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Built in 1913, this this regal old theater has long been an affectionate favorite with Adelaide theater enthusiasts. It was first known as the Tivoli, and the opening night featured the great Lili Langtrey, "the Jersey Lily". Over the years the theater has played a colorful role in South Australian theater history. It is now managed by the Adelaide Festival Centre, enjoying a new life as the renovated Her Majesty's.
Built in the early 19th century, Queen's Theatre is one of the city's oldest theaters. Since its inception this has been the venue for a number of inspiring plays and performances, some of which were the fist of its kind in the city. Having undergone a number of renovations, the theater is now up to speed with the modern world. With a capacity to seat about 1000 people, the atmosphere inside the theater is can get overwhelming.
Dominating the parkland between Torrens Lake and St. Peter's Cathedral lies the Adelaide Oval, often lauded as one of the most scenic cricket grounds in the world. The first test match played here was between Australia and England in 1884. Since that time, the ground has been used for other sports such as rugby and Australian football. The distinctive Victor Richardson and Clarrie Grimmett gates add special character to the cricket ground, while the splendid old scoreboard dates back to Edwardian times. Though it is widely regarded as a sacred ground for cricket, Adelaide Oval has also hosted big-ticket concerts, where artists like Ed Sheeran, Adele and Foo Fighters have performed in the past.