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What a feeling

If the walls could speak there would be interesting stories. It is a bit dangerous walking in the... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Itchytwiggy
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Benoni, South Africa
Daughter performing

Went with the whole family to go and watch my daughter performing with her school. Place is well... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
andrebotha99
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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 Oct 2018
“What a feeling”
4 Sep 2018
“Daughter performing”
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

If the walls could speak there would be interesting stories. It is a bit dangerous walking in the area, so be vigilant at all times. Still a glorious old lady.

Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Went with the whole family to go and watch my daughter performing with her school. Place is well looked after. Snacks and drinks are not expensive at all.

Thank andrebotha99
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

It’s sad to see how this place is going downhill! Maintenance is not up to par and it feels dirty in the theater.

Thank dbeerp
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
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
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
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Sad to see how the theatre building has become outdated and almost folorn.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 louisel594
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
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
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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