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PSA: Election 2020

21 Aug 2020 - 18 Sep 2020
Presented by Circa Theatre Proudly supported by TACT and Shoreline Partners Directed by Gavin Rutherford Production Design by Meg Rollandi and Rose Kirkup Written by Thom Adams, Jamie McCaskill, and Anya Tate-Manning Starring: Hannah Kelly, Sepelini Mua’au, Johanna...
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$25 - $52

Dungeoning and Dragoning – POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

Postponed indefinitely
PRODUCERS Harriet Prebble & Gavin Rutherford COMPANY Canvas Abyss Proudly supported by Sketchgoblin and Toi Whakaari Set & Props  Alert Level 2 update from Circa Theatre Tuesday 25th August – DUNGEONING & DRAGONING: POSTPONED INDEFINITELY After much...

Breaking and Entering – a writing workshop

Saturday 22 August
Part of WTF! 2020
BREAKING AND ENTERING – a writing workshop NEW CONVENOR: Angie Farrow  NEW DATE: Saturday 22 August 10am – 4pm Circa Theatre is delighted to be hosting this third workshop for NZ women playwrights, convened by award-winning playwright Angie Farrow (The Blue Balloon,...

Bernhardt/ Hamlet – A WTF! Play Reading

Saturday 12 September 2pm
By Theresa Rebeck Directed by Heather O’Carroll with Lara Macgregor as Sarah Bernhardt Saturday 12 September 2pm Circa One $15 – $19 In 1899 Sarah Bernhardt decides she will play Hamlet – not the first time she has sought gender equality. LOUIS: Someone needs to talk her out of...
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$15 - $19


22 - 26 Sept
From the award-winning team of "HEAT"
BY Lynda Chanwai-Earle DIRECTOR David O’Donnell COMPANY Ice Floe Productions Tapui Ltd ACTORS: Stevie Hancox-Monk, Sepelini Mua’au, Elle Wootton STAGE MANAGER Sam Tippet INTIMACY & FIGHT DIRECTOR Carrie Thiel MARKETING & CO-PRODUCTION Linda Lee GRAPHIC DESIGN Poppy Serano...
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$25 - $35

Breathless – A WTF! Play Reading

Saturday 26 September 2pm
By Courtney Rose Brown Directed by Hilary Norris Sat 26 Sep 2pm Circa One $15 – $19             In the heat of Mia’s imminent wedding and unsure how to live with the death of her brother, Mia is coaxed together with her whānau for the first...
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$15 - $19

The Artist

24 - 27 June
Exclusive "Sneak Preview" 4-night season! 24th - 27th June
BY Circo Aereo and Thom Monckton DIRECTOR Sanna Silvennoinen LIGHTING DESIGN Juho Rahijärvi SOUND DESIGN Tuomas Norvio and Atte Kantonen COSTUME DESIGN Kati Mantere CONSULTANT Eveliina Hämäläinen COMPANY Circo Aereo NZ premiere in collaboration with Circa Theatre & A Mulled...
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$25 - 52

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 tickets $15! GREAT INTERACTIVE AND ENTERTAINING FUN – Theatreview As a challenging, rollercoaster school term comes to an end,...
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All tickets $15

That’s All She Wrote

Development season postponed
That’s All She Wrote (Development Season) Written and Performed by Cassandra Tse Music Directed by Katie Morton Directed by James Cain Presented by Red Scare Theatre Company Tues – Sat 7.30pm 11 – 15 August  $25 – $35  Circa Two COVID-19 UPDATE – 12...

The Road That Wasn’t There

22 Jul 2020 - 01 Aug 2020
Written by RALPH McCUBBIN HOWELL Directed by HANNAH SMITH Performed by RALPH McCUBBIN HOWELL, ELLE WOOTTON, PAUL WAGGOTT Travelling Wonder Tech MATT ELLER Presented by TRICK OF THE LIGHT THEATRE Weds 22 July – Sat 1 Aug – 12 shows only! 6:30pm Tues – Sat; 4pm on...
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$15 - $25

IT’S BEHIND YOU! (Livestream Recording)

Available until 30th July! Originally streamed live Thursday 28th May at 7pm
Runtime 25 mins
IT’S BEHIND YOU! (Livestream Recording) Commissioned by Circa Theatre with support from TACT Three friends catch up on Zoom. They’re not the only ones there From Trick of the Light Theatre comes a short lockdown comedy-horror. Note: This performance originally...
$10 All tickets (or $50 for a 'Circa supporter' ticket)

The Glitter Garden

30 Sept - 10 Oct
Suitable for all ages
The Glitter Garden Written by George Fowler and Lori Leigh Directed by Lori Leigh 30 Sep – 10 Oct Circa One  Tues – Sat 11am & 6.30pm; Sun 4th Oct 4pm All tickets are $15 Suitable for all ages Become a Glitter Guardian* for $50 to support this show and help its artists...
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All tickets $15!

