Théâtre L'Olympia De Montréal (Le)
1004, rue Sainte-Catherine Est, Montreal, QC, H2L 2G2
An artistic and sleek setting, the Olympia presents some of the city’s finest theatre from near and far.
|Performing Arts Venue |||Theatre|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Visa|
|Getting There |||Berri-UQAM or Beaudry Metro|
|Cross Street |||Amherst|
|Mon-Wed: 10AM-6PM, Thurs-Fri: 10AM-9PM, Sat: 12noon-5PM|
Profile Last Updated: September 20, 2007
Built in the late 1920s, the Olympia theatre is a major player on Montreal's cultural scene that provides a forum for the talents of musicians, comedians and actors. Year after year, a host of familiar names take to the Olympia's stage. This theatre stages some of Quebec's most successful productions each year. In addition to theatre, the Olympia has also played host to many famous musicians, including Tori Amos, Gilles Vignault and Loreena McKennitt to name a few.
This warm and unique venue boasts fine acoustics that enhance the presentation of dramatic works as well as classical or contemporary musical recitals, and its layout favours an intimate rapport between performers and audiences. The interior design is particularly alluring, not only because of its eclectic and patterned red, gold and black styling, but also because of its overall stature. The theatre is very big, and when it’s abuzz with a crowd on any given show night, it feels even bigger and more exciting!
Although most of the performances at the Olympia are in French, they still have some in English, and either way audiences are guaranteed to observe some of the finest live entertainment the city has to offer. With its artistic splashes of murals and detailed pillars, the venue is a palatial setting. Be on the look-out for Olympia's diversified line-up, which is sure to include a presentation appealing to your tastes.