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State Theatre

State Theatre Building 49 Market St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9373 6852
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Jaws - on the big screen!!!

What an amazing theatre to see this classic in. Would love to see more classics here if they were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Charlie K
Sydney, Australia
Heard Brian Cox present here

What a beautiful venue!! Went to here Brian Cox and so enjoyed my first visit to the State Theatre... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Average3%
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State Theatre Building 49 Market St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9373 6852
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing theatre to see this classic in. Would love to see more classics here if they were re-released. One Sydneys most beloved theatres a must visit if your in the city.

Thank Charlie K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful venue!! Went to here Brian Cox and so enjoyed my first visit to the State Theatre. The chandeliers and architecture is amazing. Very ornate and beautiful.

Thank Estev0
Reviewed 1 week ago

This theatre has seen a lot in its time, but the beauty of it on the inside is something for anyone who loves old beauty in the style of world charm in the building interiors, it has a history of live theater and also many...More

Thank lindsay-vovettes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw Patty Smith life and the theatre was almost surreal for a rock show. It gave it an interesting flavor that you would not have gotten in one of these modern concert halls. We love the restoration work and service. The amenities are great...More

Thank Ralf A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The title tells it all really. This is such a lovely old theatre - makes every show seem special. And all of the staff that we encountered were so friendly.

Thank FrPaKr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a performance here on October 24, 2017. Great seating and great views from the Mezzanine level. AC comfort was perfect. Easy entry and exit and helpful ushers for seating. Good sound and a great show (Carl Baron). The theatre is a great testament to...More

Thank MAK2123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This theatre is an experience in itself. It's stunningly beautiful and I have yet to come across a bad seat. The seats are generous, so that you don't feel crammed in and the acoustics are fantastic. Even though it has 2000 seats, it still feels...More

Thank Kleinewurstsemmel
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I was there a few days ago see the concert by Michael Ball & Alfie Boe. Having been to their Melbourne concert last weekend at Hamer Hall in Melbourne (a more recent building) I was amazed at how pure the sound was at the State!...More

Thank eillamo
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting in a disturbing way that all bad reviews of the burlesque show, Crazy Horse, are squashed on social media. The marketing machine is winning. It is a disapointing, boring show, which is extraordinary given the beautiful women on stage. The venue, the State Theatre...More

1  Thank Phillippa W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Such a wonderful building offering many lovely performances. I have seen several comedians and cover bands here. I always look forward to each visit.

Thank MrnMrsPaul
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Toni W
10 October 2017|
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Response from Kara H | Reviewed this property |
Hi It depends on the show and whos running it. I usually try ticketek
7 July 2016|
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Response from Annettte A | Reviewed this property |
The downstairs part of this theatre is quite large, spacious and well graded so you shouldn't really have a blocked view from where ever you sit. Those rows would be fine, but try to get more centered even if you have to go... More
17 December 2015|
Response from netmot |
I prefer the bottom level towards the middle