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This magnificent 100-year-old venue can host a variety of events, from ballet and classical performances to theatre, and is Wellington’s home of comedy. The theatre's stage is a unique choice for formal dinners and programme launches.

The Opera House auditorium boasts spectacular original features including a proscenium arch, domed ceiling and raked stage — with a lavish interior, The Opera House is an unforgettable venue for any event.

Book the Dress Circle Foyer for intimate entertaining. Your guests will ascend The Opera House’s marble staircase to the stunning first floor space, with its hand-painted La Scala inspired ceilings opening to an intimate balcony overlooking Te Aro Park.

Only a short walk from Courtenay Place and Cuba Street, The Opera House offers something special for events in the heart of Wellington.

Please note, as an historic theatre, there is no lift to the Gallery and Dress Circle; wheelchair access is only available for the Stalls. 

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This warm and wonderful performance space plays host to a variety of Wellington's most desired shows and events.

If you'd like to know more on venue options or organise a visit to view please contact our sales team.

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