The World Theatre is a council owned and operated venue, which includes MT LEYSHON AUDITORIUM - a 660 raked fixed seating performing arts theatre with raised proscenium stage, side stage dressing rooms, green room, and basement rehearsal space with own dressing rooms, plus more. Ideal for large scale theatrical or musical performances, conferences, school presentations etc. Includes theatrical lighting, sound and projection equipment. Yamaha C7 grand piano 440 concert tuned. Set of Timpani Drums. 001 Aoyama Orpheus 47A Harp. Available for hire - One day/one show commercial hire $950+ GST and $3 ticket booking fee. Longer hires – fee quoted on application.
The Charters Towers community appreciates a wide variety of product. The main industries in the region are beef cattle, education and gold mining. Tourism and agriculture also play an important role. There are quite a few families with young children. There are annual Country music and cultural festivals.
The audience demographic and attendance depends very much on the individual show and outside factors. anywhere from 30-660 have attended various shows. The official population of the region is around 12000, with approx 8000 in the town area.
Charters Towers is 130km/1 ½ hour drive from Townsville in North Qld. Accommodation is reasonably priced and nothing is more than 5 minutes away. There are no traffic lights or roundabouts.
Health Centre – approx 1km from venue. No 24 hr pharmacy. There are many good cafes & pubs in town – Henry’s Restaurant is attached to the venue (but separate business)with several options in Gill St – a very short walk from the venue. Any questions – please just ask…