Venue Savoy Theatre
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Address 25-29 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
First Date 1924
Last Date January 1973
Notes Opened as the Adyar Hall (a concert hall) in 1924. Used as a theatre by little and amateur companies, it was altered and re-opened as the Savoy Theatre in 1930.All seating was on a single level. It was used for films and live theatre until 1937. Renamed the New Savoy in 1939 and became the venue f
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Ruth Walker - Actor

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John Wilson - Actor

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George Wright - Director, Playwright

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