The Royal Alexandra Theatre is a theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada located near King and Simcoe Streets. Built in 1907, the Royal Alex is the oldest continuously operating legitimate theatre in North America. A 1500-seat, beaux-arts style, proscenium-stage theatre, with two balcony levels, built in the style typical of 19th century British theatres. Construction began in 1905 and was completed in 1907.
Toronto Arts Hub, Downtown Toronto with the Roy Thomson Hall in the foreground, as the sun begins to set. The Hall is the seat of the symphony and other concerts. Across the street are a row of theatres for live performances. Architects Arthur Erickson and Mathers and Haldenby.