- 1 How many seats does the Princess of Wales Theatre have?
- 2 Which Mirvish theatre has the largest seating capacity?
- 3 What was the Ed Mirvish Theatre called?
- 4 What happened to the Pantages Theatre in Toronto?
- 5 Where is the Princess of Wales theatre?
- 6 Is Ed Mirvish alive?
- 7 What did Ed Mirvish do?
- 8 Who played Phantom of the Opera in Toronto?
- 9 How many Theatres are there in Toronto?
How many seats does the Princess of Wales Theatre have?
The Princess of Wales Theatre is a large, yet intimate, state-of-the-art venue that offers exceptional comfort for guests and technical facilities second to none. Its three levels of seating hold 2,000 seats, yet no patron sits further than 85 feet from the stage.
Which Mirvish theatre has the largest seating capacity?
Ed Mirvish Theatre seating chart The Ed Mirvish Theatre has a capacity of 2230 seats, including 1143 seats in the Orchestra and 1087 seats in the Mezzanine.
What was the Ed Mirvish Theatre called?
Now known as the Ed Mirvish Theatre, when the Art Deco structure opened on Yonge Street in 1920, it was called the Pantages Theatre. The building was designed by renowned theatre architect Thomas W. Lamb, responsible for the building that now houses the Boston Opera House, and the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres.
What happened to the Pantages Theatre in Toronto?
With the collapse of the Pantages circuit, the Pantages name came off the marquees of almost all the theatres. In 1930 the Toronto Pantages was renamed the Imperial, and became exclusively a cinema – no more live vaudeville.
Where is the Princess of Wales theatre?
The current Princess of Wales is Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, who automatically assumed the title upon her legal marriage to Prince Charles. Camilla however has chosen not to be publicly known by the title due to its association with her predecessor, Diana.
Is Ed Mirvish alive?
The theatre of ancient Greece consisted of three types of drama: tragedy, comedy, and the satyr play. The origins of theatre in ancient Greece, according to Aristotle (384–322 BCE), the first theoretician of theatre, are to be found in the festivals that honoured Dionysus.
What did Ed Mirvish do?
Mirvish was renowned for his publicity stunts, doing everything from riding elephants, to hiring protesters to picket his own restaurant over its dress code. Every Christmas, Mirvish gave away ten thousand pounds of free turkeys in his store to shoppers who stood in line for hours.
Who played Phantom of the Opera in Toronto?
31. Paul Stanley, the frontman for the rock band KISS, known for his black and-white star makeup around one eye, returns as the Toronto masked man in The Phantom of the Opera Sept.
How many Theatres are there in Toronto?
There are 187 professional theatre, dance and opera companies, 62 venues and 38,269 seats, not including outdoor venues, smaller theatres (399 seats or less) and comedy clubs.