Toronto Theatres & Auditoriums
Showcasing its original Vaudeville theater architecture, this multi-use venue hosts a wide range of events, including headlining international music acts, film screenings and community fund raising functions. Special features include its dramatic proscenium stage arch and flexible seating arrangements to suit a variety of events.
Finished in 2006, The Four Seasons Centre is Canada's only purpose-built opera house, making it the premier stage for Canadian artists. Home to the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada, this state-of-the-art facility is open to guided tours.
The Toronto Centre for the Arts hosts regular concerts and theatre productions, including performances by the Toronto Philharmonia, Royal Conservatory Orchestra and Encore Entertainment. The venue contains the top-notch George Weston Recital Hall, the impressive Main Stage Theatre, and the Studio Theatre designed for small-scale shows.
The end result of a partnership between Soulpepper Theatre Company and George Brown Theatre School, this facility opened to the public in 2006. A busy theatre, there are shows nearly everyday of the week. This facility also has several studios, classrooms and a Cabaret which can be rented.
Inaugurated as the O'Keefe Centre in 1960, this performing arts centre has undergone extensive renovations and is the largest soft-seat theatre of its kind in all of Canada. The facility has played host to a variety of local, national and international events, including concerts, comedy tours, ballets and conventions. "Our mission is to unite the global citizens of Toronto through great artistic experiences.” - Dan Brambilla, CEO of the Sony Centre
Built in 1889, this landmark has served a variety of purposes over the decades but is most notable as a premiere venue space for art exhibitions, concerts and other special events, including wedding receptions. A theater space, an on-site cafe and gallery and numerous arts-related companies now find their home in the historic building.
In the heart of Kensington Market, the newly transformed Electric Theatre is home to theatre groups, comedy troops, artists and musicians. With theatre style seating for 60 people, a high stage and walls that double as projection screens, this is the perfect venue for any event, show or private party. Rental rates available.
This beautiful early 20th Century theatre has been very well restored. It is a classic double-decker vaudeville theatre. 110 pieces of original vaudeville scenery sets can be seen, including woods, a rustic cottage, and a palace. Tours are available and it is possible to take in a live show.
Al Green Theatre is one of Toronto’s newest venues for film, theatre, dance, music, lectures, social and corporate events. The 288-seat, state-of-the-art theatre is located in the heart of the Annex at Bloor and Spadina.
Located in Roncesvalles, this historic landmark opened in 1912 and features a traditional art deco marquee and a 244-seat theater, complete with a true silver Cinemascope screen. Second-run blockbusters, special screenings and an array of cultural events are showcased at the cinema.
The IYA Studio is a rehearsal, performance and audition space in Cabbagetown. The studio offers numerous classes geared towards in-the-moment actor response and is the home to many Toronto theatre and film companies.
Home to the Royal Conservatory, this educational and cultural hub features a diverse selection of facilities, including the 1,135-seat Koerner concert hall, broadcast and new media centers, teaching studios, rehearsal spaces, a music library and an event and concert lobby.
This intimate theatre presents lively productions that delight children of all ages (and young-at-heart adults!) The season consists of both plays and music concerts.
Located in the artistic community of Queen west, this multi-use venue is available for rentals for private movie screenings for up to 50 people and also features a full-service lounge space to accommodate 95.
Operated by Mirvish Productions, this performing arts venues has served many cultural roles since its inception in 1912, but following a complete renovation project in the mid-2000s, has been home primarily to a host of theatrical productions and comedic events.
Denoted a National Historic Monument, the Royal Alexandra Theatre is over 95 years old, making it one of the oldest continuously running theatres in North America. Named after Edward VII's wife, Danish Princess Alexandra, the theatre had extensive refurbishing done to it in 1962, but has kept its initial charm. All types of productions have been staged at the Royal Alexandra, including contemporary, classical, even comical events.
Located on the University of Toronto campus, this hall plays host to ongoing convocation ceremonies as well as concerts and other stage performances. Its domed rotunda is just one of the trademarks of the landmark, which celebrated its centennial in 2007.
