AFI State Cinema
375 Elizabeth St,
Phone: 03/6234 6318
Art-house and foreign films; reduced ticket prices Wed night. Licensed bar.
Federation Concert Hall
1 Davey St
Bookings free call 1800 001 190
Home to the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, with concerts on a regular basis.
106 Bathurst St
Phone: 03/6234 1536
Home to an amateur theatrical society that regularly puts on plays. Premises are also rented out to travelling shows.
Salamanca Arts Centre
77 Salamanca Place
Phone: 03/6234 8414
Base of several performance companies, including the Terrapin Puppet Theatre, which puts on touring shows - including a puppet picnic at the end of December in St Davids Park. Puppeteers are welcome to come in and look around. The theatre venue here is the Peacock Theatre which specializes in contemporary works, performed by various local theatre companies.
29 Campbell St
Phone: 03/6233 2299
This lovely old place is not too expensive or stuffy, offering a broad spectrum of entertainment from comedy nights to serious drama. The ancillary Backspace is smaller and more experimental - often hosting very entertaining Theatresports on Fri nights.
Village Cinema Centre
181 Collins St
Seven screens showing mainstream new releases; discount day is Tues.