Private Functions

CRG Function 2010.  Photo by Mayumi HoriguchiThe Isaac Theatre Royal is a beautifully restored heritage theatre with 1266 seats over three levels. It is the perfect venue for gala dinners, weddings, product launches, conferences, cocktail functions, award ceremonies and much more.

As each event is different we will tailor a specific function package to suit your individual needs. Whether you wish to hire only the venue, or a complete package including catering, beverages and theming, we will work with you to achieve your desired results by making innovative use of the theatre spaces.

For personal assistance please contact
Lianne Hawthorne on:+021 046 9913
or email

Download Function/Event Rental Information(PDF 192KB)

Function Space Specifications

Hire Space Area Cocktail Banquet Board
Southern Trust
Stalls Foyer
8.5 x 10.3m
Ravenscar Circle Foyer*
14.4 x 9.4m
Robert & Barbara Stewart Poster Room
10 x 5m
The Scottwood Trust Stage
16 x 18m

* Only accessible via a wide, well banistered marble staircase consisting of 32 steps.
† (incl of auditorium seating)


Wardrop Wedding. Photo by Paul TaylorSee photos of the spaces available for hire.

View a 360 degree interactive virtual tour of our facilities which includes the foyer, the stage and an example of a wedding set up on the stage.

See how others have used the Isaac Theatre Royal for their function.


We have a group of preferred caterers who we know will offer you a selection of food suited to your specific needs, or you may choose to use your own caterer.


Hiring the Isaac Theatre Royal is an excellent choice for your next Christchurch event.