The magnificent State Theatre, located on Market Street in Sydney’s CBD is a 2000 seat theatre that regularly hosts dance, music, musical theatre performances and even comedy routines, in what has been appropriately named ‘The Theatre of Dreams’.
The heritage listed building was opened in 1929 and features Gothic, Italian and Art deco elements in its interior design and architecture, as well as palatial artwork and fixtures from significant Australian artists and the second-largest crystal chandelier on Earth – the Koh-I-Nor, which weighs over 4 tonnes.
The Theatre’s program features a plethora of internationally renowned performances and is soon to feature the Imperial Russian Ballet as well as comedians Arj Barker and Carl Barron.
49 Market St
Sydney NSW 2000
Admission to the Theatre is free however individual shows and events will entail a cost and require booking.
Who should go:
The State Theatre hosts a range of performances that will be suited to different age groups depending on the show.
How to get there:
The State Theatre is a 10 minute walk from both Town Hall and St James train stations. Bus routes 412, 412, 431, 433, 436, 438, 439, 440, 470, 501, 555, E86, E88 and E89 stop on George St near Market St, around the corner from the venue. Bus routes 441, 620, 620N, 620X, 642, 642X, 650, 650X and 652X stop on Market St near Pitt St, a 2 minute walk from the venue.
Look below for a list of events and activities happening around the State Theatre.
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State Theatre - Sydney - Open / Closed
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Upcoming Events & What's On around State Theatre
27 Feb to 27 Mar SydneySydney
The Alliance Française French Film Festival is back in 2018 for its 29th edition! This year, French cinema will be celebrated again with the bigges... more
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