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The Regent Theatre

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Address: 191 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03-9299 9500
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Description: The landmark Regent Theatre holds a key part in our city’s history since...
The landmark Regent Theatre holds a key part in our city’s history since opening as a grand picture palace in 1929. Having survived a fire, a flood, 20 years in darkness and many threats of demolition, the venue reopened in August 1996, meticulously refurbished and returned to its breathtaking former glory.Today it stands more lavish and grand than ever and continues to host some of the world’s most renowned theatre productions.
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Lion King

Brilliant show and venue package was good value very professional and organised. A enjoyable time. Seats were in the middle of the stalls they were comfortable and plenty of leg... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Scarborough, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Brilliant show and venue package was good value very professional and organised. A enjoyable time. Seats were in the middle of the stalls they were comfortable and plenty of leg room height of people in seat in front could be a issue

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Best seating is in the stalls rows k, l, seats either side 25. This is stage floor level and smack bang centre of the stage and theatre.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I love these old theatres. Pleased I could visit and enjoy The Lion King. I loved the decor and well kept and loved. If you get a chance to see a production here do so.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This theatre is so beautiful. We recently saw The Lion King but have seen several productions here. Comfortable seats. However in cold weather it would be nice if they let patrons in early.

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Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Iconic theatre, melbourne history, very old building with many beautiful features. Live shows are just fantastic in this venue. Make sure you look up and around whilst waiting to see your show, as i said so much history in this place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It is always a great treat to see a show at the regent. To step back in time just adds to the excitement of the evening. The beautiful ceiling and art works makes the theatre worth a visit without showing a show. We saw the Lion King and this is still a captivating show. Memorable songs and snappy one liners.

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Mount Beauty, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was my first time at The Regent. What a beautiful theatre. It is worth a visit just to see the ornate ceiling. The Lion King was just sensational. The costumes, the singing, the music; it was just so fantastic.

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Brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We have been to this venue four times and on three of those occasions have been accosted by aggressive vagrants wanting money. One demanded $20 and this nearly resulted in a very unfortunate outcome for him. The security/usher was asked to the call the police to deal with the person and declined to do so. On a separate occasion a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Magnificent theatre, I'm always in awe when I visit the Regent Theatre. The art work and creativity is superb. Very warm theatre and very crowded especially when everyone decides to depart at once after the show. Refreshments very expensive.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Stop.....Do not pass go...!! Use your get out of jail free card,...if you must, but do go and see " The Lion King".... "Oh What a Night...late September Back in 63"...oops wrong show!!! Both the Theatre, and the show are absolutely fabulous!!! The sets..The costumes..The visual effects..The stunts..The singing/acting..The high tech stage.. the list goes on and on!! At a... More 

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Additional Information about The Regent Theatre

Address: 191 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03-9299 9500
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

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