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St James Theatre

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Address: 77-83 Courtenay Place | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Our stay in the big smoke

We came to see Lord of the Dance. Fabulous building, good seats, great show. Thanks for the memories.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 September 2015
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

We came to see Lord of the Dance. Fabulous building, good seats, great show. Thanks for the memories.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Went a few months ago to enjoy the Opera La Cenerentola, which is one of my favourites. The Theatre isa very nice old lady, done up but still missing a little bit of the magic other old theatres have got. Acoustics in the higher areas was rather poor :(

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Timaru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

Amazing decor, seating is a bit dated and rows are close together but the view was amazing from the Grand Circle. Ushers were very helpful

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Fantastic show in a fabulous old theatre. The theatre is a jewel in the city's cultural crown. Wellingtonian's are so lucky to have such an amazing venue.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

A friend and I witnessed a mesmerizing Ballet show performed by the NZ Royal Ballet Group. We purchased tickets at $35, which was the cheapest available and sat one floor above the stage at the very back far end. Although the seating was quite distant from the stage, we were able to view the stage and the actors performance quite... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Our conference black tie dinner was held at the st james on the stage. Approximately 150 of us sitting around 10 to a table. Being seated in this ionic theatre was awe inspiring thinking about the history and the many, many historical stories if the walls and seats could speak. The dinner was a set menu and an army of... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Having been at the St James in 2014 as NZ Tour roadie & driver for The Beatle Boys, It was a pleasure to be back at the St James in 2015. I,ve seen many concerts over the years in the venue & loved its atmosphere. This year they accomodated my every request, opening up early on performance day to drop... More 

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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

St James Theatre is a great theatre venue for a variety of stage shows. I have been to many shows here including art exhibitions in their many foyer spaces.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

I have been for many shows at the st James . You can buy coffee alcohol and a very slim selection of food there . Also icecreams . There are toilets and wheelchair access . Staff were helpful

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

Awesome show and beautiful theatre. Easy to get a taxi to and from and access not too bad for my mother on a walking frame. Staff helpful and friendly

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