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Address: Bernard St, off Lincoln Road, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
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+64 3-963 0870
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Amazing local professional theatre

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Neil S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 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 perfectly rounded night out! The refurnished warehouse is a testament to the Christchurch spirit list... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 spaces - three if you count the enormous foyer. The industrial décor is fabulously imaginative... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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!!!

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Thank torijasminea
New Zealand
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203 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We enjoyed a great evening at this theatre. Ample parking outside, wine bar inside. Good seating. We went to see Educating Rita and will go back in future.

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Thank Judith69
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I took a friends three year old and this was her first outing to an event like this. We saw The Little Mermaid which is part of the Kids fest, and this was a real delight. Performer's were of a high quality, the program was interactive, which many of the children loved. Costumes were great and the little theatre made... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Continuing the high standards of many years past, the current production of Educating Rita is very entertaining. George Henare is brilliantly cast as Frank. With new sponsership from Giesens Wines, the bar has been refurbished and the wine list rewritten to reflect the new patronage.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ok, so it's a makeshift theatre post earthquake and it's smallish......but....it's awesome, intimate and a place of escape. There are good drinks and snacks and every seat has a great view of the stage and you feel part of the performance. We have been there for a number of performances and of course, not all are your cup of tea... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We had a fantastic night with lots of hilarity at the Courts theatre scared sciptless which has been running for twenty years. no matter your age you will thoroughly enjoy this adlib comedy event.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Scared Scriptless showcases Christchurch’s funniest men and women, taking on a version of theatre sports every Friday and Saturday night at 10:15, after the main stage’s performance has finished for the evening. Friday nights are games with an MC, whereas Saturday’s shows are usually themed (topical events or holidays etc.). The Court Jesters are different every week and are absolutely... More 

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