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Avon Theater

90 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-567-1600
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Beautiful and intimate

We attended two shows this week at the Avon - The School for Scandal and HMS Pinafore. Both, as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stuart M
via mobile
School for Scandal a Fun Romp

Cyber bullying is nothing new. It and malicious gossip is front and center in this 18th century... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hamilton, Canada
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Located in the heart of downtown at 99 Downie Street, this one-time vaudeville theatre has been rejuvenated but still retains its old world charm. The theatre offers special access seating on the orchestra level. This location has limited metered parking and Special Access spaces are located on George and Downie Streets. For Motor Coaches/Buses, please do not load/unload or park in front of the theatre. Loading zones are available on the north side of George Street.
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90 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-567-1600
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We attended two shows this week at the Avon - The School for Scandal and HMS Pinafore. Both, as expected, were terrific. The theater itself is a gem. It is medium sized, with really no bad seats in the house. The dark wood gives the...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cyber bullying is nothing new. It and malicious gossip is front and center in this 18th century play by Sheridan. It is all played up for comedic entertainment is this period play. First are the great character names: Sir & Lady Teazle, Lady Sneerwell, Snake...More

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attend the Stratford festival every summer and the productions are always outstanding. This year's HMS Pinafore is no exception. Lively and fun, you are sure to enjoy this play during the 2017 season!

Thank Renee1708
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We normally sit in the balcony for performances at the Avon Theatre, but this time chose the orchestra level. Sightlines were good, although aided since no one sitting directly in front of us. We were there for a performance of Pinafore which we thoroughly enjoyed,...More

Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was just at this theatre to see HMS Pinafore, which we enjoyed but this is a review for the theatre. There is a nice combination of the old and new. The lobby and store are fairly new and very clean. The inside gives the feel...More

Thank Slothful1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I can't say anything really bad about the performance, the energy didn't rise and the audience was unusually unenthusiastic. I've rarely been to a show where there was so little applause. 6 of the 7 of us left the theatre pretty flat and uninspired....More

Thank BashaG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw Treasure Island Fabulous performance A must see for young and old Staff were very helpful Helped me find my special access seat

Thank kyrakitty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been to Avon theatre in the past and sat up on the balcony. We found the seats there extremely tight, no space / legroom for tall people. This time, we were closer to the back of the orchestra. Since it is a small...More

2  Thank SubjectivelyObjectiv
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The production at the Avon theater was very good and well worth seeing. The theater itself is very nice. Usually at intermission there are long lines to use the facilities but the bathrooms were a good size which made things go quickly. The gift shop...More

Thank sunshine315
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Cindy chairs, good stage visibility from every seat, very friendly staff, and of course the great program every season. As the crowd pleasers go to the largest theatre the Avon has a more intimate feeling, and yet has the convenience of being downtown and all...More

Thank Nolinice
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Where to park?
17 August 2016|
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Response from joyclub | Reviewed this property |
We parked very close by where there are meters but it is free to park there in the evening.