The 772 seat McPherson Playhouse opened as part of the Pantages chain of theatres. It is one of the finest examples of theatres from that period still standing in Canada. It has continuously served the needs of the community since opening in 1914. A variety of professional, community and amateur events are presented at "The Mac" year-round.
The McPherson Playhouse operates as a licensee/rental venue, under the administration of the Royal and McPherson Theatres Society.
Seating Capacity: 772, including 12 wheelchair positions. 41 seats are removed for full orchestra pit.
Listing last confirmed: Oct. 31, 2016
The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.
The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division