Arts Tasmania

The Theatre Royal is assisted through Arts Tasmania by the Minister for the Arts. Arts Tasmania is the unique, innovative and creative government arts agency, responsible for policy and planning for arts and culture in Tasmania.


Playing Australia

Assistance has been provided by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body 


Xsquared Architects

Xsquared Architects is a leading Tasmanian architectural practice, providing a comprehensive range of services for both living and working environments.

Specialising in commercial, institutional and sustainable design they are committed to supporting and participating in the arts.

In 2017 Xsquared Architects will support bringing Bell Shakespeare's The Merchant Of Venice to the Theatre Royal.


RACT is Tasmania's leading service organisation, offering a large range of services based on the guiding principles of support, security, safety and service. Both iconic Tasmanian businesses, the RACT and the Theatre Royal serve the Tasmanian community, are seen as leaders in our respective fields and enjoy an alignment of values and objectives.

In 2017 RACT will support bringing the children and family show Mr Stink to the Theatre Royal.

Shadforth Financial Group

One of Australia’s leading financial and business advisory firms with a reputation for offering the best financial and business advice.

In 2017 Shadforth Financial Group will support bringing Around the World in 80 Days to the Theatre Royal.



One of TasWater's key drivers is to provide lasting value for communities. As well as providing sustainable services, TasWater contributes to the community by offering financial and in-kind support. The Theatre again welcomes TasWater's commitment to supporting access for primary school students to the theatre and the arts.

In 2017 Taswater will support bringing Diary of a Wombat to the Theatre Royal.


Hobart City Council

The Hobart City Council is one of the nation's oldest councils; its demonstrated leadership has made Hobart one of the most liveable cities with a quality lifestyle. The Theatre Royal is grateful for the assistance and support provided by the Hobart City.



Southern Cross

Southern Cross Television is the market leader in Tasmania with a strong and diverse programming schedule that is the envy of the advertising industry. The combination of Southern Cross Television, 7Two and 7Mate delivers our client’s messages across the entire State 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is not possible to dominate the television landscape without premium content and there is no shortage of must watch television for you to choose from.

Hit 100.9

Hobart’s Hit 100.9 is all about the hottest hit music, celebrity gossip and original content that makes our audience feel happy, sad and ultimately engaged. Hobart’s hottest Breakfast duo Paul & Woody start your weekday with hot goss, hit music and guaranteed laughs.

In 2017 Southern Cross and their affiliated radio station hit100.9 will support bringing shake&stir theatre co's Dracula to the Theatre Royal.


The Mercury

The Mercury is Tasmania’s largest selling daily newspaper and aims to engage, entertain and educate Tasmanians and fans of Tasmania. The Mercury is passionate about news, photos and life on our wonderful island state.

In 2017 The Mercury will support bringing Papillon to the Theatre Royal.


Cascade Brewery

Peter Degraves designed and built the Cascade Brewery in 1824 and the Theatre Royal in 1834.  A collaborative partnership has been forged from this common heritage.  Cascade continues to uphold its beliefs in quality and hard work while proudly giving back to the State that has supported it all these years.  In 2017 the Theatre once again welcomes Cascade Brewery’s commitment to supporting access for individuals to the theatre and the arts.


The Theatre Royal Management Board is appointed by the Tasmanian Government.

In 2017 individual members of the Board will support bringing Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday to the Theatre Royal.


The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel

The multi-award winning Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel Hobart has built a reputation as one of Australia's most welcoming and relaxing inner-city hotels. It has a long and successful partnership with the Theatre Royal providing accommodation and function services to both the Theatre Royal and touring companies.


Magnolia Flowers

Located in Macquarie Street, South Hobart, Magnolia Flowers is the Theatre Royal’s florist partner, providing beautiful floral arrangements for the Theatre Royal foyer and events.

Digital Ink

Digital Ink is a successful design studio specialising in design and production for print and multimedia. Digital Ink demonstrates their considerable expertise with the design of all the Theatre Royal’s printed material and press advertising. The quality of Digital Ink’s work has been acknowledged through a multitude of awards.


Bruny Island Cheese Company

Bruny Island Cheese Company is an artisan cheese maker in southern Tasmania, owned and operated by Nick Haddow.

In 2017 the Theatre Royal is proud to have Bruny Island Cheese Company join us in supporting RAWspace a program that develops new Tasmanian talent.


40 Degrees South

Tasmania 40°South is a magazine that celebrates all that is good about Australia’s island state. Richly illustrated with superb photographs. Tasmania 40°South presents the wilderness, wildlife, culture, industry, landscapes and people of Tasmania.



Typeface is a professional design and printing company based in Hobart. Providing a high quality and reliable printing services to the Theatre Royal.


Friends of the Theatre Royal

The Friends of the Theatre Royal provide valuable support to the Theatre, assisting in promotion of, and raising funds for the Theatre. The Friends of the Theatre Royal conduct public tours of the Theatre. You can book a tour at the Box Office.


Fullers Bookshop

Fullers Bookshop was born in Hobart in the early 1920s. It is a well established, vibrant and dynamic bookshop. It holds the status of Tasmania’s leading independent bookseller and is a fundamental component of Tasmania’s cultural landscape. Fullers support the Theatre Royal’s ‘meet the company’ events during 2017, and general support for the Theatre Royal.


TasVacations is Tasmania’s own travel company. An active member of the Tasmanian community for over 35 years during which time they have created holiday dreams for tens of thousands of people.

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