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Royal Alexandra Theatre

Royal Alexandra Theatre
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Type of Attraction
Entertainment Venues, Buildings & Monuments
Interests That Apply
Music, Architecture, Art, Literature
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Price: $50+
Ticket prices vary according to performance and seating.
Is there parking?: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Notes: Wheelchair seating is available in the orchestra (ground-floor) area only. There is one wheelchair-accessible restroom on the orchestra level, off the main lobby.
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks
Restrooms: Available
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Royal Alexandra Theatre

The Royal Alex

Productions with Pizzazz

Off The Beaten Path

Address: Phone:
260 King St W
(At Simcoe)
Toronto, ON M5V 1H9
+1 416 872 1212 / +1 1 800 461 3333
Fax: +1 416 593 7759


This recently restored grand theatre house is worth seeing for its architecture and opulence as well as for the entertainment. Built in 1907 and pulled out of the demolition doldrums by Ed Mirvish (owner of Honest Ed's), the Royal Alex, as locals call it, exudes old-fashioned charm while providing a state-of-the-art theatrical experience. Be seated by a waist-coated usher, sink into the lush red-velvet chairs and see everything from famous Broadway to local talent.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: Box Office: 12pm-6pm, Mon-Sat
Notes: Hours vary by performance.
Visit Time: 2hr-3hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: $50+
Price Notes: Ticket prices vary according to performance and seating.


Indoor with climate control.
Restrictions: Eat before you come, as no outside food is allowed in. Save the drinks for later; alcohol is not permitted at this venue. Put your voicemail to work, and turn off those cell phones before you enter. A picture may be worth a thousand words, but the words will have to do in this case—no cameras allowed. Bring a tripod or steady hand—flash photography is not permitted at this venue. As tempted as you may be to add to that vacation footage, keep the video camera in the case—they're not permitted here.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Nearest Train or Bus: St Andrew
Notes: King Streetcar is a good way to travel.
Parking Availability: Yes
Notes: There are several parking lots within walking distance of the theater. Please refer to the website for a listing of all nearby parking options.

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