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Melbourne Theatre Company

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Address: 140 Southbank Blvd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 8688 0800
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Established in the 1950's it has stood the test of time, over the decades I have had the opportunity to attend a goodly number of MTC productions and have never left... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2016
Geoffrey M
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Established in the 1950's it has stood the test of time, over the decades I have had the opportunity to attend a goodly number of MTC productions and have never left disappointed. Located in the Melbourne Arts Centre the company operates several theatres. Living in rural Victoria its always lovely to come to Melbourne to soak up some "Culture" at... More 

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Melbourne Theatre Company, responded to this review

Hi Geoffrey, It's great to hear you have enjoyed your various MTC experiences throughout the years and we hope 'Straight White Men' prompted some interesting post-show conversations. We'll see you at the theatre again next time! Kind regards, The MTC Team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Blindly booked for Miss Julia not knowing anything about MTC or the play and wasn't disappointed. Theatre is a great layout, very accessible with good facilities. Show was wonderfully produced and staged.

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Melbourne Theatre Company, responded to this review

Thanks Mike! Good to hear you enjoyed 'Miss Julie' and your experience at Southbank Theatre. Kind regards, The MTC Team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Love mtc. Buy a seasons ticket and see some great plays throughout the season. Now housed mainly in the sumner, good views and sound.

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Melbourne Theatre Company, responded to this review

Thanks Ric! We hope you've been enjoying your subscription this year. We'll see you at the theatre soon! Kind regards, The MTC Team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

My daughter and I saw Ladies in Black yesterday at the Melbourne Theatre Company. The show is fabulous, we thoroughly enjoyed it as did packed matinee patrons. The actors, some of which played multiple roles were very talented and entertaining. Tim Fin's musical interpretation was first class. You will love the beautiful frocks and style of the 50’s, the era... More 

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Melbourne Theatre Company, responded to this review

Hi janhannah, We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our Season 2016 opener 'Ladies in Black'. It's been a pleasure presenting this new Australian work. Hope to see you at the theatre again soon! Kind regards, The MTC Team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Having seen the film numerous times, we were wondering how certain scenes were going to be portrayed and to say that we were thrilled and completely amazed is an understatement! This production was unbelievable! The play even included the obligatory Alfred Hitchcock appearance!! The ingenuity and imagination was out of this world. The sets were very minimalistic, but very cleverly... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

If you're not one to see live plays or musicals I urge you to see this production of Birdland before it closes. The six actors work flat out for 2 hours and all the performances are faultless, it moves at such a pace that it seems more like an hour, I wanted it to go on. $50 for front row... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great theatre, always has excellent shows. Food & wine a little pricey inside, but some cheaper venues outside - added attraction is art gallery in same venue for no added cost.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I was in a very privileged position tonight.Tonight was the opening of MTC's North by Northwest and it was the first time it has been staged anywhere.It was briliant!! It retained many of the Hitchcockian elements and much of the wit and repartee of Ernest Lehman's original script. The adaptation by Carolyn Burns has introduced a different take on humour... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We have been subscribers for the past six years. MTC has never failed to deliver and we eagerly look forward to October and the brochure about the next year offerings. Quality offerings, great scripts and a season that suits most audiences. Love the matinees. Staff are always friendly and although there is a small charge to change tickets, I have... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The play write April De Angelis brings an English sensibility about class consciousness most grating on an Australian stage .The uneven attempts at accents did not help. Nor overacting by John Fillingham. The storyline is pedestrian,but characters well drawn. Performances by Jane Turner andMarina Pryor are sheer physical slapstick and funny. Supporting cast is solid..Stage setting professional.. The second act... More 

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