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The Gisborne War Memorial Theatre had its origins as a dance hall, and was redeveloped in 2015 into a state of the art 500-seat theatre.  We seat 362 in the Stalls and 138 in the Circle.  Fully air conditioned, with licensed bar.   

War Memorial Theatre is a Proscenium arch, with raised stage, fly tower, orchestra pit, grand piano and full technical capabilities.  Six well appointed dressing rooms with toilets and showers, and backstage green room with kitchenette.  Loading dock.  Catering kitchen available.

The stunning foyer, featuring the "Field of Poppies" ceiling, is available for events and functions.  Book now