Venue St James' Hall (1887-1961)
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Address 169-171 Phillip Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
First Date April 1887
Last Date 14 January 1961
Notes Held 300 seats with a narrow (just three deep) gallery around three walls, mostly used by amateur dramatic societies, but also for public meetings, symposia, receptions, competitions, examinations and public lectures.Leased by WEA 1950-1961. Demolished. Replacement Hall built in new office block.
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Latitude | Longitude -33.86551 | 151.211592
Events

Sydney Players' Club

Sydney University Dramatic Society (SUDS)

Thespian Dramatic Productions

British Drama League

Chelsea Theatre Group

Henry Lawson Literary Society

John Alden Company

Wedgewood Players, Sydney

Australian Composers' and Writers' Association

Modern Theatre Players

New Theatre League (Sydney, N.S.W.)

Playbox Society, Sydney

The Independent Theatre

The Sydney Repertory Theatre Society

Bryant's Playhouse

Children's National Theatre

Dajonian Repertory Society

Fellowship of Australian Writers

Kooroora Dramatic Club

Michau

Federation Players, Sydney

Harry Thomas Company

New Sydney Repertory Society

Symonds

The Independent Theatre

The Studio Theatre

The Thirty-Eight Theatre, Sydney

Thea Rowe Theatre School

Australian Board of Missions

Book Censorship Abolition League

Community Players, Sydney

Department ol Labour and Industry Dramatic Club

Four Arts Theatre Club

Freelance Productions

Grace Stafford School of Speech and Dramatic Arts

Impressionist Theatre

John Andrew and Co

Junior Theatre League, Sydney

MASK Players

Mosman Children's Theatre

Pioneer Players

QANTAS Theatrical Society

Royal ANZAC Coves Co.

Rural Bank Dramatic Society

Sydney County Council Players' Club

Sydney Stage Society

The Buttonhole

The Entertainers

The Independent Theatre Ltd

The Mascotte

The Mascotte Fancy Costume Co.

