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Directions (driving)

From Downtown Vancouver patrons can cross Lions Gate Bridge, taking the North Vancouver exit onto Marine Drive. Continuing along Marine Drive take the exit onto Third street and continue along Third Street to Chesterfield Avenue. The theatre will be on your left, parking is accessible off of Chesterfield Ave.

From North and West Vancouver patrons can take Marine Drive or Esplanade Avenue to their intersection with Third Street and then follow Third Street to Chesterfield Avenue.

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Presentation House Theatre has a small parking lot available free for theatre patrons that includes two accessible parking spaces. Additional street parking can be found on neighbouring streets.

Mobility assistance

The main entrance to Presentation House Theatre is via a staircase. Patrons in wheelchairs or those who require assistance with stairs are requested to contact Presentation House Theatre ahead of their visit so we can ensure our ushers are on hand to assist you to your seat.


Presentation House Theatre encourages our patrons to use transit where possible.

From Downtown Vancouver patrons are able to catch the Seabus from Waterfront Station to Lonsdale Quay. A 13 minute trip by Seabus, it is then a short walk up Chesterfield Avenue to Presentation House Theatre. Alternatively buses 246 Highland and 239 Park Royal depart from Lonsdale Quay and will stop at 3rd Street and Chesterfield Avenue.

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Performances will commence promptly at the advertised time. Front of House will make every attempt to admit latecomers when there is a suitable break in the performance. Our Front of House manager reserves the right to allocate latecomer seating to prevent disruptions to other patrons and the performance.

Food and drink in the theatre

Drinks from the bar are permitted in the theatre, however food is discouraged out of respect for other patrons. Food and drinks can be purchased from the bar before a performance, during intermission and after a performance.

Mobile phones

PHT requests that all phones, pagers and other electronic devices be turned completely OFF when you enter the theatre. Vibrations from devices can still be distracting for those sitting near you. Both sounds and light emitted from a device during a performance are distracting for both the performers and audience members. Patrons disturbing others with electronic devices may be asked to leave the theatre.

Scents and Allergies

Perfumes, colognes and other heavily scented cosmetics can cause severe reactions in other patrons. In order to ensure everyone enjoys their theatre experience we ask patrons to be respectful of this possibility and refrain from wearing heavy scents.


All Presentation House Theatre shows are protected by copyright laws thus taking unauthorized still photography, video and/or audio recordings is strictly prohibited.


Previews are final production rehearsals, run before an audience prior to Opening Night. If required, directors are entitled to re-run scenes or effect any changes during the performance. Previews are presented at a discount price to compensate for any production issues.

Responding to the performance

Theatre is a communication between audience and actor. Actors love to hear the audiences respond authentically. Laughing, crying, applauding and even cheering is all part of the experience. For those new to theatre, audiences applaud at the end of the act before the interval and also at the end of the show, when actors take their bows.


Please observe all No Smoking notices. Presentation House Theatre is a smoke-free venue.

Talking during a performance

The acoustics of our theatre are such that talking or whispering during a performance is likely to be heard on stage. Please refrain from talking during the performance.

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