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Hobart’s Theatre Royal reopens after six months of renovations
Australia’s oldest working theatre, Hobart’s Theatre Royal has reopened in recent weeks with the staging of the first show of its 2019 season.
After more than six months of being closed due to renovations and construction of the $96 million Hedberg creative industries and performing arts centre, audience members have been enjoying the production of Senior Moments since the end of May while making use of the venue’s new extra foyer space, box office, cloakroom and bar.
Construction and renovations of the venue are continuing, set to be complete by the end of the year.
The Hedberg creative industries and performing arts project, being undertaken in partnership with the University of Tasmania, will encompass the Theatre Royal and the University Conservatorium of Music when complete.
The project aims to preserve and enhance the building’s existing heritage value, while providing a modern facility for the creative industries.
Images: The historic ceiling at the Theatre Royal Hobart (top) and its new foyer (below). Courtesy Theatre Royal Hobart/Facebook.
1st March 2019 - New Tasmanian arts partnership announced
26th November 2018 - Tasmanian Government invests in Tasmanian artists and art organisations
2nd November 2018 - Sunshine Coast to host 2019 PAC Australia conference
22nd August 2018 - Value of Australian culture being lost with statistical measurement
19th May 2017 - South Hobart school reborn as new arts hub
13th April 2016 - Unanimous approval for $90 million UTAS performing arts hub
7th July 2014 - Theatre Royal Hobart named Performing Arts Centre of the Year
3rd July 2014 - Value of the Arts explored at APACA’s annual conference
31st July 2012 - $75 million performing arts academy proposed for Hobart’s CBD
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