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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. Download high resolution version (768x952, 126 KB)Taken by SimonP in April 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Princess of Wales Theatre Categories: GFDL images | NowCommons ... Download high resolution version (768x952, 126 KB)Taken by SimonP in April 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: Princess of Wales Theatre Categories: GFDL images | NowCommons ... Jump to: navigation, search }|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{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... Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor, née Spencer) (1 July 1961–31 August 1997) was the first wife of HRH The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. ... HRH The Prince of Wales The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor) (born 14 November 1948), is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Queens Personal Canadian Flag. ...


Construction began on the Princess of Wales Theatre on August 6, 1991. It was built by Ed and David Mirvish, who also own the Royal Alexandra Theatre and manage the Canon Theatre, both of which are also in Toronto. It opened on May 26, 1993 with a showing of Miss Saigon. August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edwin Honest Ed Mirvish, OC , CBE , O.Ont , LL.D (born July 25, 1914) is a Canadian businessman and philanthropist who lives in Toronto, Ontario. ... The Royal Alexandra theatre The Royal Alexandra Theatre is a theatre in Toronto, Ontario Canada. ... The Canon Theatre is one of Torontos live entertainment venues. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil. ...


The Princess of Wales Theatre is designed to incorporate both traditional and contemporary design elements. The Toronto Star described it as "...a glittering glass jewelry case, a sparkling glimpse into a spectacle of total design." It is often used for study by architecture, engineering, design, and theatre students. The Toronto Star is a major metropolitan newspaper produced in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


The Lord of the Rings will make its world premiere in the facilities, Febuary 2nd, 2006.


See Also

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Performing arts: Bathurst Street Theatre | Canon Theatre | Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres | Four Seasons Centre | Hummingbird Centre | Massey Hall | Princess of Wales Theatre | Royal Alexandra Theatre | Roy Thomson Hall Bathurst Street Theatre The Bathurst Street Theatre is a theater in Toronto that is housed in a former church. ... The Canon Theatre is one of Torontos live entertainment venues. ... The entrance to the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres Interior of Winter Garden Theatre History The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres are a pair of stacked theatres in Toronto, Canada. ... The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is the future home for both the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. ... The Hummingbird Centre The Hummingbird Centre is a major performing arts venue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Inside Massey Hall in 1945. ... The Royal Alexandra theatre The Royal Alexandra Theatre is a theatre in Toronto, Ontario Canada. ... Roy Thomson Hall Roy Thomson Hall is a concert hall in Toronto, Canada. ...


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mirvish.com | our theatres (646 words)
The Princess of Wales Theatre is a new, 2000-seat playhouse built by the father and son producing team of David and Ed Mirvish, who also own and operate Toronto's 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.
On King Street West, at John St., the Princess of Wales Theatre is in the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District, steps from such major attractions as the CN Tower, the Rogers Centre (SkyDome) and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Princess of Wales Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (443 words)
The Princess of Wales Theatre is a 2000-seat theatre located at 300 King Street West in the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District.
For the Princess of Wales Theatre, David Mirvish commissioned a series of murals by American abstract–expressionist painter and sculptor Frank Stella.
The theatre has seating on three levels—orchestra, dress circle and balcony—with elevator access to all levels and is configured as a traditional 19th century English proscenium theatre.
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