The People's Theatre

The Playgoers' Dramatic Club

The Pukwana Group

Theatre Productions

Women's College Dramatic Society

Alan Stone - Actor, Director, Producer

Muriel Connors - Actor, Director

May Hollinworth - Actor, Director, Producer

John Gould - Actor, Director

William Shakespeare - Playwright

Edward Cavill - Actor

Foster Dean - Actor

Mac Luker - Playwright

William Wines - Actor

John Appleton - Actor, Director

Mavis Corven - Actor

Dymphna Cusack - Actor, Playwright

Arthur W. Dibley - Director, Playwright

John Alden - Actor, Producer

Noel Coward - Playwright

Henrietta Drake-Brockman - Playwright

J. W. Heming - Director, Playwright

Alon Hynes - Playwright

Paul Johnstone - Director, Playwright

Colin Jones - Actor

Marcia Jones - Actor

Myra Leard - Actor

Gwen Plumb - Actor

Mary Rook - Actor

Lionel Shave - Director, Playwright

Edna Spilsbury - Director

Carrie Tennant - Director, Playwright, Producer

Lockhead Wilson - Actor

Millicent Armstrong - Playwright

Valerie Ball - Actor

George Stephenson Beeby - Playwright, Producer

Wilfred Blacket - Actor

Myrna Dickey - Actor, Playwright

Doris Fitton - Actor, Producer

James Flanagan - Actor

Joan Hall - Actor

Leslie Hay-Simpson - Actor

Frank Hidden - Actor

Fay Hornby - Director

Raymond Irons - Actor

Charles Kilburn - Actor

John Le Gay Brereton - Playwright

Duncan MacDougall - Actor, Director

A. A. Milne - Playwright

Claire Norman-Thomas - Playwright

Ivor Novello - Playwright

Richard Parry - Actor

David Saxby - Actor

Valerie Scanlon - Actor

George Bernard Shaw - Playwright

Dodie Smith - Author, Playwright

Grace Stafford - Actor, Director

Marcel Wattel - Actor

Beatrice Wenban - Actor

Osmund Wenban - Actor

Laura West - Actor

Doris Williams - Actor

Scott Alexander - Director

Edmund Allison - Actor, Set Designer, Stage Manager

Jack Appleton - Actor

Victor Arnold - Actor, Director

Margaret Bain - Actor

Dorothy Barnard - Actor

Robert Ogilvie Blackman - Playwright

Helen Blood - Actor

Alex Boden - Actor

Marie Boyers - Actor

James Brunton-Gibb - Actor

Maurice Carroll - Actor

Mrs Alan Clunies-Ross - Playwright

Betty Coller - Actor

Betty Colman - Actor

Clive Coppard - Actor

Frances Cottingham - Actor

Ruth Cracknell - Actor

Alice Crowther - Producer

Charles Cunnington - Actor

Nell Cusack - Actor

E. de Courcey Bremer - Pianist

Therese Desmond - Actor

Oliphant Down - Playwright

Una Emanuel - Actor

Euripides - Playwright

Jack Fegan - Actor

Don Finley - Director, Set Designer

Winchester Ford - Actor, Playwright

Carl Francis - Director

Harold Fraser - Actor

Paul Furniss - Director, Playwright

Judith Halse-Rogers - Actor

Tom Henery - Actor

Ethel Holden - Violinist

Kathleen Horne - Director, Playwright

John Howard - Actor

Frederick Hughes - Director

Rita Humfress - Actor

S. R. Irving - Actor, Producer

Marjorie Kaye - Actor

Edward Larkin - Actor

Dale Latter - Actor

Enid Lorimer - Director

Ian Maxwell - Actor

Norman Maxwell - Actor, Director

Jean McAlister - Actor

Harry McDonald - Actor

Paul McNaughton - Actor

Gloria Mitchell - Actor

Isobel Monaghan - Actor

Phillip Moore - Actor

Gilbert Murray - Adaptor, Translator

Jack Needham - Actor

Ernest Nicholls - Actor

Arthur O'Keefe - Actor

Lilian O'Toole - Actor

Max Osbiston - Actor

Vance Palmer - Playwright

Kenneth Pawley - Actor

Cliff Peir - Actor

Alan Poolman - Actor

J. B. Priestley - Playwright

Adele Quinn - Actor

Alfred Race - Actor

Molly Ramsay - Actor

Alistair Roberts - Actor, Costume Designer

Horace J. Salier - Actor, Director

Jack Saul - Actor

Eric Scott - Actor

Alathea Solomons - Actor

Percy Spender - Actor

Muriel Steinbeck - Actor

Clarence E. Street - Actor

Thelma Sundstrom - Actor

Adeline Taylor - Actor

Tom Vary - Actor

Frederick Ward - Director

Naomi Waters - Actor

Kenneth Webb - Producer

Beatrice Wenham - Actor

Dora Wilcox - Playwright

