There has been no venue for live adult theatre in Ku-ring-gai since 2001,
when the Northside Theatre Company stopped producing plays at
Marian Street Theatre.
Support Marian Street Theatre, established in August 2016, is working with the community and Council to create a venue that will be the cultural centre for
Ku-ring-gai – not just for theatre, but also for cabaret, jazz, chamber music, sculpture, art and education in the arts.
In its Business Plan which was noted by Council in July 2018 SMST proposed the main auditorium of the revamped building as envisaged by architect
Luke Playoust would seat 300 and there will be downstairs performance areas as well. There would also be an art gallery and café/restaurant. The building would be linked to an amphitheatre in adjacent Selkirk Park, with the existing car park entrance being moved to Culworth Avenue.
Inspired by the SMST Business Plan Council voted to remodel and re-open MST.
After a tender process Council awarded Tonkin Zulaikha Greer as architects of the $10.5M project.
The DA for the MST being considered now is exciting, it’s futuristic and
it perfectly reflects the character of Ku-ring-gai with its huge
SMST Committee members Di Yerbury AO, John...
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