The Regal Theatre is a theatre located in the suburb of Subiaco in Perth, Western Australia. The theatre was named for King George VI who, at the time, had taken up the throne. It was originally a theatre for films, but in 1977 the Regal was converted into a live theatre. It is one of the few remaining theatres in Perth.
Regal Theatre, cnr Hay Street and Rokeby Road
|Architectural style||Art Deco|
|Address||474 Hay Street|
|Town or city||Subiaco|
|Inaugurated||27 April 1938|
|Client||Coade and A.T. Hewitt|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||William G. Bennett|
The Regal Theatre's opening night was on 27 April 1938 with the film Love Under Fire.
The Regal Theatre is suited to all forms of theatre including stage shows, concerts, comedies, operas, film festivals and rock shows. The seating capacity is 1074 people.
- David Strassman
- Beauty and the Beast
- South Pacific
- The Complete Works of Shakesphere
- Stayin' Alive
- Off Work
- Robbee Williams Show
There have been many performances at the Regal Theatre, some are listed below
- Dunn, Frank. (2004) Now and then - Brief history of the Regal Theatre. Sunday times (Perth, W.A.), 14 March 2004
- Geneve, Vyonne.(1998) The picture gardens of Western Australia. Trust news, Apr. 1998, p. 8-10
- Hocking Planning and Architecture.(2001) Regal Theatre, Subiaco : conservation plan Perth, W.A. Hocking Planning and Architecture.