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Miss Jean Batten

7 - 11 March
FINAL SHOWS! Part of WTF! Women's Theatre Festival
Writer: Phil Ormsby Director: Amanda Rees Starring: Alex Ellis Design: John Parker, Elizabeth Whiting, Ruby Reihana-Wilson and Thomas Press Producer: Flaxworks Flying in the face of convention FINALS SHOWS!!!! Circa One 7 – 11 March Tues – Thurs 6.30pm Fri – Sat...
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$25 - $35

Hens’ Teeth

14 - 25 March
Part of the WTF! Women's Theatre Festival
FINAL SHOWS! ENDS SAT 25 MARCH! A Season of Women Comedians Produced by Kate JasonSmith Circa One 14 – 25 March Tues – Thurs 6.30pm Fri – Sat 8pm S25 – $46 Hens’ Teeth returns with a feast of new side-splitting comedy seasoned with the odd old favourite....
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Women In Theatre Hui 2 – The Next Stage

Saturday 11 March 10.30am – 4.30pm
Whitireia, Vivian Street
Following on from 2016’s hugely successful  Women in Theatre Hui, a second conference… WOMEN IN THEATRE HUI 2  – THE NEXT STAGE! Join the conversation. Change the landscape! Sign the “50:50 by 2020” petition. Where are we now? What else do we want to achieve? Saturday 11 March...
Free - RSVP: hui@circa.co.nz

WTF! Women’s Theatre Festival

The WTF! Women’s Theatre Festival is now finished. Thank you for your interest. Circa Theatre is proud to curate and host WTF! Women’s Theatre Festival, celebrating women’s voices and following on from 2016’s hugely successful Women in Theatre Hui. A second conference will...
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Capital E National Arts Festival

13 – 25 March 2017 NZ’s biggest Arts Festival for children Circa One Shu’s Song Capital E Live Created by Laura Gaudin, Rachel Callinan and Gina Moss 18 March 11.30am We invite you to step inside the imaginary world of Shu and watch the ordinary world become extraordinary....
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Speak: Part of the 2017 Play Readings

2pm Saturday 18 March
Play Readings Part of the 2017 Women’s Festival Speak by Jess Sayer Directed by Stella Reid With Lorae Parry and Gavin Rutherford Saturday 18 March 2pm Mark Lawson has been given an ultimatum. Get the interview to end all interviews or it’s see ya later career and the lifestyle...
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$15 - $19

The Wife Who Spoke Japanese In Her Sleep: Part of the 2017 Play Readings

25 March
Play Readings Part of WTF! Women’s Theatre Festival The Wife Who Spoke Japanese In Her Sleep By Vivienne Plumb Director Kathy McRae With Helen Moulder, Vivienne Bell, Christopher Brougham, Alex Rabina and Sarita So. Saturday 25 March 2pm Honey Tarbox, an ordinary Kiwi...
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12 Angry Women – a writing workshop

Sunday 26 March 11am - 2pm
A Writing Workshop Part of WTF! Women’s Theatre Festival FULLY BOOKED. BOOKINGS NOW CLOSED. Sunday 26 March 11am – 2pm From an original idea by Sara Clifford. Playwright Sara Clifford is visiting New Zealand in March 2017, with a British Council grant, while she is here she...
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THE BEATGIRLS’ 21st: All Grown Up

1 - 15 April - FINAL SHOWS!
Devised and choreographed by Andrea Sanders Featuring: Andrea Sanders, Kali Kopae & Carolyn McLaughlin Company: Produced by Total Entertainment NZ Circa One 1 – 15 April Preview 31 March Runtime: 2 hours (including 15min interval) Tues – Thurs 6.30pm Fri –...
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$25 - $52

Mr and Mrs Alexander: Sideshows and Psychics

18 April - 6 May
Created by David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemache Director: Mike Friend Company: Rollicking Entertainment Ltd Meet the most notorious couple in colonial showbiz! Circa Two 18 April – 6 May Tues – Sat 7.30pm Sun 4.30pm $25 – $39 Run Time: 90 minutes (with...
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The Messy Magic Adventure

