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244 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1V8

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244 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1V8

Year opened: 1920

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The theatre was first opened in 1920 as a vaudeville and movie theatre in the Pantages theatre circuit. At the time, it had a seating capacity of 3373, and was the largest and most elegant cinema in Canada. It was originally named the Pantages Theatre, then the Imperial Theatre and later the Canon Theatre, until it was renamed in 2011 after Ed Mirvish, a well-known businessman and theatre impresario. The venue was listed on the City of Toronto Heritage Property Inventory in 1979, and in 1988, the theatre gained heritage protection, as it was designated under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Dirty Dancing

    Booking until Nov 29

  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella - The Musical

    Opens Dec 01

  • Riverdance

    Opens May 17, 2016

  • Return To Grace

    Opens May 31, 2016

Dirty Dancing

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Until November 29, 2015

Dirty Dancing treats you to an unprecedented live experience, exploding with achingly cool music, romance, and above all, sensational dancing. This touring production hews closely to the movie, packing in all its anthemic songs and cheesy one-liners with aplomb. It delivers everything the audiences can hope for - lots of sexy dancing and plenty of rock 'n' roll!

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella - The Musical

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December 1, 2015-January 10, 2016

Rogers and Hammerstein's classic adaptation has been reincarnated for the 21st Century, with a new book by Douglas Carter Beane that updates the fairytale with new sub-plots, whilst keeping the heart of this wonderful story of Cinderella, her glass slipper and the Prince who falls for her. This fresh and sweet revival is an opulent affair, with high spirited choreography, stunning costumes, against the soundtrack of R&H's best songs.


May 17-29, 2016

20 years after Riverdance first took the world's breath away with its explosive combination of traditional Irish music and dance, Michael Flatley's fine footwork continues to evolve, captivating audiences from East to West as its fan base grows steadily. This remarkable progression now culminates in a 20th Anniversary World Tour, heralding the company's triumphant return to the world stage.

Return To Grace

May 31-June 12, 2016

Steve Michaels is one of the world's most talented Elvis impersonators; in fact, he's so good, he has been continually playing The Man From Memphis in various shows for the past 20 or so years. Return to Grace sees Michaels in full-on leather-clad sex symbol mode in this sterling tribute show that serves a simple premise - it's all about the impersonation, not interpretation. Don't expect a drawn-out backstory to Presley, this show is all about the splendor, the songs and the raw sex appeal that saw The King attain cultural icon status that still holds true today.

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May 17-29, 2016

June '16

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