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The Court Theatre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Jesus Christ Superstar

Absolutely fantastic show. Characters were perfectly cast and what amazing vocals they all had... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Keren C
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Theatre experience wonderful

We mad e a night of it by going an hour early to have a wood fired pizza with salt and rosemary hot... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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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 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic show. Characters were perfectly cast and what amazing vocals they all had. Stand outs were Judas.. Jesus and Mary, however all the cast who sang were fantastic. Amazing costumes and sets. Highly recommended to see. Loved it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Keren C
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We mad e a night of it by going an hour early to have a wood fired pizza with salt and rosemary hot chips accompanied by a Giesens Pinot noir followed by an excellent performance of Mums Choir. The Court Theatre always have amazing productions...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank WayneK160
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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