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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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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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We rang the Ticketmaster number to see the lion king. They weren't helpful with sitting options on the phone nor were any of the good priced seating available. We were walking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We rang the Ticketmaster number to see the lion king. They weren't helpful with sitting options on the phone nor were any of the good priced seating available. We were walking past the theatre and thought we would try them, the lady we got was so helpful and organised seats that we wanted and at a price (that wasn't available... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I've seen several shows here and I'm always moved by how beautiful this theater is. It can get a little crowded in the lobby at times, and the line for the women's bathroom is usually out the door at interval. The seats in the theater are reasonably large and comfortable though, and the staff are very friendly and attentive.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I watched the Lion King last night with my wife. The show was great, and being ex South African, it made us miss home. However, the theatre itself is spectacular! The high ceilings, detailing on the walls, and great size made the night so much more memorable. Water and soft drinks are ridiculously expensive, but that was the only downsize... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The regent theatre is beautiful, worth seeing as an attraction in itself, the lion king was good. It’s a kids show However what really shocked us was other patrons behaviour, apparently it is ok to buy as many drinks as you can hold and wobble back to your seat spilling them all over other people the floor and seating. I... More 

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

As like many here, we went to see the Lion King musical, OK for some not for me. But the theatre is a very large facility, that has many great seats, as we have seen some other shows here before, and enjoy the experience the theatre gives, with comfortable large seats, although I do feel sorry for the ladies with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great theatre. Saw the Lion King here before it heads to Perth. Sat in Row M seats 17 and 18. Great spot but would have preferred to be a few rows closer

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

An amazing old building that comes alive with each performance. We saw The Lion King and thoroughly enjoyed the performance.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

With the grand kids in town we were looking to fill the day with an indoor activity and boy did we hit the jackpot with Lion King. What an amazing production honestly we sat down and got immersed into the show and then it was over in a blink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Went to see the Lion King with two teenagers and hubby and have to say one of the highlights of our 32 days in Australia. Totally amazing for all, even the kids put it right up there as awesome. We were seated down below against the wall towards the back -row P1 to P4 - and had an incredible view... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

saw The Lion King which was awesome. Beautiful theatre with old world charm. Expensive for drinks and snacks but this was expected. Staff were great. Huge wait line for ladies toilets during interval but staff did best they could.

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