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Theatre Royal

29 Campbell St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6233 2299
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Beautiful old world charm

You can feel the history the minute you walk into this theatre, like stepping back in history... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Tanya B
Hobart, Australia
A lovely piece of history

This is a gracious old dame of a building with its rococo details and quirky sight lines. Be... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2016
Kate S
Tasmania, Australia
via mobile
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29 Campbell St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6233 2299
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

You can feel the history the minute you walk into this theatre, like stepping back in history. There are meant to be ghosts there! Great dress circle and the gods are the nosebleed seats up the top. There is a nice pub next door called...More

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

This is a gracious old dame of a building with its rococo details and quirky sight lines. Be prepared to crane around a post if you book a seat with a 'compromised view' of the stage. The seats in the dress circle are comfy but...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We were up in the gods. Wooden bench seats that weren't super comfortable but they were cheaper. It was also a bit too warm and muggy up there. Beautiful stage and theatre.

Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We have been here many times over the years to a variety of shows and performances. The theatre is only small but very ornate with good seating and views of the stage.

Thank maureens185
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I went and joint the tour when my friend and I visited Hobart. I was doubt when my friend showed me the place. I stood in front of the door, and thought it was just a small unattractive theater. But I was wrong. The theater...More

1  Thank andfitri
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The Theatre Royal in Hobart is famous and many famous actors have performed here over its lifetime. It is a small intimate theatre with a magnificent chandelier. When visiting Hobart attending a performance here should be one of your must dos.

1  Thank LJF33
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It is without doubt the most intimate,charming and well preserved theatre anywhere in Australia. A "must see" when you are in Hobart.It's exciting to realise that this lovely old theatre has been kept in such a beautiful state. Even if you are not a regular...More

1  Thank GJPunchy
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Theatre Royal is a stunning, tiny theatre where the audience feels connected to the stage and performers. An amazing place with a great range of performances. Be aware though, that the seats in the gods are bench seats - bring a cushion!

Thank ogradya
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Famously rescued in the 1940s by Sir Laurence Olivier's call for help, this gorgeous little theatre has been totally restored to Victorian red and gold splendour. Call in and ask to have a peek or buy a ticket to a show. Also hosts music events....More

Thank Philostratus
Reviewed 31 October 2015

No matter what performance is on and how good it actually turns out to be, I always enjoying visiting the Theatre Royal. As well as being architecturally astounding, the staff members are always polite, friendly and helpful. Keep up the good work!

Thank Crispforest
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Hi there, We are booked Friday night to go to the ballet on a short trip to Tassie, can anyone recommend a good place to eat beforehand nearby? Cheers
4 October 2015|
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
I recommend Tasman Quartermasters if you want to try something a bit different.(great tapas, craft beers and spirits) Just a couple of blocks stroll away.
Hello! Could you tell me how long the tour lasts? Many thanks!
24 July 2015|
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Response from Meandering_HeatherM | Reviewed this property |
Tours run for 1-1.5hrs