Beatrice Wines - Actor

A. C. Winn - Producer

Eleanor Witcombe - Playwright

Wendy Woolfrey - Actor

Brian Wright - Actor

Gwennyth Abbott - Actor

Rodney Ackland - Playwright

Nora Allen - Actor

Gordon Anderson - Actor

Frank Appleton - Actor

Irene Appleton - Actor

Grace Armstrong - Actor

Leila Armstrong - Actor

Marie Armstrong - Actor

Charles Arundel Nott - Actor

Michael Ashton - Actor

Rita Aslin - Actor

Nina Badham - Actor

Dorothy Baker - Actor, Director

John L. Balderston - Author

Jack Barker - Actor

John Barrett - Actor

William Bartle - Actor

J. G. Bartlett - Actor

Roma Batchelor - Actor

Olive Baum - Playwright

Enid Baumberg - Playwright

Marie Bayers - Director

Iris Benassil - Actor

Ben Bengal - Playwright

David Benjamin - Actor

Allan Benn - Actor

John Bentley - Actor

Doris Bestic - Actor

Nessie Bett - Pianist

Loris Bingham - Actor

John Bishop - Actor

Michael Blankfort - Playwright

George Bouffler - Actor

Jevan Brandon-Thomas - Playwright

Lillian Bray - Actor

Kevin Brennan - Actor

Noelle Brennan - Actor

M. Brereton - Actor

Norma Bridekirk - Actor

Aileen Britton - Actor

Alma Broadfoot - Actor

Desmond Brown - Actor

Walkden Brown - Actor

Beryl Bryant - Director

Anne Bullen - Actor

Leonard Bullen - Actor

Edward Burke - Actor

Edwin J. Burke - Playwright

John Bushelle - Actor

Stanley Button - Actor

Garry Byrne - Actor

Frederick Cahill - Actor

Frank Callanan - Actor

John Cameron - Actor

Lawrence Campbell - Stage Director

Patricia Campbell - Actor

Raoul Cardamatis - Director

Ann Carlson - Actor

Carmel Carlson - Actor

Hugh Carlsson - Actor

Jeane Carswell - Actor

Janet Carter - Actor

Kath Casey - Violinist

George Ballard Cassidy - Actor

Margaret Chambers - Actor

Marjorie Chandler - Actor

Francis Chivers - Actor

Agatha Christie - Author

Brendan Clarke - Actor

Kit Climpson - Actor

John L. Clugston - Set Designer

Ellenor Cochrane - Actor

Bernard Coleman - Director

Charles Collings - Actor

Kevin Collins - Actor

E.J.H. Colvin - Set and/or Property Maker

W.V. Connor - Actor

Oswald Conroy - Actor

John Cooper - Actor

John Copeman - Actor

Lelia Coppola - Actor

Keith Cribb - Actor

Alice Cronin - Composer

George Cross - Actor

B.C. Crowe - Actor

Bill Culbert - Actor, Stage Manager

Roger Cullen - Playwright

Marjorie Cumberland - Actor

May Cummings - Actor

Harry Cunningham - Actor

Vern Cunnington - Actor

Clemence Dane - Playwright

E. V. Davenport - Playwright

Percival Davenport - Actor

Hubert Davies - Playwright

Essie Davis - Director

Leo Davis - Producer

Ola Davis - Actor

F.H. Day - Actor, Stage Manager

Terry Day - Actor

Elsie Dayne - Director

Alfred de Musset - Playwright

Dorothy de Salis - Actor

Edwin H. Dean - Producer

Paula Denyer - Actor

Zoe Desbois - Actor

Elsie Dick - Actor

Dorothy Dickson - Actor

John Dingle - Actor

Benjamin Doig - Actor

George Doran - Actor

Leslie Douglas - Actor

Eric Downey - Actor

Maurice Doyle - Actor

Noni Dunn - Actor

Noni Dunne - Actor

Barbara Duval - Actor

Richard Errey - Special Effects

St John Ervine - Playwright

Thomas Esplin - Actor

Tom Farley - Actor

Mabel Farrell - Actor

Ursula Faucit - Actor

Arthur Fellowes - Actor

Claude Fleeting - Actor

Atholl Fleming - Actor

Barrett Fleming - Actor, Director, Producer

Carolyn Forsyth - Actor

G. Gordon Forsythe - Director

Gordon Forsythe - Director

Kenneth Fowles - Actor, Director

John Francis - Actor

Nancy Freeman - Actor

John Galsworthy - Playwright

David Game - Actor

John Garnsey - Actor

William Gates - Actor

Marie Gaudin - Actor

Harold George - Actor

Siegfried Geyer - Playwright

Brunton Gibb - Elocutionist

Hugh Gilchrist - Actor

James Aloysius Glennon - Actor

Dennis Glenny - Actor

H. G. Godsall - Actor

Oliver Goldsmith - Playwright

Ross Gollan - Actor

Harley Goodsall - Actor

Ena Gordon - Choreographer

Leon Gordon - Playwright

Trixie Gore - Actor

Harry Graham - Translator

