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“Stunning” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Regent Theatre

The Regent Theatre
191 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
03-9299 9500
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Ranked #29 of 158 Attractions in Melbourne
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Owner description: 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.
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Stunning”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

If you can get inside the ballroom (down the stairs not up) as well it is well worth a look. A stunning old theatre and great to see it has't been torn down. Great acoustics to see a play or performance in.

Visited January 2013
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Portland, Australia
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“Regent gala.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Magnificently restored. Was designed as moving picture theatre so stage angle and seating is not "perfect" for live shows. Bring a pillow if vertically challenged in some areas but overall, great venue, sound and feel.

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Melbourne, Australia
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“a place to fall in love with!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

A beautiful building that is a must in Melbourne! Go for a show and experience it in full light!
Walking distance to restaurants for a night out!

Visited November 2012
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BENALLA
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“A Melbourne Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Nothing to dislike about a visit to this wonderful venue. The restoration is wonderful and the thought that it's existance was once under threat is mind boggling. Love the place

Visited April 2012
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Melbourne
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“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The decor is magical, I could live there. Staff excellent, atmosphere is incredible. I could go on and on I love this place full stop. My daughter even had her wedding reception next door at the plaza. Staff so professional, I cannot find one fault in their service. Everything was perfect.

Visited January 2013
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