Capitol Theatre

972 Rue St. Jean,
Quebec City, QC G1R 1R5

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rivest266
rivest266 on May 11, 2013 at 6:30 pm

February 12th ad for the world premiere of “I Confess” along with the Cartier has uploaded here. video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6C_D7YoERY

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 7, 2012 at 11:10 am

Although the street address has been corrected, the Google map and street view are still stuck more than a mile west-southwest of the actual location of this theater, which is on the north side of Rue St. Jean just east of Rue des Glacis.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on November 7, 2012 at 12:51 am

According to this website, this theatre opened as the Auditorium de Québec with a beaux-arts interior; the original architect was Walter S. Painter. It was remodeled in 1927 by architect H. Laberge when the theatre’s name was changed to the Capitol by Famous Players. Another makeover occurred in 1935 under the direction of Raoul Chenevert; it was apparently that year when it became a full time cinema.

TivFan
TivFan on November 7, 2012 at 12:43 am

For more great information and pictures of the Capitol, do a Google search for Capitol Theatre Quebec City. Check out these: Historic Places; Trip Advisor; Canadian Encyclopedia; Virtual Tourist.

TivFan
TivFan on November 7, 2012 at 12:19 am

The Capitol Theatre is now part of a complex known as Le Capitole de Quebec. It includes the theatre, a cabaret, hotel and restaurant. The former Cinema de Paris, next door, is now known as Le Cabaret du Capitole. It has been altered and seats 565 patrons. Their web site has a few small pictures and information: www.lecapitole.com/en .

TivFan
TivFan on November 6, 2012 at 11:57 pm

The Google map and street view are wrong. Way off! The Capitol is located on Rue St. Jean, between Rue D'Auteuil and Rue des Glais. The former Cinema de Paris is still next door.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 25, 2012 at 6:31 pm

The correct address for this theater is 972 Rue Saint-Jean (not Rue St. Germain.)