The Civic Theatre
Auckland, New Zealand
The Mighty Civic Theatre
The Mighty Civic Theatre stands at the corner of Queen Street and Wellesley Street, Auckland, New Zealand. It is owned by the people of Auckland. Once the pride of the country's movie palaces, it is now part of The Edge entertainment complex. After a $45million refurbishment it re-opened on the 70th Anniversary of its first performance, on December 20, 1999.
THE FRIENDS OF THE CIVIC CHARITABLE TRUST, has been dissolved and has been put under the management of the WALLACE ARTS TRUST.
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Eric Kearney - RIP - 19/06/23
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our great mentor and friend Eric Kearney, ex Manager of the Civic Theatre, Auckland
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The Civic Spills Its Secrets
The Civic is the jewel in Auckland's cinema scene - a throwback to when cinemas weren't just a place to see movies but Motion Picture Palaces. As Auckland Live announces the launch of public tours of Auckland’s grand old lady of theatre, The Civic, Simon Morris finds out more from their tour guide, Peter Dobson.