The Theatre Royal Nelson is a TicketDirect venue. You can purchase your tickets to all Theatre Royal events and all other shows around New Zealand that are hosted at TicketDirect venues right here at your theatre in Nelson.
Please click here to book your tickets online at TicketDirect
In person or phone
The box office is at the Theatre Royal, 78 Rutherford Street, Nelson.
You can call us to book your seats on 03 548 3840 (option 1)
Or, if you have any questions about an event or tickets you have purchased you can email [email protected]
We are open:
Monday to Friday – 10am to 4pm and 1 hour prior to performances.
If we are without a production when you visit the theatre to book your tickets, you can go into the auditorium to ensure you have the best seats!
How to pay
You can pay with cash, eftpos or credit card. Tickets ordered over the phone can be couriered out for an additional fee or can be emailed to you free of charge – please enquire at the time of booking.
Door sales are available one hour prior to the performance time. Please check availability (some performances are sold-out) when you visit the theatre’s website to view the production or by calling us at the theatre 03 548 3840
Exchanges & refunds
Once you have purchased your tickets at Ticket Direct, we are not able to refund them. For a full list of our terms and conditions please click here.
Out of hours ticketing
For ticket sales outside our box office hours please visit the Nelson iSITE, Millers Acre Centre, 77 Trafalgar Street, Nelson and for audiences in the Tasman region you can purchase your tickets at the Richmond Mall (03) 544-6259
Where to sit
Download the seating plans here:
Theatre Royal Stalls
Theatre Royal Dress Circle
All tickets incur a per ticket service fee and some will incur a credit card fee.
The following are per ticket service fees and per transaction delivery fees:
- $2.50 per ticket for counter purchases
- $1.50 per ticket for internet purchases
- $3.50 per ticket for 0800 phone purchases
- $3 per transaction for pickups
- $6 per transaction for courier delivery
- $9 per transaction for rural delivery
- Print Your Own is free
- Ticket Insurance optional (internet bookings only)
- Credit card fees are a minimum of $2.50 plus GST or 2.5% whatever is greater.