King Street Theatre gives theatre goers a feast of enriching productions and aims to nurture all artists
King Street Theatre, formerly known as Newtown Theatre, officially opened its new curtain on Friday 27 April 2012 to an open house, inviting performing arts enthusiasts, local residents and partners of the theatre to celebrate.
Under the new management of EMU Productions (theatre & music Pty Ltd), guests explored the totally revamped space situated on the corner of King Street and Bray Street, Newtown, with live entertainment and a surprise performance of BLIND TASTING, that mirrors King Street Theatre’s unique approach to performing arts.
King Street Theatre envisages being a cultural hub for all things artistic including Drama, Musical, Cabaret, Pocket Opera, Chamber Music, Comedy, Dance , Street Art, Illusion, Grand Guignol, Erotica and the more unique subversions of Burlesque.
The heritage listed site, includes the original 100-seat theatre, with a brand new 60-seat Foyer Space for smaller performances, a dressing room for performers, state of the art sound and lighting equipment, and a welcoming bar for guests to enjoy before, during and after shows. The space can also cater for functions and rehearsal rooms for secondary or tertiary education programs as well as corporate functions.