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Address: 191 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03-9299 9500
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9:00 am - 7:30 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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What a lovely old building - another attraction in Melbourne that is easily accessible by using the tram system. We went and saw the Lion King for my mothers 70th birthday... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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KL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

excellent musical...Full house but the toilets are too few to accommodate large crowds...long queues...passage way and lobby too dark to take photos

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a lovely old building - another attraction in Melbourne that is easily accessible by using the tram system. We went and saw the Lion King for my mothers 70th birthday, travelling from Perth. We were not disappointed. Plenty of room around the seats - great vision of the show. Even a refreshment vendor in the inside of the main... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Service was excellent and very well organised. Just wished the in house eatery served some fast food. Current prices for drinks and snacks are a bit pricey

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

As a regular theatre goer I was blown away about the impeccable service that the staff at the Regent Theatre provided for my visit to see The Lion King. So accommodating making sure that I had a cushion for my three year old son, efficient cloaking, ordering drinks, ushering and helpful in every way. Made the fantastic theatrical experience even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our lion king experience. Not seen it before and this theatre was a real gem of a find. Wonderfully classic, historical nostalgic and intimate in a way lots of modern theatres aren't. The audience really was involved in the performance. Comfy seats, friendly staff. But watch out ladies - this is an old building, so a queue... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Was here to see Lion King. Beautiful old theatre. Art deco style. Great that places like this still thrive. Beautiful building.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Fantastic Show, unbelievable performance, great seats. Worth going to Melbourne to see. Beautiful theatre surroundings.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I watched the Lion King in this theatre and I must say that it was a great choice of venue! The architecture of the building gave a regal ambiance. The staff were friendly and organised. If I was to say one thing, the pre-order of drinks for the interval was a waste. So what happened was, we only had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Absolutely loved this venue. This was my first experience in this theatre to see the Lion King and I wasn't expecting it to be as intimate as it is. There wouldn't be a bad seat in the whole house I don't thing. The decor is classic and architecture keeps you looking around the room. Plenty of leg room and comfy... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

As a child I had the opportunity to see Fantasia in this theatre. I could never forget the excitement of this grand building to see my first movie. It had been rebuilt from the fire in 1945 so she was still sparkling when I first saw her. I always looked at her with sadness through the late years of the... 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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