Welcome to The Plaza

Welcome to The Plaza, South Waikato's premium performing arts centre. We are available to hire for small and large events.

Our newly renovated proscenium arch theatre features a 9-bar fly tower, ample parking, full wheelchair access, excellent dressing rooms/studio with kitchen and showering facilities, gas heating, retractable seats to reveal large floor, and the best acoustics you’ve heard in years!

We boast very reasonable rates. Call us – you'll be surprised at what we can offer!

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Featured Events

Sunday Movie - Interlude in Prague
Sun 25 Nov

2pm Prague, 1786. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart spends a few turbulent months escaping the frustrating, privileged elite of Vienna. However his unconventional presence soon unleashes a series of dramatic and tragic events. Overwhelmed by the tangled web of violence and intrigue that surrounds him and with his mind affected, Mozart creates the astonishing music and drama that becomes 'Don Giovanni' Rated M (recommended for age 16+) $8 Adults, $5 Students Refreshments available to purchase prior to film screening and during intermission.
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Sunday Movie - Book Club
Sun 09 Dec

2pm Four longtime friends and book club members "Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen" have their lives upended when they aim to spice up their mundane routines by reading the provocative bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey. With newfound confidence, they each begin to come alive as exciting romances are ignited and old flames are rekindled. Through it all, the ladies inspire one other to make this next stage of their lives the best and steamiest thus far. Rated M $8 Adults, $5 Students Refreshments will be available for purchase prior to film screening and during intermission.
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Sunday Movie - The Wife
Sun 16 Dec

2pm Behind any great man, there's always a greater woman - and you're about to meet her. Joan Castleman (Glenn Close): a highly intelligent and still-striking beauty - the perfect devoted wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humour. Their fateful pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises. And Joan's reached her breaking point. On the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work, Joan's coup de grace is to confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and secret of his career. Rated M $8 Adults, $5 Students
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Regular events

South Waikato Country Music
Fri 23 Nov
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Aspire Arts Senior Production
Sat 01 Dec
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Pride Prizegiving
Mon 03 Dec
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South Waikato Country Music
Fri 14 Dec
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Taratahi Graduation
Fri 15 Mar
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Chris Greenslade presented by South Waikato Music Society
Sun 08 Sep
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