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With a theatre district that spans right across the central city, Wellington is spoiled for choice when it comes to live performance. Choose from comedy, drama or somewhere in between almost every night of the year.
Described by Time Magazine as "equal parts couture, choreography and craziness", the annual World of WearableArt Awards Show (September - October) sees over 100 garments from 130 international designers transformed on stage in a distinctive two hour theatrical extravaganza, with stunning sets, soundscapes, dance, lighting and world-class choreography.
The Opera House is where history meets heritage. A masterpiece of early 1900s architecture and home to the NZ International Comedy Festival when it’s in town, the Opera House has been a much loved social and entertainment venue since it first opened back in 1914. Find a show at The Opera House.
This is one for the littlies in your life. Capital E is a magical place where young people experience wonder and joy, often becoming lifelong fans of the theatre. Capital E delivers high quality, creative performance and storytelling for children, including puppetry and music. Take a look at their line-up of shows.