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State Theatre

49 Market Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
02 9373 6852
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Ranked #41 of 236 Attractions in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Theaters & Stadiums
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227 reviews 227 reviews
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Going to the theatre is usually a very exciting time. Have attended some great concerts and shows here over the years. The theatre itself though is a sight to behold. Such classic architecture. The little things to add o the experience. Great icecream served in the little tubs. Even the bathrooms are ornate and quaint. Love this place!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

As soon as you enter this Theatre you know its a bit special with its Decor,Your surroundings grab you like no other,I've been to this Theatre twice,My first visit was to see the Film Jaws back in 1975,and the 2nd was to see Don Mclean back in the 90's,The accoustics and vibe was absolutely brilliant,I can honestly say its a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This theatre is absolutely amazing. It is in an easily accessible location and has such a beautifully design. I went to a comedy show here and found the theatre to be such a great venue as I don't think there would be a 'bad seat' in the whole place. Although, we were in the mezzanine which was probably not as... More

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Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

From the moment you walk in off the street you know you are seeing something amazing.It is elegance from another era but still beautiful today.I have been privileged to have also done a tour backstage which I would also recommend. The vestibule, the chandeliers and the whole atmosphere is breath taking. Even when you go to the toilets you still... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Gorgeous Art Deco Theatre. Close to town hall station and QVB. Lovely roof in the main theatre - look at gorgeous details around you as you enter.

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New York City, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The State Theatre is beautiful. I has a wonderful grand entrance, fabulous sweeping marble staircases, red velvet everywhere and some of the most exquisite wall and ceiling decorations around. My favourite time to visit to 'State' is to watch films during the Sydney Film Festival. There is always a heightened sense of excitement when you watch films in such a... More

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Saw Bill Bailey last night, who was himself phenomenal. The venue was, however, really difficult to navigate. It was a full house, and as there were no signs anywhere, it was mayhem as people tried to figure out where they were supposed to sit. Strangely, there was no way as a female to get to a bathroom without first going... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Watched Dire Straits at The state theatre. It is just a stunning venue. Drinks are average prices for the city these days. The staff were wonderful except one older bar tender who was rude and unhelpful and told me he was having a bad week. But the other staff being amazing at their jobs made up for it. Only thing... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The show - Last Confession, David Suchet was an excellent production as one would expect. The seats in the theatre were good and the view of the stage was excellent, but unfortunately the leg space was too cramped in the circle. The bar and interval areas were good.

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Sydney Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I have been to the State Theatre a lot of times. It is a great venue. I have seen great comedians here as well as various singers. It's right in the centre of Sydney so there are places around where you can eat. It's a very comfortable theatre. Interesting to look around inside as well.

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