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The Grand Theatre

218 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B2, Canada
+1 613-530-2050
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Men of the Deep were out of this world

The theater was packed and ready for the show of a lifetime. We were not disappointed. The show was... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
donlin2015
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Verona, Canada
Great theatre

We went to see Georgette Fry sing Etta James songs, and were simply blown away! There is not a... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
FarmerBric
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Maberly, Canada
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One of the main cultural venues in the greater Kingston region, the City of Kingston's Grand Theatre serves as the prime performing arts venue for hundreds of professional and amateur performances annually including ballet, family programming, modern dance, theatre, variety, musicals, comedy and more. Open all year round, we look forward to welcoming you to this historic performing arts centre in the heart of downtown Kingston.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
7 Feb 2018
“Nice theatre”
9 Mar 2018
“DO NOT SIT IN THE BALCONY”
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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218 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

The theater was packed and ready for the show of a lifetime. We were not disappointed. The show was well executed and the show was fantastic. This is the 5 time I have had the privilege to be entertained but such a caring compassionate group...More

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Julie F, Public Relations Manager at The Grand Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016

Thank you so much for this amazing review. I will be sure to share it with the Men of The Deeps, as I am sure they will be touched by your words. Thank you!

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

We went to see Georgette Fry sing Etta James songs, and were simply blown away! There is not a bad seat in the house, and the acoustics are excellent. I use a hearing aid, which sometimes behaves badly at concerts, but worked perfectly here. The...More

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Julie F, Public Relations Manager at The Grand Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write us about the Georgette Fry show. We are so lucky to have her perform at the Grand on a regular basis, and I will be sure to share your kind words with Ms. Fry's management, as well as...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

First time at the Grand Theatre and was not disappointed. Many wonderful employees directing you to your seating and loved that you could grab a drink, from the bar and enjoy it while watching the show. Beautiful theatre!!

Thank April S
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Julie F, Public Relations Manager at The Grand Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words! We will be sure to share your feedback with our employees, as they really appreciate hearing it. See you again soon!

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Always enjoy the Grand as it's large enough of a venue to keep the prices in order, but small enough to not need binoculars to see who is performing. Saw Rodney Carrington last weekend and it was quite a show! Also, the Grand is a...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Another great show. We have been enjoying the historic Grand Theatre for the 30 years we've lived in Kingston, and especially since the renovation. Kingston is so lucky to have such an eclectic group of performance theatres from local bars, the KRock, Queen's, the Isabel...More

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

This was our first visit to this charming theater. Although we were in the last section of the balcony, it felt like we were center stage. Excellent acoustics and it didn't hurt that it was Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk. After this experience, my wife...More

Thank Daryl W
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Julie F, Marketing Manager at The Grand Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Hi Daryl, thanks so much for your glowing review and for giving a shout-out to Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk. We are announcing our new season May 20, so please check out the website at kingstongrand.ca to look at our line-up. We look forward to...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

I thought I had reviewed this theatre some time ago but apparently not. My wife & I have been attending events at "The Grand" for man decades now and like the newer version as it is more comfortable with better sight lines. We attended a...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

OK, I am a tall person. 6'-4". The last time I was there it was a tight squeeze for me. A few days ago we saw a show in the Baby Grand, which has a free-er seating arrangement and is a much smaller venue.More

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Julie F, Marketing Manager at The Grand Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Hello, we agree that some of the seats in the balcony are tight for taller people. The next time you are interested in attending a show, please feel free to come to the theatre and ask to sit in a number of seats to find...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2015

A lovely intimate theatre. Fabulous sound. Not too big. Comfortable chairs. Quote a lovely place to take in a show and lots of parking connected behind it.

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Reviewed 7 March 2015

We attended the Jann Arden concert Mar 6, 2015. I had never been to this theatre and was very impressed. Our seats were comfortable and there was an intimate atmosphere in the theatre. Great location with parking garage right behind the theatre and lots of...More

Thank Peter d
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Julie F, Marketing Manager at The Grand Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Hi Peter, thanks so much for the positive feedback. Jann Arden is a Canadian music legend, and I am so glad that you enjoyed her performance. We hope to see you again soon.

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I visited the theater for Country Music Christmas in 2015 and The Nylons Farewell Tour in 2016. The theater is not huge, and that is one of the things I like about it. I think all seats are good, but for the Christmas show... More
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