Théâtre Saint-Denis

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Théâtre Saint-Denis, circa 1925

Théâtre Saint-Denis is a theatre located on Saint Denis Street in Montreal, Quebec, in the city's Quartier Latin.

A movie theatre built in 1915, the Théâtre Saint-Denis' mission changed in the 1980s and has since focused exclusively on performing arts. It hosts musicals, plays, music concerts and numerous stand-up comedy shows during the Just for Laughs festival.

The theatre contains two halls, Théâtre St-Denis 1 and Théâtre St-Denis 2. Théâtre St-Denis 1 has 2,218 seats (1,328 on the floor, and 890 on the balcony) and Théâtre St-Denis 2 has 933 seats (665 on the floor, and 268 on the balcony).

On May 10, 2016, the borough of Ville Marie announced that the theatre would be renovated with a new facade that will expose more of historic theatre design. [1]

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References

  1. Chapdelaine, Benoît (10 May 2016). "Cure de rajeunissement en vue pour le Théâtre St-Denis". Ici Radio-Canada (in French). Retrieved 11 May 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 45°30′53″N73°33′46″W / 45.5146°N 73.5628°W / 45.5146; -73.5628