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State Theater

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320 Pretorius Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 392 4000
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Bad mangement

We attended the Capitol Singers show on 6 May 2018 which was fantastic but the venue was a real... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Gerrie M
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Pretoria, South Africa
C.

It is undeserving of the name. There is absolutely nothing stately about the theatre. The layout... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Sunshine0789
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible0%
7 May 2018
“Bad mangement”
7 Apr 2017
“C.”
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320 Pretorius Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We attended the Capitol Singers show on 6 May 2018 which was fantastic but the venue was a real disappointment. Firstly no assistance is offered to find the disabled parking. Some of the parking staff does not even know what disabled parking means. On Sundays...More

Thank Gerrie M
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

It is undeserving of the name. There is absolutely nothing stately about the theatre. The layout of the Opera Theatre is somewhat of a fire hazard as there's no isle in the middle. The amenities inside are below par. There is no restaurant and the...More

Thank Sunshine0789
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This place is in need of a serious upgrade. The parking is horrendously expensive and far from any of the theatres and the security guards don't have a clue what is showing or where to go. The theatre are old and scruffy. There is a...More

Thank JUSTINE-JESSE
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Sad to see how the theatre building has become outdated and almost folorn. The parking lot is dirty and needs an upgrade. The theatre is dated and lost its grandeur, and has become more of a school-play type of environment. Instant coffee and someone's home...More

Thank louise l
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Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Check out performances here if visiting Pretoria. We enjoyed a fantastic dance performance - Qaphela Caesar. The dancers were simply brilliant.

Thank Rikbob
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

Visited the State Theater on several occasions. Very good shows including ballet, musicals and operas. Ample parking and friendly service at bars and service counters. Comfortable seating.

Thank RinasTravels
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

Lovely place to watch international standard ballets and productions. Plenty of safe underground parking but getting there is not great. I tend to visit other theatres when shows are late at night. Still has the good old "theatre" feel!

Thank JUSTINE-JESSE
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

Situated in the Pretoria CBD the venue is still classy and you should enjoy your visit in the knowledge that you car is safe in the underground parking where there are ample guards on duty. On this particular visit we enjoyed a top class ballet...More

Thank Brendan H
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Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

Say what you want, maybe I remain bias (the musician in me) but no movie, cinema or TV could ever compare to the magical feeling of dressing up for the show, the elaborate and dazzling costumes hidden by only the curtains, a cast of dancers...More

Thank CandiceYoung
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

The show AMABAZO MUSICAL is an excellent performance. Storytelling of the history of freedom of South Africa through dance and music as it is reflected by the professional pathway of this music group (awarded with 3 Grammies) that has been boosted by Paul Simon. Since...More

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