Venue Information

The Townsville Civic Theatre opened in 1978 and for the last thirty years has been a dynamic centre of entertainment and performing arts in the city. Playing host to a feast of live entertainment, the Theatre has also provided an environment to further the development of performing arts in the North and link Townsville to mainstream top-class productions.

Friends of the Theatre

The Friends of the Theatre (FOTT) is an association that promotes the awareness and appreciation of the Townsville Civic Theatre and is run by a volunteer executive committee, elected from its members.

Download a fact sheet and membership form (PDF)


Mode Seating
Concert (Large Auditorium) 959 seats
13 wheelchair
13 companion
4 larger patron        
Lyric Mode (with orchestra pit/extended stage) 939 seats
13 wheelchair
13 companion
4 larger patron
Intimate 327 seats
307 (excluding row BB)
6 wheelchair
6 companion
2 larger patron


Situated on the Theatre's forecourt our bar provides patrons with a selection of fine wines, spirits, light refreshments and a variety of food delights in a relaxed atmosphere. The Bar opens one hour prior to a performance and during interval.

The Bar also offers pre-booked meals through Cuisine to Go at least 24 hours before the scheduled show time. Menu varies with performance.

Visit Cuisine to Go for menu and bookings.

Don't miss this delicious culinary experience at our theatre!

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One of the leading regional venues in Australia the Theatre boasts superior technical equipment, including state of the art sound and lighting systems meeting the requirements of international, national touring artists and local community users. Townsville Civic Theatre has highly professional technical staff whose combined knowledge and dedication helps make all performances successful.

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Seating plan

Civic Theatre seating plan

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Closure Notice

Following the Federal Government’s new social distancing restrictions, Council has made the decision to close various facilities to the public in order to help slow the spread of coronavirus effective from 6pm, Wednesday 25 March 2020:

  • Townsville Civic Theatre includes TicketShop (4727 9797 and online still available)

For more information, please read the Media Release or visit our Venues page.

TicketShop/Box Office information

TicketShop is your one-stop location for information and tickets to all premier events including theatre, concerts and sports.

Visit our TicketShop page for information, what's on and more.

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Contact us

9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday
41 Boundary Street
South Townsville QLD 4817

PO Box 1268
Townsville QLD 4810

(07) 4727 9013
TicketShop (07) 4727 9797

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