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The Regent Theatre

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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...more
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191 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9299 9500
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Out of the theatres this one is in my eyes the loveliest. Intricate design in the foyer is so pretty. Always an interesting show on here as well

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We had an Industry Ball on Friday Oct 19 for 500 delegates plus partners. The tables of 10 were large enough to have some room to move whilst seated and they were very well decorated including huge 5 candle candelabras that added an extra old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marcus F
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Regent is one of the most beautiful theatres of its type in the world The foyers are just breathtaking and the auditorium is spectacular with comfortable seats and great views of the stage from where ever you sit.A must visit when you are in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank barneybuck
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I only come here once a year to see films at the Melbourne International Film Festival. I really come to look over the old building. It is beautiful. I love the marble stairs and brass hand rails, the wide expanse of seats across the theatre,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Sometime can be a little difficult to see in between peoples heads. Lots of switching sides to see if someone in front keeps moving.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Seb2503
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Came here for a matinee showing, we had pretty good seats, but I was a bit disappointed with the show. There was a good range of merchandise available, with the program being $25 which was reasonable, but the food and drink prices were astronomical I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The Regent Theatre is probably my favourite theatre in Melbourne. The old style charm with modern comforts leaves a big smile on your face as you climb up the beautiful stairs and admire the ceiling detail. I was here recently to see the Wizard of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 612ashleyh
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful old theater with lots of atmosphere. Had a great time watching the wizard of oz. Easy to get to on the trams

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 216mandym
Reviewed 23 July 2018

What an amazing performance. The costumes, the lighting, the interplay with movie and live theater, the singing, it was all amazing. Taking our 10 year old granddaughter was all that we hoped it could be. She was spellbound and in awe of the spectacle played...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SuziandHenry
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Wow a theatre with fantastic character, charm and class. Makes for an intimate setting with it being a smaller theatre than those in other cities in Australia, what a way to experience some of our amazing talent.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Central Business District
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corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Christine D
13 September 2018|
Response from joeyjoeo | Reviewed this property |
Row AA at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne is the second row back from the stage. You will have a great view of the stage without the neck ache. Enjoy the show.
Christine D
13 September 2018|
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Response from b0ris2 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t worry too much about seats, everyone that goes to this gorgeous old theatre goes for a great time and that is what you will get. Enjoy
10 June 2018|
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Response from jankerrysmith11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can see quite well from all the seats I have been to several performances at the regent and have not had any problems seeing