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Capitol Theatre

13 Campbell Street | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Chinatown)
+61 2 9320 5000
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Ranked #33 of 238 Attractions in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: THE LION KING now playing until 31 August. WICKED from 20 September. WICKED from 20 September 2014...
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Owner description: THE LION KING now playing until 31 August. WICKED from 20 September. WICKED from 20 September 2014. SHEN YUN from 6-15 February 2015. Sydney's beautiful historic Capitol Theatre is host to world class musicals, theatre, ballet, concerts and performers.

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Sydney
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103 reviews 103 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is one of our "things". We like live shows. This one is very good. The stars are fabulous whilst the dancers are first class. Their timing, actions and also singing very very good. The theatre has oodles of atmosphere, the staff are first rate and we just liked the whole thing. It was a very good night with cheap... More 

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Wauchope, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We have had the pleasure of attending many musicals at the Capitol. Situated at ,13 Campbell Street, Haymarket, Sydney, one would not regret purchasing a ticket. At the moment, "Wicked" is showing, which has an excellent storyline, cast, lyrics, stage production and set lighting. The Theatre was reconstructed over 2 years, costing over $30 million dollars and since 1995 hosts... More 

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Wood Dale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Saw "Wicked" in this beautiful theatre. The staff were very friendly and helpful in us getting last minute tickets to this awesome show. Everyone seemed to really enjoy their job. The inside of the theatre was as beautiful and the show itself. Great experience. Thank you

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My daughter and I went to the musical Wicked. We had a fantastic time, the show was brilliant. Only down side was the queues at the interval for the ladies. Enjoyable night.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Central venue with good facilities. We saw wicked which was amazing but the theatre is beautiful in itself!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This old theatre is in a relatively downmarket area of the city, on George Street near Central Railway, the Haymarket and Chinatown, but don't let that put you off going to a show there. It's a grand old theatre and we are so lucky it was saved from demolition and restored.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Have seen two musicals here - The Lion King and just recently Wicked ! Love coming here! Access is easy, - you can drive into Haymarket and park at Wilsons Parking - get your parking ticket validated at the theatre and you pay only $8 for all day parking on a Sunday and the theatre is just a very short... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The Capitol is a beautiful and historic building, well set up for live performances. I have seen 2 musicals there now, 'Wicked' & 'The Lion King'. The interior of the theater is adorned with magnificent architecture and statues, no matter where you sit you are sure of a good view of the stage. The pre-show lounge area is well set... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

When I was visiting Sydney, Wicked is currently on stage at The Capitol. I managed to get a ticket in the Stall having a good view to the stage. I can feel a full theatre experience like going to one of the famous theatre in West End London. Decor, stage, bar, merchandise are all perfect. The seat has a convenient... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The décor was impressive, my husband and I had great seating Row B Dress Circle Door 8 seat 28 & 29 our view was directly in the middle. Great sight lines to see all the actors. Plenty of great service and a great experience. The theatre is surrounded by restaurants (always a good idea to book early) Walking distance to... More 

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