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“A Cracker”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Comedy Theatre

Comedy Theatre
Ranked #8 of 191 Nightlife in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre holds a vital place in the city’s vibrant live entertainment scene. Built in 1928, the Comedy Theatre still maintains a lot of its original characteristics including balcony seating, a generous foyer and an elegant staircase.With seating for up to 1000 patrons, it is not only comedy that you will find here – audiences can enjoy a diverse range of theatre and live entertainment.
brisbane, qld
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9 reviews
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“A Cracker”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2012

Saw Judith Lucy here as part of the Melbourne Comedy Festival.. What a fabulous eye-opening experience walking into this amazing old theatre as there is absolutely nothing in Brisbane to compare it to. An unforgettable evening all round.

Visited April 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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108 reviews
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“Comedy institution needs a refurb”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2012

This old theatre in Melbourne needs the attention of a refurb ASAP. The seats are uncomfortable and the air conditioning almost non existent. Luckily our show only ran for an hour and fifteen minutes - by that stage the audience was squirming in their seats.

Visited April 2012
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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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“Yes Prime Minister”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2012

Absolutely entertaining didn't want it to finsh. Acting was top quality.

Visited February 2012
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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Rock of Ages”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2011

First time I have been to the Comedy Theatre. What a great location for a musical like Rock of Ages. Yes, the seats were really uncomfortable (I am over 6ft tall) but the theatre itself was just perfect. Had a great time. Just around the corner from China town so was able to have a late dinner. Ten minute walk from centre of town.

Visited October 2011
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