Princess Theatre

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Princess Theatre (c) 2014 Ali Kayn; 300x171

Princess Theatre, Melbourne (c) 2014 Ali Kayn

Opened in 1854, the Princess Theatre underwent major refurbishment in 1986-9. This landmark theatre is also known for its ghost Federici. It is considered good luck to leave a seat for him in the dress circle on an opening night.

Princess Theatre c. 1908, courtesy of State Library Victoria; 700x451

Princess Theatre and Grand Hotel [ca. 1908] Photographer unknown. Courtesy of State Library Victoria (

Just the facts:

Princess Theatre

Historic Theatre opposite Parliament Gardens.

Getting there:

Cnr LaTrobe and Swanston Streets Melbourne VIC 3000
Any tram along Swanston St or Elizabeth St, or City Circle tram, or train to Melbourne Central Station

Contact details:

Opening hours and contact details: see web site


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