18 - 29 April
Created by David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemache Director: Greg Cooper Company: Rollicking Entertainment Ltd Fantastical fun for children (and child-like adults) aged 5+  Circa Two 18 – 29 April ALL SHOWS SOLD OUT! Tues – Sat 11am $10 – $15 Run Time: 45 Minutes...
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$10 - $15

Three Days in the Country

27 May - 24 June
Hurry Last Days! "A delicious and sumptuous production" - The Dominion Post
New Zealand Premiere By Patrick Marber (Closer, Notes on a Scandal) A version of Turgenev’s A Month in the Country Directed by Susan Wilson Music Design by Gareth Farr Proudly sponsored by Paul and Danika McArthur, and Vivien Hirschfeld Circa One 27 May – 24 June Preview 26...
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$25 - $52

White Man Behind A Desk: Live

6 - 10 June
Written by Robbie Nicol and Finnius Teppett, with additional material from Stella Reid Directed by Stella Reid Produced by Bevin Linkhorn Videographer – Mitchell Botting Technical Operator – Isabella Grigg-Eyley Good Times Company presents Robbie Nicol in WHITE MAN...
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$25 - $30

Larger than Life

14 - 17 June
Produced by Te Rēhia Theatre Company Directed by Tainui Tukiwaho (The Catch, Step Dave, Billy T James, The Almighty Johnsons) Written by: Chris Rex Martin and Tainui Tukiwaho Circa Two 15 – 17 June 14 June Preview Wed – Sat 7.30pm All tickets $25 Preview price $20...
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Olive Copperbottom

10 - 27 May
A New Musical by Charles Dickens and Penny Ashton Director: Ben Crowder and Penny Ashton Company: Penash Productions Circa Two 10 – 27 May Tues – Sat 7.30pm Sun – 4.30pm Running time: 75 minutes. HURRY LAST DAYS! BOOK NOW! $25 – $35 Following the delicate...
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Sticks, Sonnets & Verse – Theatre Industry Workshop

Bookings essential - 14 max Form on SGCNZ website: www.sgcnz.org.nz
Sticks, Sonnets & Verse ~ Theatre Industry Workshop Monday 22 May  9.30-11.30am Circa Two Cost: $25 Bookings essential (14 max) – Form on SGCNZ website: www.sgcnz.org.nz Exploring the physicality, heart, and mechanics of Shakespeare, with an introduction to Original...

Original Pronunciation Maori session – Public Talk

Cost: Koha - Bookings essential
Original Pronunciation Maori session ~ Public Talk with Ben Crystal Tuesday 23 May 5 – 6pm Circa Two             Bookings essential for numbers (max 95): Phone: 04 384 1300  OR Email: shakespeare.et.al@gmail.com Cost: Koha What did Shakespeare’s accent – and...
Cost: Koha

Crystal Clear Shakespeare

31 May - 3 June
Circa Two 31 May – 3 June Wed – Sat 7.30pm $15 – $35 SOLD OUT! Runtime: 1 hour plus Q&A What did Shakespeare’s plays sound like in his day? How did those couplets rhyme?? How did Shakespeare’s plays sound in his day? UK actor, author and...
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1 - 29 July
Proudly sponsored by HELL
By Anthony McCarten Starring: Andrew Foster and Gavin Rutherford Director:Ross Jolly High Old Times Down on the Farm ***NEWSFLASH!*** FREE “AFTER-SHOW” PIZZA!!! FINAL NIGHT ONLY – SATURDAY 29th JULY! Proudly sponsored by our friends at HELL Join us in...
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$25 - $52

Escaped Alone

11 March - 8 April
FINAL WEEK! Extra Matinee 4.30pm Saturday 8 April!
New Zealand Premiere By Caryl Churchill Director: Susan Wilson Music: Gareth Farr A brilliant, joyous return from the enigmatic Caryl Churchill. Circa Two 11 March – 8 April Preview 10 March Tues – Sat 7.30pm Sun 4.30pm Running time 1 hour (approx.) without interval...
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$25 - $52