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War Memorial Theatre

The War Memorial Theatre is located in Bright Street close to the central city shopping area - here on Google map(external link)

Buy tickets to a show

To buy tickets to a show and see what's on, go to Gisborne Theatre website(external link) 

For last minute tickets - you could try door sales on the day. 

Book the theatre

Fill in our online form to request a booking

To check the availability - contact customer service

For costs - refer to our Fees and Charges [PDF, 515 KB]

Venue specifications

  • Seating capacity - 500
  • Stage size - 260m2
  • Foyer area 300m2 - commercial kitchen, full bar, ticket booth, seating areas
  • Modern sound and lighting technology
  • Tower with full rigging
  • Electronic curtain pulley system
  • PA system linked into all dressing rooms for announcements
  • Prop storage room and loading dock
  • Grand piano room with temperature and moisture control
  • Sound and lighting control desk

More information - auditorium specs and seating layout [PDF, 1.3 MB]

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About the theatre transformation

The War Memorial Theatre underwent a major redevelopment and was reopened on 25 April 2015.

Read about the War Memorial Theatre redevelopment project

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