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Wharf Theatre

Pier 4/5, Hickson Road | Walsh Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9250 1777
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Small and intense

In some ways, is more satisfying than other theatres because of its small size. Most seats are... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Sydney, Australia
2016 Review is disappointing

There are two problems with the 2016 "Wharf Review." First, with a few notable exceptions, the... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
Sydney, Australia
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8 Jul 2017
“Small and intense”
15 Dec 2016
“2016 Review is disappointing”
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Pier 4/5, Hickson Road | Walsh Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 9250 1777
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

In some ways, is more satisfying than other theatres because of its small size. Most seats are close to the stage so you can become more immersed in the play than other larger theatres, Some excellent productions like Cloud Nine which is currently playing.

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 16 December 2016

There are two problems with the 2016 "Wharf Review." First, with a few notable exceptions, the material this year isn't up to their previous extremely high standard. Instead of sparkling wit, far too many weak puns take the place of genuine humor. Second, Katrina Retallick...More

Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The Wharf Review. Phillip Drew Jonathon and the new bird. Sensational. Jonathon's skit on understanding war in the Middle East is the best you could ever see. If on YouTube it would rate millions of hits. How does he remember it? And the new bird...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Greeted with a beautiful view of the harbour, one worth taking photos of. Quality photos can be taken here.

Thank anurag03
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Haven't been to Wharf 1 for many years, but the atmosphere and comfort were just as I remembered. The performance lasted 2 hours 45 minutes and my seat (and view) were perfectly comfortable the whole time (unlike some other theatres I could name!)

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The Wharf Theatre could be one of the best adverts for Sydney that the city has, perched at the end of a narrow 'finger wharf' that stretches into the harbour, with the Harbour Bridge looming large to the right and Luna Park diagonally opposite. And...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This theatre is everything modern theatres aren't. Built on the end of a wharf the longish walk from the road to the theatre can be challenging but it's worth it. There's a bar at the end (used to be a restaurant but now it's just...More

Thank DDTravellerSydney
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Beautiful views as soon as we entered the hallway, the decor, the posters, pictures and info about Sydney theatre company. The theatre we were in was small and comfy and the theatre set up allowed us to get a great view of the play we...More

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Iconic building, good food and wine, excellent view of harbour and bridge and some excellent theatre if you can obtain a ticket. Theatre is always of superb quality, with excellent actors, sets and production. I've been attending for about ten years now and am only...More

Thank 2Luvtravel
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Machinal, written in 1928 by American playwright Sophie Treadwell, is playing in the intimate theatre 2 at the Wharf Theatre, which was perfect for the performance. Only minimal set design is necessary to showcase the talents of the actors in this exceptional play, a rare...More

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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