State Theatre

sights / Architecture

State Theatre information

Location
Sydney , Australia
Address
49 Market St
Telephone
+61 136 100
Getting there
Train: St James
More information
www.statetheatre.com.au
Prices
tours adult/child $23/15
Opening hours
tours 10am & 1pm Mon-Wed
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The utterly ornate State (1929) is Sydney’s most ostentatious theatre. Originally built as a movie palace during Hollywood’s heyday, it’s now a National Trust–classified building, dripping with gilt and velveteen. Live shows (musicals, comedy, middle-of-the-road bands) take the stage, except during the Sydney Film Festival in June.