The largest venue in the TSB Showplace complex, the TSB Theatre (formally the New Plymouth Opera House) is Taranaki's main theatre venue, this ornately decorated pro arch theatre exudes theatrical ambience. The venue has a maximum capacity of 955 with a minimum of 926 sellable seats.
The TSB Theatre has hosted hundreds of performances since it first opened in 1883, including; Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Royal New Zealand Ballet, Phantom of the Opera, John Cleese and much, much more.
The venue is suitable for a range of events including; performing arts, plays, musicals, comedy, orchestras, concerts and film plus a popular use for conferences.
Current performance day hire rate $2658.00 + GST*
Current additional performance hire rate (same day hire) $1292.00 + GST*
Current rehearsal/pack-in/pack-out day hire rate $580.00 + GST. Staff, energy, and cleaning costs are additional.
* Rates are subject to change. Please contact us for current rates.
The three-tier theatre can accommodate 900+ people for a conference or presentation. The intimate option of the stage is also a popular option which offers a unique and dramatic setting for dinners, functions and weddings.
The venue is suitable for a range of events including; conferences, corporate functions, dinner functions (on the stage), seminars and trainigns, production launches, award ceremonies, theatre style functions, film screenings and weddings.