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Princess of Wales Theatre

284 King St W | Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J2, Canada
+1 800-461-3333
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Saturday Night Fever

Terrible in every regard. This is probably the worst show I have ever seen. There was very little... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Terry C
Theatre is just ok with me...

I enjoyed the spaces in between the rows, not as tight as some theatres I've been in. Last night we... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
ANGELA S
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The Princess of Wales Theatre is a 2000-seat playhouse built by the father and son producing team of David and Ed Mirvish, just a block away from their historic Royal Alexandra Theatre. The Princess of Wales is the first privately owned and financed theatre built in Canada since 1907 - and the first anywhere in North America in over 30 years. Construction began on August 6, 1991, and the building opened to the public with the musical Miss Saigon on May 26, 1993.The theatre was built with maximum flexibility in mind. Its stage is one of the widest and deepest in North America - large enough to accommodate the most spectacular theatrical productions - and its technical facilities are state-of-the-art.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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284 King St W | Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J2, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Terrible in every regard. This is probably the worst show I have ever seen. There was very little dancing. The acting and singing were brutal - NO standout performances at all. Even the sound was poor...too quiet. Mirvish are you viewing this stuff before booking?...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I enjoyed the spaces in between the rows, not as tight as some theatres I've been in. Last night we encountered some grumpy staff. Disappointed by the DRESS CIRCLE SECTION, had to go two floors up. Lots of stalls in the bathrooms and still a...More

Thank ANGELA S
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We saw Saturday Night Fever, which was sufficiently entertaining that we did not take too much notice of the old, not-very-comfortable seats. The lady in front of me kept shifting and moving, and I could relate. Not a huge thing, but they really ought to...More

Thank morl8tr
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Total disappointment. We went excited to see this show, really looking forward to the music. From the minute it started and 'Tony' started to sing we knew we were in trouble. The sound was terrible. Hard to hear. The singing from everyone was off-key. The...More

1  Thank Puss155
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This was the Worst play I have ever attended in my life. A total waste of money and we spent quite a bit to attend. The lead male singer was terrible it seemed that all he did was scream and was not in tune ever....More

1  Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

That was the biggest waste of money ever. I wish I would have got a fever and not bother to attend. My wife fell asleep...and so did the orchestra, dancers and singers. All off key. Unexciting. No-pizazz. Oh wait. There wazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz! The best part was...More

Thank Ron V
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful theatre. Great staff. American Express Lounge neat and clean. The theatre can't help or deter from the production. We'll be back.

Thank JALToronto
Reviewed 10 February 2017

What a terrible show. The lead actor had an awful voice, and many of the others weren't much better. We debated leaving at intermission but decided to stick it out. The disjointed pacing and lackluster dancing and singing continued right until the end. The sound...More

1  Thank Etchbee
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We had bought tickets after reading Rave Reviews. Let me tell you this was the most Boring, non engaging, unexciting quiet musical I nave ever seen in my entire life. We were in the 5th row left of stage and could barely hear much of...More

6  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Acting and dancing are great but vocals a total let down. One the disco girl who big hair her voice is terrible she was so off key. The main guy who plays Tony he like young Robert De Niro from The Godfather singing awful.

1  Thank Ronald B
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Response from Christine L | Reviewed this property |
The third tier, if you can get seats at the front of it shouldn't be too bad, but I think it might also depend on the interest in the show as well as their ages. I generally sit in the first couple of rows in the second... More
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As far as I remember, there is just popcorn, candy and icecream bars sold. We have taken in snacks because of the childrens allergies and there never has been a problem.
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