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Royal Alexandra Theatre

260 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H9, Canada
+1 800-461-3333
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Greatest show on earth

Come fro away is by far the greatest show on earth. My wife and I saw it yesterday and rank it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
maltesefalcon54
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oakville
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Proud to be Canadian!!!

Come from Away!!!! Amazing performance from truly talented actors . Was a touching portrayal of a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Krissarb
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Toronto, Canada
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A masterpiece of beaux-arts architecture, the historic Royal Alexandra is Toronto's senior theatre and, at 101, never having been converted to any other use, the oldest continuously operating legitimate theatre in North America.The Royal Alexandra is also North America's first truly "royal" theatre - "royal" by patent from Edward VII - named with royal permission for his consort, Alexandra, a Danish princess and great-grandmother of the present queen.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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260 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H9, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Come fro away is by far the greatest show on earth. My wife and I saw it yesterday and rank it number one. This musical was high energy from start to finish It made you laugh and cry. It has all the ingredients of a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Come from Away!!!! Amazing performance from truly talented actors . Was a touching portrayal of a community coming together during a global crisis. The time flew by, 100 minutes with no intermission. The show ended with the entire audience on their feet clapping to the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very conveniently located in Toronto downtown. You can see the most popular stage shows. The building has a very artistic spirit and is really worth seeing.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A musical not to be missed! Gave us a better perspective of how 9/11’s tragedy effected so many people in so many different ways.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am aNewfoundlander and was proud throughout the performance that our province got showcased the way we really are. Also although it was focused on Gander the show was also indirectly a great remembrance of that awful day on 9/11.

Thank Frank-Liz
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very comfortable theatre and quite beautiful. We saw Come From Away and it was wonderful. I highly recommend going, I don’t think you will be disappointed.

Thank Maureen W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This show is so worth it...the story in general we knew but the details, the singing, the cast even looked liked they were from Newfoundland! this made our trip to Toronto!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was there last night for Come From Away - even better than the production I saw Dec. 2016. Theatre was refurbished a few years ago. Now a beautiful old one. Seats seem more comfortable.

Thank Marion P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Incredible musical portrayal of how a small community answered a huge challenge while unveiling the unique culture of Newfoundlanders! All around great show!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was wonderful to see an iconic Canadian play that was so much fun with emotion from beginning to end. Time went so quickly. Loved that there was no intermission to break the flow.

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Larry W
10 December 2017|
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Response from Toronto_Don | Reviewed this property |
I believe you will be closer to the stage but off to the side. We have center orchestra about 12 rows back which are excellent but I think you will be pleased with the seats you have and they will have a better view than... More
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Mary P
3 August 2017|
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Response from CathAnthony | Reviewed this property |
Check the website however what else else's you like? Jazz try the jazz bistro. Interesting local theatre try Soul pepper
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Dev M
29 March 2017|
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Response from Manel K | Reviewed this property |
Not too close to the front Dev. As described on the theatre description- the Mrs Henderson Presents features elegant nudity- but the front few rows on the left of the stage do get quite up close to 'the action', so to speak... More
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