Royal Standard Theatre

Small vaudeville theatre on Castlereagh Street between Bathurst and Liverpool streets which was reinvented as a drama theatre in an attempt to remain viable during World War I.

Milestone
Opened
29 Apr 1886
Demolished
1923
Name
Alternate
Royal Forrester's Hall
1886
Alternate
Empire Theatre
1901 - 1906
Alternate
Standard Theatre
1906 - 1913
Alternate
Little Theatre
1913 - 1917
Alternate
The Playhouse
1917 - 1921
Property
Occupied by
1886
Occupied by
1886 - 1901
Occupied by
1901
Occupied by
1906
Occupied by
1913 - 1916
Occupied by
1917
Type

Royal Standard Theatre

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2013

Considered one of Sydney's 'lesser theatres', the Royal Standard was a popular venue for vaudeville and melodrama before renovation and reinvention, briefly, as a playhouse.