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Royal Alexandra Theatre

260 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H9, Canada
+1 800-461-3333
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Come From Away is a must see!!

Mirvish theatres just announced that Come From AwAy would be held over until the fall at the Royal... read more

Reviewed yesterday
intrepid702016
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Toronto, Canada
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Fabulous. Take out the pilots big role. It's about Gander natives and their huge sacrifices and big generous hearts .

Everyone should see this play. Very uplifting. I would like to see more of the traditional... read more

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lvir2017
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Toronto, Canada
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A masterpiece of beaux-arts architecture, the historic Royal Alexandra is Toronto's senior theatre and, at 101, never having been converted to any other use, the oldest continuously operating legitimate theatre in North America.The Royal Alexandra is also North America's first truly "royal" theatre - "royal" by patent from Edward VII - named with royal permission for his consort, Alexandra, a Danish princess and great-grandmother of the present queen.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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260 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H9, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mirvish theatres just announced that Come From AwAy would be held over until the fall at the Royal Alex This play, by 2 Canadian writers is set in Gander Newfoundland and spans the 4 days from Sept 11, 2001 when 39 planes carrying 7000 passengers...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Everyone should see this play. Very uplifting. I would like to see more of the traditional kitchen music and tap dance that is the real Newfoundland. Get out the spoons!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This theatre is gorgeous but make sure to book end row seats or box moveable seats if you are taller that 5' LOL

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Gorgeous heritage theatre. Seats are very tight. Try to book end of rows or moving box seats if you are taller than 5’ 😝

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved come from away. Didn’t expect to enjoy the play that much, since 9/11 it’s not the most uplifting topic but it’s a clever play and the actors are phenomenal.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful performance. Always love to go to this grand old theatre...so much character and not too big. It has been maintained in it’s old style and I love to go there. It’s like stepping back in time. Performance was fabulous. Time flew by and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I brought my 13 year old daughter to see this show and she loved it! I would definitely recommend it for children over 8 (there is some swearing, but only about 4-5x). The show is high energy and entertaining, and had us crying (just a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is my second viewing of this fabulous musical. The Canadian cast is every bit as wonderful as the original cast. And there were so many familiar faces on the stage. The finale brought the house down. And the post show band playing had everyone...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

COME FROM AWAY was absolutely a great feel good performance !!!! Reminds us all that kindness goes a long way !!!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Come fro away is by far the greatest show on earth. My wife and I saw it yesterday and rank it number one. This musical was high energy from start to finish It made you laugh and cry. It has all the ingredients of a...More

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Larry W
10 December 2017|
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Response from Toronto_Don | Reviewed this property |
I believe you will be closer to the stage but off to the side. We have center orchestra about 12 rows back which are excellent but I think you will be pleased with the seats you have and they will have a better view than... More
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Mary P
4 August 2017|
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Response from CathAnthony | Reviewed this property |
Check the website however what else else's you like? Jazz try the jazz bistro. Interesting local theatre try Soul pepper
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Dev M
29 March 2017|
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Response from Manel K | Reviewed this property |
Not too close to the front Dev. As described on the theatre description- the Mrs Henderson Presents features elegant nudity- but the front few rows on the left of the stage do get quite up close to 'the action', so to speak... More
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