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La Mama is independent Australian theatre! Must see a show there ★★★★★

La Mama is an institution in of itself. For over 40 years this place has been a space for... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Daniel B
something different

Great contemporary theatre located in arguably the best suburb in melbourne. Being carlton it’s... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
JohnG3121
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25 Jul 2018
“La Mama is independent Australian theatre! Must see a show there ★★★★★”
12 Dec 2017
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

La Mama is an institution in of itself. For over 40 years this place has been a space for theatre-makers to explore brave new theatre. It takes a hell of a lot of hard work, courage and imagination to keep an independent theatre space open...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Great contemporary theatre located in arguably the best suburb in melbourne. Being carlton it’s easy too get too via public transport or you can avail yourself of cheap parking at Carlton Elgin St

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went to La Mama to see a small play the other night. A very good small theatre, probably holds a hundred or so people. Good seating and viewing. Drinks available as well. And the old courthouse makes a great venue.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

La Mama Theatre is in the inner suburb of Carlton near the University of Melbourne and the Lygon Street restaurants. It has existed since 1967 so is approaching its 50th anniversary. Over the decades it has been the venue for more than 2000 theatre productions,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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