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Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto
A Modern and Exquisite Theatre with Old-world Elegance
The Princess of Wales Theatre is a state-of-the-art theatre located in the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District, just a block away from the historical Royal Alexandra Theatre.
Built by father and son duo of David and Ed Mirvish, the dazzling theatre first opened its door in 1993 with the musical 'Miss Saigon' and since then it has hosted several top-notch, avant-garde musicals and plays including The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Oliver!, Hairspray, Cabaret, The Sound of Music, War Horse and few others.
It boasts incredibly impeccable sound system, exceptional sight-lines and extremely comfy seats. You will be amazed to find that with all its modern facilities, the Princess of Wales Theatre still offers the charm and intimacy of a traditional, old-world theatre.
The 2,000 seats theatre has one of the largest stages in North America, which makes this landmark venue one of the finest theatres in Toronto for large-scale, grand theatrical productions.
The theatre's lobbies and lounges feature an extraordinary fusion of conventional and contemporary art work by the award winning interior designer Yabu-Pushelberg. The marvellous Venetian terrazzo floors, glowing glass and tile mosaics, blown-glass lamps, hand-made metal light fixtures and the mahogany woodwork will definitely leave you spellbound for a long time.
The colourful murals on the interior walls and ceiling dome by distinguished artist Frank Stella are real treat for your eyes!
With best of the both - traditional and modern world, the Princess of Wales Theatre has succeeded in attracting a great deal of attention and accolades in a very short time. It is a crystal-clear sign that the theatre will only grow to be grander.
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Princess of Wales Theatre - Shows and Tickets
The Book of Mormon is a blockbuster Broadway musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez. Winner of 9 Tony including best musical, this hilarious show is the best musical of last few decades. Don't miss the chance to see The Book of Mormon! Suitable for 18+.
Dates: April 30 - June 9, 2013
Directed by Tony award winner Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes is a fantastic musical comedy starring actress Rachel York. Winner of 3 Tony awards, including Best Musical Revival and Choreography, Cole Porter's eternal musical is coming to Toronto.
Dates: July 17 - August 18, 2013
Based on French scriptwriter Victor Hugo's novel, Les Misérables is a critically-acclaimed super hit musical. Record breaking production of Cameron Mackintosh captivates mind and soul with magnificent new staging, glittering re-imagined scenery and several mind-blowing songs.
Dates: Begins September 27, 2013
Princess of Wales Theatre Hotels
The theatre's location in the heart of Entertainment District gives you abundant assortment of excellent hotels - luxury, boutique and budget, all within short walking distance.
Below you will find seven top-quality, handpicked hotels near Princess of Wales Theatre, not in any specific order.
Hotel Le Germain - 4 Star Luxury Boutique
30 Mercer St, Toronto
Residence Inn by Marriott - 3 Star Budget
255 Wellington Street West, Toronto
The Ritz-Carlton Toronto - 5 Star Ultra-luxury
181 Wellington Street West, Toronto
InterContinental Toronto Centre - 4 Star Luxury
225 Front Street West, Toronto
SoHo Metropolitan Hotel - 4 Star Luxury Boutique
318 Wellington Street West, Toronto
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Downtown - 3 Star Budget
92 Peter Street, Toronto
Hyatt Regency Toronto - 4 Star Luxury
370 King Street West, Toronto
Princess of Wales Theatre - Travel Information
Location: 300 King Street West, Toronto, M5V 1J2
Please visit www.mirvish.com for more information.