Venue Robert Sidaway's Theatre
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Address Windmill Row (Prince's Street) now Bradfield Highway
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
Notes Opened 16 January 1796. There is specualtion as to whether the theatre was near Robert Sidaway's bakery east of Bell Row, now Bligh Street or near his home off High Street (now George Street). Jordan places it at the south end of Windmill Row later Prince's St.
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Latitude | Longitude -33.859482 | 151.206246
Events

Henry Fielding - Playwright

David Garrick - Playwright

George Hughes - Actor, Dancer

William Chapman - Actor

Mrs Davis - Actor

George Farquhar - Playwright

Nicholas Rowe - Playwright

Mrs Barnes - Actor

Charles Coffey - Playwright

I. or J. Cox - Actor

Richard Evans - Actor

W Fokes - Dancer

Susannah Gentlivre - Playwright

Oliver Goldsmith - Playwright

H Green - Actor

Henry Green - Actor

Mrs Greville - Actor

Master Haddocks - Actor

Hawkes - Actor

L Jones - Actor

Henry Lavell - Actor

John O'Keeffe - Playwright

Daniel Parnell - Actor

Mrs Parry - Actor

Henry (Harry) Parsons - Actor

Mrs Radley - Actor

Frederick Reynolds - Playwright

William Richards - Actor

William Shakespeare - Playwright

William Shield - Composer

Beckwith Smith - Actor

W[illiam] Smith - Actor

John Sparrow - Actor

Thomas Vaughan - Playwright

Resources
  • Article:  Joseph Michael Forde, ANNALS OF THE TURF AND OTHER PASTIMES. No. LV., Sydney Sportsman, 1 June 1904, 8
  • Article:  Ross Thorne, Sidaway's Theatre, Companion To Theatre In Australia, 1995, 529
  • Article:  Ross Thorne, Sydney’s Lost Theatres, Theatre Australia, 4, 1 and 2, August 1979, 14-15, 13-14
  • Book:  Robert Jordan, The Convict Theatres of Early Australia, 1788-1840, Currency House Inc., Sydney, 2002
Venue Identifier 4310