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The show goes on during ‘Maj’ makeover

The show goes on during ‘Maj’ makeover

It is business as usual at His Majesty’s Theatre as works get underway to reinstate external balcony structures and return the 118-year-old building to its original façade.

The extensive renovation will improve patron experience by enhancing the theatre’s main entrance and street precinct character; and extending internal foyer spaces to make them more accessible and functional.

A team of heritage restoration specialists will replace the existing Hay Street canopy and small balconies on levels one and two of the building’s exterior with the original-style Federation balcony structures. This will require a gantry and scaffolding to be built over the footpath on Hay and King streets, and some temporary footpath closures to help ensure public safety. The works are expected to be completed by mid-2022.

Throughout the construction, a full schedule of performances will continue at the theatre for your enjoyment. The Crew & King Café | Restaurant | Bar will also remain open Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 2pm (lunch from 11am) and during show times.

We thank you for your continued patronage during these exciting works to return the splendour to one of Western Australia’s great public buildings and leading performing arts venues.

For more information about how you can help the restoration project, visit Help us bring His Majesty’s Theatre back to its full glory

Please email any questions or concerns about the works to themajrestoration@ptt.wa.gov.au.

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