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John W. H. Bassett Theatre

Located in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the John Bassett Theatre is a top venue of choice for a range of events, including corporate meetings, performing arts productions and cultural celebrations. For more than 30 years, this multi-purpose theatre has provided a warm and welcoming setting for hundreds of thousands of guests. Conveniently located in Toronto’s downtown core, the theatre is easily accessible by local transit, major expressways, and within walking distance of the city’s plethora of hotels, restaurants and attractions.

The John Bassett Theatre has been newly enhanced to feature state-of-the-art lighting and sound and acoustic technology. Equipped to seat 1,232 guests, the fully accessible theatre is a flexible space that can accommodate annual general meetings, product launches, corporate functions, speaking engagements, theatre productions, and more.

Guests can enjoy plush, high-backed chairs, with unobstructed sight lines from every angle in the venue, including our upper and lower foyers. Behind the curtain, technical crews and on-stage performers and speakers enjoy comprehensive backstage amenities, including seven private change rooms, a green room, and a warm-up room.

Upon booking, a dedicated Event Manager will help coordinate the details of your event every step of the way. Find everything you need to plan your next unique event below at the John Bassett Theatre.







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