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Theatre Royal Nelson


(03) 548 3840

Hours Open

  • Weekdays: 10am–4pm
  • Closed on Public Holidays


  • Carpark
  • Box Office
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Toilets

Suitable for Ages

  • Families

Ticket Information

  • 03 548 3840 and 0800 224 224
  • Additional fees may apply

The Theatre Royal Nelson is a beautifully restored ‘A’ listed theatre with 340 quality comfortable seats over two levels all with unobstructed views.

The theatre is multi purpose and is also capable of configurations for cabaret and concert style performance. A section of the seating in the stalls can be removed allowing the auditorium to go from seated to flat floor.

The Theatre is suitable to hire for a variety performances including traditional stage plays, international productions, children’s productions, comedy, dance and community events.

The Theatre Royal is a sought after venue for many performing arts organisations in the Nelson Tasman region and for national and international producers.

During the theatre’s 135 year history we have presented a complete range of theatrical and concert entertainment and recent highlights include:
Miriam Margolyes
Sir Ian McKellen
The Ten Tenors
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Gin Wigmore
Dora the Explorer
The Nelson Arts Festival
The Loons Circus Theatre Company
Black Grace Dance Company
Ben McDonald national touring productions

The Theatre Royal is an intimate theatrical venue where audiences can experience the thrill of live performance.

Map showing Theatre Royal Nelson

78 Rutherford St, Nelson

Upcoming events at Theatre Royal Nelson

Go West!

Go West!

Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Wed 13 Dec 7:00pm – more dates

Chris Parker

Chris Parker

Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Thu 20 Jun 2024 7:00pm

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