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State Theatre

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Address: 49 Market Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9373 6852
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Good Theatre to watch a show.

We went a saw Bill Bailey there last night and Bill was great as always. I think they have new seats since we were last there. The only thing I thought the aircon seemed to be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Copacabana, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went a saw Bill Bailey there last night and Bill was great as always. I think they have new seats since we were last there. The only thing I thought the aircon seemed to be struggling. Was a bit warm.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful features, comfortable seats and a most enjoyable experience. This grand old theatre has been meticulously maintained over the years and we love going here when there are good shows on. Absolutely worth a visit.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

State Theatre: This is an astonishing building. Ornate, atmospheric, detailed, comfortable, with fantastic sight-lines. Excellent for cinema, concerts, recitals – all live performance

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The State remains one of the best intimate venues for watching live music in the city. Rodriguez concert was thoroughly enjoyable in the space and even if it is somewhat disturbing to see one's fellow concert goers using walking aids and the performer needing assistance to his stool on stage, somehow that doesn't matter at this venue being somewhat decrepit... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Can be visieted on 2 hour tours , can be booket through Ticketmaster or try and get tickets for a show.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to watch Rodrigues in concert. Great venue - it has an old school feel to it and you can just imagine the people and performers who have passed through the doors. I would reccomend going to this venue to watch any performance. Only blight would be that the bar closed 10 minutes into the performance .

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the State Theatre. It's such a classic location and the theatre is intimate. Great place for concerts. I've attended many concerts at the State Theatre and enjoyed them all. I enjoy the State Theatre as a venue too.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously a beautiful old building with such grandeur and well located close to most transport. But most importantly, it was a great location to watch and listen to Rodriguez (Sugarman) - had seen this show previously in Brisbane in a huge hall and it was terrible - the State Theatre was wonderful, spacious and comfortable seating and able to hear... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely theater to go and see a famous ballet. I got tixs for my birthday from my partner for the whole family. My kids loved the old theatre what a Sydney treasure, It really enhanced the experience. THe staff were delightful very friendly and welcoming they loved the fact that two small children 10 and 11 were getting... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Theatre for shows and concerts. Right in the heart f the city beautiful on the inside great place to see when in Sydney

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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 or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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