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Ed Mirvish Theatre


244 Victoria St
Toronto, ON M5B 1V8

(416) 872-1212
mirvish.com

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Hours: Sun 11am-2pm; Tue 12pm-7:30pm; Wed & Sat 11:30am-8pm; Thu-Fri 12pm-8pm
Status: Closed
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express

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Ideally situated opposite the Eaton Centre, the Ed Mirvish Theatre is billed as Toronto's finest vaudeville house in the 1920s. The façade has changed along with the players that take to its stage. Now, after being a comic theater house, motion picture palace and a contemporary cinema, it has been returned to the look that first made it famous. Canon Theater was formerly Pantages Theater.
by wcities on February 25, 2013 from wcities

Reviews

entertaining: great shows and facilities all the time
Rated 4 stars by lucky on September 26, 2010

Editorial Reviews

This beautiful venue has had a tumultuous history. It got its start as the Pantages Theatre in 1920, and its opulent design (by the famous theater architect Thomas Lamb) was widely admired. However, the theater's fortunes sank in 1929 -- not because of the stock-market crash, but because its owner was embroiled in a legal battle. Eventually, the gorgeous space was carved into six cinemas. It...
Rated 1.75 stars by frommersca on June 17, 2012 from frommersca

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An historic film and play theatre in Downtown Toronto, Ontario. It was initially known as the Pantages Theatre, then became the Imperial Theatre and later the Canon Theatre, before it was renamed in honour of Ed Mirvish
by googleplus on January 13, 2014 from googleplus
The Ed Mirvish Theatre began its life in 1920 as a combination vaudeville and motion picture theatre in the Pantages theatre circuit. With its original 3373 seats, it was the largest cinema in Canada and, with its lavish interior - designed by the great theatre architect Thomas Lamb - the most elegant. David Mirvish officially renamed the iconic building The Ed Mirvish Theatre on December 6, 2011.
by tripadvisor on August 18, 2013 from tripadvisor
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