Performing Arts
884 Granville Street
601 Smithe Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1K3
Phone: +1 604-665-3050
Gayan P. Feb-18-2020
As far as I know, this is one of the oldest and most ornate theatres in Vancouver. Being a young city, we are eclipsed by the historic buildings of much... Read More
Mari E. Feb-13-2020
This time, I came here for the concert of Michael Bolton and Vancouver Symphony orchestra. I bought the most cheapest seat on the balcony ($50ish) but the... Read More
Shonah M. Oct-21-2018
Saturday night on the Granville Mall can only mean - show time! The Soweto Gospel Choir from South Africa are here at the Orpheum performing on their tour... 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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