Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
Royal Alexandra Theatre - A Quick Overview[Contribute/Review]
Address: 260 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1H9, Canada
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About Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
Completed in 1907, the Royal Alexandra theatre has often been regarded as a masterpiece of Beaux-art architecture and some have called it an Edwardian jewel-box. That is certainly the prettiest Theatre in Toronto, And it has maintained the 19th century look both inside and outside. There are three levels including the orchestra, balcony and gallery. There are four concession areas, one for each level of the theater and one for the Simpsons Lobby.
Royal Alexandra Theatre Information
- Fully wheelchair accessible to the orchestra (main floor) only.
- Park below the Princess of Wales Theatre.
Royal Alexandra Theatre Ticket Prices
- Prices depend on the shows and me a range from 70 Canadian dollars to 200 Canadian dollars.
Royal Alexandra Theatre Opening and Closing Hours
- Recommended time of arrival: 12pm-4pm
- Timings given here are for the box office only. The actual show timings are different.
- Shows usually begin around and between 7 pm and 8 pm.
How To reach Royal Alexandra Theatre by Public Transport
- Streetcar 304, 504, 514 stop King St West at John St.
- Subway 1 stop St Andrew Station.
- Buses 141, 143, 144, 145 stop Adelaide St West at John St Farside.
- Bus 121 stop Front St West at John St.
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Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto Reviews
Saw the Lorax with 3 little kids. Perfectly staged and I loved the mini acts before the show started and during intermission to keep kids entertained. Amazing seating and beautiful building. Has a beautiful charm to it found in older building that haven't been restored to be overly modern.
Love the charm and nostalgia of the building; a real piece of history. The stage site lines good throughout and seat comfort good. The stairs up to the upper balcony are a killer, as are the stairs down to the seats at that level.
Very nice historic theatre. Lobby and washrooms are fairly small and can feel crowded. Why on earth do they sell ice cream in the theatre at intermission?
Attended the Lorax on a cold winter afternoon. Sadly the house was late being turned over so many were jammed into the very small lobby or vestibule. Expect others outside in -15 conditions. Great old theatre space with so much history. The Royal Alexander is a treasure for Toronto Theatre patrons. Best to use TTC to access with the construction on the Gardener and new King Street traffic patterns.
Seats are very comfortable I felt like a king in the tall backed chair. I saw North by Northwest as part of a Mirvish subscription and the show was good in a cheesy way. I like this theatre better then the Royal Alexandria because of the additional leg room.