Massey Hall, built in 1894, is a famous venue in Canada and has hosted numerous artists including George Gershwin, Glen Gould, Oscar Peterson and Luciano Pavarotti, to name a few. Today, the building continues to attract high-profile artists. In addition to the 2,753 auditorium, the venue also features Centuries Bar and Lounge, the Balcony Lounge and a large backstage area.
Several concerts a year are held at this intimate (only 340 seats) venue. Classical, guitar, chamber and studio Jazz just some of the genres performed by talented musicians. Glenn Gould Studio is located on the main floor of the Canadian Broadcasting Centre.
Located at Exhibition Place, this 324-seat theater venue showcases a wide variety of acts, ranging from headlining concerts to fashion shows to comedic performances.
Both classical and current products are held at this newer venue, which is renown for its deep stage and advanced technical facilities. The interior shines with its polychromatic murals adorning the walls and glass and tile mosaics. The Princess of Wales Theatre contains 2000 seats, but has a personal feel due to the excellent views from each seat as well as the fine acoustics.
Alternative film, current Hollywood blockbusters and cult classics are played at this historic theater, which offers bi-annual membership services and is host to frequent cultural events, including film festivals and special screenings.
The Molson Amphitheatre is an impressive outdoor concert venue with VIP rooms, lounges and function areas. With a prime view of the lake, this complex is a popular corporate, private and public event venue.
Roy Thompson Hall has been hosted a variety of artists since its opening in 1982. It is also the permanent venue for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and is one of the main venues for Toronto International Film Festival Screenings. The venue is also open to private rentals and the auditorium can seat up to 2,630 people.
The Sound Academy is a local Toronto venue where events such as concerts are held. The Sound Academy is located on Polson Street.
This five year old state-of-the-art, fully accessible 360 seat proscenium arch style theatre features a fly system, orchestra pit, dressing rooms for 47 performers, a 2,600 sq. ft. lobby, hospitality services, box office with on-line ticketing services, convenient dining & parking facilities and a highly skilled staff capable of creating an exemplary audience experience. This venue is perfect for theatrical, musical and dance performances. Business presentations and lectures are successfully supported by cutting edge audio-visual technologies.
Opened in 1920 as a vaudeville theater, the Ed Mirvish Theatre has a lengthy career of showcasing world-class entertainment, including Broadway-style musicals and comedic shows.
The Factory Theatre offers three main rental spaces: Mainspace, Studio Theatre and a Rehearsal Hall. The Mainspace seats 200, while the the Studio Theatre is slightly smaller and seats 100. Each of theses theatres includes a technician, front-of-house and box office services. The theatre also offers a designated rehearsal hall, which is available at both weekly and hourly rates. Daily rates negotiable.
Studio 60 Theatre is an intimate 100 seat theatre with full lighting and sound board as well as projection. The theatre also has banquet tables to turn the theatre space into a dinner meeting or dinner theatre. Studio 60 Theatre currently produces professional varitey shows four times a year as well as a full children's theatre season in conjunction with Star Potential Studios. The Theatre is available to rent for single events or on an onging basis.
Russian-Canadian Theatrical Community Centre is a 154-seat state of the art theatre that presents multicultural shows, concerts and theatrical productions. Rental of the facilities is available.
Located on the York University campus, this sports and entertainment complex features a full surround 12000-seat stadium, multiple exhibit services, an international tennis centre and plays host to a wide array of events, including sports, concerts, expos and more.
This arts centre is home to a variety of performances. It has two deluxe theatres, spacious lobbies and private lounges.
The Assembly Hall
The Assembly Hall, Lakeshore's Community Cultural Centre, is a historical building located in a park setting. Renovated for public and private use, it features various rental spaces, including a 250 seat multi-purpose Performance Hall, art gallery and two community rooms.
The Docks Entertainment Complex
The Docks Entertainment Complex is a unique venue unlike any other. It incorporates indoor and outdoor facilities featuring Toronto's largest lakeside patio and a concert equipped nightclub with versatile function spaces. In the summer months, guests can enjoy our outdoor team building and recreational activities and dine inside or out with dancing in the nightclub and lounges.