Attractions & Entertainment

Princess Theatre, 163 Spring Street | Melbourne

The Princess Theatre is the second building on the present site. In 1857, the amphitheatre was renovated and the facade extended, then re-opening as the Princess Theatre and Opera House. The theatre re-opened, again, on 18 December 1886, with a performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado. The marble staircase and foyer was hailed as equal to that of the Paris Opera, the Frankfurt Stadt and ...