The Capitol

The Capitol

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Originally built in 1924, and reopened in 2019, The Capitol has a spectacular architectural and cinematic history, and is recognised as a true Melbourne icon.

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What's On

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Date: 27 March 2024 - 21 April 2024

The lights of Melbourne shine a little bit brighter when the Melbourne International Comedy Festival takes over town!

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Bonnie Garmus: Lessons in Chemistry

Icon / Small / Calendar Created with Sketch. 21 May 2024

At this exclusive Melbourne event, best-selling novelist Bonnie Garmus discusses her captivating debut, Lessons in Chemistry.

Stephen K Amos

Icon / Small / Calendar Created with Sketch. 24 May 2024 - 25 May 2024

Stephen K Amos is back with a brand new show, after treading the boards of London's West End in the smash hit musical My Fair Lady.

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Mo Gilligan

Icon / Small / Calendar Created with Sketch. 13 Jul 2024

One of the UK's biggest comedy stars MO GILLIGAN will be bringing his highly anticipated 'In The Moment World Tour 'to Australia and New Zealand in 2024.

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Gianmarco Soresi Australia & New Zealand Tour 2024

Icon / Small / Calendar Created with Sketch. 07 Aug 2024

Gianmarco Soresi is a New York based stand-up comedian, actor, and creator known for his sharp societal observation and spry, energetic stage presence.

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Venue hire

The Capitol is available to hire for screenings, performances, talks, conferences, festivals, meetings and private events.

Our spaces

The Capitol is a contemporary centre for the cultural and education industries, with a variety of flexible spaces available to innovate and enjoy.

Visit

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Address

113 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Enter via Capitol Arcade,
opposite Melbourne Town Hall

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

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torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.