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Address: 1 Taranaki St, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-801 7992
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A great little theatre for a night out.

It's a small and cosy theatre but its a great way to experience the true cultural side of Wellington. There's a small Cafe/bar area and it has two theatres. The one I went in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a small and cosy theatre but its a great way to experience the true cultural side of Wellington. There's a small Cafe/bar area and it has two theatres. The one I went in, 'circa 2' is comfy and intimate. I went to see Scarlet & Gold, a NZ play that focuses on the mining strikes and the struggles of... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and I enjoyed a performance of Lungs at the Circa theatre 2. This was our first visit to this theatre on the waterfront. There is a delightful charm to this intimate space. Booking done with ease online.

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Thank micsgirl
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We often go to musical plays, always fabulous !! Enjoyed a wine or two, topped off with sweet treat :) Super entertainment!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We were in the district of museums etc & decided to catch a play if seats were available. Bonus we bought front row seats for the nights performance of Stage Kiss. Fantastic quaint theatre that has a bar as well as snacks. The show was first class. Wonderful little theatre with friendly obliging staff.

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Oakland, California
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We went to a musical play based on the works of Jane Austen that was absolutely fabulous! Had we stayed longer in Wellington, I would definitely have checked out whatever else was coming to this theatre.

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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Popped in while visiting te papa and picked up some tickets for that evening. Saw a quality show and had some theatre sweets and treats. If you enjoy theatre this is a must.

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

If you're a theatre enthusiast, then this is your place for a regular visitor. It's literally the best theatre company in Wellington. They have a range of shows, from famous classics to Kiwi performances and children's plays. The main hall is the place where the normally stage the main program.

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Thank Reza S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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279 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

We have been coming back to Wellington at this time of the year for quite a few years now and always go to the Pantomine. I think Circa consistently has the best theatre in the country. The atmosphere is great and the staff are friendly. Just wish we could come more often!

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Arlington, Virginia
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

After seeing several of the "big" attractions; e.g., the national museum, we attended a performance of "The Bookbinder," a wonderful one-man show, at the Circa Theatre. This play could be enjoyed by youngsters, and the small venue allows all attendees to feel they are "ringside" to the actor. The cost was very reasonable: NZ$20 for senior citizens. The play we... More 

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Thank Pegtrav
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Convenient and one avoids the rush from an off site restaurant and parking is handy too. The service was not too bad and the food was good, not great but it was worth the time to relax and not worry about the above. Drinks were priced at a good rate and the selection was not too bad. It certainly made... More 

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