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Address: 77-83 Courtenay Place | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone Number: (04) 802 4060
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Singing in the Rain

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 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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Waikanae, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We saw a wonderful show in this beautiful theatre. However by the time the show finished mine and my husband's backs were aching very badly. The seats are not comfortable. Shame too that the Theatre does not have a booklet with forthcoming shows in. Also the staff allowed a lady in front of me to record the whole show on... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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191 reviews 191 reviews
56 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This old theatre is very grand. Its a great venue for shows. We have recently seen singing in the rain here and it was a wonderful show. The theatre is central to wellingtons night life with plenty of bars and restaurants nearby. The bus stops immediately outside.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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182 reviews 182 reviews
118 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

The St James is a beautiful theatre. I've seen many shows there, from Sleeping Beauty On Ice, to illusionists, to comedy shows. Staff are always very helpful and the atmosphere is great :)

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Cairns, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Brillant, lovely and very interesting architecture, comfortable, friendly staff, good clean amenities.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

I went to see Mamma Mia as a last minute plan while I was on business in Wellington. All the staff were incredibly friendly & hospitable, which is something I find very welcoming when going to an event where there is a lot of waiting to enter & intermissions in a social event, but going alone, it's nice to be... More 

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Wellington
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129 reviews 129 reviews
54 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Just seen Mama Mia at this venue - great show! I had seen this a few years ago in Melbourne, and this Wellington production was just as good. The set was fantastic, as was the singing. Well done Welly!

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Motueka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Some great singers, some not. Kids were amazing and the mother abyss was outstanding. She stole the show by far. The backdrops were outstanding and the orchestra deserved big applause.

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Sydney
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96 reviews 96 reviews
27 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Beautiful, well proportioned traditional theatre. Generous public areas. A pleasure to go to, and well located with such a variety of restaurants and bars near by.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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141 reviews 141 reviews
54 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Went to my first show here recently and what a delight! The interior is a treat for the eyes and adds to the enjoyment of the evening. I found the seating comfortable and easily accessed, and the ushers very helpful. Will definitely go there again.

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