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Civic Theatre

The Civic Theatre in Cairns is on the corner of Florence and Sheridan Streets, and holds the reputation as an accomplished entertainment centre. Opened in 1974 by the PM at the time, Gough Whitlam; it was the first function-built theatre in main Queensland. This famed entertainment venue offers a culturally diverse repertoire of shows, which include dance, comedy and music, from local and international acts. The Civic Theatre is therefore, a major cultural establishment in Queensland, attracting guests the world over who come to pay homage to its rich history; and witness a blend of the old and modern.

  • Watch amazing shows at the Civic Theatre in Cairns, and catch performers who have perfected showmanship and the art of entertainment over the years; shows include Happy Birthday Peter Rabbit, Funny Chokers, and The Pirates of Penzance.
  • Take part in the annual Eisteddfod festival, which celebrates Welsh music, literature and performance and also involves performances by school children and organizations in Cairns.
  • Tour the Civic Theatre, and get to see where the action takes place, and the behind-the-scene areas where some of the world’s largest shows are presented.

Located between Sheridan & Florence Streets, the Civic Theatre is hard to miss. You can get to this entertainment centre in a number of ways. If using a taxi you should know that there is only one provider in the city. If you would love to check out the sights on your way to the Civic Theatre, hiring a bike is another choice, but the most common way to get to this point of interest is by bus. Sunbus offers bus services in Cairns, and buses can be hailed along the route or at any bus stop.

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