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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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Neck bending awe.

We saw Dita von Teese here and loved both the venue and the show. The building is really stacked... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
GrdnWht
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Canberra, Australia
Beautiful building-fantastic viewing

What a spectacular venue! Every time I go I have a lovely time in this grand building. Viewing from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adam W
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Tennyson, Australia
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State Theatre Building 49 Market St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw Dita von Teese here and loved both the venue and the show. The building is really stacked, in old-school charm, and a visual delight. (So is Dita.)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a spectacular venue! Every time I go I have a lovely time in this grand building. Viewing from anywhere in the stalls is excellent and service at intermission is good as there are lots of little bars.

Thank Adam W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous architecture and nostalgia in this very quaint, old-world styled theatre. Lots of gold, glitz and glamour. Very efficient and friendly staff, and wonderful shows

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great venue for any type of show, I have attended for movie, pantomime, musicals, comedians and live music and its always a pleasurable experience. Its easy to get to and is close to bars and restaurants. Best option to get there is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The State Theatre is unique in itself. The beautifully restored building houses a part of the history of Sydney that could never be replaced. I was there late last year attending a concert by Michael Vincent. His great tenor voice was much appreciated and the...More

Thank Trevor P
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We visited the state theatre for the first time last night to see a comedy show. And after living this city for the majority of my life and can’t believe I had never been here before. From the street it doesn’t look like much but...More

Thank KFonz
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Another must see in Sydney if you are into architecture. This is such a beautiful building. Well worth a visit. If a show is on, while you are in town, even better as the building comes alive when it is filled with people.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

One of Sydney’s historic picture palaces has survived ! Albeit as an occasional venue for live shows. Really impressive Olde Worlde Art Deco architecture. The staircase has been used in countless advertisements. The main men’s toilet is specially notable. Maybe the women’s also but that...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

An terrific performance on such a small stage. Told the story so well and what a wonderful theatre as a setting.

Thank Philip S
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

What a stunning theatre. Doesn't matter where you sit all seating had a great view of the stage. It's one of Sydney's oldest theatre.. Worth a look just to see the architecture.

Thank Lipptylou
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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
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janS79NV
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
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700Jenny
17 December 2015|
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I prefer the bottom level towards the middle
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