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These landmark theaters first opened their doors in 1913, and the Centre is now a designated National Historic Site, owned and operated by the Ontario Heritage Trust. Both the Elgin and the Winter Garden have been restored to their Edwardian gilded glory, and the theaters vie with the Royal Alexandra and the Princess of Wales Theatre for major shows and attention. The Centre has been deemed the... more
Beuatiful venue to watch a movie or play! The closer you are to the stage the better but you can still see from the back. The building has an historic feel, great place for a classic play.
A formal historic theater, opulent and lavish. Its restoration and maintenance is a matter of beauty. Truly, a beautiful place.
I've been here for a concert and a play. For the concert - we didn't have to wait until intermission to go to our seats even though we were late. But this is not the case for a play.
View of stage is amazing even from different seats. Acoustics are great. Decor is beautiful. Speakers, stage, and lighting is amazing. Seats are a bit cramped - can't stretch out your legs and not enough room for... more
From 1913 to 1928, these theatres were home to vaudeville entertainment and silent films. Now a National Historic Site, the venue houses one of the last operating double-decker theatres in the world. See vintage props and a restored dressing room. Guided tours Thu. 5 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. Adults $12, seniors/students $10.
Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre Centre is a business in Toronto.
Declared a national historic site in 1982, this structure represents the last stacked Edwardian theater in the world, meaning one theater on top of the other. It was built in 1913 as the first of the Loews vaudeville theatre chain. Located downstairs, the 1,500-seat Elgin theater makes for a lavish gathering with royal boxes and charming gilded plaster details. The upstairs 1,000-seat Winter... more