With Toronto's bounty of lavish Broadway-style musicals, homegrown productions, touring shows and fabulous festivals, you'll soon discover that all of Toronto is a stage. The first step in building your getaway is getting to know the famous theatres and concert venues. Coming up...
Many of Toronto's most distinguished theatres are in the downtown core near Yonge Street. The most famous of these include:
One of four major downtown Toronto theatres managed by Mirvish Productions, the 2000-seat theatre has one of the largest stages in North America and plays host to the most spectacular, technically advanced plays and musicals in existence.
The Book of Mormon, Anything Goes, Les Miserables, The Lion King
Formerly The Canon Theatre, this historic downtown Toronto theatre began its life in 1920 as a combination vaudeville and motion picture theatre.
See Ed Mirvish Theatre show schedule for:
The Wizard of Oz, Aladdin, Heartbeat of Home
Located in the heart of downtown Toronto at at 651 Yonge St., just south of Bloor St., the Panasonic enjoys a long history in Toronto entertainment.
See Panasonic Theatre show schedule for:
Cats, Dennis Lehane, God of Carnage, Dead Metaphor
Named a National Historic Monument in 1987 the Royal Alexandra Theatre is a masterpiece of beaux-arts architecture and North America's only truly "royal" theatre.
See Royal Alexadria show schedule for:
Shaping Sound, I Love Lucy, Once, Metamorphosis, The Last Confession
The Air Canada Centre is host to a mega-concerts and events throughout the year.
The Molson Amphitheatre, set by the lake, will entertain you with concerts produced by Live Nation.
Roy Thomson Hall, with its curvilinear exterior, brings in top international performers and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Massey Hall, the 'grand dame' of historic music halls, offers audiences an intimate experience with stunning acoustics.
Guests of the Delta Chelsea Hotel in Downtown Toronto enjoy significant ticket discounts and admission discounts at a variety of shopping, theatre and attractions in Toronto.
T.O. TIX offers half-price and discounted tickets on the day of performance to a wide variety of Toronto theatre, dance, opera, comedy, music and special events
Hip Tix from T.O. Tix offers $5 tickets to students age 15-25
The T.O. TIX ticket booth located in Yonge-Dundas Square is open Tuesday through Saturday, Noon to 6:30PM
Home to Ticketmaster and Ticket King, the on-site ticketing department at the Delta Chelsea Hotel in Downtown Toronto will book the best available theatre and event tickets at the time you reserve your room. 1-800-CHELSEA. (243-5732)