Theatre Tours

The fascinating history and unique architecture of the Capitol Theatre

Would you like to find out more about the fascinating history and unique architecture of the Capitol Theatre? Book a tour!

Our knowledgeable tour guide will take you on the Capitol’s journey over the last century from hippodrome to picture palace to rock venue to finally become a world-class musical theatre venue - it’s quite a story.

You’ll have the opportunity to experience the beautiful atmospheric auditorium and observe the quirky architectural elements of John Eberson’s theatrical design vision. You’ll also gain an insight into just what it takes to stage a major musical production.

Tour duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

For enquiries please email capitol@ctm.com.au or phone (02) 9320 5005 during business hours. Book online or for groups of 10+ phone (02) 8240-2290

Tour Prices

Adult: $28.50

Concession: $23.50 (pensioners, seniors card and valid student cards)

Children: $19.50 (12 years of age & under)

Groups Adult: $24.50pp (10+)

Groups Concession: $20.50pp (10+)

Groups Children: $17.50pp (10+)

Schools: $17.50 (per student)

Theatre History

In 1916 the building was converted to a hippodrome designed specifically for the Wirth Bros circus.

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