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Miss Bronte

21 February - 15 march 2014
Written by: Mel Dodge Directed by: Lyndee-Jane Rutherford   Charlotte Bronte has a secret. In fact secrets seem to run in the family… Directed by award winning Lyndee-Jane Rutherford. Written and performed by Mel Dodge using the letters and novels of Charlotte Bronte,...

A Play about Fear

07 February - 16 February 2014
Written by: my accomplice Directed by: Uther Dean   Part of the NZ Fringe Festival Every scary movie you love as you’ve never seen them before! The acclaimed theatre company that brought you the sell-out sensations Joseph K and A Play About Space – Best Theatre (Dunedin...

Kings of the Gym – Return Season

18 January - 15 February 2014
Written by: Dave Armstrong Directed by: Danny Mulheron   By Demand Return Season! It’s PC vs. PE … a great start to theatre-going in 2014! From the team who brought you the smash hit The Motor Camp, playwright Dave Armstrong and director Danny Mulheron once again...

Roger Hall’s Cinderella – The Pantomime

17 November - 12 January 2013
Written by: Roger Hall. Songs by Paul Jenden & Michael N Williams Directed by: Susan Wilson The perfect Christmas treat! A glittering fairytale pantomime with dazzling costumes and lots of fun and laughter, Cinderellahas it all. Starring a fabulous Fairy Godmother, two...

Mother Goose – The Pantomime

16 November 2013 - 11 January 2014
Written by: Michele Amas, Songs by Paul Jenden and Music by Gareth Farr Directed by: Susan Wilson   World Premiere A Golden Egg of a show – Mother Goose is well worth a gander! These Christmas holidays join Mother Goose and her friends on a flight of fantasy in an...

CON

26 October - 23 November
Written by: Gavin McGibbon Directed by: Danny Mulheron   WORLD PREMIERE If you could get away with it how far would you go? They have a knack for it. They get people to do what they shouldn’t. And now here’s their chance to make money like never before. Stevie and Earle have...

The ImpoSTAR

19 October - 09 November 2013
Written by: Jason Chasland with Lyndee-Jane Rutherford Directed by: Lyndee-Jane Rutherford   Who Does He Think He Is? An exhilarating evening of Judy Garland, Julie Andrews, groovy Grandmothers and growing up in the Wairarapa! Jason Chasland (Spector with the BeatGirls) is...

Midsummer (a play with songs)

21 September - 19 October 2013
Written by: David Greig and Gordon McIntyre Directed by: Lyndee-Jane Rutherford New Zealand Premiere She’s a lawyer. He’s a petty crim. She’s totally out of his league; he’s not her type at all. They absolutely should not sleep together. Which is, of course, why they...

The Dominion Post Season of No Naughty Bits

14 September - 12 October 2013
Written by: Steve Thompson Directed by: Ross Jolly   Monty Python vs the American Broadcasting Company A gloriously funny re-imagining of a real-life event, No Naughty Bits illuminates and celebrates the comic genius of Monty Python. December 1975: Monty Python’s Flying...

The Price

10 August - 07 September 2013
Written by: Arthur Miller Directed by: Susan Wilson “Miller at his most intimate … movingly understated” – The Herald The Price, one of master playwright Arthur Miller’s most successful plays, is a funny and deeply moving story of two brothers in conflict with their father. In a...

Red

13 July - 10 August 2013
Written by: John Logan Directed by: Andrew Foster   What do you see? Passion. Rage. Blood. Red is a six-time Tony Award-Winning play by John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo,The Aviator) about the richly layered and complex character and canvases of Mark Rothko, one of the 20...

C – A Musical

06 July - 03 August 2013
Written by:  Paul Jenden, Music by: Gareth Farr Directed by: Paul Jenden   Lead by the irrepressible Jackie Clarke, five incredible artists star in this brand new show by Wellington’s own Paul Jenden and Gareth Farr. Jenden’s ongoing treatment for cancer becomes the stepping...

Midnight in Moscow

11 May - 08 June 2013
Written by: Dean Parker Directed by: Susan Wilson Lunches, hunches, romance and the occasional whiff of home. A provocative, funny and intriguing new play by renowned NZ playwright, Dean Parker. “Love, spies and lies.” In the NZ Embassy in Moscow in 1947 the staff must question...

After Juliet

25 May - 08 June 2013
Written by: Sharman MacDonald Directed by: Sarah Delahunty   The other side of the world’s most famous love story. Romeo loved Rosaline. Until he saw Juliet. Now Romeo and Juliet are dead. But Rosaline has to go on living … “He was a Montague after all. Never trust a...

Tribes

06 April - 04 May 2013
Written by: Nina Raine Directed by: Ross Jolly   WINNER New York Critics Circle Theatre Award 2012 for Best Play WINNER Outstanding Play, Drama Desk Award NY WINNER Alliance Award New York for Best Play Nominated Best Play Laurence Olivier Awards London 2011 A smart, highly...

Mike and Virginia

23 March - 20 April 2013
Written by: Kathryn Burnett & Nick Ward Directed by: Kerryn Palmer   A Romantic Comedy About Romantic Comedy “Let us consider the ludicrous nature of romantic comedy…” So begins this fast-moving romp of a play from two of New Zealand’s busiest screenwriters....

Talking of Katherine Mansfield

27 February - 16 March 2013
Written by: Katherine Mansfield Directed by: Catherine Downes   Fascinating, compelling – an evening of pure delight. Acclaimed actress Catherine Downes brings her latest work, Talking of Katherine Mansfield, to Circa for the opening season of her New Zealand tour. Cathy...

You Can Always Hand Them Back

23 February - 30 March 2013
Written by: Roger Hall. Music and lyrics by Peter Skellern Directed by: Jane Waddell   No grandparent will want to miss it, and no would-be grandparent should. New Zealand’s most successful and best-loved playwright collaborates for the first time with distinguished British...

Kings of the Gym

19 January - 16 February 2013
Written by: Dave Armstrong Directed by: Danny Mulheron World Premiere PC vs. PE! From the team who brought you the smash hit The Motor Camp, playwright Dave Armstrong and director Danny Mulheron again combine talents to present a delightfully romantic and wickedly entertaining...