Welcome to TSB Showplace

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update.

The TSB Showplace takes the health and welfare of our staff, artists and audiences very seriously. We are working through the latest information from the Government around public events and mass gatherings and will keep our website updated with decisions around future events. Please refer to Ministry of Health for further information and updates regarding COVID-19.

If you have tickets to an event, you will be contacted directly if it is cancelled or postponed. 

The TSB Showplace in New Plymouth, Taranaki, is the region’s main theatre and conference venue. The complex has the flexibility to cater for intimate dinners for six through to large international touring productions and conferences requiring a capacity of close to 1,000.

The main venues at the TSB Showplace include; the TSB Theatre (formerly the New Plymouth Opera House), the Theatre Royal and the Alexandra Room. Break out areas and bar/lounge options are available along with contemporary catering and a highly skilled and experienced support team.

Located in the heart of New Plymouth’s performing arts and conference scene, the TSB Showplace is situated approximately 12km from the local airport, on New Plymouth's main street and is within very close proximity to hotels and motels, the award winning coastal walkway, cafes, bars and restaurants.


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  • 1925 three-tiered auditorium
  • Two adjoining bars and lounges
  • Stairway access to stage
  • Multiple break-out areas
  • Theatrical ambience
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  • Rollaway seating system
  • Adjoining lounge with bar facilities
  • Option for tiered and cabaret style seating


  • Street access 
  • Excellent acoustics
  • Adjoining bar facilities


  • Adjoining bar
  • Ample natural light
  • Breakout areas
  • Indoor/outdoor flow
  • Separate meeting room available