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RALLY to save the Metro-Minerva Theatre Sunday 5 December from 12.30pm Fitzroy Gardens, Kings Cross

A RALLY to save the Metro-Minerva Theatre Sunday 5 December from 12.30pm

-Fitzroy Gardens, Kings Cross

Featuring: Marcia Hines and John Waters (original cast of HAIR)

Mark Trevorrow, Catherine Alcorn, David Carroll and Christa Hughes

Speakers: Alex Greenwich (Member for Sydney),

Andrew Andersons AO (renowned theatre architect)

Olivia Ansell (Artistic Director Sydney Festival)

Located on Orwell Street just a few confident steps off Macleay, from the moment the Metro-Minerva Theatre opened it became the jewel in the crown of the Kings Cross and Potts Point area that was already buzzing with galleries, cinemas, nightclubs, revues, coffee shops and fine dining establishments.The Minerva Theatre was the brainchild of renowned theatre impresario David N Martin of the Tivoli Circuit fame. One of three buildings which made up the “Minerva Centre” his vision and enterprise created an integrated suite of three buildings all of which are intact.

Media are invited to join members of the entertainment profession, supporters of heritage architecture, and concerned residents of Potts Point,

at a Rally on Sunday 5 December from 12.30pm in the Fitzroy Gardens, Kings Cross.

Fitzroy Gardens is directly opposite Orwell Street, the location of the Metro-Minerva Theatre.

There is a chance that the Metro-Minerva Theatre will be sold to developers for commercial use.

This stunning art deco building was once the home to many musicals including the Premiere of HAIR in 1969.

Revive the Metro-Minerva Theatre!

We want the Metro-Minerva as a Theatre – Stop the hotel conversion

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