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Southbank Theatre

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Address: 140 Southbank Bvd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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The Odd Couple

My best mate and I went see this new realisation of the 60s classic. And what a fun time it was! I've long been a fan of Shaun Micallef, and he didn't disappoint. Frances... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
MattyB12001
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

My best mate and I went see this new realisation of the 60s classic. And what a fun time it was! I've long been a fan of Shaun Micallef, and he didn't disappoint. Frances Greenslade was equally as fine, and the entire ensemble really brought the show to life. A great experience.

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us at the theatre for 'The Odd Couple'. We're glad to hear you had a good time! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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515 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We have subscribed to a year of theatre at the MTC and joined as members. This gives us access to the members lounge prior to the show and at interval. Meals are served in the lounge if you pre book. Payment is required. However complimentary beverages and snacks are available pre show and at interval. It is self serve.;) The... More 

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us as an MTC Club Member! We're glad you're enjoying the experience, and will pass your feedback onto the Qatar Airways MTC Lounge team. More 

Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were attracted by the combo of Micallef and Greenslade from their other comedic offerings. The show was good but there were only some parts that really sparkled. For instance the first half of the second act where Micallef's physical slapstick was just superb. When we travel to Melbourne a visit to the MTC is always one of our foci.... More 

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you! Great to hear you were able to join us on your Melbourne trip. We'll see you at the theatre again soon! More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My beloved and I thought the Odd Couple would be fabulous , considering the cast , all of whom we adore from their prior work on TV and stage. We flew and accommodated very frugally. We turned up on Saturday arvo to discover SHOW CANCELLED DUE TO SICKNESS. These things happen ,we know that....... Understudy Understudy. We are now out... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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277 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Latest masterpiece by Joanna Murray Smith. Captivating dialogue and superb acting. Set was well designed and lighting added to the effect. Good use of background music to help build suspense. Thoroughly enjoyable. Highly recommended.

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the show and the mystery of 'Switzerland'! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Jasper Jones was a very good piece of theatre which raised plenty of social issues facing contemporary Australia, and indeed the western world. The mood swung greatly from humour to intense drama. At the end, the playwright drew so many of the themes together, and so quickly, that it seemed more like a précis.

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed 'Jasper Jones'! It was wonderful sharing Kate Mulvany's adaptation of Craig Silvey's novel with Melbourne, and we've been thrilled with the response. Hope to see you at the theatre again soon! More 

Melbourne Beach, Florida
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19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

An amazing theatre with equally as incredible performances a must visit for any theatre enthusiast or anyone looking for a nice dinner and show

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you Imogen! We're so glad you've enjoyed your MTC experiences and look forward to seeing you at the theatre again soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Having read the book I was looking forward to seeing the play and wasn't disappointed. A great cast and the staging, which I was wondering how they would do, was fantastic. A thoroughly enjoyable play and highly recommend it even if you haven't read the book.

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MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks Tanya! We've been thrilled with the response to 'Jasper Jones' and it's great to hear you enjoyed this production too. More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Established in the 1950's it has stood the test of time, over the decades I have had the opportunity to attend a goodly number of MTC productions and have never left disappointed. Located in the Melbourne Arts Centre the company operates several theatres. Living in rural Victoria its always lovely to come to Melbourne to soak up some "Culture" at... More 

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Thank Geoffrey M
MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Geoffrey, It's great to hear you have enjoyed your various MTC experiences throughout the years and we hope 'Straight White Men' prompted some interesting post-show conversations. We'll see you at the theatre again next time! Kind regards, The MTC Team More 

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121 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Blindly booked for Miss Julia not knowing anything about MTC or the play and wasn't disappointed. Theatre is a great layout, very accessible with good facilities. Show was wonderfully produced and staged.

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Thank Mike M
MelbTheatreCo, Owner at Southbank Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks Mike! Good to hear you enjoyed 'Miss Julie' and your experience at Southbank Theatre. Kind regards, The MTC Team More 

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