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Open Day at the Theatre

Sat 25 Feb
The Theatre Royal

For the second year we are throwing open our doors and inviting you to step behind the scenes, giving you the opportunity to tread the boards of our stage. We will show you exactly how our theatre operates.

MUNDY & ALDOC in concert

Tue 28 Feb
The Theatre Royal

We’re proud to welcome two of Ireland’s finest musical exports to Nelson, with a double bill show featuring Mundy and ALDOC.

Tutus on Tour

Wed 1 Mar
The Theatre Royal

A fantastic opportunity to see the Royal New Zealand Ballet  performing highlights from their extensive repertoire, including classical and contemporary favourites and new works.

Laugh Nelson – Youth Comedy Show

Sat 4 Mar
Johnny Cash Room, G Block, NMIT

Nelson’s favourite funny man Guy Williams is returning home for an evening of homegrown local comedy. In support, the next wave in up and coming comedians with Nelson Boys College, Garin College, and Motueka High School Theatre Sports students showing their stage talent with quirky improv comedy sketches.

The Angels, Midnight Oil and The Divinyls Show

Sat 4 Mar
The Theatre Royal

Three legendary Oz bands, one amazing night!!…. and not just any bands ..three of the most incredibly energetic and dynamic rock bands ever to grace the live stage, The Angels, Midnight Oil and The Divinyls.

One Man Two Guvnors

Fri 10 Mar - Sat 18 Mar
The Theatre Royal

Nelson Repertory Theatre has the feel-good hit of summer on its hands with Richard Bean’s inspired and deliriously funny One Man Two Guvnors. The side-splittingly funny West End and Broadway sensation is making its Nelson Debut in March 2017!

Grumpy Old Women – Game of Crones

Sun 19 Mar
The Theatre Royal

Yes they’re back! This time with magic! Grumpy Old Women bring their Game of Crones to answer the unanswerable. How to fix absolutely everything!!

Midge Ure – Something from Everything Tour

Sun 19 Mar
Old St John’s

Plus1 proudly presents UK legend Midge Ure performing seven shows around New Zealand in March 2017 as part of his retrospective Something From Everything Tour – covering 40 years of his influential music.

Stimela ‘The Gumboot’ Musical

Fri 24 Mar - Sat 1 Apr
The Theatre Royal

It is a celebration of song and dance, an international phenomenon that has swept across the globe like a tidal wave of soaring voices and stomping feet. Unrivaled in its energy and physicality, it celebrates the body as a musical instrument whilst highlighting South Africa’s rich and complex culture.

Fiddler on the Roof

Wed 5 Apr - Fri 7 Apr
The Theatre Royal

Fiddler on the Roof follows the heart-warming journey of a family that has its traditional life turned upside down as the modern world starts to impact on life in their idyllic village. A musicial that has captured the hearts and imaginations of audiences around the world for over 50 years.


Sun 9 Apr - Sat 15 Apr
The Theatre Royal

Leapin’ lizards! Annie is returning to Nelson! The timeless tale of Little Orphan Annie is back, giving a whole new generation the chance to experience this classic musical about never giving up hope.

Anything Goes

Thu 20 Apr - Sat 29 Apr
The Theatre Royal

Multiple disguises, mistaken identities, shipboard romances, showgirls, a live band and a toe-tapping score make Anything Goes a show not to be missed and quite simply ‘It’s delovely!

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