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State Theatre

2004 Photo from the Ken Roe collection
49 Market Street
Sydney NSW

Live Theatre
Record #345  
 Opened: 1929
Capacity: 2575 seats
Architect(s): Henry White & John Ebe
Architectural Style(s): French Renaissance
National Register:
Current Organ: 4/21 Wurlitzer
 Also Known As:

Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

The State Theatre was built by Greater Union Cinemas and has been magnificently restored and is now used for live performances. It does still have film facilities and hosts events during the Sydney Film Festival each year. The Wurlitzer organ is still in situ and is being restored to full playable condition. The small 162 seat theatrette located beneath the main foyer was first used as a Newsreel theatre before becoming State II for many years. It is now used as a function room.

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February 2004 photos from the Ken Roe collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 1/16/2006.

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