Interesting Facts.
  • The Regent Theatre has a stage as large as the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto, and is one of the largest in Eastern Ontario.

  • In 1918 the cost to see a film at the Regent was $0.25.

  • Silent films were the first type of films to be shown at the Regent, featuring stars such as Charlie Chaplin.

  • The theatre underwent major renovations in the early 1920’s, transforming the Regent into a 1,100 seat opera house, featuring Vaudeville stage shows.

  • The original dressing rooms are still intact and located below the stage.

  • The Regent is designated a historic building.