Showing All of 15 results for "Halls & Theatres"

Toronto Feature: The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto

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Massey Hall

Massey Hall is Canada’s oldest and most venerated concert hall. Opened in 1894, it was the home of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir until 1982.

Toronto Feature: Royal Alexandra Theatre

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Toronto Feature: O'Keefe Centre

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Toronto Feature: Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre

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Toronto Feature: The Crystal Palace

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Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Queen Elizabeth Theatre. 2,575-seat theatre, home of the Vancouver Opera, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (1960-77), and Ballet British Columbia, and administered by the City of Vancouver.

Queen's Hall

Queen's Hall. First hall in Montreal expressly constructed for concert use. It was built in 1880 on the northwest corner of Ste-Catherine and Victoria streets. The auditorium seated 1159 and was equipped with an organ.

Malkin Bowl

The Malkin Bowl (Marion Malkin Memorial Bowl). Outdoor theatre built in 1934 in Stanley Park, Vancouver, as a two-thirds-size replica of the Hollywood Bowl. W.H. Malkin, a former mayor, endowed it in memory of his wife.

Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall

Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall. Located on Main St, Winnipeg, and owned and operated by the province.

Neptune Theatre

Major's tenure as artistic director (1963-68) was characterized by seasons that featured the classics interspersed with contemporary plays - such as the first North American production of A Man for All Seasons (1968) and Canadian plays such as Arthur Murphy's The Sleeping Bag (1967).

Opéra français

​Founded in Montréal in 1893, the mission of the Société d’opéra français was to showcase seasons of operas and plays at the Théâtre français, located at the corner of Sainte-Catherine and Saint-Dominique streets.

Academy of Music/Académie de musique

Academy of Music/Académie de musique. Name given to several 19th-century theatres. The best-known were those in Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax. Several theatres of the same name existed in other cities, including Sherbrooke and Sorel.