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Named in honor of the operatic tenor, Raoul Jobin, Salle Raoul-Jobin is the main performance venue at the grand Palais Montcalm. This 979-capacity concert hall is a delight for music lovers, what with its wonderful performances which are further enhanced by excellent acoustics. In addition to being ideal for concerts, this venue is also suited for events like meetings and banquets.
The Théâtre Capitole inside the Capitole du Quebec has been in existence since 1992. It was formerly an arts and cultural events center but today it is used as a concert hall. Majestically decorated, the theater has comfortable seating accompanied by an excellent acoustic audio systems. The theater is divided into the Balcony and Orchestra Levels, check the seating map on their website. Some of the biggest names in the business have all performed here. Today the Theatre Capitole attracts thousands of screaming fans who come to see their favorite acts do what they do best.
Les Gros Becs Theatre is a theater that puts on popular performances for young audiences, from young kids to teenagers. The theater also aims to promote theater among kids, and thus organizes several workshops in drama, comedy and several other genres for kids from time to time. This is the ideal place to visit with the entire family for a stunning theater performance.
The Théâtre Petit Champlain is not your ordinary theater. In fact, it is one of the very few to endorse the "song". Hear some of the most distinguished artists belt their hear out, in sweet melodies that are sure to touch your heart. The schedule is fixed throughout the year, with each day of every month being dedicated to some performer. Dramas, plays and other activities too take place. The theater seating is such that it makes for an intimate setting. A terrace bar situated within the theater caters to those wanting to grab a drink before the show.
Octave-Crémazie inside the Grand Théâtre de Québec is a theater hall with a seating capacity for 506 spectators. This multipurpose theater has been home to the Quebec City's premier theater company known as Théâtre du Trident for 40 years, staging plays from Quebec and around the world. Le Théâtre du Trident's programs have included translated versions of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia, and Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. Likely of more interest to French-speaking visitors would be plays from Quebec playwrights, such as the renowned Michel Tremblay's tragedy À toi, pour toujours, ta Marie-lou or Robert Lalonde's Monsieur Bovary. Performances are held at the Salle Octave-Crémazie. Tickets are reasonably priced with considerable discounts for students and seniors. See their website for details.
Salle Louis-Fréchette is one of the auditoriums located within the Grand Théâtre de Québec, the Salle Octave Crémazie being the other one. This venue is one of the biggest theater venues in the city of Quebec, with a seating capacity of 1875 and features state-of-the-art lighting and sound facilities. Several music concerts have taken place here, in addition to theater performances.
Quebec City's modern Grand Théâtre de Quebec stands in stark contrast to the venerable beauty of the Palais Montcalm, which it effectively replaced. Built in the mid-1960s, the home of the Quebec Symphony Orchestra and L'Opéra de Québec does have its own charm, however. The Salle Louis-Fréchette seats spectators in a classic four-tier arrangement, while the Salle Octave-Crémazie is a more intimate option with fewer seats. With a huge annual program befitting a first-class, multi-use facility, any visitor with an interest in the arts is likely to find himself or herself, enjoying at the Grand.
Théâtre De La Bordée was started by a group of young actors and now provides a conducive environment for students to develop their talent. Post their shows, the theater also allows for interactive sessions between the artist and the visitors. Cultural art and plays are held throughout the year. Check website to get acquainted with the latest schedule.