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Welcome to Circa Theatre

output-onlinejpgtoolsNow premiering Thurs 16th July, 7pm (1)



  • Limited capacity of 140 in Circa One (224-seat theatre)
  • General admission seating so patrons can space out from other groups/bubbles
  • Hand sanitiser at the theatre entry, Box Office, bar, bathrooms, and by the water cooler
  • The building has regular and thorough cleaning by both professional cleaners and Box Office staff
  • All bookings have a name, email and contact phone number associated for contact tracing


Improv for Kids!

7 - 18 July
Tues - Sat 11am
Brought to you by The Improvisors 7 – 18 July July School Holidays Circa One Tues – Sat 11am  (Note: no show Sunday 12th July) All...
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All tickets $15

Found in Translation

Available from Thursday 16th July
A recording about an incredible interracial journey of love
FOUND IN TRANSLATION – A RECORDING By Tainui Tukiwaho Now premiering Thurs 16th July, 7pm. Available for two months $10 GA, $50 Circa...
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$10 All tickets (or $50 for a 'Circa supporter' ticket)

The Road That Wasn’t There

22 Jul 2020 - 01 Aug 2020
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$15 - $25

Dungeoning and Dragoning

26 Jul 2020 - 30 Aug 2020
Sundays at 4.30pm
PRODUCERS Harriet Prebble & Gavin Rutherford COMPANY Canvas Abyss Proudly supported by sketchgoblin Sundays 4.30pm  Sun 26 July – Sun 30...
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$18 - $25

That’s All She Wrote

11 Aug 2020 - 15 Aug 2020
Development Season - 5 shows only!
That’s All She Wrote (Development Season) Written and Performed by Cassandra Tse Music Directed by Katie Morton Directed by James Cain...
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$25 - $35

BREAKING AND ENTERING – a writing workshop

Sat 22 August
Part of WTF! 2020
BREAKING AND ENTERING – a writing workshop NEW CONVENOR: Fiona Samuel NEW DATE: Saturday 22 August 10am – 4pm Circa Theatre is...
Please register your interest with womenintheatrenz@gmail.com by Saturday 1 August 2020. Only 20 places available.

2020 Season


22 - 26 Sept
BY Lynda Chanwai-Earle DIRECTOR David O’Donnell COMPOSER Gareth Farr SOUND DESIGNER Phil Brownlee ALTERNATIVE ENERGY Marcus McShane SET DESIGN...
$25 - $35

The Glitter Garden

30 Sept - 10 Oct
CONCEPT by George Fowler WRITTEN by George Fowler and Lori Leigh DIRECTOR Lori Leigh COMPANY Hugo Grrrl 30 Sep – 10 Oct Circa One  Tues – Sat...
$15 - $20

Di and Viv and Rose

17 Oct - 7 Nov
By Amelia Bullmore DIRECTOR Stephanie McKellar-Smith CAST Jodie Dorday Julie Edwards Lara Macgregor COMPANY Fusion Productions 17 Oct – 7 Nov...
$25 - $46

Promise & Promiscuity

12 - 29 Nov
A new musical by Jane Austen and Penny Ashton DIRECTOR Ben Crowder COMPANY Penash Productions 12 – 29 Nov Preview 11 Nov Circa Two Tues – Sat...
$25 - $38


20 - 22 July 2020
Outside Te Papa
Mihi is an endless scroll of names that lights up Te Papa, rising into the sky. Originally inspired by petitions and by those who fight to make a...

In memory of Ian Nicholls

It is with great sadness that we note that Ian passed away peacefully in his sleep on 21 June 2020.  Ian had suffered a long illness, and will be...

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2021 Programming Process

Submissions have now closed
“We believe a great theatre experience inspires, entertains, transforms and nourishes the human spirit.” UPDATE: Submissions for our 2021...

Circa Theatre Café and Bar

From 1 July 2020: Circa Theatre Café & Bar hours: Monday – Closed Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 2pm (later if evening show/s on) Sunday-...