Harley Granville-Barker - Playwright

Arthur Greenaway - Director

Thomas Greening - Actor

R H Greville - Actor, Director

Ann Grey - Actor

Marjorie Griffiths - Actor

Gertrude Grogan - Actor

Laurette Grouse - Actor

Joseph Gubbay - Actor

Carl Gunther - Actor

Ernest Guthrie - Actor

Richard Hahn - Actor

Nell Harris - Actor

Josie Hart - Actor

Frank Harvey - Playwright

Lorna Harwood - Actor

Joan Hastie - Actor

Hugh Hastings - Actor, Director, Playwright

Sylvia Hawkins - Actor

Doris Hayball - Playwright

Madi Hedd - Actor

Humfry Henchman - Actor

Thomas Henery - Actor

Gwen Henkel - Actor

William Ernest Henley - Playwright

Audrey Henry - Actor

E. Hernshaw - Actor

Donald Hill - Actor

Elizabeth Hilton - Actor

Winifred Hindle - Director

Herbert Hodge - Playwright

Merton Hodge - Playwright

Joan Hollinshead - Actor

Richard Holt - Actor

J Hopman - Actor

Leonard Horton - Actor

John Hoskin - Actor

Mary Hosking - Actor

Laurence Housman - Playwright

Joan Howard - Actor

Leslie Howard - Playwright

Eric Howell - Actor

Henry Howlett - Actor

Dawn Hughes - Actor

Sam Hughes - Director

Aileen Hunter - Actor

William Hynes - Actor

Stanley Ick-Hewins - Actor

Cicely Innes-Noad - Actor

Lillian Isaac - Actor

Daphne Jackson - Actor

Francis Jackson - Producer

Walter Jackson - Actor

Phyl Jacobs - Actor

W W Jacobs - Playwright

Hugo Jaggi - Actor

W Ewart Jago - Actor

Florence James - Actor

Kit Jamieson - Director

Christian Jeffrey-Griffith - Actor

Mrs Jenkins - Actor

George Jennings - Actor

Marion Johns - Actor

Laurel Johnson - Actor

Raymond Johnson - Actor

Ethel Johnston - Actor

Marjorie Jones - Actor

Oliver Jones - Actor

Paul Jones - Set Designer

Gregory Jonson - Actor

Carlotta Kalmar - Actor

Molly Kealy - Actor

Colin Kekwick - Actor

Renee Kelly - Actor

Clement Kennedy - Actor

Brenda King - Actor

Ray King - Actor

Eugenie Kirkpatrick - Actor

Mollie Kirwan - Actor

Jean Knight - Actor

Cecil Knowland - Actor

Michael Lake - Actor

Nellie Lamport - Actor

Roma Lancashire - Actor

Eila Langton - Actor

Diana Lawrie - Actor

Bertha Lawson - Actor

Henry Lawson - Author

Jean Lawther - Actor

Lali Le Gay Brereton - Actor

Stephen Leach - Actor

Rosamund Lehmann - Playwright

Effie Lewis - Actor

Freda Lewis - Actor

Audrey Lindsay - Actor

Norma Lindsay - Actor

N.M. Lloyd - Actor

Phyllis Lockley - Actor

Grant Lonsdale - Actor

Carl Lorenz - Playwright

Jack Love - Actor

Thomas Lowe - Actor

Captain Lowther Clarke - Conductor, Musical Director

Barry Lyndon - Playwright

James Macarthur - Actor

Molly MacArthur - Actor

Robert MacDermot - Playwright

J. MacDonald - Actor

Harry Macdonna - Actor

Don Macgregor - Actor

Stuart Mack - Stage Manager

W. J. Maclean - Actor

Joyce Mactavish - Actor

Humphrey Mansfield - Actor

J.F. Mant - Actor

John Mant - Actor

Rita Mappin - Actor

Verity Marina - Actor

Rupert Markham - Actor

Evelyn Marsh - Actor

John Martin - Actor

John Martine - Actor

Wilfred Massey - Playwright

William Somerset Maugham - Playwright

Brian May - Actor

Nora McAuliffe - Playwright

Kenyon McCarron - Actor

Clive McCoy - Actor

Beverley McDonald - Actor

Barbara McGann - Actor

Tim McGill - Actor

N.D. McIntosh - Stage Manager

Noel McIntosh - Actor

John McKeown - Singer

Kevin McLachlan - Actor

Louise McLachlan - Actor

Colin McLennan - Actor

Marjorie McLeod - Playwright

Eugenie McNeil - Actor

Gwen Meredith - Director, Playwright

Henry Merewether - Actor

Henry Messent - Actor

Robert Mitchell - Actor

J Moginie - Actor

Brian Molloy - Actor

Noreen Molone - Actor

Isabel Monaghan - Actor

Mr Montesole - Actor

Musette Morell - Playwright

Diana Morgan - Playwright

John Mort - Actor

J. B. Moss - Actor

Kathleen Murphy - Actor

Elizabeth Myers - Actor

Dennis Nash - Actor

Gilbert Nathan - Actor

John Needham - Actor

Betty Nesbit - Playwright

Edna Neville - Actor

Margot Neville - Playwright

