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  Entrance to Elgin & Winter Garden Theatres
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The theatre is situated in the heart of downtown Toronto and is called a double decker being fully restored and built one on top of the other. It was first opened in the year 1913. The seven-storey Winter Garden Theatre was constructed above the Elgin Theatre. They have two distinctively different ambiance. The downstairs Elgin is more formal with gold leaf and rich fabric and is larger with 1,500 seating capacity while the Winter Garden is more of a botanical fantasy and painted to look like a garden and has 1,000-seats. Both theatres cater for Broadway musicals, dramas, concerts, and opera performances. It is also hosting the Toronto International Film Festival.

You can have a guided tour on Thursdays at 5:00 P.M. and Saturdays at 11:00 A.M.
Special tours can also be arranged and booked thru the theatre at the following telephone numbers:
416-314-2871 or 416 597-0956

Address: 189 Yonge Street, Toronto Ontario Canada M5B 1M4
Directions: Between Queen and Dundas Subway stations. Opposite the Eaton Centre
Phone: 416-314-2901
Website: http://www.toronto.com/arts/listing/000-100-501

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  • Updated Jan 25, 2009
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