One of Sydney's premier commercial theatre venues, the Theatre Royal has been the home of shows from world renowned plays such as The Importance of Being Earnest, The Woman in Black and The Hollow Crown to mega-musicals, such as the Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cats, Rent, Dirty Dancing, My Fair Lady, the phenomenal long-running musical - Jersey Boys, and more recently Driving Miss Daisy starring legendary actors Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones. The first Theatre Royal was originally built in 1827.

The current Theatre Royal, designed by Harry Seidler, opened in 1976 and is located in MLC Centre, in the heart of Sydney's CBD. 


Octonauts Live! Operation Reef Shield

On sale 12pm Wednesday 22 July

Explore! Rescue! Protect! See your beloved animated heroes from one of Australia’s most watched TV shows re-imagined for the stage and transformed into impressive life-sized characters.

In this fun, musical adventure, Valiant polar bear Captain Barnacle, daring cat Lieutenant Kwazii and Medic Peso the big-hearted penguin join forces with a host of colourful Australian reef dwellers on a mission to save the Great Barrier Reef. When the Octonauts deploy a new undersea medical station designed to keep the reef clean and healthy, they discover a problem that threatens the reef dwellers and their home. An outbreak of spiky and very hungry Crown of Thorns Starfish are on their way to eat the reef. Will the Octonauts, their Gups, and the rag-tag crew of local sea creatures be able to ward off the advancing starfish and save the reef?

Don’t miss this Octonautific spectacular as it tours Australia by popular demand!

"4 stars... an artfully constructed piece of children's theatre, brimming with swift, episodic storytelling, engaging visuals and curious facts about life under the sea.” – The Age.



 Saturday 1 August, 8pm

“I’ll Remember You

Come and relive and celebrate the great hits of The King Of Rock n Roll, Elvis Presley, in a two hour intimate Concert Experience starring internationally renowned Mark Anthony who recreates the essence and all the magical hits that inspired and shook the world.

All of Elvis’ No 1 hits will be performed in the original style that made Elvis the greatest performer that ever lived. With over 600 million record sales worldwide and 3 time Grammy Award Winner, Elvis Presley will always be known as “The King Of Rock n Roll”. Come and relive and experience what it would have been like to see Elvis Presley Live In Concert.

Internationally renowned Mark Anthony will transport you to that very time when Elvis Presley ruled the world and dominated the record charts in the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s with his unique raw energy, dynamic voice and sensational stage presence. Mark Anthony has been officially rated in the top 5 Elvis Presley Tribute Artists in the world and is officially sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises USA. He is one of the most dynamic Elvis Tribute Artists in the world today as he continues to perform worldwide in all major venues, theatres & casino’s to keep the flame and legacy of the King Of Rock n Roll alive today to Elvis’ millions of fans worldwide.

Australian Rock n Roll fans will experience the very best Elvis Tribute performance they will ever see when Mark Anthony takes the stage on his 2015 Australian National Tour.

Come and hear all the number 1 hits such as Heartbreak Hotel, Don’t Be Cruel, Hound Dog, All Shook Up, Teddy Bear, Jailhouse Rock, Stuck On You, It’s Now Or Never, Wooden Heart, Surrender, Return To Sender and many more in a breathtaking international concert experience that all Elvis and Rock N Roll fans should not miss.

Elvis Presley loved his worldwide fans and now is the time for all Elvis fans to attend this concert and celebrate with us all and say thank you for the memories and sensational hits by simply saying – “I’LL Remember You”



Phone: 1 300 723 038
In person: At any Ticketmaster outlet
Group bookings: (02) 8240 2290
Wheelchair bookings/access inquiries: (02) 9221 3903

TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY - Please call (02) 9221 3903 to see if you're eligible

Address: 108 King Street, Sydney.
Administration: Phone 02-9224 8444 (no ticket sales) Fax 02-9223 3994
General inquiries & information: Contact us on

Box Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm.
When there is a performance, the box office remains open until show time.
Weekend opening hours will vary according to performance times.
Collecting Tickets:  It is advisable to collect your tickets in advance to avoid the queues: we recommend picking up your tickets before you head to the venue. If you decide to collect your tickets at the venue, be sure to arrive early to avoid potential delays.
Cloakroom: A free cloakroom service is located on the ground floor. This service is available approximately 45 minutes prior to the performance.
Backpacks and Large Bags: For comfort, safety and security reasons, we ask that you cloak all backpacks and large bags this is a condition of entry to the auditorium.
Alcohol is not permitted inside the auditorium.
There is no hearing loop at the Theatre Royal.
The Stalls area (lower level) is accessible by stairs only.  There are no lifts to this area.  The Dress Circle area (upper level) is accessible by stairs, lift and escalators.
Please note, if you are taller than average or if you have knee problems, it is advisable you book in the Stalls seating area which has a little more leg room.

Patrons in wheelchairs or with mobility concerns are asked to mention this to Ticketmaster when making their booking. If you have difficulty taking stairs, we would recommend you book in the Dress Circle which is accessible by lift and escalators. You will only need to negotiate the steps down to your row of seating from the entry of the Dress Circle with the exception of M row in the Dress Circle which is fully accessible with NO STAIRS to get to this row.

If you are seated in the Stalls section, please note the first two rows of seating (AA and BB rows) are removable rows so the very first row (whether it begins at AA or A row) will depend on the production in residence. Rows AA to D are on the flat and are not raked.

Seating Map: Click here to View Map

Seating can vary from show to show - this seating map to be used as a GUIDE ONLY.
Ambar Cafe & Bar 9223 3550   Cafe Courtyard 9233 4937  
Eden Bar & Restaurant  9223 4333   Cafe Paradiso 9221 0527   
For more information and other eateries, please click here for an MLC Centre dining guide. 

On-site Catering
There are two function rooms available for hire: The Theatre Club (holds up to 20)
  The Royal Lounge (holds up to 40)
Contact the Theatre Royal Administration Office on 02-9224 8444 or for room hire. 
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To obtain $45 Matinee day discounted parking at the MLC Centre Car Park you must pre-book your parking through Wilson Parking’s easy online booking system - Book a Bay.

Please ensure you;
  • Select MLC Car Park
  • Enter the date and times you wish to enter and exit the car park
  • Enter the case sensitive discount code "Patron"

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Click here to pre-book your discounted parking.

If you have a question about your booking you can contact the Wilson Parking customer service team on 1800 PARKING (1800 727 546) during business hours Monday to Friday or email

Please note: discounted parking is only on offer for weekday shows.

Martin Place is the closest station to MLC Centre and Theatre Royal, however, St James, Wynyard and Town Hall are also within easy walking distance

Castlereagh St (right outside MLC Centre) and Elizabeth Street. Also close to George Street.

For information on all public transport call the transport info line 131 500 or visit their website:

Coach set down/pick up points
Visit City of Sydney for details.
Go to BUSINESS and select BUS & COACH ZONES.
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