State Theatre, Sydney

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The State Theatre is a heritage-listed theatre, located at 47-51 Market Street, in the Sydney central business district in the City of Sydney local government area of New South Wales, Australia. The theatre was designed by Henry Eli White and built from 1926 to 1929. It hosts film screenings, live theatre and musical performances, and since 1974 it has been the home of the annual Sydney Film Festival. It is also known as State Building and Wurlitzer Organ. The property is privately owned. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.
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  • Lovely architecture in a central location. There are no ‘bad’ seats at the State Theatre. Staff are fabulous.  more »
  • I have been to this theatre many times over the years and I always get a thrill out of arriving at the Art Nouveau foyer and finding my seat in the splendour of the auditorium. As the stage area is...  more »
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  • Amazing place! I met my idols, Dan and Phil here and saw them live for the second time! It was the best! :D Also the show production from their show was amazing, the music at the start was REALLY loud and the volume at the end was perfect. Overall a great place if you plan on performing here or hosting a premier.
  • The State Theatre opened in 1929 and was seen at that time as 'The Empire’s Greatest Theatre' - designed as a magnificent and spectacular picture palace. Since then it has been extensively renovated on a number of occasions, yet still maintains its opulent art deco style. It has hosted the annual Sydney Film Festival since 1974 and continues as a popular venue and always a pleasure to visit.
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