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Address: Corner Church and Market Streets, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
Phone Number: (02)8839 3399
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Great theatre in a fabulous location

This theatre always has great shows of all genres on at reasonable prices. The venue is well maintained, has a well stocked bar and cold water on tap in the middle of the foyer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2016
Kathryn A
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We've just enjoyed a fabulous afternoon at Parramatta Riverside with the very talented Bobby Fox. What a show !!! Yesterday we saw Disgraced - wow - that's a thought provoking piece of work. We love Riverside. We've been subscribers for years and see so many different types of performance. This is a great venue, presenting quality content.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This theatre always has great shows of all genres on at reasonable prices. The venue is well maintained, has a well stocked bar and cold water on tap in the middle of the foyer and plenty of helpful staff. The position of the venue is perfect too, walking distance to transport and vast choice of restaurants.

Thank Kathryn A
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The riverside has 2 theatres, a larger one which seats 400+ and a smaller one which seats 200. There is a bar and a enclosed courtyard which forms part of the foyer - this is great for the kids to run around in before and after a show. There are a variety of shows run here, from mainstream musicals (west... More 

1 Thank Fay L
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Excellent shows during the Sydney Festival and average to good during the year. Parramatta is slowly transforming into a city of young professionals and couples willing to do more cultural activities and enjoy their social life. The Riverside Theater will definitely be the heart of this new city... Unless they sell it to build more apartments.

1 Thank Petoner
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We went to see some movies and documentaries. Great venue, great selection on program, friendly staff and 15 minute walk from Parramatta Station and 5 minutes from Eat Street (Church Street).

1 Thank Sophia C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

They have some really great shows a this Parramatta venue. The is something for everyone. Music, theatre and even something for children at times. Comfortable seats, good food and drink service. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank ozrick33Sydney
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We saw Shellshock here on a week night. Parking is cheap and convenient (<450 m away). Plenty of restaurants right by the theatre. Lennox theatre is lovely, good view and sound from all seats and the play was fantastic, well played and very moving . The few small negatives were - lengthy lines to the bathrooms (need more toilets) and... More 

1 Thank Lisa K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Travelled to Parramatta for a Saturday matinee performance with the kids. The theater is very modern and the staff very friendly and helpful. The theatre itself is very modern and clean and the view was very good from the Circle gallary. They also provided complimentary water for guests which is a great thing but unfortunately, as with most venues with... More 

1 Thank AustTrail
Sydney, NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

The Riverside Theatre is a gem in Parramatta. Good variaty of theatre, ballet, dancing, music, movies and more. Much better than the larger ones in the city

1 Thank MaddyHansen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Excellent spot for a theatre. We have seen a few plays and talks there. Really nice facility and close to the heart of parramatta. So pre-dinner meals are easy as plenty of choices.

Thank Ray G

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