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“Great little theatre”
Review of Circa Theatre

Circa Theatre
Ranked #53 of 234 things to do in Wellington
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Waikanae, New Zealand
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great little theatre”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Saw Other Desert Roads 3/5/14. As usual it was an excellent production, this theatre never fails!
Very Good thought provoking play.
The theatre is friendly with an ambiance missing in other larger auditoriums. The whole audience is close enough to the stage area to feel almost part of the play.
Don't miss a trip to one of Wellingtons best attractions.

Visited May 2014
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Daphne, Alabama
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“Kings of the Gym evening”
Reviewed 9 March 2014

My husband and I, along with my brother and his wife were in Wellington from the US visiting our uncle. We were joined by his lady friend for a very enjoyable evening at the Circa complete with dinner afterwards in the dining room which I felt many people didn't even know about. Spread the word! We had a very a fun night at the show and a very nice dinner. The minimum they need to open the kitchen is 6 so plan accordingly if you want to eat there.

The theater itself is small. All seating is close enough to the stage that seeing and hearing doesn't seem to be an issue. We all enjoyed our evening. The theater is located right across the plaza from Te Papa museum right on the waterfront. I'm rating this as "friends", not "family" since were weren't with little kids or teens.

Visited January 2014
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Wellington, NZ
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229 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Tempest at Somes Island”
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Just wanted to say thank you to the actors and support crew and to Circa for bringing this production to Wellington and to Somes Island. My friend and I went on Thursday night and had a brilliant time. We loved the modern twist to the play and the use of 'props' and location at the former isolation/stables centre on the island.

We had never been to the island before so the ferry ride there and back also gave us an evening with a twist

Thanks again

Visited February 2014
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Stamford Bridge, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
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“Great time at Wellington's Circa Theatre”
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Every time we visit Wellington, NZ (from Scotland) we try and see at least one performance at this small but famous theatre on the docks. This time we enjoyed 'Kings of the Gym' and we weren't dissapointed. Great show!! This little gem of a theatre is a must when you stay in "the shaky city"!!

Visited February 2014
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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Kings of the Gym”
Reviewed 1 February 2014

Circa is a quaint theatre in the waterfront area, just in front of Te Papa Museum. We enjoyed Kings of the Gym quite a lot, a spectacularly politically incorrect, but well presented, play. The theatre is a simple and small venue. Drinks, ice cream and light food available.

Visited January 2014
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