Phyllis Newman - Actor

Zelma Newton-Tabrett - Actor

Frances Nichol - Actor

John Noble - Actor

Leonard Norman - Actor

Eugene O'Neill - Playwright

Gerald O'Sullivan - Actor

Sheelagh O'Sullivan - Actor

Russell J. Oakes - Actor, Producer

Adrian Old - Actor

Charles Oliver - Actor

Mick Orr - Actor

Peter Osborn - Actor

Karla Osterveen - Actor

Deeper Owen - Playwright

Peter Pagan - Actor

Jessica Page - Director

Ethel Paige - Actor

James Parish - Playwright

Chandra Parkes - Actor

Mollie Parkes - Actor

Gladys Parkinson - Actor

Phillip Parnaby - Actor

Gordon Patrick - Actor

Edward Percy - Playwright

Nancy Perry - Actor

Hazel Pickup - Actor

Alfred Piggott - Actor

Eugene Pillott - Playwright

Arthur Wing Pinero - Playwright

Wendy Playfair - Actor

John Poole - Playwright

Joan Pryor - Actor

John Quinn - Actor

Gordon Ramsay - Actor

Guy Raymond - Actor

Hylton Read - Actor

Charles Recht - Translator

Victor Ree - Playwright

John Reed - Actor

Eric Reiman - Actor

Geoffrey Rex - Actor

John Rhodes - Actor

Mair Rhydderch - Actor

Jackson Ricardo - Actor

Jackson Richards - Actor

Judith Richards - Actor

Elmer Roberts - Actor

Gordon Roberts - Actor

Wynne Roberts - Actor

A. Hinchcliffe Robertson - Director

Marcia Rodgers - Actor

P. H. Roebuck - Musician

Brian Rogers - Actor

Dinah Rogers - Actor

Leila Rogers - Actor

Betty Roland - Playwright

Desmond Rolfe - Actor

Leon Rosenthal - Musical Director

Desmond Rowan - Lighting Designer

Willa Rowhol - Actor

Bessie Rumsey - Actor

Edris Russell - Composer

Patricia Rutherford - Actor

Nancy Ruthven - Actor

James Ryan - Actor

Rae Sanders - Actor

Alfred Sangster - Playwright

Edna Saunderson - Actor

Pearl Schweig - Actor

Ian Scrivener - Actor

Richard Searle - Actor

Lilian Shand - Playwright

Don Sharpe - Actor

Gladys Shaw - Actor

Eveline Shearer - Actor

Dinah Shearing - Actor

Stephanie Sheppard - Actor

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - Playwright

John Sherman - Actor

Gwen Sherwood - Actor

Ralph Shiress - Actor

Marguerite Shirlaw - Actor

Honor Simm - Actor

Morris Hay Simpson - Playwright

Norma Slender - Director

Ross Smith - Actor

William Smith - Actor

Mary Spaull - Actor

Mimi Spaull - Actor

J C Squire - Author

Mr Stanton - Actor

Ella Stark - Actor

William State - Actor

Solomon Stedman - Playwright

Adrian Consett Stephen - Actor

Trevor Stephenson - Actor

Norma Stern - Actor

Bob Stevenson - Actor

Robert Louis Stevenson - Playwright

Jessie Storey - Actor

D. M. Stuart - Playwright

Montgomery Stuart - Director

Walter Sullivan - Actor

Heather Sutherland - Set Designer

Frank Swonnell - Actor

A. J. Talbot - Playwright

Dr Ludwig Thoma - Playwright

Harry Thomas - Actor-manager

Mrs L. Thomas - Publicist

Arthur Thompson - Actor

Dorothy Thomson - Actor

Wilfred Tiernan - Actor

Harry Tighe - Producer

Beatrice Tildesley - Actor

Ben Travers - Author

Irene Tucker - Actor, Composer, Director, Lyricist, Writer

Adeline Tudehope - Actor

Mavis Turner - Actor

Dorothy Twiss - Actor

Gilbert Unsworth - Actor

C. H. Vacchini - Playwright

Mary Vernon - Actor

Ross Vernon - Actor

Walter Vincent - Actor

Aileen Violet - Actor

Frank Vosper - Playwright

Celia Waghorn - Actor

Ruby Ward - Actor

Grahame Warren - Actor

Frank Waters - Actor

N. E. Waterworth - Director

Noel Waterworth - Director

Wynne Watkins - Actor

Dorothy Watson - Actor

Thelma Watson - Actor

Owen Weingott - Actor

Jerold Wells - Producer

Jack Whitel - Actor

Leslie Wiggins - Actor

Emlyn Williams - Playwright

Leslie Williams - Actor, Pianist

Keith Winter - Playwright

Edward Wood - Actor

Leslie Woolacott - Playwright

Edward Wooll - Playwright

Eric Worth - Actor

Jean Wotherspoon - Actor

Elinor Wray - Actor

Walter Wright - Actor

Allan Wyly - Actor

William Butler Yeats - Playwright

Joseph Zahara - Actor

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