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St James Theatre

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Address: 77-83 Courtenay Place | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone Number: (04) 802 4060
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Gorgeous venue whatever the show!

We've been here recently for The Proclaimers and The Blue Group. Sat in two different locations - either way it was awesome! Great view of the show - always feel intimate and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2016
666sharonp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We've been here recently for The Proclaimers and The Blue Group. Sat in two different locations - either way it was awesome! Great view of the show - always feel intimate and the staff are great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

The St James is lovely inside. So beautifully old architecture that is well maintained. A nice venue to watch a show. The cafe attached to the theatre has just been renovated and looks great. I recommend going to a show at this theatre

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Thank Michael M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Having recently visited the St James Theatre for a performance , we had an absolutely amazing evening. It is perfectly located on Courtenay Place, across the road from the Reading Cinema. The St James is the perfect venue for a performance. The evening was Topp class and we had a great time.

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Thank Marlene M
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I have been to a number of musical shows at this theatre and have never been disappointed by the seat I booked ( usually on line ) or the clarity of the production. Staff members are most helpful and there are good facilities available. A real bonus for me, particularly as a pensioner, is that I can get a bus... More 

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Thank Glenda A
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

We live visiting this old theatre. The sound is great and the seats get good views. We preferrer to pat extra for the best seats and are never disappointed. Bus stop directly opposite. Right in the centre of Wellingtons night life!

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Thank A P
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

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

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Thank kathrynmmas
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 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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Thank Redgaucho
Timaru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 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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Thank Lucy I
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 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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