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Address: 218 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 613-530-2050
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12:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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One of the main cultural venues in the greater Kingston region, the City of...

One of the main cultural venues in the greater Kingston region, the City of Kingston's Grand Theatre serves as the prime performing arts venue for hundreds of professional and amateur performances annually including ballet, family programming, modern dance, theatre, variety, musicals, comedy and more. Open all year round, we look forward to welcoming you to this historic performing arts centre in the heart of downtown Kingston.

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Jake Shimabukaro Show

A lovely intimate theatre. Fabulous sound. Not too big. Comfortable chairs. Quote a lovely place to take in a show and lots of parking connected behind it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 March 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

A lovely intimate theatre. Fabulous sound. Not too big. Comfortable chairs. Quote a lovely place to take in a show and lots of parking connected behind it.

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Brockville, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

We attended the Jann Arden concert Mar 6, 2015. I had never been to this theatre and was very impressed. Our seats were comfortable and there was an intimate atmosphere in the theatre. Great location with parking garage right behind the theatre and lots of restaurants within a couple of blocks on Princess St.

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Julie F, Marketing Manager at The Grand Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Peter, thanks so much for the positive feedback. Jann Arden is a Canadian music legend, and I am so glad that you enjoyed her performance. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Kingston, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Currently in this theatre and can not move an inch within my seat. I have had more leg room in planes then this place. Not worth the money.

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Bath, Canada
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54 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Attended a lecture/slide show of Ethan Russell, photographer to some of the great Rock Musicians of the 60s and 70s. No question this talented and humble man had a front row seat/ticket to the events most of us only wish we could have attended. Mr. Russell was interesting and tasteful (no scandals revealed). His slide show was logical but a... More 

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Clayton, New York
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went to the grand to see the nutcracker. It was wonderful. The theatre is old but it is charming and provides a decent venue for ballet. The parking garage in the back is very convenient and easily accessible we had no problem finding parking. Also the location is right in the middle of many restaurants and... More 

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toronto
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

nice location, plenty of covered parking in the rear. large lobby. theatre was clean and comfortable. visited for the Kingston symphony which had a large screen on stage for visuals. acoustics is nice.

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Portland, Ontario
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2014

The Grand is a beautifully restored theatre with good acoustics. Eric Burdon commented that these are becoming rare and that the community should support it.

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

The Grand Theatre is an intimate venue for a variety of events hosted in Kingston. We've been there for musicals, plays, the ballet, concerts and stand-up comedians. In all cases, the venue is well suited to bringing in the whole audience. Last night, we were comfortably seated at the right side, a little bit under the balcony, in the second... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

The Grand Theatre offers a wonderful variety of entertainment. This year we are seeing the symphony perform "Music from the Movies" and "The Nutcracker". Good seating options. Parking available in a parking lot behind the the theatre. Wheelchair accessible. Check out their listings for performances. And you can purchase your tickets online. The staff are very helpful. For a date... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

We recently saw "The Bobby Show" at The Grand. Good show and reasonably priced. The seats in the first balcony are closer together than in the rest of the theatre so beware. We did not know this and reserved there. After being crammed in for the first act we stood at intermission and my husband, who had sat sideways as... More 

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