The Regent Theatre, Melbourne

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The landmark Regent Theatre holds a key part in our city’s history since opening as a grand picture palace in 1929. Having survived a fire, a flood, twenty-five years in darkness and many threats of demolition to turn the magnificent theatre into a car park or casino, the venue reopened in August 1996 meticulously refurbished and returned to its breathtaking former glory.

Today it stands more lavish and grand than ever and continues to host some of the world’s most renowned theatre productions including Disney’s The Lion King, We Will Rock You, Sunset Boulevard, Wicked, Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical, and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies.
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  • Classic downtown theater that books big shows that stay a long time. Some nice theater restaurants very nearby. Excellent part of town.  more »
  • This is a beautiful vintage there and a bonus venue for any show. For those that wonder the Dress Circle seats kick in between row J&K of the stalls so if you are wondering about which seats are bette...  more »
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