You may have seen the big neon sign on Granville Street, but how much do you really know about Vancouver’s historic Orpheum Theatre?
Special walking tours are now giving visitors an inside look at the nearly century-old theatre, which started its life as a vaudeville house. The 90-minute tours (for the bargain price of $10) shed light on the long, sometimes troubled history of one of Vancouver’s most iconic landmarks.
When it opened its doors in 1927, the Orpheum was the biggest theatre in Canada, built with 3,000 seats at the astronomical cost of $1.25 million. Continue reading:
New All-Access Tour Goes Inside Vancouver’s Historic Orpheum Theatre