New Plymouth Operatic Society has been entertaining audiences in Taranaki for over 60 years. Acknowledged as one of the top amateur musical theatre companies in the country, they stage a major production every year at the TSB Showplace and a Christmas Dinner Show at the Quality Hotel New Plymouth International in December. The Society has its home at 76 King Street with a rehearsal complex, set building workshop and a costume and prop hire department which is open to the public Tues – Saturday from 11am – 2pm and Thurs evening from 5pm – 7.30pm.