Plan Your Visit

Map Of Venues

Location

  • McPherson Playhouse ~ located on the corner of Government Street and Pandora Avenue. #3 Centennial Square Victoria, BC V8W 1P5
  • Royal Theatre ~ located on the corner of Blanshard Street and Broughton Street. 805 Broughton Street Victoria, BC V8W 1E5

Parking information

Royal Theatre

  • Street Parking - there is pay-by-space street parking around the theatre which is free after 6pm and free all day Sunday.
  • Parking Lot – there is a parking lot behind the theatre on the corner of Blanshard Street and Courtney Street, operated by Robbins Parking.
  • Parkade – there is a City of Victoria parkade below the Public Library on Broughton Street.

McPherson Playhouse

  • Street Parking - there is pay-by-space street parking around the theatre which is free after 6pm and free all day Sunday.
  • Parking Lot – there are two lots on Fisgard Street, operated by Robbins Parking. One located between Douglas Street and Government Street and another lot located in Chinatown.
  • Parkade – there is a City of Victoria parkade located on Fisgard Street between Government Street and Douglas Street.

Accessibility to the theatres

  • If a patron has a physical or other barrier that requires special accommodation for events taking place at the Royal Theatre or McPherson Playhouse please contact Box Office Manager Melissa O'Shea at 250.361.0808 or email melissa@rmts.bc.ca between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday.
  • Wheelchair - The Royal Theatre & McPherson Playhouse are wheelchair accessible on the main floor only. The Royal has 10 wheelchair locations and the McPherson has 8, which are located at the back of the main floor. In order to book the wheelchair seats for a performance, please contact our box office at 250.386.6121 or toll free at 1.888.717.6121
  • There is no elevator at the Royal Theatre or McPherson Playhouse.
  • If you require assistance in seating, particularly if you use a wheelchair or a walker, please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start time and our staff will be happy to assist you.
  • If you need to book the Handydart to get to a performance please contact our Front of House Manager at 250.361.0809 to obtain an accurate running time for the performance.

Attending the Theatres

  • Latecomers and those who exit during the performance will be seated at an appropriate break.
  • In consideration of other audience members please avoid the use of scented products.  We all share the air!
  • Camera, audio and visual recording equipment is prohibited.
  • The programme is subject to change without notice.
  • There is no outside food and drink allowed into the theatres.
  • Bags may be subject to search for security reasons.
  • The Royal & McPherson Theatres reserves the right to refuse admission.

Theatre Amenities

  • Both the Royal & McPherson have licensed bars and concessions, which accept cash and credit cards.
  • The theatre lobby will be open one hour prior to the performance start time and entrance to the house will be one half hour prior to the performance start time.
  • The Royal Theatre & McPherson Playhouse are equipped with the Sennheiser Hearing Assistance System. To obtain a headset please visit the concession. You will be required to leave a piece of identification which will be returned to you when you return the headset.
  • The Royal Theatre has binoculars available. To obtain a pair please visit the concession. You will be required to leave a piece of identification which will be returned to you when you return the binoculars.

Box Office Information

  • For further information on our box office and for answers to frequently asked box office questions please visit our Box Office Information page.

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