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BATS Theatre

1 Kent Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4175
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You better show up early

We booked to see a play at bats, this review is a reflection on the actors or plays themselves... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
Woulnt let us in, 3 minutes late

I flew down from auckland espically to watch my brother in his play. I arrived 3 minutes late due... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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24 Jun 2017
“Lick My Past Play”
2 weeks ago
“You better show up early ”
1 Kent Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4175
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked to see a play at bats, this review is a reflection on the actors or plays themselves because we weren’t allowed in. Due to traffic and parking issues we were 3 minutes late and even though my friend flew down to see her...More

2  Thank T6300ZYemilyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I flew down from auckland espically to watch my brother in his play. I arrived 3 minutes late due to parking issues and they refused to let us in. The man at the counter was being very unhelpful and unresonable, and also would not offer...More

1  Thank georginat260
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Havent been to Bats in ages and it hasn't changed that make. We popped in to see a play called Lick My Past which was an amazing show. Im not a big fan of the theatre but I really enjoyed the chemistry and production of...More

Thank Lsas26
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I think Bats, along with Circa, is one of the active theaters in Wellington where you mostly see New Zealand drama. They have recently moved to their new location which is much better that the one in Dixon st. The variety of shows is great...More

1  Thank 265rezas
Reviewed 22 December 2015

We saw two shows here on our recent visit to Wellington, one of which was Belonging. Excellent live theatre, lovely street frontage bar to relax in before the show, always make a point of coming here when we're in town.

1  Thank Crosstrees
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Great to have an awesome local venue - I'm new to town and have really enjoyed seeing some of the Fringe Festival and Comedy Festival here. The tickets are very reasonably priced. Only criticism would be that they ask you to print out your ticket,...More

1  Thank VGNZ
Reviewed 11 April 2015

I don't know if this was community theatre or professional theatre. I DO know that it was an extremely entertaining evening with a script I'd never heard of being performed at a very professional level by a small cast of talented actresses.

1  Thank Susan N
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I know this is a late review but around 2 years ago I booked my tickets (very early) for Follow Follow Follow at Bats. After 2 of the GO Wellington buses didn't show up (I usually expect one to not show up so I get...More

1  Thank Ceba1128
BATS_Theatre, Manager at BATS Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2015

Hi Ceba1128, Sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience back in 2013, but thanks very much for the feedback, which is still absolutely valid - even a couple of years later! To give you a bit of an idea about our usual procedure:...More

Reviewed 5 March 2015

I didn't visit Wellington with the intention of going to the theater but I stumbled across the BATS Theater and ended up going to three shows in three days. The venue has three small theater spaces and I was there in the midst of the...More

2  Thank MPS_VP
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Just attended the latest BATS production, WATCH. It's a thought-provoking journey into the surveillance state, creatively presented by involving the audience in the "watching" process, with a surprise twist at the end of Act 1 and a change of theatre (within the same building) for...More

3  Thank Fermax
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