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Riverside Theatre

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Address: Corner Church and Market Streets, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 8839 3399
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:30 - 13:00

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For a stimulating night out

As locals, we love the convenience of this theatre and it's rich selection of multicultural Australian plays, comedies, concerts and events. The theatre we mostly go to is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As locals, we love the convenience of this theatre and it's rich selection of multicultural Australian plays, comedies, concerts and events. The theatre we mostly go to is intimate with a great atmosphere and we have enjoyed the events thoroughly. Parking is convenient a short walk away, with plenty of interesting restaurants and cafes very close.

Thank Jean762014
Parramatta, Australia
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a good theatre as it is quite intimate. When a quality production is here you really feel a part of the performance that is lacking in larger venues. That said it is a bit sterile in atmosphere. When all the building around is completed it will be more scenic at the river fireshore

Thank vegetarian10
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Went with family and friends as a treat for my birthday. Saw Cirque Eloize. This was a great show for all ages and pleasantly surprising. Facilities are good and staff are very organised and friendly. While we waited for the show we watched the aerialized traing going on for the very young kids. The theatre has parking validation when using... More 

Thank Steve B
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

We have been to this Theatre many times and it is always a delight. Every seat has great views and in the smaller theatres the audience is quite close to the performance. It doesn't feel cramped and is rather comfortable too. There are lots of bathrooms and a couple of bars. Parking is either out the front if you're lucky... More 

Thank fiona h
Albion Park, Australia
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We went today to see Giggle and Hoot. Great venue. Not too big, we had great seats in the 3rd row but I think sitting anywhere would have still been good.

Thank Cindy O
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the riverside theatre. Staff extremely helpful and beautiful popcorn, always a plus.

Thank HRwilltravel
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nice theaters, rows not too cramped. At least 6 auditoriums. About 15 minute walk from the Metro station. Many, many shops & restaurant options on the way. Snacks/bar available inside.

Thank Christa4of4
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Riverside presents over 1000 performances a year. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Shows include international work, film festivals, theatre and dance and community events. Large education program and a childrens festival. Easy to find and access by public transport and car.

Thank Joanne2037
North Richmond, new south wales
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

loved the show and meeting some of the cast, would have been nice if there were keepsake to buy. If you can get a package deal it is worth it.

Thank 140leanng
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I got tickets to watch Wicked the musical at riverside- it was my first time seeing a show there so didn't know what to expect. The production was amazing! The stage (and theatre generally) is definitely smaller compared to the Capitol theatre etc but that meant great views from anywhere (and we were sitting in the stalls, third last row).... More 

Thank Samarrr

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