Her Majesty's Theatre, Sydney

  • her majesty's theatre
    original her majesty's theatre sydney.jpg
    original her majesty's theatre, c. 1887 - 1917.
    addresscorner of pitt and market street
    107 quay street
    sydney
    australia
    coordinates33°52′14″s 151°12′30″e / 33°52′14″s 151°12′30″e / -33.870658; 151.20835
    typeproscenium arch
    capacity2000
    construction
    opened10 september 1887
    closed10 june 1933
    demolished1933, 1960's, 2000
    rebuilt1902, 1927, 1975
    architectmorell and kemp

    her majesty's theatre, sydney, australia, refers to three theatres of the same name:

    one was a theatre which opened on 10 september 1887 and closed on 10 june 1933. it was located on the corner of pitt and market street, sydney, where centrepoint stands today.[1]

    the second was located in quay street. it had opened with the show sunny in 1927 as the empire theatre. when j. c. williamson wanted a long run for my fair lady, they renamed the theatre her majesty's. the theatre barely survived the 1960s and was destroyed by fire.

    the third was also located at 107 quay street, haymarket (near central station).[2] it opened on 30 november 1973 but is no longer standing. apartments were built on the site.

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Her Majesty's Theatre
Original Her Majesty's Theatre Sydney.jpg
Original Her Majesty's Theatre, c. 1887 - 1917.
AddressCorner of Pitt and Market Street
107 Quay Street
Sydney
Australia
Coordinates33°52′14″S 151°12′30″E / 33°52′14″S 151°12′30″E / -33.870658; 151.20835
TypeProscenium arch
Capacity2000
Construction
Opened10 September 1887
Closed10 June 1933
Demolished1933, 1960's, 2000
Rebuilt1902, 1927, 1975
ArchitectMorell and Kemp

Her Majesty's Theatre, Sydney, Australia, refers to three theatres of the same name:

One was a theatre which opened on 10 September 1887 and closed on 10 June 1933. It was located on the corner of Pitt and Market Street, Sydney, where Centrepoint stands today.[1]

The second was located in Quay Street. It had opened with the show Sunny in 1927 as the Empire Theatre. When J. C. Williamson wanted a long run for My Fair Lady, they renamed the theatre Her Majesty's. The theatre barely survived the 1960s and was destroyed by fire.

The third was also located at 107 Quay Street, Haymarket (near Central Station).[2] It opened on 30 November 1973 but is no longer standing. Apartments were built on the site.

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