New Tivoli Theatre

Theatre at the Haymarket end of Castlereagh Street which was one of Sydney's longest lived vaudeville venues, until it closed in 1966. One newspaper reported its construction was to cost 40,000 pounds and its stage was to be the largest in the Southern Hemisphere at 85 feet by 100 feet. It was named in honour of Harry Rickard's Tivoli Theatre.

Milestone
Constructed
1911
Opened
05 May 1911
Closed
1966
Demolished
1969
Name
Commemorated by
Commemorates
Alternate
Adelphi Theatre
1911 - 1916
Alternate
Grand Opera House
1916 - 1932
Position
1911 - 1913
Property
Owned by
1911 - 1913
Owned by
1915 - 1939
Type

New Tivoli Theatre

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2010

The last theatre built in Sydney before World War I, called the Adelphi until 1916 and Grand Opera House until 1932, the 'Tiv' as it became known was a venue for melodrama, vaudeville, pantomime and more, until the 1960s.