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The Opera House

111/113 Manners St, Wellington, New Zealand
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Good Old Place

We saw Ocean Colour Scene here (really good) Our seats were really good, great views, good sound... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
John L
,
Victoria
Small seats

This is a grand old theatre with seating on three levels.the seats are small with limited leg room... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Alipa50
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Feb 8, 2018
“Good Old Place”
Jan 2, 2018
“Small seats”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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111/113 Manners St, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

We saw Ocean Colour Scene here (really good) Our seats were really good, great views, good sound, easy access. looking around, all seats appeared to have good views. This is a really good functioning entertainment hall.

Thank John L
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a grand old theatre with seating on three levels.the seats are small with limited leg room so find your seat early to avoid others having to stand to let you in. We did find the theatre very hot with poor airflow and once...More

Thank Alipa50
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Love the old world charm of the theatre. This last show was The Magicians and we were in the gallery right up front. The magestic and ornate features just added a little more to what was a great show. I love it here as no...More

Thank M0j3
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Recently watched a show here with our son and the seating could not be more perfect! Although we sat in the circle the stage did not feel far away at all.

Thank rruskygirl
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Recently took my wife to a play at the Wellington Opera House our first visit to this venue in Wellington. From the outside the place has no real presence and is not the easiest of places to spot if on the same side of the...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

The old (1914) Opera House somehow feels friendly and cozy, despite having seats for more than 1300. By way of comparison, the St. James comes in at over 1500 seats, and the Fowler Center at over 2200. Maybe that's because it retains so many of...More

Thank CarolDM1900
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

It has 40 years since I was last in The Opera House so took the opportunity of the fabulous Wellington Jazz Festival to listen to the Roger Fox Big Band, Great value for money and the band still pushes out the beat , this time...More

Thank homebythelake
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

Went to a concert on Wednesday night to see the 50th anniversary Cream concert and I was pleasantly surprised by the behaviour of the ushers/security people compared to the aggressive lot at St. James.

Thank Youie1966
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

Went to see The Music of Cream. The OH wasn't a venue I'd immediately put with Rock Music. But it was really good. Small by venue standards but sound was excellent. The OH has been renovated and repaired and looks amazing inside.

Thank Lynneonekidney
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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

My first time at the ballet and it was amazing. Swan Lake by the Russian Ballet Company. The Opera House itself is quite nice. Good outdoor terrace on the first floor. Finishes are a wee bit dated and old school which adds to its charm....More

Thank Anthony G
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