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Great Show 'Madiba', Staff Helpful, Large Auditorium

This place is an oasis in the desert, set on the North Shore at Takapuna I never imagined that a... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2019
BernardR792
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Great Theatre

Second or third time we have seen a show here. The seats are comfy and there is good leg room. Row... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2019
OldDeuteronomy2014
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Whakatane, New Zealand
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The Bruce Mason Centre has taken a lead role in arts and entertainment on the North Shore. The centre hosts a wide range of family entertainment, ballet, dance, music and is the North Shore hub for the Comedy Festival.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 The Promenade, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
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+64 9-488 2940
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

Once again was well worth the trip to come specially all the way from Rotorua to a show in this great theatre, the most recent one being the fab MADIBA THE MUSICAL. Seats always comfortable, theatre small enough that it doesn't matter where you sit...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2019

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

This place is an oasis in the desert, set on the North Shore at Takapuna I never imagined that a small regional theatre in a place like this would be so impressive. Just the auditorium itself was much larger than I expected and the small...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2019

Many thanks for your review Bernard. Come back soon :)

Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Second or third time we have seen a show here. The seats are comfy and there is good leg room. Row E certainly did it for us. There isn't a lot of foyer seating prior to show but the theatre compensates well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OldDeuteronomy2014
AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback here :)

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

What an awesome night! Venue was great and comfy and the show was hilarious as! Parking was no worries even in a packed show. I get to select a seat when I booked my tickets. Seats are cushioned and not those plastic seats.

Date of experience: June 2018
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AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2019

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Full house... great seats with plenty of leg room to get up and dance during the finale. Had to get there early to get parking close to the theatre.

Date of experience: April 2018
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AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2019

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Recently attended a music festival at this venue. Very well managed and good access. Ample bathroom facilities. Parking is available in the area. Close to town with restaurants and shops.

Date of experience: September 2017
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AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2019

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Purpose built I know but a great venue to catch a show, well positioned seating with unobstructed views of the main stage. Seating is tiered steep enough so you don't have to sit up or stare between heads to catch the action. Bar is reasonably...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2019

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

An older place with a bit of character, and 'in house' bar (and I think snacks served?). Handy to a lot of eateries across the road or around the corner on Hurstmere Road. Parking also 5 minutes walk for events like this. Inside a main...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you Simon. We look forward to seeing you again at Bruce Mason Centre soon.

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Went to see Game of Crones (Grumpy Old Women) and much to SWKE's (She Who Knows Everything) disgust I got front row seats, dead centre at that!! Naturally we did get picked on a little (well SWKE did!) but it was well worth it -...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2019

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We visit Auckland every couple of years (from the UK) to visit family. Today was our first time at the Bruce Mason Centre, to see a production of George's Marvellous Medicine. Spacious, light, bright,good acoustics and friendly, helpful staff. A great facility for the community.

Date of experience: December 2016
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AKLLive, Manager at Bruce Mason Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2019

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