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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
Chinatown
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took my wife to the Princes theatre for a Birthday treat. This review is in two parts: 1. The show is excellent, unless you are of the politically correct persuasion, in which case, give this a miss. It satirically addresses some taboo subjects such as...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely theatre, comfortable seats, wonderful ambience. Easy to find. Went to see book of mormons.....very ordinary show with lots of forced laughter from crowd

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Princess Theatre with my sister in September 2017 to the Book of Mormon. Located close to Parliament train station the location was easy to find. We were lucky enough to get seats in the 5th row. The seats aren't exactly the...More

1  Thank jodie_amanda
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this fantastic theatre (the best in Melbourne) to a Saturday matinee show to see the musical "The Book of Mormon". What a show ... one of the best musicals we have seen ... funny, entertaining and, of course, "politically incorrect". A truly...More

1  Thank Indy215
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is not about the show i saw - Book of Mormon which was very good. Well the bits i remember anyway. The review is solely regarding the appalling seats at the theater. I'm 190cm tall; which is not ridiculously tall but the gap...More

1  Thank Andrew_from_OZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Currently showing 'The Book of Mormon' this theatre is stunning and worth a visit. If this hilariously funny, but a little bit crude, show isn't to your taste- Melbourne has many other fabulous theatres close by showing an array of shows. All are wonderful and...More

1  Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 1 week ago

We basically already knew the story and wondered how you could make a musical comedy of the Mormons' operations. They delivered - in magnitude. Great singing - by everyone, too, not just the leads. And superb ensemble dancing and chorus work, by the other Mormon...More

1  Thank WayneCanberra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with my wife to see The Book of Mormon at Princess Theatre. The musical was really funny and entertaining. The even sold frog souvenirs (you know why after seeing the show) after the show ;-). The reason why it's not 5 is because...More

1  Thank Johan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was staying in mellbourne for one night and thought it would be great to see Book of Mormons, bought some cheap tickets side view stalls in row T well all i can say was fantastic great show and seats were ok too ! so if...More

1  Thank brazzags
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw The Book of Mormon and had a great night. The show was fantastic, very funny and completely enjoyable. The cast were excellent and extremely talented. The theatre seating in the Stalls was fairly cosy and there is not much height differentiation between rows...More

1  Thank Jane S
Nearby
Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
...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
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