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The Regent Theatre

191 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9299 9500
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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, 20 years in darkness and many threats of demolition, 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.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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191 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9299 9500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a treat to be in this theatre again, this time for 'My Fair Lady'. An awesome production, thoroughly entertaining. This theatre is excellent, great seating with lots of space and comfortable.

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great seats & loved the show! Our seat were on row K (stalls). It all ran smoothly & was very entertaining.

Thank 1Honeybee78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely old theatre was the venue for My Fair Lady, a lovely show. The Theatre is HUGE and we were up in the Gods, so the view not as good as it could be, but the sound was still excellent. Refreshment stand staffing at...More

Thank walter_k_jones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this theatre. The staff are very helpful and friendly. It is comfortable and the atmosphere is wonderful. The only issue is the toilets as there is always a huge queue.

Thank heartsminds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A superb production of one of the great musicals, and in one of the great theatres. Production, cast, sets, costumes, sound, lighting and orchestra are of the highest standards. Ascot and the Ball scenes were especially memorable. The Regent, saved from the wrecking ball some...More

Thank Ray42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Regent Theatre for many performances. Each time we have this feeling of freedom, belonging. It is spacious and beautifully decorated. It is easy to find a row and seat and there is plenty of space for latecomers to get past...More

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went to see My Fair Lady with two elderly women, one with a walking frame. The staff greeted us outside and walked us through to the back of the the restaurant next door to the lift. They stayed with us and got us settled...More

1  Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I saw My Fair Lady last night with friends and have to say it was a wonderful show on all levels. Fabulous sets, gorgeous costumes and all the performances were brilliant. A really entertaining show and at over 3 hours long I was concerned it...More

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We saw My Fair Lady at the glorious old Regent Theatre in Melbourne. All I can say is that this very charming musical was staged in a very charming theatre indeed. The Regent has been beautifully restored. It not only looks stunning, it is also...More

Thank Firefly47
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My daughter and I saw "My Fair Lady" here last week. I am always amazed by the unique rococo design of this beautiful theater. It is rare to see this style and so unusual. It's like stepping back in time and an absolute pleasure to...More

Thank Julia M
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Liz W
8 October 2016|
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Response from Simone B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liz. We ate at Terra Rosa. We booked an early dinner so we could eat before our show. It literally is just around the corner. Hope this helps
30 June 2016|
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Response from Anne A | Reviewed this property |
I am not too sure of the view from these seats. I always go up stairs. Fabulous show. I am sure that you will enjoy it though.
9 March 2016|
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Response from Samco42 | Reviewed this property |
Don't sit anywhere near the centre towards the back of the theatre. We did and our view of the show was almost totally blocked by heads in front.