Venue Palace Theatre
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Other Names Metro Melbourne
Apollo Theatre
Brennan's Amphitheatre
Address 20 - 30 Bourke St
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
First Date 4 November 1916
Notes Opened in 1912 as Brennan's (National) Amphitheatre. Renamed Palace Theatre from 1916. Alterations in 1934 after which it was called the Apollo Theatre. From 1940 it ran under the names of St James Theatre and Metro Theatre.
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Latitude | Longitude -37.811383 | 144.972241
Events

Ben and John Fuller Limited

Australian Dance Theatre

Charlene and Charlene

Efftee Players

F. W. Thring

Frank, Lank and Alice

Hugh J. Ward Theatres Pty Ltd

The Eight Flying Demons

The Gregan McMahon Players

Kate Howarde - Playwright

Frederick Hughes - Actor, Stage Manager

Gregan McMahon - Actor, Producer

Ella Airlie - Writer, Composer

Bonita Appleton - Actor

Phyllis Baker - Actor

- Bellora - Performer

Jennie Benson - Actor

Julia Blaikie - Dancer

Laurence Blake - Designer

Gus Bluett - Actor

Rosie Bowen - Choreographer

Rosie Bowie - Actor

Marjorie Bray - Ballet Master/Mistress

Joe Brennan - Actor

Peter Brooks - Actor

Blake Brown - Dancer

Coral Browne - Actor

Christopher Bruce - Choreographer

Dorothy Brunton - Actor

Pamela Buckman - Dancer

Barbara Burnham - Translator

Ian Castenetto - Dancer

W R Coleman - Set Designer

Cyril Connelly - Conductor

Campbell Copelin - Actor

Julia Cotton - Dancer

Vince Courtney - Actor

Lorna Dawson - Actor

Leal Douglas - Actor

Bob Downes - Composer

John Drinkwater - Playwright

Maiva Drummond - Actor

Dan Dunbar - Actor

Beatrice Esmonde - Actor

Valda Fisher - Actor

Nancy Ford - Actor

Caddy Franks - Actor

Linda Gay - Dancer

Mabel Gibson - Actor

Charles Heslop - Actor

Brian Hodgson - Composer

Kathleen Howell - Actor

Dorothy Hutchison - Actor

Ellis Irving - Actor

Alain Israel - Dancer

Walter Jackson - Actor

Helene Jacoby - Actor

Essie Jennings - Actor

Janet Johnson - Actor

Avis Laye - Actor

Betty Laye - Actor

Raymond Lewis - Dancer

Jean MacBeath - Actor

Horace Mann - Actor

Marion Marcus Clarke - Actor

Daisy Merritt - Actor

Robert Molyneaux - Actor

George Moon - Actor

Norman Morrice - Choreographer

Dora Mostyn - Actor

Ethel Newman - Actor

John Nobbs - Dancer

Dot O'Dea - Choreographer

Cliff O'Keefe - Actor

Muriel Petty - Actor

Nat Phillips - Writer, Actor, Producer

Belle Pollard - Actor

Olive Pollard - Actor

Judy Price - Actor

Gracie Quine - Actor

Nita Rae - Playwright

Eileen Ragg - Actor

Stan Ray - Actor

Ada Reeve - Actor

Roy Rene - Actor

Amy Rochelle - Actor

Ernest C. Rolls - Producer

Rex Saunders - Conductor

Joseph Scoglio - Dancer

Vernon Sellars - Actor

Gerald Kay Souper - Actor

Leonard Stephens - Actor

Charles Stevens - Actor

Kathlyn Stewart - Actor

Cheryl Stock - Dancer

Claire Stonier - Dancer

Thelma Trott - Actor

Elyse van Houten - Actor

Lou Vernon - Actor

Eileen Watt - Actor

Tony Westwood - Dancer

Margaret Wilson - Dancer

Christa Winsloe - Playwright

Mary Wren - Actor

Bertie Wright - Actor

Sylvia Yamada - Dancer

Resources
  • Article:  Fuller's Palace theatre, The Argus, 30 October 1916, 10
  • Article:  No protection for The Palace, On Stage, 11, 3, 2010, 24
  • Article:  Palace update, On Stage, 12, 2, 2011, 45
  • Article:  Ross Thorne, Palace Theatre Melbourne, Companion To Theatre In Australia, 1995, 422-423
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