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Ed Mirvish Theatre, Toronto

Ed Mirvish Theatre, Toronto

An Iconic Theatre with Glittering and Fascinating Interior Decor

The Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly the Canon Theatre) is a majestic old theatre in the heart of downtown Toronto, just right across from the Eaton Centre and Dundas Square.

Designed by famous architect Thomas Lamb, the theatre originally offered old school vaudeville shows and motion pictures. Built in 1920, it was the largest theatre in Canada and one of the most glamorous and elegant theatre venues in the city.

The theatre was comprehensively refurbished to bring it to its former glory, and in 1989, exquisitely decorated, grand theatre reopened to rave reviews.

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Today’s Ed Mirvish Theatre, with its decorated ceiling, gorgeous lobbies, grand sweeping stairway, ornate chandeliers and dramatic plaster work provides you a stunning and luxurious aesthetic that not many theatre settings manage to capture.

With its excellent acoustics, great sightlines and comfy seats, this live theatre is a perfect example of classic entertainment location that never loses its charm, even after almost 100 years of service.

The charming old theatre adds reverence to any performance – whether it’s theatrical act, opera, concert or comedy. The theatre has seen a number of famous productions take place on its stages over the past few years, including The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Billy Elliot, Sister Act, Spring Awakening and The Wizard of Oz.

Definitely, there are plenty of reasons for you to visit this outstanding theatre and once you have experienced a performance there, you will understand why it’s one of Toronto’s most popular theatre venues.

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Ed Mirvish Theatre Shows and Tickets

The Wizard of Oz is a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on MGM’s classic film of 1939. The musical extravaganza offers all the favourite songs and characters from the super-hit movie, along with few new songs. Take the journey through the magical land of Oz and enjoy this fabulous musical at Ed Mirvish.

Dates: Apr 30 – Aug 18, 2020

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Hotels near Ed Mirvish Theatre

Attending a performance at the Ed Mirvish Theatre and looking for good hotels near the theatre? There are tons of high-quality hotels close to the theatre – cheap, budget, boutique and luxury. With these nearby hotels, you’ll be able to visit the theatre with no difficulty…

Below you’ll find compilation of cherry-picked hotels near the theatre, many of them are just steps away from the theatre.

Pantages Hotel Toronto Centre – 4 Star Luxury Boutique

200 Victoria Street, Toronto

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Cambridge Suites Hotel – 4 Star Luxury Boutique

15 Richmod Street East, Toronto

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Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel – 4 Star Luxury

525 Bay Street, Toronto

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Cosmopolitan Hotel and Residences – 4 Star Luxury Boutique

8 Colborne Street, Toronto

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Delta Chelsea Toronto – 3 Star Budget

33 Gerrand Street West, Toronto

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Bond Place Hotel – 2.5 Star Cheap

65 Dundas Street East, Toronto

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The King Edward Hotel – 4 Star Luxury

37 King Street East, Toronto

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Ed Mirvish Theatre – Travel Information

Location: 244 Victoria Street, Toronto, M5B 1V8

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