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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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600 Hamilton St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Downtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Cameron M
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.

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

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

Thank SenorSparky
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

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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
Reviewed 15 April 2018

At a recent performance of Riverdance (great show), our enjoyment was constantly interrupted by folks who "needed" to use their cell phones to take picture or check emails. At the beginning of the performance, the announcer asked that phone be kept on silent and reminded...More

Thank bas954
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I watched the show ShenYun on Friday night. It's phenomenal and mesmerizing. Highly recommend it! Last two shows are on this Sunday (March 25). You don't want to miss it!

Thank Sabrina H
Reviewed 28 February 2018

I recently went to opening night of Ballet BC's Romeo and Juliet. We were sitting in the first or second row of the mez, and my husband and i got seated next to these two young girls who talked loudly the entire show. With a...More

Thank Tannara S
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Blacke4
8 September 2018|
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Response from Sydele G | Reviewed this property |
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 Ben-Josee | 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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Sherry B
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Response from D. W | Reviewed this property |
You can see the entire stage from the very back but depending on your eyesight, you can’t make out the faces. I used binoculars. The closer you sit to the stage, you lose seeing the entire stage but you can see the... More
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