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Queen Elizabeth Theatre

600 Hamilton St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-665-3050
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The city's largest theater complex is home to the Vancouver Opera and sponsors a variety of different performances.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“dress circle” (8 reviews)
“great sound” (4 reviews)
600 Hamilton St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-665-3050
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a nice theater with good sight lines and a sound system that fills the venue. We walked from our hotel downtown and back and had a late dinner along the way.

Thank McWett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see the Sound of Music at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. It was a last minute decision to go so we bought cheap tickets online in the back balcony as the show was close to sold out. We were far away but you...More

Thank D. W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here to see Yes perform and it was just perfect. Great acoustics and cozier than the big venues. The seats were even reasonably comfortable. Would definitely go back. The popcorn was a bit over priced...

Thank John W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The QE Theatre is located downtown. After 6pm it is not hard to find parking. We parked just across the street. We went there in July for “Phantom of the Opera”. The theatre is very nice, and you can have a cocktail before the show....More

Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Seen a few shows at this venue, Nick Cave being the most recent, and I've never been disappointed. Pretty easy location to get to with loads of parking just across the street

Thank Ee-JinL
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I went and saw Phantom of the Opera over the weekend which was a wonderful show but the venue left me feeling down. We had seats in row 17, seat 17 and 18 which we thought would have been closer to the middle of the...More

1  Thank centreice007
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Attended a marketing conference here - Unbounce Call to Action, with close to 1200 people! The theatre was comfortable, everything was laid out to create a natural flow and of course that amazing courtyard! Two days and our lunches were from Vancouvers food truck fleet...More

Thank VictoriaRobyn
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The theatre itself is nice and a good size for plays. The location is conveniently in downtown so very close to hotels, restaurants, and shops. The seats are decent size - not the comfiest, but works for a couple of hours. I sat in the...More

Thank Mariness D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Have been to a few recent concerts at the QET and forgot how simple but great the design is. Not a bad seat in the house - my favourite is the mezzanine or the dress circle. Ample room to stretch so you don't feel crowded...More

1  Thank tlm65
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Went to two comedy nights at the QE this past week. the acoustics are not bad. the seats in the dress circle are much more comfy then the seats in the orchestra. so go with the DC. the sound, lighting and lobby services are all...More

Thank Joel K
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Anna C
3 November 2016|
Response from piercesmom | Reviewed this property |
My personal preference would be somewhere about the center of the center orchestra seating, maybe around row 14
17 July 2016|
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Response from Amanda W | Reviewed this property |
yes. they do.
amanda m
1 October 2015|
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Response from jamesfalkener | Reviewed this property |
No, the seats are permanently fixed. The venue is really a theatre. The good side is that the seating is tiered, so all seats have a great view of the stage. Hope you go see a great concert !