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Theatre Royal

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Charming Theatre

A perfect setting for the musical I attended. The acoustics were extremely good and most of the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Scenic794702
Great venue

Came here to watch comedy, sound projection was good and ushers helpful. The wait to use the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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The Theatre Royal opened in 1837, with major additions in 1850 and 1890, and remains a living centre for the performing arts. It presents live theatre, contemporary music, dance and entertainment. Dubbed by Noel Coward "a dream of a theatre", the...more
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

A perfect setting for the musical I attended. The acoustics were extremely good and most of the seating had unobstructed views. Well worth a visit just to see the period features and stunning chandeliers.

Date of experience: August 2018
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TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thanks for your lovely review of our beautiful theatre. So glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Came here to watch comedy, sound projection was good and ushers helpful. The wait to use the toilet is ridiculous- something needs to be done about this. Drink prices a little expensive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AliceR641
TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Alice, you may have noticed that we have a major building project underway and we will have many more patron facilities when this is finished. Thanks for visiting our beautiful theatre, cheers

Reviewed 27 August 2018

The theatre royal is the oldest theatre in Australia, it is absolutely stunning with all the old period features and beautiful chandeliers. The only thing if you are going to see a show some of the seats in the upper stalls have restricted views and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank michelle s
TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks very much for taking the time to review our wonderful Theatre Royal, cheers.

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Step back in time to 1920s Hollywood glamour. We attended the Circus Oz show and our children absolutely adored it. The ambience is breath taking and the staff were wonderful, letting our girls explore the higher levels during intermission. A wonderful family night out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank josiev679
TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely comments, so glad you and your family enjoyed your night out at our gorgeous Theatre Royal.

Reviewed 12 April 2018

We took the tour of Theater Royal. Right now they are renovating the theatre and it will become quite bigger. The guide knew here stuff quite well. She could answer all the questions from the visitors. Everybody were listening her with interest. Peter Degraves was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Robby G C
TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks for your review, so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Theatre Royal!

Reviewed 16 February 2018

attended the recent Ben Folds concert Great venue - its not too large so it gives the event a intimate feeling There is actually a reasonable amount of space - I have been to some of larger theatres in other states and they have been...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sisogo
TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thanks so much for your review, and we're so glad you enjoyed your visit and the Ben Folds concert. We appreciate your comments about our staff and have let them know! Hope we see you back here again soon.

Reviewed 5 January 2018

A couple of visits to the Theatre Royal during 2017. Always a great night out - surrounded by history but close to the action. An amazing cross section of Hobart always in attendance. Well done to those responsibile for maintaining the Theatre and successfully meeting...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Philip M
TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for your review, hope to see you in 2018.

Reviewed 20 December 2017

I came, I saw, I quoted Shakespeare on the stage of the oldest and most important and most beautiful theatre in Australia. The tour is superb, thanks Pip. Not to be missed. Enchanting.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank busbygoers
TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

So glad you enjoyed your tour of our beautiful theatre!

Reviewed 3 December 2017

We saw the Cat Stevens show here and loved. If you get a chance to see a show at this venue you should take it.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Oz_Traveller50
TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

So glad you enjoyed the show and the beautiful Theatre Royal.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Fantastic theatre, amazing decor. I prefer the dress circle front row if I can get it. If not go the third row (it has a better view than the 2nd row).

Date of experience: October 2017
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TRoyalHobart, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks so much for your comment about our beautiful theatre.

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Vojen K
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Response from TRoyalHobart | Property representative |
Yes, as you can see from the previous comment, we are very proud that Vivien Leigh performed here in 'The School for Scandal' with the Old Vic Company in 1948.
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Response from Michael L | Reviewed this property |
I recommend Tasman Quartermasters if you want to try something a bit different.(great tapas, craft beers and spirits) Just a couple of blocks stroll away.
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Tours run for 1-1.5hrs
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