Head to Theatre Royal when you want a glamorous night out at one of the best shows in town. This red-carpet-style venue is located in the heart of Sydney's CBD and has featured the best in theatrical performances for the past thirty years.
The theatre was first established in 1827, however the current building, located in the MLC Building, was designed by the charismatic and influential designer Harry Seidler. Its outside lacks the historic beauty of some of Sydney's other theatres, but the interior makes up for it. The 1133-seat theatre has hosted stage performances and mega-musicals, including Phantom of the Opera
, Cats, Rent, Les Miserables, Dirty Dancing and My Fair Lady.
The MLC Centre
is located on Pitt St, between King St and Martin Place
, in Sydney's central business district. There are many options for pre-theatre meals and drinks in the centre or in the local area. It is easy to get to via public transport
, though best to hire a taxi if you want to dress up and arrive in style. Address:108 King Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000.