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The Princess Theatre is one of the most iconic and striking theatres in Melbourne. You will enjoy its world-class stage, stalls, classic chandelier and the three levels with seating that can accommodate over a thousand people.
Marvel at the fantastic entertainment the Princess Theatre brings and top it all up by staying close by at the Ovolo Hotel Laneways.Laneways By Ovolo Hotel is located just near the Princess Theatre, at 19 Little Bourke Street literally just a 1 minute walk away.
You will also be close to many points of interest as well as shopping, dining & nightlife when you stay at the Laneways By Ovolo Hotel.
Melbourne’s Princess Theatre has 1,488 seating capacity across its three levels – Stalls, Dress Circle and Grand Circle. Inside, you will see its royal interiors with a marble foyer and a domed roof with Victorian set of lights.
Trivia: one seat in the Dress Circle will be left empty for a ghost named Frederick Baker who is said to have died during his performance at the Princess Theatre stage back in 1888. Well, some of the crew and guests have claimed to have seen his ghost hence the seat left for him.
Anyway, take note that the front doors will open 1 hour before the performance schedules. It is highly recommended that you arrive an hour early before your event. If you have companions with mobility impairments or those who can’t take the stairs, the Stalls seating is highly recommendedIf you need to use a wheelchair, book one directly with Princess Theatre Box Office at (03) 9299 9800.
Princess Theatre is known to play spectacular events on its stage such as Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mama Mia!, MATILDA the Musical, Cats, ONCE, The Producers, Hairspray, Dirty Dancing, Jersey Boys and South Pacific.
Amuse yourself with any events in Princess Theatre Melbourne and indulge into the quirky culture of Laneways By Ovolo – enjoy the effortless living in a hotel located in the heart of a bustling city.
If you are visiting Princess Theatre Melbourne, there is a secure undercover parking at Wilson Parking park house nearby.
Laneways By Ovolo Hotel offers a discounted rate for the parking fee. So, just drive to the front of the Ovolo Hotel, you will be assisted with your baggage and get directed to the secured car park which is only a few minutes away.
These are other magnificent theatres in Melbourne that are also definitely worth going to: Regent Theatre and Comedy Theatre.
Located at 191 Collins Street, it has a seating capacity of 2, 162 and is known to host fabulous shows such as The Saboteurs and Billy Elliot the Musical.Learn More →
Comedy Theatre is located at 240 Exhibition Street, it has a seating capacity of 1,003 and is known to host really entertaining events such as Wil Anderson.Learn More →