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The Regent Theatre

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Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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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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Hours:
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

fully recommend going to the regent theatre in Melbourne to see the Lion king,comfortable seating plenty of leg room I was seated in stalls area so I recommend getting seating in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

fully recommend going to the regent theatre in Melbourne to see the Lion king,comfortable seating plenty of leg room I was seated in stalls area so I recommend getting seating in stalls.what a great show to take the family.

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Cheyenne, WY
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We had a business event here and were impressed with the decor. After learning that it was slated for demolition, even more impressed that people cared enough to save it. Lovely interior carvings and colors that make you feel its history. Great to hold our event is such a special place. If you have a chance, take a peak inside.

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

What an amazing venue, we were as enthralled with the building as we were in the show. The Regent was within walking distance of our hotel, easily accessed, comfortable seating and the ambiance on this old building added to our overall experience. A credit to all concerned, well done.

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Wodonga, Australia
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42 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I recently saw Grease is the Word at the Regent Theatre and it was amazing. I could have walked straight back in to watch it for a second time. The theatre is conveniently located and is very comfortable. They provided a booster seat for my young niece on request so that she was also able to enjoy a good view... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Recently saw Grease at the Regent, my first musical here and it is just a superb venue. The furniture and ornate ceilings really add to the experience. The chairs are super comfortable and spacious and all the staff seem to really enjoy working here. A great place to enjoy whatever your hobby.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Recently saw Greece at the Regent. Wonderful show in a lovely setting. The seats were comfortable and the bar service was efficient. Loved the atmosphere the theatre created.

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Ottawa, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The venue is a classic and the two shows we have seen there were super. All the seats were good and the prices are reasonable. A midday matinee is always fun and leaves time for a walk then dinner afterward.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Wonderful Show in a great venue. The show was amazing. The seating was comfy and roomy but are show signs of wear. Really enjoyed the experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I took my niece to see Grease yesterday afternoon at the Regent. What a great place to see live theatre. The place was beautiful and amenities were very clean. Would definately go back again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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211 reviews 211 reviews
38 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Sitting in this theatre and looking up is amazing. The workmanship and design is beautiful. Some may not like seating as the bottom level isn't tiered. Seats are comfortable and the staff hand out boost pads for kids so they can see. We were in row a at the top dress circle and leg room is tight. I had to... More 

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