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The Kitchen at the End of the World

16 January - 25 January 2015
By William Connor Directed by Steffen Kreft   “Something is coming. I don’t know what it is. And I don’t know if I should fight it or welcome it.” One snowy evening, an empty 83-room hotel on the edge of the Vastness receives a thin guest who has walked all the way from the...

Seed

17 January - 14 February 2015
By Elisabeth Easther Directed by Kerryn Palmer     SEX & DRUGS, WITHOUT THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL IVF isn’t foolproof and IUDs aren’t failsafe. iPhones come with ovulation apps and ‘choosing from the menu’ means selecting your sperm. Seed follows four women as they try to...

A Servant to Two Masters

2 May − 30 May 2015
Written by Carlo Goldoni Adapted by Lee Hall Directed by Ross Jolly New Zealand Premiere Goldoni’s much-loved comic classic is a masterpiece starring a wily servant whose cheeky, inventive trickery gets the best of his masters, in a merry mix-up of mayhem and mistaken identity....

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

2 hours 45 minutes (15 minutes interval), 28 March − 25 April
Book, Music & Lyrics by Rupert Holmes Based on the novel by Charles Dickens Directed by: Lyndee-Jane Rutherford By arrangement with Origin Theatrical New Zealand Premiere A non-stop ride of mystery, murder, and musical delight! Based on Charles Dickens’ final, unfinished...

Ache

1 hour 20 minutes, 24 October − 21 November
Written by: Pip Hall Directed by: Lyndee-Jane Rutherford Ache is a fateful comedy about two thirty-somethings trying to find their way through modern love, materialism and the Wellington dating-drought. At a time when we are promised happiness with the swipe of a card or the swig...

Dead Tragic

22 November - 21 December 2014
Written by: Michael Nicholas Williams Directed by: Michael Nicholas Williams   Songs to die for. Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the theatre… Dead Tragic, the cult musical of the 90s returns with the (mostly) original cast. We are so excited to add the...

Isaac’s Eye

18 October - 15 November 2014
Written by: Lucas Hnath Directed by: Paul McLaughlin With music by Rhian Sheehan   New Zealand Premiere SEX, DRUGS AND SCIENCE IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY! Isaac’s Eye re-imagines the contentious, plague-ravaged world in which the young Isaac Newton and established scientist...

The Dominion Post Season of The Pitmen Painters

04 October - 08 November 2014
Written by: Lee Hall, Inspired by a book by William Feaver Directed by: Ross Jolly   From Tony award-winning writer Lee Hall, best known for Billy Elliot, comes this amazing true story of the Ashington group of British miners who in 1934 hired a professor to teach an art...

A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay about the Death of Walt Disney

30 August - 27 September 2014
Written by: Lucas Hnath Directed by: Danny Mulheron and Miranda Manasiadis “Nothing that ever came out of the Magic Kingdom was ever this animated” TIME OUT NEW YORK This is a play about a screen play. This is a play about Walt Disney. Walt has gathered his family together...

Destination Beehive – SEASON SOLD OUT

29 August - 20 September 2014
Written by: Pinky Agnew and Lorae Parry Directed by: Jan Bolwell Musical direction by Michael Nicholas Williams   A political comedy 
 FASTER THAN A FLYING TWEET! 
BOLDER THAN AN ANONYMOUS BLOG! 
FUNNIER THAN DANCING CATS ON YOUTUBE! Join the sharp-witted duo who brough...

Constellations

26 July - 23 August 2014
Written by: Nick Payne Directed by: Rachel Lenart   New Zealand premiere One relationship. Infinite possibilities. Marianne and Roland are polar opposites. A quantum physicist and a beekeeper. A big universe thinker and an everyday believer. Nick Payne’s 2012 Harold Pinter...

A View from the Bridge

19 July - 23 August 2014
Written by: Arthur Miller Directed by: Susan Wilson   Love. Loyalty. Family. Revenge. Susan Wilson directs her fifth Miller play (Broken Glass, Death of a Salesman, The Price and All My Sons). “This is a play that anyone who really loves great theatre shou...

A View from a Bridge

19 July - 23 August 2014
Written by: Arthur Miller Directed by: Susan Wilson   Love. Loyalty. Family. Revenge. Susan Wilson directs her fifth Miller play (Broken Glass, Death of a Salesman, The Price and All My Sons). “This is a play that anyone who really loves great theatre shou...

The Road That Wasn’t There

08 July - 19 July 2014
Written by: Ralph McCubbin Howell Directed by: Hannah Smith   Presented by trick of the light theatre This is a story about a girl who followed a map off the edge of the world… In New Zealand there are some 56,000 kilometres of paper roads – streets and towns that exist only...

Hīkoi

28 June - 12 July 2014
Written by: Nancy Brunning Directed by: Nancy Brunning   Sometimes back is the only way forward Te Kākano Season – Matariki 2014 Co-produced by Hapai Productions and Auckland Arts Festival “…our kids will want to know who they are. Not because it’s the ‘marry’ thing to...

Equivocation

24 may - 26 June 2014
Written by: Bill Cain Directed by: Peter Hambleton   PETER HAMBLETON RETURNS FROM THE HOBBITTRILOGY TO DIRECT THIS EXPLOSIVELY COMEDIC HIGH STAKES THRILLER THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND. London 1605. Shakespeare (Shag) is ordered to rewrite the ‘true’ story of Guy Fawkes and the...

2b or nt 2b/4 Billion Likes!

17 May - 01 June 2014
Written by: Sarah Delahunty Directed by: Sarah Delahunty Youth Theatre Double Bill Presented by 1st Gear Productions 2b or nt 2b “A comic gem” – Dominion Post “2b or nt 2b … should be everywhere” – Theatreview Six classic characters from Shakespeare,...

The Pianist – SEASON SOLD OUT!!

22 April - 03 May 2014
Written by: Thomas Monckton & Sanna Silvennoinen Directed by: Thomas Monckton & Sanna Silvennoinen   THE PIANIST HAS RETURNED TO CIRCA THEATRE FOR THE 2015 SEASON 22 April – 3 May 2014 Presented by Show Pony Produced by Circo Aereo (Finland) and Show Pony (NZ)...

Other Desert Cities

19 April - 17 May 2014
Written by: Jon Robin Baitz Directed by: Ross Jolly   Welcoming their family back home for Christmas, for the first time in six years, in the sun-drenched comfort of Palm Springs, California, Lyman Wyeth and his wife Polly have it all: wealth, fame and a political legacy of...

Rita and Douglas – SEASON SOLD OUT!

02 April - 12 April 2014
Written by: Based on the letters of Rita Angus Adapted for stage by: Dave Armstrong Directed by: Conrad Newport Presented by: Armstrong Creative   A poignant love story and a stunning collaboration of theatre, music and art. After sell-out seasons around the country, Rita...