The Capitol Theatre is one of Melbourne’s most important historic buildings. Designed by Walter Burley Grifin and his wife Marion Mahony Griffin, it was completed in It is best known for its extraordinary crystal inspired ceiling.
The most beautiful theatre in the world, The STATE Theatre, Sydney, Australia theatre opened with the Ernst Lubitsch film The Patriot (1928) in June 1929. Seating 2775, lavishly designed by Sydney architect Henry Eli White who based his work on that of American architect John Eberson in the USA. It has Gothic, Italian and Art deco design. It contains a Wurlitzer organ and a Koh-i-Noor cut crystal chandelier (second largest on earth), paintings by William Dobell and Julian Ashton.