Shedley Theatre

Elizabeth Civic Centre, 10 Playford Blvd, Elizabeth, Kaurna Country

Located 40 minutes outside of Adelaide the iconic Shedley Theatre complex was first opened by His Excellency the Governor, Sir Edric Bastyan in 1965. Since then the theatre has played host to a variety of musicals, comedy and vaudeville acts, concerts and more- Developing its rich history in the music and art scene of Adelaide.

The theatre itself has a capacity of 387* and boasts a large stage with enormous depth. It includes an orchestra pit, not visible from the house and sits below stage level with it comfortably accommodating a 12 piece band. In the atrium of the Shedley Theatre our newly developed Shedley Café and Bar is located for attendees to enjoy during their visit to matinee or evening performances.

We acknowledge the traditional land of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains. Their cultural heritage, beliefs and spiritual relationship with country are of continuing importance today. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging.

*COVID-19 Seat Restrictions

The space is part of: Shedley Theatre

Step-free mobility aid accessible

Step-free mobility aid access through the main entrance with an accessible bathroom.

  • Venue and Space entrance is accessible for a person with limited mobility, this includes people who use a wheelchair and/or cannot climb stairs.
  • The entrance to the venue and/or space is through the main entrance.
  • If the path of travel to the entrance of the venue and/or space is level, firm and obstacle-free
  • The Venue has a designated accessible unisex toilet or have made alternative arrangements nearby for an accessible unisex toilet.

More venue accessibility details

Detailed venue and space accessibility

Main venue accessibility information


The main entrance to the venue has step-free access suitable for people using mobility aids.

Car parking

There are 10 designated wheelchair accessible car parking spaces near this venue.

Wheelchair accessible parking is located: On the East side of the Shedley Theatre/ Civic Centre Complex or in the Windsor Car Park located South-East of the Complex.

Drop off point

Safe wheelchair accessible drop off/pick up area in close proximity to the venue entrance.

The path of travel from the street or drop off point to the entrance level, firm and obstacle free.

Box Office

The venue has a box office available.

The box office has an accessible lowered counter.

No counter hearing loop service available at box office.

Toilet facilities

Designated wheelchair accessible unisex toilet/s.

Food and Drink

Food and drink available but the service areas are not accessible.

Additional information

Elizabeth Civic Centre, 10 Playford Blvd, Elizabeth, SA, 5112

Main venue accessibility images

This performance space accessibility information


The entrance to the event space has step-free access suitable for people using mobility aids.

All internal pathways, including to and from seating are well lit.

Wheelchair companions

The spaces for people with limited mobility or who use a wheelchair are located: In the middle of the auditorium

There is space for a service animal to be with a patron.

A carer/partner/companion can sit directly next to the patron using the wheelchair.

The patron using a wheelchair can sit directly next to 1 other patrons.

Number of wheelchair spaces in this space


Food and Drink

The Shedley Theatre is 35 metres away from the nearest accessible toilet.

Adelaide Fringe is committed to continually improving accessibility measures. Please reach out if you have any concerns.

Opening hours

Sunday: closed
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM



Venue facilities

  • Licenced bar facilities
  • Food facilities
  • Location

    Elizabeth Civic Centre, 10 Playford Blvd, Elizabeth, Kaurna Country

    View location on Google MapsNew tab