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Saw asian drumming at the St. James theater as part of the New Zealand Festival, good show

Music, drumming, tai chi, and a beautiful theater, in Wellington, New Zealand, you could not ask... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
Beautiful location and great facilities

This was my first visit to the St James Theatre but I was totally blown away by the restoration... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
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Feb 27, 2018
“Saw asian drumming at the St. James theater as part of the New Zealand Festival, good show”
Jan 19, 2018
“Beautiful location and great facilities”
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Music, drumming, tai chi, and a beautiful theater, in Wellington, New Zealand, you could not ask for anything better for the older crowd, it was two blocks from apartment, restaurant was great and it was across the street from the theater. Visit it if you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2018

This was my first visit to the St James Theatre but I was totally blown away by the restoration work that has gone into this beautiful old theatre. Disabled access was excellent and the staff very helpful. The highlight was obviously the event I went...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

I give this a POOR rating because we went to see the Ultimate Eagles show which was OK, (seen better), but made way worse by the people behind us talking the entire way through the show. Now I know that's nothing to do with the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank majnz
Reviewed June 2, 2017

I went to Dr. Hook and to The Pink Floyd concerts at St. James in May and found both bands to be excellent. It's a shame that I can't compliment the ushers, not all of them by the way. But there were a couple (older...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Youie1966
Reviewed April 26, 2017

We visited for Jethro Tull 04/17. All our interaction with the staff was friendly and helpful. I don't know if they are volunteers or not, but they certainly do an excellent job. We had comfortable seating, enjoyed great acoustics and had a memorable night. Not...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed January 7, 2017

The theatre itself is very nice, got that old fashioned but proud feel about it. The staff are very helpful and pleasant. The negative was the seats, they are narrow and hard so it took away from the performance. You can request a cushion from...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Juliette D
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Went here to watch the ballet. Terrible seating in the stalls - nowhere to put drinks, not tiered enough if there are tall people in the rows ahead so very hard to see the stage and there were very hard uncomfortable seats. The ornate work...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

The staff here are always helpful and pleasant. The ushers get people seated promptly and with a smile The other great thing is the number of cubicles in the ladies loo!

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank HKinsey
Reviewed October 9, 2016

I visited this theatre for the first time, on 4th October, 2016, to see New Zealand Opera's production of the Stephen Sondheim musical, SWEENY TODD. The theatre is comfortable, and with very good sight-lines, and the building reminded me of Sydney's original Theatre Royal, on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Grant C
Reviewed September 12, 2016

St James's theatre is a wonderful venue. It is designed in the old school with colonnades, the Gods and a true theatrical experience being provided. We have been fortunate enough to see many different productions here in our time is the management rotate great shows....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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