Forum Theatre, Melbourne

Victoria, Australia

Featuring Gothic-Romanesque architecture, the Forum Theatre was built in 1929. The theatre has been divided into two venues and is used for live performances and live and filmed festivals. The upper theatre has a cinema-sized screen.

Just the facts:

Forum Theatre, formerly State Theatre (1927-9)

Opened in 1929, the Forum Theatre has an artificial sky, stars, clouds and neo-classic statuary designed by John Eberson and architects Bohringer, Taylor & Johnson. It was built as a mirror image of Sydney's Capitol Theatre. The original theatre was split into two theatres in the 1960s.

Getting there:

150-162 Flinders St, Melbourne
Walking distance from Flinders Street Station. Trams run down Flinders Street and nearby Swanston Street and Collins Street.

Contact details:

Opening hours and contact details: see web site


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