The Theatre (Hard Rock Casino Vancouver)
|This article relies on references to primary sources. (May 2009)|
|Location||Hard Rock Casino Vancouver
Coquitlam, British Columbia
|Opened||September 16th, 2006|
|Owner||Great Canadian Gaming|
The Theatre (formerly Red Robinson Show Theatre) in Coquitlam, British Columbia is an 1,074-seat live event theatre adjoining the Boulevard Casino. The $20 million theatre opened with a show by Little Richard on September 16th, 2006, and was named for local radio legend Red Robinson.
A wide variety of acts have appeared at the theatre, including singers (Tony Bennett, Jewel, Paul Anka, Susan Jacks), pop/rock groups (Barenaked Ladies, The Beach Boys, Chris Cornell), comedians (Dennis Miller, Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Bill Maher), country acts (Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Wynonna), and Broadway-type shows (Cats).
The 21,000-square-foot (2,000 m2) multi-purpose venue is the largest theatre in the world to use the spiral lift system which allows independent row configurations. There are four configurations possible:
The television series Psych filmed a concert scene at the theatre on April 24th, 2007.