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Located on the fringe of the Courtenay Place entertainment precinct, the recently refurbished BATS Theatre now boasts three intimate performance spaces and a swish boutique bar.

Established in 1989 BATS is a uniquely Wellington institution focused on showcasing new New Zealand performance and famous for presenting three or more completely different performances in a single evening.

BATS is home to raw, bright, innovative emerging and established talent and is a well known hot spot to catch the next big thing. With an average ticket price of only $16, a night out at BATS won't break the bank.

The theatre is a vibrant hangout throughout the year and is a particularly popular destination during the NZ Fringe Festival, the NZ International Comedy Festival, The Young and Hungry Festival, or BATS’ annual ‘STAB season’ of revolutionary new theatre.

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