Criterion Theatre

Theatre behind the Criterion Family Hotel on the corner of Park and Pitt streets, built in the grand Victorian style which was demolished for road widening.

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Constructed
1886
Demolished
1936
Position
1886
1892
Type

Criterion Theatre

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2008

Opened in 1886, the Criterion Theatre was a Victorian baroque theatre seating about 1000 people. Many of Sydney's famous actors and visiting companies played there, until it was demolished in 1936 for the widening of Park Street.