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Address: 29 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 03 6233 2299
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Description: The Theatre Royal opened in 1837, with major additions in 1850 and 1890...
The Theatre Royal opened in 1837, with major additions in 1850 and 1890, and remains a living centre for the performing arts. It presents live theatre, contemporary music, dance and entertainment. Dubbed by Noel Coward "a dream of a theatre", the Theatre Royal is Australia's oldest working theatre and one of its most beautiful treasures.
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Beautiful theatre

An absolutely beautiful old theatre.....right in town and within walking distance to cafes and resturants. Helpful staff

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Pauline H
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hobart
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hobart
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

An absolutely beautiful old theatre.....right in town and within walking distance to cafes and resturants. Helpful staff

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Penguin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

For a little bit of olde world elegance and charm, the Theatre Royal is gorgeous. With the beautiful lighting, wallpaper,staircase and its bygone era curtains, its a little of history. Such a beautiful building and you can imagine what shows, plays etc they had many years ago.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A stunning small and intimate theatre with great atmosphere and an old world charm. Seats are quite comfortable and the staff are always warm and friendly. Good choice of shows and I recommend downstairs towards the front. When booking seats it is best to check you are not seated in front of a pillar.

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This was our second visit to this venue so the first visit wasn't just "good luck" it really is a nice place to see and hear a live show. At intermission we were able to buy refreshments (an acceptable Tasmanian whie wine in our case). Car parking was easy at a nearby car park in Market Street though there is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A fascinating theatre with a very interesting and colourful history. Built in the undesirable part of town, amongst the brothels, factories and public housing, there is still evidence of a seedier time, including the bar located below the ground floor seating. The theatre has undergone many changes over the past 150 years, including additional stage room and dressing rooms, and... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A beautiful building, with an outstanding interior. Small and compact, but comfortable seats, and very helpful staff.

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Tasmania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a magnificent Theatre , one of the nicest ones I have ever been to. The acoustics are amazing and chairs comfortable. Catch a show here, you will love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A great experience in a very lovely theatre. The venue is well presented and the staff are good at customer service. The theatre is small and some seats have thin supporting pillars in the way. Best to do some research when booking. Very personal theatre experience and if there is time a tour is recommended.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This theatre is simply delightful with its intricate and ornate ceiling. It is a small intimate theatre with good acoustics and comfortable seats. The foyer is quite small which can make waiting for the doors to open a little crowded. There are some narrow poles that give some obstruction to the stage, however, seats can be booked that have a... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Hubby and I saw the 2015 Uni Revue on May 12. The show was as expected and full of the usual excellent comedy and clothing. We just loved it. The only downfall is how close you sit to others. I felt really squashed in. I couldn't move my arms without hitting the person next to me. We sat on the... More 

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Additional Information about Theatre Royal

Address: 29 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 03 6233 2299
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Hobart
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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