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The Court Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Brilliantly funny!!

I was invited to the court theatre by my sister who is a regular attendee. We went to a scared... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Timaru, New Zealand
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Great little theatre – good atmosphere

Whilst visiting family in Christchurch we were treated to an evening at the Court Theatre. What a... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
Chris H
Bristol, England
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The Court Theatre is New Zealand’s biggest professional theatre company. Our current home is in The Shed in Addington, Christchurch. The Court Theatre aims to enrich, support and sustain Christchurch and Canterbury audiences by providing theatre of...more
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Bernard St, off Lincoln Road, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I was invited to the court theatre by my sister who is a regular attendee. We went to a scared scriptless evening. I wasn’t sure what to expect but it was so funny. There was a host 4 x comedians and a pianist they took...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Whilst visiting family in Christchurch we were treated to an evening at the Court Theatre. What a lovely place – easy access, easy parking, nice spacious area for drinks and a freshly made pizza before the show and an excellently produced and acted production –...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Always well done plays and shows. The location has heaps of parking and easy access. Drinks are a reasonable price. Have a pizza before or pre order for straight after the show. Easy Money is another great play by Roger Hall. The cast is top...More

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed March 3, 2018

My friend had a spare ticket so it was a last minute decision to attend the show. Not a large theatre so nice and close to the stage. Comfortable seats. Full bar open before the show and during intermission. I haven't been here before and...More

Thank Catherine K
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were kindly shouted 2 tickets to see Chicago at the Court Theatre. We'd been to The Court Theatre a few times before and were really looking forward to the evening. The Court Theatre is relatively easy to get to, being just...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed December 29, 2017

First time visitors to the court theatre and it won't be the last, the theatre is an inviting space with an industrial feel. The staff were helpful and the theatre gave great views of the show. Chicago was excellent and I would highly recommend it....More

Thank brownie198
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Chicago what an Amazing Show - a must as fantastic singing, acting - you will enjoy this brilliant performance - feel soo lucky to have seen it - plenty of parking at The Court Theatre - lovely welcoming staff - seating inside to enjoy a...More

Thank MagicRoundabout365
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

I was eagerly waiting to see the current show Chicago. I love theatre and I wasn't disappointed in this place. You walk in to a huge open space. Along one wall was the ticket office, then ice creams coffees etc. Right at the end of...More

Thank Fleur O
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

This place of entertainment is simply brilliant! You walk into a large open warehouse like area where you can get a drink and chat with friends before the show. Theatre seating enabled easy and ready viewing of the stage. Plenty of ushers to help with...More

Thank gunnfam
Reviewed July 9, 2017

The Court Theater is Christchurch institution. They offer everything from classical theater to improvised comedy, contemporary New Zealand works to children's theater, and drama to musicals. Their new location in Addington is innovative and really quite incredible. They've made the best of a bad situation...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
The-Court-Theatre, Public Relations Manager at The Court Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Many thanks for your feedback. While our new location is temporary, it has been a fantastic lifeboat for us in the years since the earthquake. We look forward to continue bringing more theatre to Christchurch in the years to come and hope to see you...More

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