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Bathurst Street Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto.
Bathurst Street Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto.

The Bathurst Street Theatre is a theater in Toronto Ontario Canada that is housed in a former church. It is located at 736 Bathurst Street at Lennox, one traffic light to the south of Bloor Street, Honest Ed's, the Bathurst Street Subway Station, and across Bathurst from Central Technical School. Download high resolution version (766x792, 129 KB)Taken by SimonP in April 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Bathurst Street Theatre Categories: GFDL images ... Download high resolution version (766x792, 129 KB)Taken by SimonP in April 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Bathurst Street Theatre Categories: GFDL images ... For other usages see Theatre (disambiguation) Theater (American English) or Theatre (British English and widespread usage among theatre professionals in the US) is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle — indeed... Jump to: navigation, search {{Hide = {{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: {{Unhide = {{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Diversity Our Strength {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|center|250px|City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada location. ... Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th) • Land 917,741 km² • Water 158,654 km² (14. ... Bathurst Street is a north south thoroughfare in the city of Toronto, Ontario and into York Region. ... Jump to: navigation, search Bloor Street is a major east-west commercial thoroughfare in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Jump to: navigation, search The legendary Honest Eds lightbulbed sign Honest Eds is a landmark discount store located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Bathurst is a station on the Bloor-Danforth Line of the Toronto subway. ... Central Tech Central Technical School is a vocational school in Toronto, Canada. ...


History

The building was originally home to Bathurst Street Wesleyan Methodist Church. This congregation was an extension of Elm Street WMC, and started in 1860. In 1862, services were being conducted in a cottage on nearby Markham Street, and the area was still known as Seaton Village, still outside of the Toronto city limits. 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


After a gift of land on Bathurst Street from the son of John Strachan, the first building on this site was constructed in 1866. Following a congregational split in 1869 when Primitive Methodists in the area formed their own congregation), this congregation continued to grow, and was joined by the former Primitive Methodist congregation in 1884, following the union of Methodists across Canada. John Strachan (April 12, 1778-November 1, 1867) was an influential figure in Upper Canada and the first Anglican Bishop of Toronto. ... 1866 is a common year starting on Monday. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Methodist movement is a group of denominations of Protestant Christianity. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ...


The present building (Bathurst Street Methodist Church) was erected by the congregation in 1888 to meet the demands of the growing population, and the united Methodist presence in Toronto. Jump to: navigation, search 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... The Methodist Rome was a nickname sometimes given to the city of Toronto, Ontario in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. ...


In 1925 the congregation joined the new United Church of Canada and became Bathurst Street United Church; a minority of Presbyterians from St. Paul's PC (then located north of Bloor) joined, as St Paul's (who merged with Dovercourt Road PC in 1968, Chalmers in 1980, Dufferin Street PC in 1994, and closed in June 2005), remained within the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Jump to: navigation, search 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... St. ... Presbyterianism is part of the Reformed churches family of denominations of Christian Protestantism based on the teachings of John Calvin which traces its institutional roots to the Scottish Reformation, especially as led by John Knox. ... The Presbyterian Church in Canada is the Canadian Presbyterian church. ...


In the 1950s, as the earlier families emigrated to the suburbs, the congregation shrank. A number of strategies were tried to increase attendance, one of these was the Sunday Evening Forums wherein the Sunday evening sermon was replaced by a panel discussion on social issues among prominent guest. Running from 1944 to 1951 noted panelists included Tim Buck, who lived nearby. Jump to: navigation, search 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Timothy (Tim) Buck (January 6, 1891-March 11, 1973) was a long-time leader of the Communist Party of Canada (known from the 1940s until the late 1950s as the Labour Progressive Party). ...


The small congregation had difficulty maintaining the old structure and increasingly they began to rent out the building for concerts and plays. Increasingly the building became better known for its role as a theatre than for being a church.


In 1985 the congregation finally opted to leave the building and it now meets at nearbyTrinity-St. Paul's United Church. The building became a permanent and well known theatre. In 2002 the United Church of Canada sold the building to the Bathurst Street Theatre. Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year. ... Trinity-St. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Early History source; T.E. Champion, The Methodist Churches of Toronto, 1899 William Briggs, Toronto.
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The Princess of Wales Theatre is a 2000-seat theatre located at 300 King Street West in the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District.
It is named in honour of Diana, Princess of Wales, who was the wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, the heir to the Throne of Canada, at the time of the theatre's opening.
Construction began on the Princess of Wales Theatre on August 6, 1991.
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