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The Princess of Wales Theatre

The Princess of Wales Theatre

Opened in 1993, The Princess of Wales Theatre is a 2,000-seat live theatre in Toronto's downtown Entertainment District. Designed by architect Peter Smith, with an interior design by the then up-and-coming design firm Yabu Pushelberg, now world-renowned, and featuring artwork by the brilliant Frank Stella, The Princess of Wales Theatre was the first privately built, stand-alone theatre in North America in over 50 years. After the three British mega-musicals, Cats, Les Misérables, and The Phantom of the Opera, had successful runs in Toronto at local theatre companies, it was only a matter of time before Miss Saigon would make its way to Toronto stages. However, the city did not have a theatre large enough. Upon this realization, David and Ed Mirvish offered to build a theatre especially for the hotly anticipated musical. The building opened on the same day in 1993 with the Canadian premiere of Miss Saigon and on May 26, 2018 - the Princess of Wales Theatre turned a quarter-century old.

300 King Street West,
Toronto, ON M5V 1J2,
Canada