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Seymour Centre

The Seymour Centre is a performing arts centre housing a number of performance venues - York Theatre, Everest Theatre, Downstairs Theatre and Sound Lounge - a cafe, bars, expansive foyers and gallery space.

The York Theatre is the largest theatre in the centre and has a seating capacity of 788 in a semi-circular configuration. The theatre offers an exceptional intimacy between performers and audiences. Seating in the York Theatre may be general admission or reserved seating.

The Everest Theatre was designed for the presentation of musical events and incorporates variable acoustic features to provide optimum sound quality. Seating in the Everest Theatre is general admission.

The Downstairs Theatre is a small, informal studio-style theatre. The seating in the Downstairs Theatre is general admission.

The Sound Lounge is an intimate cabaret style venue offering light meals and refreshments. Seating is unreserved.

The Seymour Centre is wheelchair accessible.

To book your tickets or if you have any queries please call Sydney Festival on 02 8248 6500 and we'll be happy to assist.

Restaurants and Bars
The Seymour Centre has refreshments available on each level, including a coffee cart in the main foyer. The Centre also operates a gourmet BBQ in the front courtyard opposite the main entrance, from one and a half hours prior to evening performances. For information on restaurants around the area, patrons should visit the venue website.

Public Transport
Train - the closest train stations are Central (patrons can then catch a bus or walk up Broadway and turn left onto City Road) or Redfern (patrons can walk to the Centre via Lawson Street and Ivy Street).

Bus - Routes 422, 423, 426 or 428 depart from bus stand A at Circular Quay passing via Castlereagh Street, Railway Square and Central train station.

For quick and convenient access to timetables, trip planning and other public transport service information call the Transport Infoline on 131 500 or visit the

Car Parking
Parking for Seymour Centre patrons is available in the parking station on Shepherd Street. The University of Sydney also provides on-campus parking. Both options are a short walk from the Seymour Centre and use a 'pay and display' ticket vending system.

Events at Seymour Centre

Seymour Centre
Corner City Road and Cleveland Street
(02) 9351 7940
Wheelchair Accessible 
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