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St James Theatre

77-83 Courtenay Place | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4060
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A grand old lady, beautifully restored

We visited for Jethro Tull 04/17. All our interaction with the staff was friendly and helpful. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Nice but hard seats

The theatre itself is very nice, got that old fashioned but proud feel about it. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Juliette D
Foxton Beach, null, New Zealand
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77-83 Courtenay Place | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4060
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed 8 January 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

Thank Juliette D
Reviewed 8 January 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

Thank chctraveller69
Reviewed 6 January 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!

Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 10 October 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

Thank Grant C
Reviewed 13 September 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

Thank CORUM68
Reviewed 12 June 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!

Thank 666sharonp
Reviewed 8 May 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

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 6 December 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...More

Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 28 November 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...More

Thank Glenda A
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