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State Theatre

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Address: 49 Market Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Old charming theatre

Old tradional theatre with a lot of charm. Chairs VERY comfortable and a lot of space between the rows. The sound however is bit damped if you sit back in the stalls due to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Old tradional theatre with a lot of charm. Chairs VERY comfortable and a lot of space between the rows. The sound however is bit damped if you sit back in the stalls due to the roofing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have seen a number of concerts at the State Theatre and its gorgeous Art Deco. Fantastic foyer for great selfies.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have seen several shows/performances here and never fails to disappoint. Architecture is just stunning. A pre show drink in the bar is a must.

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Kingswood, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to a show and the view from the mezzanine was outstanding. The seating excellent and the sound system was second to none. A great place for live shows.

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Brunkerville, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fizzer! One third of songs not by Beatles at all but compositions after they broke up. A discordant presentation jumping from later to earlier and back again. Very few ballads and meaningful items, lots of banging and crashing, saved only by the often drowned out orchestra. True Beatles fans like us were squirming in our seats, waiting for... More 

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North Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get tickets for the opening night of the seekers Georgie girl musical in April. The seats were nearly sold out and we didn't really have a choice as to our seating. The show was amazing, the ambiance of the theatre added to the experience. The view wasn't obstructed at all. Highly recommend

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The State Theatre is one of the old dames of the Sydney theatre scene and recalls the decor and charm of a bygone era, yet still holding modern and eclectic performances.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has a charm all of its own. Majestic, gothic and and regal. Anytime you can catch a show here, do it. Even the kids love the place

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

State theatre is a stately victorian style theatre. The venue's decor is definitely opulent. The theatre is big enough to attract international stars and intimate enough to thoroughly enjoy Julie Andrews sitting on stage reminiscing.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Its so good to see old buildings with their interior still in good condition. Unfortunately the toilets are of vintage and you do have to wait in line but overall a great building to look into the past.

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