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Stunningly beautiful theatre and a wonderful backdrop for the Nutcracker Suite ballet

The theatre has been beautifully restored and the seat are very comfortable. We had a very... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
A really awesome Theater.

A really awesome Theater, back of house tour was eye opening, all the usual plays are available as... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

The theatre has been beautifully restored and the seat are very comfortable. We had a very enjoyable evening there watching the ballet. All seats have a good view of the theatre. A wonderful experience!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

A really awesome Theater, back of house tour was eye opening, all the usual plays are available as groups tour the country. Building has been rebuilt and is looking awesome.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

How wonderful to have our beloved Theatre back ! If you can take a tour we would certainly reccomend it . We enjoyed les miserables from our seats high up in the dress circle , the bar area on this floor is petite but comfortable....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We went to see Broadway Hitmen last weekend and they were fantastic! We enjoyed every performance. The harmony, talents and theatre acoustic were all perfect. Amazing two hours we spent in a concert! The staff were all friendly and helpful. They made us feel welcomed....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MahaL449
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Went to see 'Wicked" the other week. Fantastic venue, great show. However, there is always the issue of not enough toilets before the show ( huge queues seen downstairs) and up in the dress circle at half time, huge queues. It's not a biggy really,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Elaine J
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Went to wicked at the Isaac and the show itself was great. Seating wise, we were in the stalls at the back and when they were flying high all you could see was below the torso which was really disappointing, especially when Alfie did the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We went to wicked and really enjoyed the show. The theatre is very good and well designed and organised.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Praxmeyer
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Love everything about this theatre. Old world charm and great sound and view from many different seats. Make sure you look up before the show starts :)

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful theatre and the most amazing and friendly staff. The ceiling in the theatre it said is mesmerising and I missed a good chunk of our show just staring at it. Looking forward to return.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sugarsweetshorty
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We went to Cirkopolis. The Royal Issac is a beautiful building and a great venue for shows. Would love to go again!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from Funbund | Reviewed this property |
I have sat in both and the circle is closer so a better view I think. I would sit at front of the circle if possible!
5 July 2016|
Response from Y8808JGdavidt | Reviewed this property |
I expect I will be around. You can find me at guncity on the web