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Charming Older Theatre

We enjoyed the Nutcracker Ballet accompanied by the Vancouver Symphony! It was a comfortable and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
268evaw
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Elegant Theatre With World Class Productions

We have been season ticket holders to the Broadway Across Canada for many years and have enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
HeliYVR
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Vancouver, Canada
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The city's largest theater complex is home to the Vancouver Opera and sponsors a variety of different performances.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the Nutcracker Ballet accompanied by the Vancouver Symphony! It was a comfortable and charming venue with good visibility and acoustics. There is plenty of room to mix and mingle in the larger foyer and sitting areas. The washroom facilities are kind of oddly...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Loved the performances, the story during the intermission, the sharing of some good news, and then the perfect choir numbers at the end. Fantastic. Loved all of it. Even the little children's dance numbers were fun. Best parking is on the street for $4 or...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Hilarious, engaging, poignant all wrapped up in constant motion for two hours. Had an opportunity to attend the theatre. In this case The Book Of Mormon. What a powerful engaging show. Irreverent. Reminded me of how significant the Arts are in dealing with complex issues...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

I have visited on my occasions for different events from Broadway plays to Comedy acts.This is a great venue as there is really no bad sear in the house.Only downside is bathroom line ups but over all if you see one of your favorite comedians,plays...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

He show is wonderful, staff is great. Place is clean and accommodating. But ...Parking is HORRIBLE! And 30 dollars for parking for a 2 hr show is hideous. We will stick to other venues in the future.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We saw Kamasi Washington as part of the Vancouver Jazz Festival. Great old theatre centrally located.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We have been season ticket holders to the Broadway Across Canada for many years and have enjoyed exceptional live theatre four times a year in the elegant Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Built in 1959 it exudes character from that period while providing all the amenities of...More

Thank HeliYVR
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Really mixed feelings about this venue, I've been many times. Aesthetically it is superior to the Orpheum, but sound can be an issue DO NOT choose a seat in the orchestra left section, for whatever design reasons the audio is really bad. If you are...More

Thank LCaraway
Reviewed 28 May 2018

You will never get a cab. Vancouver does not have Uber and does have a shortage of taxis. It took us an hour and we finally took a gypsy cab to get back to our hotel. We saw the lovely opera “Eugene Onegin” during a...More

1  Thank Sydele G
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Attended the Shen Yun performance with my daughter and granddaughter. The costumes and visuals combined with the very talented dancers provided an amazing experience. Every visit to the Queen E brings back memories of past visits. We live in the Interior of B.C. so those...More

Thank Susan R
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AmrikD3
5 October 2018|
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Response from Sydele G | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think they did allow drinks at seats
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Blacke4
8 September 2018|
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It wasn’t when we saw Eugene Onegin. It may depend upon the performance.
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mnjazzfan
10 July 2018|
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Response from BennyJosee | Reviewed this property |
We checked a bag at the theatre as they didn't allow bags into the show. This was about six months ago. I would confirm with the theatre directly in case the "policy and/or bag check option" has changed. Cheers, Ben
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