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Dunstan Playhouse

Dunstan Playhouse

Adelaide Festival Centre on King William Street, Adelaide

  • wheelchair accessible
  • assistive listening system


Located at the Adelaide Festival Centre on King William Street, Adelaide. To get to the Dunstan Playhouse travel down Festival Drive from King William Street.  From North Terrace walk 300 metres north through the Adelaide Railway Station and out the glass doors, cross Festival Drive and you’re there.

Public Transport

Easily accessible by Train, Bus and Tram. The tram stops at the Adelaide Railway Station. By train turn left after going through the turnstyles and head out the glass doors. There are bus stops on North Terrace and King William Road. A  Free Bus service operates on a loop throughout the city and North Adelaide.

Adelaide Railway Station is a 600 metre walk via North Terrace to the Dunstan Playhouse. The fastest route is via the northern exit of the station.

Nearest bus stops:

Stop C1 North Terrace, North Side

Stop W2 North Terrace South Side

Stop A3 King William Road, East Side

Stop Z1 King William Road, West Side


The Adelaide Festival Centre car park has 9 accessible parking spaces that can be pre-booked through BASS on 131 246 or at one of the BASS Outlets. Bookings must be made no later than 12pm the day before the park is required. You must display a Disability Parking Permit in the window of your vehicle.

A lift is available with access to both levels.

Wilson Car Parking

Ticket holders can access discounted rates at Wilson Adelaide Central car park at 225 North Terrace.


Accessible Seating

There are 11 Accessible seats. Boxes 1 and 4, and selected Stall seats in Row L have removable seats to accommodate patrons remaining in wheelchairs or to allow ease of access to transfer to a theatre seat.

A lift is available with access to Row L, Seats 8–11 and 32–35.

Hearing Assistance

Patrons are able to borrow a small transmitter pack with the choice of either an inductive neck loop (for use with a hearing aid with a t-setting) or a set of headphones (for patrons without a hearing aid or a hearing aid without a T-Setting) to amplify the performance. Or bring your own headphones if you desire.

Transmitter packs are available on a first come first served basis.  Arrive at least half an hour before the performance to collect a pack from the Information Desk. Patrons will be required to leave a driver’s licence or some form of photo ID as a deposit until the pack is returned.




Unisex accessible toilets are available in the foyer of the Dunstan Playhouse.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome in every theatre and event/function area of the Adelaide Festival Centre.

The Bistro:

Enjoy the outside terrace, indoor dining and cocktail lounge. Lift access is available via the Playhouse Foyer. Please request access at the Information Desk.

Wheelchair Loan

Please contact Stage Door on 08 8216 8724 if you need to borrow a wheelchair ‘free of charge’ when you attend your performance.

Access information for all Adelaide Festival Centre Venues