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Best little theatre in Edmonton

When I say the best little theatre that is not a negative. There are bigger theatres but known... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Gordon F
Edmonton, Canada
First Date with my wife in a long time

The play that was playing was almost at the end of its run. It was 85 minutes long with no... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Tim S
Calgary, Canada
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18 Jun 2018
“Best little theatre in Edmonton”
1 Feb 2017
“First Date with my wife in a long time”
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10329 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2C6, Canada
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

When I say the best little theatre that is not a negative. There are bigger theatres but known have better productions or participants. The seating is excellent and the lobby is intimate. The cocktails are usually served by a member of the company though not...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The play that was playing was almost at the end of its run. It was 85 minutes long with no intermission. I was anxious to visit as this was one of my first projects I worked with after joining my current employer. What an awesome...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We hadn't been to the Varscona in a while so obviously they have renovated since our last visit but the venue is fantastic now and every seat is a good seat. Recommende as long as you can find a good play to watch.

Thank Guitaro
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Loved the new building, much more space and light in the lobby. The seats in the theatre, however, are stacked too closely. Our friend who is 6 feet tall was cramped with his knees right up against the seat in front of him. The bathrooms...More

Thank frenchtravellers77
Reviewed 20 May 2015

If you love live theatre this is a little gem. Located in the heart of the historic Old Strathcona district it hosts plays and improv. comedy all year long. Truly some of the best professional entertainment you will find.

Thank John H
Reviewed 7 August 2014

I would say this place has good plays at a decent price. Get out and support starving artists! Not top tier like the Citadel but also not amateurs.

Thank PMahdis
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Located in Old Strathcona this is a cozy, little theatre. An old building, right now is working on raising funds to renovate & improve it. This is a very busy venue, owned by The City of Edmonton and run by several representatives of different theatre...More

1  Thank Nonnita02
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We have been to the Varscona Theatre many times and have been charmed by its small, intimate feel. You can get very involved with the plays and the stage is quite visible no matter where you sit. The theatre repertoire is quite eclectic so you...More

Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We were very lucky to find this little theatre while walking in the historic Old Strathcona area of Edmonton. We were even more lucky that it was two for one Tuesday! The show was "Flight of the Viscount" a lively comedy written by David Belke...More

Thank Happywonderer1
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Great actors, great entertainment..even the shows for kids are funny for parents too! We saw 4 different shows and they were all great entertainment!

Thank ice_cristi
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