Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia and it has a lot to offer to tourists from all around the world. Tourists coming to Melbourne praised its pleasant weather conditions as during the summer, it is only 27 degrees on average and 15 degrees during the winter. With weather conditions that is neither too hot nor too cold; it is no wonder why many tourists flock to this location.
If you are dropping by city and seeking a fun-filled vacation, one of the venues you must visit is Comedy Theatre. Sometimes, it is not all about sightseeing as you can catch a great play or show every once in a while.
History and location of Comedy Theatre
Comedy Theatre is currently owned by Marriner Theatre and was built in 1928. It has approximately 997 seats, which is a pretty impressive number for a theatre that has been built so long ago. The theatre is built with Spanish influence that uses wrought-iron for its balconies and Florentine-style aesthetics for its exterior.
The theatre is located just diagonally opposite 'Her Majesty's Theatre' at 240 Exhibition Street. Comedy Theatre was erected on a site that once housed the old 'Iron Pot', one of Melbourne's earliest play-houses by George Selth Coppin. It was built in 1885 but got abandoned more than 3 decades later.
Upcoming shows in 2015
If you have plans to pay Comedy Theatre a visit, surely you have to keep up to date with their upcoming show schedules. If you are travelling with your kids, you are in luck! The next 2 plays are family and children friendly.
First up is Charlie & Lola's Extremely New Play. The play starts from January 13th 2015, and tickets are now up for sale. This play is brought to you by Live Nation, which features everyone's favourite fictional brother and sister, Charlie and Lola. This is a continuation of the play's 'Best Bestest Play' prequel and the play will be brought to life with a fusion of live action, music and puppetry.
Next, you might want to catch 'Octonauts Live! Operation Reef Shield' in action. Let your kids and you join forces with Captain Barnacles to save the Great Barrier Reef! The notion of the play is to help educate children on the importance of keeping the reef healthy and clean. Tickets for the play can now be purchased and will be played on March 13th 2015.
Accommodations near Comedy Theatre
In order to avoid hassles of public transport, you should stay in hotels that are near to Comedy Theatre. There are many types of accommodations in Melbourne to choose from, try Paramount Serviced Apartments if you prefer cosy spaces or Ovolo Laneways if you want to live in a hotel that has modern and stylish suites.
Dining options near Comedy Theatre
Melbourne is known for its diverse culture and you should take advantage of that. Try out different cuisines for a change and why not try Cantonese cuisine while you are at it. Simply head down to 17 Market Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 and you will see Flower Drum Restaurant. You should definitely try out the Peking Duck EntrÃÂ©e for starters!
Getting to and fro locations can be quite a hassle if your route is poorly planned and executed. Hence, charter and tour provider services come in handy at this point of time. Our company, Bendigo Coachlines, ensures that your transport hassle is taken out of the picture!