Wednesday to Come – A WTF! Play Reading

Saturday 10th October 2pm
WEDNESDAY TO COME by Renée Directed by Erina Daniels Saturday 10 October 2pm Circa Two $15 – $19 Runtime: 75 mins. No interval. Four women. Four generations. One whānau. This landmark drama explores the effects of The Great Depression on a family, who face unemployment and a...
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$15 - $19

Alice in Wonderland – The Pantomime (Reprise Season) – FINAL WEEK!

02 Jan 2020 - 11 Jan 2020
By Simon Leary and Gavin Rutherford Director: Susan Wilson Music arranged and Directed By Michael Nicholas Williams 2-11 Jan – REPRISE SEASON! FINAL WEEK! Circa One Tues – Sat 6.30pm Sun 4pm $18 – $52 Runtime: 1hr 45mins (incl. 15 interval) Panto Family Pass: Pop four...
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$18 - $52

A Traveller’s Guide to Turkish Dogs – FINAL WEEK!

17 Jan - 8 Feb
"This is a quite astonishing ‘small’ production...Go and see this." - Simon Sweetman - Off the Tracks
BY Barnaby Olson & company DIRECTOR Jonathan Price PRODUCER A Mulled Whine STARRING Barnaby Olson, Stevie Hancox-Monk, Andrew Paterson, & Tess Sullivan. 17 Jan – 8 Feb – FINAL WEEK! Circa Two Tues – Sat 7.30pm Sun 4.30pm $25 – $35 “A heartwarming true story...
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$25 - $35

Wonderful – FINAL WEEK!

12 Feb – 7 Mar
"Wonderful is wonderful. Utterly. And all because Andrew Laing – an actor at the very top of his game – is nothing short of Astounding." - off the tracks
BY Dean Parker DIRECTOR Conrad Newport STARRING Andrew Laing COMPANY Armstrong Creative 12 Feb – 7 Mar – FINAL WEEK! Circa Two Tues – Sat 7.30pm; Sun 4.30pm $25 – $52 Note: ‘Concession’ price (Community Services Card, Gold Card or student ID required) Runtime:...
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$25 - $52

The Surprise Party – FINAL SHOWS!

18 Jan - 15 Feb
FINAL SHOWS! - “The funniest stage-comedy I’ve seen in years...” Simon Sweetman, Off the Tracks
BY Dave Armstrong DIRECTOR Conrad Newport STARRING Alex Greig, Hannah Kelly, Bronwyn Turei, Sepelini Mua’au, Vincent Andrew-Scammell and Danielle Meldrum. 18 Jan – 15 Feb Preview 17 Jan Circa One Tues – Thurs 6.30pm, Fri – Sat 8pm, Sun 4pm $25 – $52 Runtime: Approx 2 hours (incl....
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$25 - $52

VIVIR: Flamenco Guitar & Dance

26 – 29 Feb
Part of the New Zealand Fringe Festival 2020 - 4 shows only!
Performed by Aylin Eleonora & Raul Mannola DIRECTOR Aylin Eleonora COMPANY Aylin Eleonora & Raul Mannola 26 – 29 Feb Circa One Weds & Thur 6.30pm Fri & Sat 8pm $21 – $30 Runtime: 1 hour Part of the New Zealand Fringe Festival 2020  4 SHOWS ONLY! Ancient secrets...
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$21 - $30

Shirley and Bill – A Play Reading

Sat 29 Feb
Featuring: Carmel McGlone and Gavin Rutherford
By Dean Parker Based on Shirley Smith: an Examined Life by Sarah Gaitanos Directed by Jane Waddell Featuring: Carmel McGlone and Gavin Rutherford Sat 29 Feb Circa One 2pm $15 – $19 Shirley, daughter of one of Wellington’s leading families, her father a Supreme Court judge,...
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$15 - $19

Mr Red Light – Part of the NZ Festival

4 - 8 March
COMPANY Nightsong BY Carl Bland DIRECTORS Ben Crowder and Carl Bland Wed 4 – Sat 7 Mar 7pm Sat 7 Mar, 1pm Sun 8 Mar, 2pm $53 / $59 Runtime: 1hr 30mins Post-show Artist talk: Thur 5 March Audio described performance Sunday 8th March 2pm Touch Tour 1pm Tickets: $20 (sighted people...
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$53 - $59