Theatre Royal

  • Phone: (03) 6233 2299
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    Theatre Royal
    29 Campbell Street
    Hobart, TAS 7000
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In 1834 a consortium of Hobart Town’s business leaders was formed with the aim of establishing a permanent theatre for the rapidly expanding colony.The theatre was designed by Peter Degraves, founder of Cascade, Australia’s oldest brewery, and has walls of convict-carved stone.Built among the public houses, brothels, factories and tiny workers’ cottages of Wapping, the theatre opened in 1837.Dubbed by Noel Coward “a dream of a theatre”, the Theatre Royal is Australia’s oldest working theatre and one of its most beautiful treasures.Opening hours are 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday and 9am – 1pm on Saturdays.Theatre Royal Box Office29 Campbell St HobartP +61 3 6233 2299 (or freecall outside of Hobart 1800 650 277)F +61 3 6233 5132E boxoffice@theatreroyal.com.auGeneral EnquiriesP +61 3 6233 2026F +61 3 6233 2129E margaret@theatreroyal.com.au


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Food - Hobart

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Food – Force Majeure / Belvoir

25th September

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Magic Flute - Hobart, The

19th September

Opera Australia’s Oz Opera presents a ripping yarn for all the family. The ancient tombs of the Pharaohs hide many secrets. Will Tamino the daring...

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Opera Australia: Mozart's The Magic Flute

19th September

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Roy Orbison and Del Shannon 50th Anniversary Celebration

13th September

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Swamp Juice

4th September

Canadian-born performer Jeff Achtem’s second one man show, Swamp Juice played to sold-out houses at the Adelaide Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe, and won a...

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Henry V

4th September

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Threefold - Webber Hill Huang Yi - Hobart

28th August

Tasdance and Dancenorth, in association with the Theatre Royal, Present Threefold Webber / Hill / Huang Yi. An evening of inspirational contemporary dance...

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Circus Oz - Hobart

21st August

Before the world was swamped by slick and sharp sales teams, ready to sell you anything, advertising billboards were hand painted and a show could be...

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39 Steps - Hobart, The

15th August

Paying homage to the ‘spy’ genre as well as other classic Hitchcock films, this spectacularly funny and cleverly performed stage adaptation of The 39...

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Pete the Sheep - Hobart

8th August

The Theatre Royal presents A Monkey Baa Theatre Company production Pete the Sheep. Pete the Sheep is a brand-new 50-minute musical, based on Jackie French...

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Croon

1st August

By popular demand we are pleased to announce a return season of Croon. Three shows only on 1st and 2nd August, including a Saturday matinee. This Rat Pack...

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Buddy the Concert Scott 'Buddy' Cameron's 10th Anniversary Tour

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It all began in 2004 having answered an ad in the local newspaper hosting auditions for Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Beating out over 800 applicants for...

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Scott 'Buddy' Cameron - Buddy The Concert 10th Anniversary Tour

26th July

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The TEN Tenors ‘On Broadway’ 2014 Australian Tour

23rd July

‘The TEN Tenors On Broadway’, the latest live offering from Australia’s The TEN Tenors, has charmed US audiences as the group works their way through a...

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The Dancers Company 'Classical Triple Bill' Tour 2014

19th July

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The Dancers Company 'Classical Triple Bill' Tour 2014

18th July

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Doug Anthony Allstars (DAAS) 2014 National Tour

12th July

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Doug Anthony Allstars (DAAS) 2014 National Tour

11th July

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Craig Wellington and Friends

10th July

Festival of Voices presents Craig Wellington and Friends. In 2013 Craig Wellington and Friends sold out at Voicebox as part of the Festival of Voices, so...

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Little Red Riding Hood - Hobart

9th July

Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf is a classic tale for children of the twenty first century. The story we know and love with songs, silliness and...

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Big Baby - Boss of the World - Hobart

4th July

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1984

26th June

The Theatre Royal presents a Shake & Stir Theatre Co production 1984. “Tripleplusgood. To borrow from newspeak,‘doubleplusgood’ doesn’t quite do 1984...

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Diamanda Galás

22nd June

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Mr McGee and the Biting Flea 2014 National Tour

13th June

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Mr McGee and the Biting Flea 2014 National Tour

12th June

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Both Sides

31st May

Two of Australia’s most popular performers come together to perform a unique blend of classical, musical theatre and popular songs in their show Both...

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Still Awake Still!

30th May

One grand piano, three mad-cap musicians and a most peculiar dream… Miss Ivory Tinklefinger, Queen of Sleep, is hired to sing the audience to sleep, but...

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Still Awake Still!

29th May

One grand piano, three mad-cap musicians and a most peculiar dream… Miss Ivory Tinklefinger, Queen of Sleep, is hired to sing the audience to sleep, but...

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2014 Uni Revue - The Habbott, An Elected Journey

9th May

The Old Nick Company Presents 2014 Uni Revue The Habbott, An Elected Journey. The Old Nick Company is delighted to present Tasmania’s annual theatrical...

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26th April

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10th April

The world premiere of a wickedly funny play from one of Australia’s most perceptive political satirists, Jonathan Biggins, co-creator of the ever-popular...

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4th April

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Orlando

2nd April

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Orlando

30th March

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Orlando

28th March

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