Regent on Broadway

63 Broadway Avenue,
Palmerston North 4410

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Originally opened on 4th July 1930 with 1,600 seats, the Regent Theatre was built for the J.C. Williamson chain. Later operated by the Kerridge-Odeon chain, it was the main picture palace of the Palmerston North area for much of its life, until its closing in 1991.

It was refurbished in 1998 as a Performing Arts Centre.

Contributed by Mark Nicol

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del50
del50 on April 22, 2002 at 9:35 pm

This cinema closed in august 1990 and is now a live theatre

deleted user
[Deleted] on April 27, 2005 at 7:41 pm

This theatre is used regulary for Ballet and Symphony concerts because I think it is the only remaining (vintage picture palace)theatre in the Palmerston North area.

Mark747
Mark747 on February 13, 2010 at 6:58 pm

The Regent is still equipped to show movies – Recently screening Holiday Inn http://www.regent.co.nz/notice_board.php

Mark

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