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The Regent Theatre

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Address: 191 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: 03-9299 9500
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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We will Rock you

The cast were Great, a big shout out to the Band too. Seating at this theatre needs to be replaced, not good for the back...

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The cast were Great, a big shout out to the Band too. Seating at this theatre needs to be replaced, not good for the back...

Thank RiverbendSandra
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful theatre! We went to Tannhauser which is a german opera. Incredible show and the bar service was fab at the intervals. Go see a show here! It really is a special event!

Thank Emma K
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Night Out.... A true Must See... A thrilling theatre performance of Queens music. The best 3 hours I have spent in a while.

Thank RangeBoys
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went for a show. Wow, what a wonderful building. Wouldn't like to change the light globes though. Toilets upstairs then downstairs. They cater for wheelchairs - not sure how. Reception area before the show to congregate and have a drink.

Thank RestlessMum
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly recommend we Will Rock You to all those wanting an invigorating musical sensation. the storyline is slightly kitschy in places but on the whole it works well. Great cast and cracking singing and dancing from the lead actors and chorus. And of course it's on at the stunning Regent Theatre. A must see.

Thank PeterCruskall
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic show appeals to everyone what a great cast we really enjoyed the show highly recommend

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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used a Christmas gift voucher to buy tickets to WE WILL ROCK YOU at the Regent. What a magnificent building and show. If you like Queen and Rock & Roll go. Will not be disappointed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This show is in the Regent theatre which must be the grandest on offer in Melbourne. Plenty of old world charm. Helpful staff. Show was excellent. And the cast see to be enjoying themselves immensely. Band was excellent. Judging by the audience, a show for one and all. Great set and costumes were perfect for the show. Only gripe --... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw We Will Rock You here last night. The theatre is magnificent; comfortable yet oozes old world charm. The show was amazing and well complemented by all the Regent has to offer.

Thank Jon Q
Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The biggest and best theatre in melbourne, a wonderful experience, highly recommended for anyone going to Melbourne theatre shows.

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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 of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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