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The Regent Theatre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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...more
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191 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9299 9500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great show. Love The Regent. A beautiful theatre which has maintained atmosphere and sense of history.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019

Classic downtown theater that books big shows that stay a long time. Some nice theater restaurants very nearby. Excellent part of town.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed April 11, 2019

This is a beautiful vintage there and a bonus venue for any show. For those that wonder the Dress Circle seats kick in between row J&K of the stalls so if you are wondering about which seats are better that gives you an idea. Front...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 63JulieL
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

My tickets for Jersey boys on a Thursday night didn’t have a show start time but showed a lockout time. I haven’t been so didn’t know what this meant. To confirm the start times, I called Regent Theatre on Thursday morning at around 11.15am and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bella R
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

My friend organised tickets for as a surprise for an upcoming birthday... we were off to see the Jersey Boys. How lovely to step back into s bye gone era of beautiful and majesty at a theatre. Stunning decor, professional staff, very comfortable venue and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Vanessa T
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Saw the Jersey Boys tour 2019 here. Was a fantastic experience. Very lovely inside and marble staircases was nice. Bathrooms were very nice and clean.There a disabled entry way and a disabled toilet on the main floor if needed. Staff were super friendly. But as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Samantha F
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

This show is on at the moment. Even if you are not the greatest fan of Frankie Valli, the show is great. Telling the story of Frankie Valli and the four seasons it mixes in his hits and is very well performed. I think you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Paul W
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

We went to see this show it was by far the best show I have seen. I must admit having middle front row seats to this performance simply spoilt us.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GregG326
Reviewed March 29, 2019

The Regal Theatre is a wonderful example of restored beauty within the city of Melbourne ... beauty in the architecture; decor and the arts performed within it's walls. Indeed an excellent venue for stage productions with staff readily attuned to patron's needs for an evening...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lynette D
Reviewed March 27, 2019

There is really not much more to say about the old classic Regent Theatre, that hasn’t already been said. Although it has had a bleak and sometimes dismal history, thankfully, it has stood the test of time. The characteristic and decorative fixtures throughout the theatre...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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June 1, 2019|
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Response from stanparker | Reviewed this property |
sorry they state it is being refurbished no dates when finished
March 21, 2019|
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Response from VickiB67 | Reviewed this property |
Like all theatres this is pretty much dependent on the person sitting in front of you. The staff are very helpful though and will provide booster cushions for children on request. As the previous person noted the Dress... More
February 17, 2019|
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Response from VictoriaJH2014 | Reviewed this property |
There is a selection of shows on during May and June 2019. I would suggest visiting The Regent Theatre website directly for all the options. Good Luck