Paradise has announced that the stylishly restored venue will officially reopen its doors to the public on Thursday, December 5, 2019. The Art Deco and Art Moderne heritage-designated landmark offers the ultimate in comfort and state-of-the-art technology, along with a full-service restaurant and cocktail bar opening soon. Catering to cultural aficionados, Paradise Theatre will feature a curated mix of classic and contemporary films, in addition to an eclectic range of multi-art events including live music performances, talk series, and comedy.
Located in Toronto’s Bloorcourt neighbourhood, at 1006 Bloor Street West, the 208 seat theatre at the heart of Paradise will have both digital cinema and live performances. The venue will be an exciting addition to the city’s cultural landscape, with thoughtful programming curated by an in-house team, including special events in partnership with local organizations, festivals and collaborators. Programming will be announced on a monthly basis, along with weekly updates on film schedules; shows and events
Paradise has three events on sale before launching their full slate and website on November 27.
On November 25, former The Reporters host Dave Hodge revives the beloved series with a not-to-be-missed on-stage event. Patrons can purchase tickets to this special Paradise preview event now.
On November 28, the Goethe-Institut and German Consulate General Toronto present a screening of Gundermann followed by a panel discussion. This event has already sold out!
On Thursdays throughout December, Jason Collett presents the 13th annual Basement Revue series.
More details about these events and advance tickets are available here.
Later this year opening dates will be announced for both Osteria Rialto, a full-service restaurant offering up fresh, seasonal ingredients in dishes that innovate on classic Italian cuisine, and Bar Biltmore, where spritzes, sours and negronis will be enjoyed alongside small bites.
Stay tuned for more updates here and at the Paradise website.