Pantages Hotel is close to Toronto’s most iconic and longest-running theatres. Catch a live comedy show, see a stunning musical or get swept away in an unparalleled dramatic performance. We’ve rounded up some of the best theatres & performances you won’t want to miss for Fall/Winter 2023.
1. The Ed Mirvish Theatre & Production Company
Ed Mirvish Productions is Canada’s largest theatre company – and with good reason! In 1963, iconic Torontonian Ed Mirvish changed the future of theatre in Toronto forever by purchasing and restoring the historic Royal Alexandra Theatre. From there, he went to work hosting productions from around the world and slowly transforming the surrounding neighbourhood into a hub for arts and culture.
Whether you’re looking for a dramatic performance like Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, a musical performance like Jagged Little Pill: The Musical, or want to be amazed and awed by award-winning illusionists, Ed Mirvish Productions has it all.
The best part? All four of these theatres are within walking distance from your hotel room at Pantages!
2. Catch a Concert at Massey Hall
Whether you like classic rock, pop, indie or world music, there’s a concert for you at Massey Hall. This Fall you can jam out with Fleetwood Mac, Janelle Monáe, Mt. Joy, Ray LaMontagne, and Bob Dylan, along with tonnes more artists and performances to fulfill your soul.
At just a 1-minute walk from Pantages Hotel to Massey Hall at 178 Victoria Street, you can easily get to your show on time and not have to worry about enjoying a drink or two at intermission!
3. The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre
Come see Canada’s favourite comedy festival, Just For Laughs! From September 21st – 30th, catch all of your favourite comedians, including Tom Papa, Michelle Buteau, Jameela Jamil, Neal Brennan, Jessica Kirson & Rory Scovel. For fans of the cult classic Napoleon Dynamite, be sure to get tickets for the September 27th showing of Napoleon Dynamite Live!
Located at 189 Yonge Street, the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre is a short 3-minute walk from Pantages Hotel.