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Southbank Theatre

140 Southbank Bvd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 8688 0800
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The plays at The Sumner are (usually) great with wonderful productions and performances. The... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Mstannta
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Melbourne, Australia
Di, Viv and Rose, humour and pathos!

A great night out, our second visit to Melbourne and our second visit to the Southbank. I loved the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Karen F
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The plays at The Sumner are (usually) great with wonderful productions and performances. The acoustics and the view of the stage are also fantastic but, oh what an uncomfortable seating arrangement! I don't know how some people manage to squeeze past to find their seats,...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

A great night out, our second visit to Melbourne and our second visit to the Southbank. I loved the play as did my husband, despite being a female story. The staff were very helpful looking after my wheelchair during the performance.

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you for joining us for Di and Viv and Rose, Karen. Glad to hear you and your husband had a great evening at the theatre!

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to more Shakespearean performances than I can remember, in the US, Europe and Australia and this MTC version of Macbeth is breathtakingly brilliant and by far the best I have seen. The acting was perfect, the music amazing, the mood transfixing. I...More

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks for joining us! We've had a great time presenting this new version of Macbeth.

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Was keen to see play by the Melbourne Theatre Company . This is its home base and was lucky enough to see Macbeth . There are sandwiches and light snacks to be had at the theatre or there is Blondie's next door . You can...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Sharing the same building as the Melbourne Recital Centre, the Southbank Theatre ironically is less orderly than its neighbour but nonetheless charming in its manner. Taking an informal approach to admitting theatre goers to the show, we soon adapted to this set up by joining...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

My best mate and I went see this new realisation of the 60s classic. And what a fun time it was! I've long been a fan of Shaun Micallef, and he didn't disappoint. Frances Greenslade was equally as fine, and the entire ensemble really brought...More

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks for joining us at the theatre for 'The Odd Couple'. We're glad to hear you had a good time!

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We have subscribed to a year of theatre at the MTC and joined as members. This gives us access to the members lounge prior to the show and at interval. Meals are served in the lounge if you pre book. Payment is required. However complimentary...More

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks for joining us as an MTC Club Member! We're glad you're enjoying the experience, and will pass your feedback onto the Qatar Airways MTC Lounge team.

Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were attracted by the combo of Micallef and Greenslade from their other comedic offerings. The show was good but there were only some parts that really sparkled. For instance the first half of the second act where Micallef's physical slapstick was just superb. When...More

Thank Christopher A
MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you! Great to hear you were able to join us on your Melbourne trip. We'll see you at the theatre again soon!

Reviewed 21 November 2016

My beloved and I thought the Odd Couple would be fabulous , considering the cast , all of whom we adore from their prior work on TV and stage. We flew and accommodated very frugally. We turned up on Saturday arvo to discover SHOW CANCELLED...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Latest masterpiece by Joanna Murray Smith. Captivating dialogue and superb acting. Set was well designed and lighting added to the effect. Good use of background music to help build suspense. Thoroughly enjoyable. Highly recommended.

Thank drtgfnz
MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

So glad you enjoyed the show and the mystery of 'Switzerland'!

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