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Founders Theatre

221 Tristram St, Hamilton, Hamilton 3214, New Zealand
+64 7-838 6600
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Great small theatre

Attended Rocky Horror Picture show. Great little quaint theatre. Very well run and ambience... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2016
TheLanes515
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
A nice old theatre with good sight lines and acoustics- BUT CLOSED

This medium sized theatre has been a fixture in Hamilton for decades and has served the city well... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2016
yummyrib
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Seattle
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Nov 16, 2016
“Great small theatre”
Apr 28, 2016
“A nice old theatre with good sight lines and acoustics- BUT CLOSED”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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221 Tristram St, Hamilton, Hamilton 3214, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

Attended Rocky Horror Picture show. Great little quaint theatre. Very well run and ambience great. Would definitely go to more shows at this theatre.

Thank TheLanes515
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Reviewed April 29, 2016

This medium sized theatre has been a fixture in Hamilton for decades and has served the city well by hosting many different types of entertainments. The layout provides a fairly large, but not deep stage and a very broad fan-shaped seating plan that allows everyone...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

The Founder's Theatre is Hamilton's biggest theatre, and I have been there for many occasions both performing and being an audience member in the auditorium. The theatre was beautiful, however was a little run down in some areas and it's a shame that they needed...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2015

I have been there for various shows and most of the time it is sufficient. But when it comes to a real concert, the sound effects are disappointing.

Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

many people say this theatre is old and badly in need of refurbishment. This is rubbish. It is perfectly adequate. Comfortable, warm and well enough serviced. The acoustics are good and it is a nice intimate theatre. Any seat in the house is ok. I...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2015

Been to a couple of shows and it's fantastic. Nice to sit down and relax without people in front standing up

Thank Carey J
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Reviewed November 21, 2014

...but really all we have in Hamilton. The seating is very cramped and small and the air con can be somewhat fickle but the sound quality is generally ok. You can feel like you're a million miles away from the action if you have seats...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2014

I often attend Founders Theatre to see some of the best shows in the world. The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs here on a regular basis. It hosts a range of music and other shows. The theatre is well run with a bar and sells...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2014

It is place one should go.Whenever one feels tensed or stressed, he or she can relay on to visit this place.Thank you

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Reviewed June 3, 2014

What an awesome show,seats not very wide, I very large lady sat next to is who couldn't fit into seats

Thank Sydnee123
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