Venue Theatre Royal
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Other Names Mason's Concert Hall, Victoria Theatre
Royal Victoria Theatre, Queensland Theatre
Address 80 Elizabeth Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Australia
Notes Opened on April 18, 1881. Closed as a theatre in December 1959. Demolished as part of the development of the Myer Centre in 1987. Prevously on this site: Mason's Concert Hall opened on 25 January 1865. Victoria Theatre in 1865, the Royal Victoria Theatre in 1867 and Queensland Theatre in 1874.
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Eileen Warner - Actor

Maida Beverley - Actor

Wilkie Collins - Playwright

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Fred Coyne - Actor

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George Hurd - Performer

Henrik Ibsen - Playwright

Joe Lawman - Comedian

William Archer - Translator

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Sadie Gale - Performer

J.B. Hickie - Lessee, Business Manager

C E King - Director

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Ray Phillips - Set Designer, Scenic Artist

Roy Rene - Performer

Harrington Reynolds - Actor

Victor Roberts - Producer

Matt Ryan - Actor

Signor Agrati - Business Manager

Charles Albert - Actor

Selwyn Armstrong - Scenic Artist

Kathleen Arnold - Actor

Doris Ashwin - Actor

Miss Athelstane - Actor

Jean Atholl - Actor

Jean Barlow - Actor

Phillip Bartholomae - Playwright

Thomas Bolton - Actor

A. Brandon-Cremer - Administrator

Arthur Branscombe - Actor

Emma Bronton - Actor

Thompson Buchanan - Playwright

Heath Burdock - Actor

Robert Butt - Performer

Hall Caine - Playwright

John Cairns - Actor

Keturah Campbell - Musical Director

Leon Caron - Conductor

Dulcie Cherry - Actor

Arthur Choules - Mechanist

Sydney Clarke - Performer

George M. Cohan - Playwright

Clemence Dane - Playwright

Charles Darrell - Playwright

A. Darvill - Actor

Zora Dawn - Actor

Irma Dearden - Actor

Alan Devereux - Actor

Harry Douglas - Actor

Norma Drayton - Actor

Eileen Dunne - Performer

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George Eaton - Actor

Mr. Edwards - Actor

James Ewing - Actor

Edward Farley - Actor and Singer

Lorna Forbes - Actor

Henry Ford - Actor

C Francis - Actor

Peter French - Actor

Frank Gerald - Actor

Arthur Glynn - Actor

Leslie Gordon - Actor

Mr Gore - Actor

Nell Douglas Graham - Actor

George Greig - Producer

F Gunn - Properties Master / Mistress

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E. D. Haygarth - Actor

Harry Hermann - Playwright

Kingston Hewitt - Actor

Mr Hickie - Proprietor

Laura Hopping - Actor

Avery Hopwood - Playwright

Jenny Howard - Performer

Walter Howard - Playwright

Jessie Howarde - Actor

Victor Hugo - Playwright

Vivien Humbert - Actor

Blanche Hunter - Performer

Frediswyde Hunter-Watts - Actor

A. Ingram - Actor

Ellis Irving - Actor

Harriett Jay - Playwright

G Johnson - Stage Manager

J. G. Joyce - Actor

Arthur Keane - Actor

Sylvia Kellaway - Performer

Kiore King - Actor

Ted Lamarccia - Band Leader

E A Lambert - Actor

Stella Lamond - Performer

Benjamin Landeck - Playwright

A. R. Lawrence - Actor

Shirley Lawson - Actor

Wilson Le Couteur - Business Manager

Ernest Legouvé - Playwright

Philip Lewin - Actor

Phillip Lewis - Actor

Liddy - Business Manager

Reggie Linton - Comedian

William Lockhart - Actor

Duncan Macallum - General Manager

Richard Macgregor - Actor

William Marks - Actor

Phyllis Markwell - Actor

Stanley Mckay - Producer

Ruby McKenzie - Actor

Kath McMahon - Performer

John Meehan - Playwright

Emelie Melville - Actor and Singer

A. A. Milne - Playwright

George Mocatta - Actor

Annis Montague - Performer

Dorothy Morris - Actor

Peggy Mortimer - Actor

Jack Morton - Actor

Milton Moss - Actor

Denbigh Newton - Actor

Emil Nyitray - Playwright

Rose Phillips - Actor

Ted Pickering - Circus Style Performer

Charles Reade - Playwright

Jack Reading - Actor

Max Reddy - Performer

Eric Reiman - Actor

Dorrie Ricketts - Performer

B. Ridley - Actor

Stanley Robinson - Actor

Betty Ross - Actor

Edith Rowett - Actor

G. Runion - Actor

Milton Sands - Actor

Claude Saunders - Actor

Colleen Scott - Actor

Augustin Eugene Scribe - Playwright

Phyllis Scully - Actor

Vincent Scully - Actor

J. R. Setright - Scenic Artist

A Shaw - Actor

Gladys Shaw - Performer

Herbert Sheldrick - Actor

Arthur Shirley - Playwright

Irene Silvester - Actor

Nellie Small - Performer

James South - Entrepreneur

D'Arcy Stanfield - Actor

Billie Stokes - Actor

Una Symes - Actor

Una Syms - Actor

F. J. Taylor - Lessee

C H Templeton - Actor

Mr Thomas - Mechanist

Lewis Townsend - Director

Leo Trenette - Performer

Jean Trundle - Actor

Charles Turner - Director

Mr Turner - Proprietor

Nellie Veitch - Actor

Signor Verdi - Actor and Singer

R. A. Vernon - Actor

W. H. Vernon - Actor

G. Carlton Wallace - Playwright

George Leonard Wallace - Performer

Waverley Wallace - Performer

Doris Waraker - Actor

Genevieve Ward - Actor, Sub-Lessee

Roland Watts Phillips - Actor

C. E. Webber - Actor

George Webster - Actor

Mr Wheeler - Properties Master / Mistress

H J Whittington - Business Manager

Allan Wilkie - Producer, Actor

Billy Williams - Musician

Les Williams - Designer

Cecily Wilson - Actor

Herbert Winslow - Playwright

Mrs Henry Wood - Playwright

Resources
  • Advertisement:  Theatre Royal, Brisbane, The Brisbane Courier, 16 December 1881, 1
  • Article:  Ross Thorne, Theatre Royal Brisbane, Companion To Theatre In Australia, 1995, 583
Venue Identifier 11237