Capitol Theatre, Sydney

Experience world-class theatre and the best of Sydney’s performing arts at the historic Capitol Theatre. Nestled in Sydney’s Haymarket district, Capitol Theatre is renowned for bringing internationally acclaimed and award-winning productions to Australia’s biggest city. Past performances have included smash hits like Les Miserables, The Lion King, Wicked and Chicago.

A historic theatre in the heart of Sydney

The Capitol Theatre has been a part of the Sydney landscape since 1892. The building itself began life as the Belmore fruit and vegetable markets, before being converted to a circus arena and then movie theatre. In 1991, the building became a protected heritage site in Sydney and underwent an extensive renovation to turn it into the cultural hub it is today.

Boasting a large orchestra pit, state-of-the-art-facilities and unique period features, the Capitol Theatre offers a wonderful atmosphere for its audiences. Visitors interested in learning more about the history and development of the theatre can take a two-hour guided tour, which offers a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes.

Getting there

Situated just a short 10-minute walk away from the Capitol Theatre, guests at PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney are well placed to enjoy an evening of entertainment. Choose our accommodation near Capitol Theatre Sydney and make the most of all this historic venue has to offer – from critically acclaimed productions to intimate concerts.