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Since 1914, the 772-seat McPherson Playhouse has been at the heart of Victoria's community arts scene. Built as part of the Pantages Theatre chain, this historic theatre is host to local companies including Kaleidoscope Theatre, Victoria Operatic...more
Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
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3 Centennial Sq, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5, Canada
Although the Opera is not played at the McPherson Theatre, the Royal Theatre or Pacific Opera Theatre is under the same “umbrella” but at a different address at 805 BroughtonStreet.
Opera was magnificent sung in Italian with English subtitles. Very powerful voices , especially Lucia...More
Recently attended a show at the McPherson - first time and liked the theatre. Seating in the balcony was tight; not sure if there's more legroom elsewhere.
All the staff were friendly and helpful - no hesitation in recommending McPherson.
Enjoyed a wonderful theatre experience watching Dracula with the Victoria Ballet. Ticket pick up was quick and easy.Pre performance drink was personable and offered a choice of wines, beer and spirits. Atmosphere was warm and welcoming. Seats in upper circle seemed cramped for ones knees...More
We visited this theatre in July 2017 to watch a Beatles show and had a great night,although it was all about the entertainment (which was very good)I felt as though I had stepped back in time,the theatre just seemed full of memories and it was...More
I was performing with the Lansdowne Junior Secondary Gold Band conducted by Brian Longsworth. Our band
was top notch. We were selected to perform for Queen Elizabeth 2 on her visit to Victoria in April of 1971.
She arrived in the Inner Harbour and opened...More
What a superb venue. Such a rich history. So many great performances that have been enjoyed. It's like going back in time. It's small enough as to not overwhelm, and big enough to feel like a NY experience. The mezzanine boxes are a hoot. And...More
We have gone to see a few productions since moving to the area in this theatre. Be aware that only certain areas of this theatre are accessible by wheelchair, and that there exists No Elevator to access the upper floors. If you're using a wheelchair,...More