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Announcing our next show! A Night on Broadway is auditioning May 28-29th - RSVP by the 25th.

Please email info@nmt.org.nz for more information.

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Now that VVV is over, what good is sitting alone in your lounge? Come to see our fabulous (Very) Gay Cabaret, opening on the 12th May for 3 NIGHTS ONLY! Tickets available soon.

UPDATE: Tickets available on iTicket!

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BOOK NOW. Our last show like this sold out so make sure you get yours soon!

EDIT: Thank you to all our patrons, cast and crew for a fabulous show! We hope to see you again soon.

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Tickets for our first show in over a year are just around the corner! For up-to-the-minute updates, please sign up to our newsletter. You can also follow our facebook page, and we'll post the link here too.

We can't wait to see you!

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Dust off your glad rags and round up your friends to indulge in a fantastical evening of musical theatre hits from your favourite victors, victims and villains.

Our latest production ‘An Evening with Nelson Musical Theatre: Victors, Victims, and Villains’ opens on the 17th of March!

Come along for a night of musical theatre showstoppers from your favourite musicals including Jesus Christ Superstar, Dear Evan Hansen, Les Miserable, Billy Elliot and Wicked.  A parade of musical theatre characters will delight you with their tales of victory and villainy!

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As many of you know we have been hit hard by Covid restrictions. They have impacted us financially, and have led to the cancellation of shows. The effect this had had on our members is huge.

With the traffic light system coming into effect this week, we have made the decision to become a vaccinated building. Unfortunately, any other decision would see us unable to operate and wouldn't be a viable option. Our apologies to those of you who are choosing not to get vaccinated, we hope to see you all again very soon.

To those who are planning to visit us after 11:59 on December 2nd please

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Cancellation Notice.

Due to the current covid lockdown situation, Nelson Musical Theatre regretfully announces the cancellation of our 2021 season of Mary Poppins.

All tickets will be fully refunded via our ticketing agent.

Sometimes the wind changes and things end unexpectedly, in that case, we have to put on a brave face and spit spot onto the next thing.

We advise you all to stay home, stay safe and take a spoonful of sugar.

Until next time,

Nelson Musical Theatre xox

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Rent Auditions

Director - Jane Baken
Musical Director - Chris Lukies
Production Manager - Robbie Burns

The production team who brought you the sell out season of Little Shop of Horrors are back this year with Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer and Tony award winning musical, Rent.

Auditions will be held on 7/8 August, and Rent will be staged at Nelson Musical Theatre November 25th - December 11th.

Register for your audition time by emailing jane@janebakenmanagement.com

We are looking for a diverse cast of adults 18+ for this inspiring and emotive rock musical.

Rehearsals start 27th September.

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Xmas in July

Join us at Nelson Musical Theatre for a mid-winter Christmas celebration! 🌟

Enjoy piano singalongs, warming mulled wine, and twinkling Christmas lights. There will be prizes for the best dressed, Christmas platters, and a food bank drive to help out the local community.

Saturday 31st July / 6pm - 9pm
Free Admission for NMT Members
Bring a friend for just $5.00
(Not paid your subs? Pay on the night.)

Yule be sorry if you miss it! 

95 Atawhai Drive

Open 10:30am - 2pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10:30am - 1pm Saturdays.

Please note that all tickets are sold through iticket.co.nz - we cannot issue them at the theatre.

A Night On Broadway
Auditions: May 28-29th
Shows: July 27th - August 6th

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Director wanted! Please send expressions of interest to info@nmt.org.nz.
Auditions: August, TBC
Show: Nov 23 - Dec 10

We're always open to future show ideas and people interested in all roles! From supporting