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Review of Princess Theatre

Princess Theatre
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Owner description: Melbourne’s iconic Princess Theatre is regarded by many as Melbourne’s most spectacular landmark. Dating back as far as 1854, the theatre was purchased by Marriner Theatres in 1986 and plans were immediately put in place for its total refurbishment to ensure its future viability as a live theatre venue. The Princess Theatre reopened in 1989 with the musical ‘Les Miserables’ followed by ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ which established a new record for the longest-running show ever staged in Victoria. Today, it continues to host some of the world’s most renowned theatre productions.
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Great place for a show, you will enjoy as long as you enjoy the production being shown. Very decorative inside, lots to look at during the interval.

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Reviewed October 29, 2012

After decades of disrepair, his theatre was refurbished in the original style by the Marriner family The current production is 'South Pacific.' Seats are comfortable but, with no centre aisle, patrons can only access their seats from either end of the row. The usual interminable delay for patrons queuing at the ladies'Toilets.

Thank Pasc0
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Went to see Moustrap with friends at the Princess Theatre. Lucky the fauz heating was on stage as we all froze. Some problem with an old circulation air system. We had our jackets wrapped around our legs and at $120 a ticket we really wished we had stayed home.

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Reviewed October 12, 2012

A stunningly beautiful theatre. Saw a fabulous production of South Pacific starring Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Kate Ceberano, absolutely marvellous, still singing the songs :-)

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Reviewed October 8, 2012

Visited this theatre September 2012 to see South Pacific. Magic experience in this historic theatre. Front row Dress Circle seats were superb. Production was fantastic. The theatre itself has seen better days and I would think the city of Melbourne/ State of Vicotira may need to do some renos at some stage. Seating is a little cramped but once you are immersed in the production you don't notice. Quite confusing in getting to your seats - lots of stairs and corridors but ushers were most helpful. Bar prices very expensive - suggest you have a tipple prior and after at a local bar:)

Thank creativecatz2016
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