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The Court Theatre

Bernard St, off Lincoln Road, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
+64 3-963 0870
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Great play. Great theatre.

Really nice place to visit theatre. Saw uncle varyna which I really enjoyed. The small intimate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
darrinmur
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Napier, New Zealand
via mobile
Consistently excellent

I'm prompted to write a review after seeing the Court Theatre's recent production 'The Curious... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AuntySuzyT
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bernard St, off Lincoln Road, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
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+64 3-963 0870
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice place to visit theatre. Saw uncle varyna which I really enjoyed. The small intimate space ensured that you had no impediments to your stage view. Get there a little early to have some pizza and a wine or beer as it is in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm prompted to write a review after seeing the Court Theatre's recent production 'The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time'. It was truly magnificent. I only manage to get this theatre every once in a while but over the years I have been...More

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The-Court-Theatre, Communications and Marketing at The Court Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time was certainly a very special show. We look forward to seeing you back at The Court again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw a production of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' - Challenging to watch and physically demanding to perform with the energy and real commitment shown by the cast. Would strongly suggest seeing the production as it's solid, professional theatre. Also ate...More

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The-Court-Theatre, Marketing and Communications at The Court Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time was a unique performance that demanded a lot of the incredible talent on the stage and they certainly gave the show their all. Wonderful to hear your comments...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Greatly enjoyed our evening! Loved the pizza and beer in the renovated lobby area, and very cool comedy. Ropable, a new play, featured very talented actors, excellent soundtrack, and an endearing, witty script. If we lived in NZ we'd be back more often! Don't miss...More

Thank Chelsea J
The-Court-Theatre, Marketing and Communications at The Court Theatre, responded to this review

Lovely to hear your comments. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed Ropable, especially as it was written in house here at The Court. We hope to see you back in NZ and at The Court soon.

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Love coming back here. They have managed to create a great "theatre" atmosphere in a building that is far away from being "purposely built" one. Convenient location, plenty of free parking for those who are there for a show. Gourmet pizza could be pre-ordered if...More

Thank Elta203
The-Court-Theatre, Marketing and Communications at The Court Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! Our former grain store theatre is certainly not 'purpose built' but it's a fabulous lifeboat for us while we work on our permanent home. We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 6 April 2017

We went to the Court Theatre to see the Sacred Scriptless show. The theatre its self is phenomenal, there is a beautiful bar with an area for guests to gather and socialise, and the stage and seating are really well designed. The show we saw...More

Thank Josie O
The-Court-Theatre, Marketing and Communications at The Court Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely words, we're thrilled you chose to visit us on your trip to New Zealand! Scared Scriptless is the longest running comedy show in New Zealand, and no show is ever the same so you certainly discovered a little gem there!...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The Court Theatre is incredible. The variety and quality of productions must be experienced, from the profound to the hilarious, from large musicals to solo theatre, it is of the highest standard and well worth experiencing, in a comfortable spacious test intimate setting.

Thank Neil S
The-Court-Theatre, Marketing and Communications at The Court Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments, we hope to see you back at The Court soon!

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The Court Theatre is a Christchurch treasure, and a fantastic place to be entertained - whether it's late night comedy, edgy drama or a musical extravaganza, the Court has it all. The new wood fired pizza menu by BASE and extended bar makes for a...More

Thank Matt E
The-Court-Theatre, Marketing and Communications at The Court Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks Matt! Lovely to see your words. That pizza menu keeps reviving itself, always something new to enjoy. See you back at The Court soon, we hope!

Reviewed 20 July 2016

After the earthquakes, Court Theatre relocated so quickly and with great innovation and imagination, to a vast old grain store beside the railway in Addington. The show must (and did and does) go on! It's now a quirky but entirely practical theatre, with two playing...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I've been to many of the scared scriptless shows before and they never get old! Great improvisers! There is always a show for any age group and the atmosphere is great! Would highly recommend for a night out!!!

Thank torijasminea
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Marymay2
I will be in Christchurch from Oct. 19th - 24th and would love to take in live theater. What is being performed on those days?
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