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National Theatre


2004 Photo from the Ken Roe collection
20 Carlisle Street
Saint Kilda VIC 3182

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Record #318  
 Opened: 1921
Capacity: 783 seats
Architect(s): Cedric H. Ballantyne
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Victory

Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

The original 1921 Victory Theatre (designed by architect Cecil F. Keeley) was reconstructed in 1928 to the plans of Cecil Ballantyne and was incorporated in the Hoyts chain of cinemas. After closing, the building was purchased from Hoyts by the National Theatre Company. A new floor was extended across from the front of the balcony, creating a theatre in that space, with rehearsal rooms in the former orchestra stalls area.

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March 2004 photos from the Ken Roe collection.


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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 1/7/2006.

 
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