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Princess Theatre

163 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9299 9990
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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.
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163 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9299 9990
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended the Princess Theatre earlier this year with a friend to see the Book of Mormon. The theatre itself has an old charm to it with the old exterior and certain internal features. However it is clear that it has been lovingly refurbished in...More

Thank Andys89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a quaint theatre but it is a little lacking in facilities. We saw the Book of Mormon which was fantastic and lived up to the hype. But the seating is not spacious and the rows are so close together that it's almost impossible...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a wonderful VIP experience at the Mormons the Musical show at the Princess theatre! Great service, great value for money, wonderful seats, fantastic show, chocolates, cocktail and icecream included!

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fabulous high energy show in a lovely theatre. From the very start of the play there was laugh out loud irreverent humour. Everyone around us was obviously as amused as we were. Add to that the wonderful song and dance routines which had us...More

Thank Howard A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came late and missed the first 5 minutes but upon arrival we were promptly given our tickets and waited until an appropriate time to move to our seats. Comfy seats and good leg space. The Book of Mormon Musical was just hilarious. The characters...More

Thank LittleMissMelly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Book of Mormon was entertaining but you must be prepared for the script which has many areas which could offend some patrons. This delightful old theatre has seats which offer a good view of the stage but aren’t real comfortable. Booking on line offers some...More

Thank MargaretD60-53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of charm in this lovely old theatre. Seats I found comfortable.. We sat in the stalls and found the view very good.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old world charm theater bar prices pre show and intermission as expected. Good views from every position although seats can get a little uncomfortable during a long performance. Got the impression that the bar staff were little pressured but all in all a good experience....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The acting was good, the music and singing were also good and the set was too. What let this show down was the script. I went to this show for one reason only - nearly every review said it was hilariously funny but it wasn't....More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the show. It is definetly not for the prude or faint hearted as it is extremely politically incorrect. It's fun and sarcastic and very funny. Definitely not for kids or religious people as well. The venue though is quite dated and the seats are...More

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Wayne T
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You will not be disappointed at all Just remember it an old theatre Cast are amazing Have a ball