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Address: 78 McDougall St, Kirribilli, North Sydney, New South Wales 2061, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9929 0644
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Sun 14:00 - 16:00
Mon 09:30 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 19:30

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Intimate theatre

Have been going here for years and finally got around to reviewing it. This is a superb place to watch professional theatre. The front row is actually on the stage floor so be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Have been going here for years and finally got around to reviewing it. This is a superb place to watch professional theatre. The front row is actually on the stage floor so be careful sitting there during comedies as you can find yourself part of the production or dodging spit, all part of the experience. It would sit no more... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A great intimate venue to go and watch a great many talented Australian actors showcase their talent.

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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We time our visits to Sydney based on plays being performed at Ensemble. Every performance has been top class. We suggest a drink in the bar before the show or dinner in the restaurant afterwards with a wonderful view overlooking yachts & Sydney harbour.

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Thank Sue H
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I first discovered the Ensemble Theatre in the 1990's with my mother. She subscribed with friends and invited me along whenever I returned to Sydney for a visit. I loved every production! Most recently, I took my son to see The Big Dry, by Mark Kilmurry. The play, featuring 3 young Aussie actors from Sydney and Newcastle, alongside one Ensemble... More 

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Thank J H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

THE Ensemble Theatre showcases excellent Australian theatre. Hosting playwrights such as David Williamson, and stellar Australian casts, the Ensemble is a playground for prominent actors for the stage and screen. It also hosts the Australian Theatre for Young people and the venue sits right on the water in the beautiful Kirribilli. The performances are always such high caliber, which energizes... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

This theatre gets packed on a regular basis; but you'll need to pick the play carefully as it's not always commercial types of plays. But they have a bar and a lovely scenic view at the back. the theatre is a good size. Worth checking if you enjoy theatre. But make sure you book ahead!

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Thank Anne R
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

My daughter shouted me here last Saturday. Packed as usual because the plays here and the quality of the performances is always excellent. We saw Tribes. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Clever and very funny. $120 for 2 tickets. Plus my daughter ordered online a cheese platter and a glass of wine each. We enjoyed that at interval. Will always return here.

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Caroline R, Guest Relations Manager at Ensemble Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and taking the time to share your experience ... how wonderful! More 

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39 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I went to see the play Good People by David Lindsay-Abaire last Friday night. I read all of the reviews which advised that the play was worth going to so I paid $69 each for 2 tickets. Imagine my shock when the first half of the play included appalling fake American accents, foul language and shouting. Hardly anyone's idea of... More 

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Caroline R, Guest Relations Manager at Ensemble Theatre, responded to this review

Hello Angela B, We are so sorry you didn't enjoy the play GOOD PEOPLE. We had overwhelming support and accolades for the play and the cast so it is indeed surprising. I myself saw it three times and I loved it. Your experience is indeed a rare one but a useful reminder that not all plays are for all people.... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We have held a subscription to this theatre for a number of years. We see 5 plays a year, selected the end of the previous year. The theatre is a small theatre in a semi circle looking down on a stage. Very intimate. You can get the feeling that you are taking part. Especially if you sit in the front... More 

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Caroline R, Guest Relations Manager at Ensemble Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and being a supporter of Ensemble Theatre Lynn! More 

Orange, Australia
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60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Love the ensemble, its tucked away and almost feels like your own intimate theatre. Awesome for small productions that you feel so close to and part of the performance.

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Caroline R, Guest Relations Manager at Ensemble Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words. We are so pleased to hear it! We love hearing from our visitors and thank you for taking the time. More 

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