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Avon Theater

90 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-567-1600
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Fine theatre; great performances

We've always liked the Avon with its classic proscenium-arch stage. The play today showed the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Toronto, Canada
School for Scandal

Hilarious must see play in beautiful Avon theatre in heart of downtown close to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marilyn P
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Located in the heart of downtown at 99 Downie Street, this one-time vaudeville theatre has been rejuvenated but still retains its old world charm. The theatre offers special access seating on the orchestra level. This location has limited metered parking and Special Access spaces are located on George and Downie Streets. For Motor Coaches/Buses, please do not load/unload or park in front of the theatre. Loading zones are available on the north side of George Street.
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90 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-567-1600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've always liked the Avon with its classic proscenium-arch stage. The play today showed the theatre at its best. The School for Scandal is a favorite play of ours, and this production was delightful, with excellent performances from Geraint Wyn Davies, Joseph Ziegler and Tyrone...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hilarious must see play in beautiful Avon theatre in heart of downtown close to restaurants/shopping, site seeing, gardens

Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived 20 mins before curtain raising. Patrons moved well, we were in the balcony, and found our seats well enough. Others that had difficulties had them solved quickly and very courteously. The overall experience and the surroundings were top notch. The only beefs were...More

Thank UncaPP
Reviewed 1 week ago

All ways great performance, HMS Pinafore, magnificent scenery, actors, Love the olde world Theatre of the Avon, lovely memories too And annual PAL fund raiser in its 12th year, with silent auction This year the 2nd Beatles show, All you Need is Love, hosted by...More

Thank Carol Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at the theatre were pleasant and helpful. The facilities were clean and well taken care of. Great production of HMS!! Great cast and choreography.

Thank dupester77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being used to London theaters, thought that outside would reflect the inside. So wrong. It is quite lovely, with all the requirements for a beautiful old theater. The place was packed to the rafters, with all age groups. Sat in a semi-obscured view seat. Whilst...More

Thank urnana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The show we saw was great and very professional, my only complaint was with the size of the seats in the balcony. Our knees were uncomfortably pressed against the seat in front of us, luckily the seats in the back row center were not full...More

Thank alawight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sets AMAZING, Actors FANTASTIC !! , Costumes WONDERFUL . Had such a great time seeing this play.. The theater is comfortable and plenty of leg room and good view from all seats. Kudos to the actors who performed and for all of the sets and...More

Thank J Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well done! Sets were well done, costumes were amazing and the humor was contagious. Enjoyed another production by Stratford Festival. ...Thank -you! Two down...one more to go! Always look forward to a night out at Festival Theatre! !

Thank Marianne D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before going to the Avon Theatre in the evening, we saw Guys and Dolls at the Festival Theatre. What a difference in seating. At the Festival Theatre the seats are small and leg room is almost nonexistent. At the Avon, the seats are roomy and...More

Thank Heather G
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17 August 2016|
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Response from joyclub | Reviewed this property |
We parked very close by where there are meters but it is free to park there in the evening.