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The First Time

21 June - 1 July
https://nz.patronbase.com/_Circa/Productions/1714/PerformancesWritten by Courtney Rose Brown Directed by Rose Kirkup (Original production directed by Neenah Dekkers-Reihana) LAST WEEK! Circa Two 21 June – 1 July Tues – Sat 7.30pm $18 – $30 Runtime: 1 hour...
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$18 - $30

A Doll’s House

5 Aug - 2 Sept
Writer: Emily Perkins Adapted from Ibsen’s original Starring: Sophie Hambleton, Arthur Meek, Peter McCauley, Kali Kopae, Francis Biggs, Levi Alexander, Sophie Fulton, Jessica Southey and Miko Peszynski. Director: Katherine McRae Set and Costume: Ian Harman Lighting: Marcus...
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$25 - $52

Destination Beehive: 2017

8 July - 5 Aug
By Lorae Parry and Pinky Agnew Director: Jan Bolwell Starring Lorae Parry, Pinky Agnew, Kate Harcourt and Carrie Green. FINAL WEEK! SOLD OUT! Circa Two 8 July – 5 Aug Previews – 7 July & 9 July Tues – Sat 7.30pm Sun 4.30pm Runtime: 80 mins. No interval. $25...
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$25 - $52

Improv for Kids

11 - 22 July
Company: The Improvisors July School Holidays Circa Two 11 – 22 July Tue – Sat 11am $10 Runtime: 50 mins LAST SHOW – 11AM SATURDAY! Kids love theatre that’s interactive. So do the Improvisors. Kids (and their grown-ups) loved the 2016 season of Improv For Kids,...
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9 Sept - 7 Oct
Director: Katie Wolfe (Waru, The Mooncake and the Kumara, The Women) Writer:  Emma Kinane (co-writer Turbine, Paua, The December Brother) Starring: Jacqueline Nairn (Shortland Street), Neill Rea (Brokenwood), Neenah Dekkers-Reihana (King Lear), Susie Berry (Don Juan), Simon Leary...
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$25 - $52

Caging Skies

12 Aug - 9 Sept
Writer:  Desirée Gezentsvey Director: Andrew Foster Music and Sound Design: Jeremy Cullen STARRING: Tim Earl (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time) Comfrey Sanders (Don Juan) Claire Waldron (King Lear) Donna Akersten (Last Legs) True passions. True lies. HURRY LAST...
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$25 - $52

A Doris Day Special

16 Sept - 14 Oct
By Ali Harper Director: Stephanie McKellar-Smith Company: Ali-Cat Productions Ltd A whole lot more than just the girl next door Circa Two 16 Sept – 14 Oct Preview 15 Sept Tues – Sat 7.30pm Sun 4.30pm $25 – $46 Run time: 1 hr 20 min no interval FINAL WEEK! DUE TO...
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$25 - $46

The Father

14 Oct - 11 Nov
LAST WEEK! "The most acclaimed new play of the decade"
By Florian Zeller Translated by Christopher Hampton Director: Ross Jolly A touching, funny, deeply unsettling mystery Circa One 14 Oct – 11 Nov LAST WEEK!   Tues – Thurs 6.30pm Fri – Sat 8pm Sun 4pm Run time: 90 mins (no interval) $25 – $52 Proudly...
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$25 - $52


21 Oct - 4 Nov
Director: Lucy Marinkovich and Miranda Manasiadis Choreography: Lucy Marinkovich Company: Borderline Arts Ensemble NZ Premiere! Humour, Sensuality and Surprise. The omnipotence of our dreams colliding with our realities Circa Two 21 Oct – 4 Nov Tues – Sat 7.30pm Sun...
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$25 - $35

Venus in Fur

11 Nov - 9 Dec
HURRY LAST DAYS! "A cleverly constructed play, brilliantly executed...one not to be missed" - Ewen Coleman, Dom Post
Writer: David Ives Director: Andrew Foster Circa Two 11 Nov – 9 Dec Preview 10 Nov Tues – Sat 7.30pm Sunday 4.30pm No latecomers allowed $25 – $52 Runtime: 100 mins (no interval) Important: contains strong language and sexual content Sexy. Smart. Mischievous....
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$25 - $52

Peter Pan – The Pantomime

Due to popular demand! 2pm Matinee added on Sat 23 Dec. BOOK NOW!
By Pinky Agnew & Lorae Parry Based on the novel by J.M. Barrie Director: Susan Wilson Circa One 18 Nov – 23 Dec DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND! 2pm Matinee added Saturday 23 Dec! Encore season: 2 – 13 Jan 2018   Tues – Sat 6.30pm Sun 4pm $18 – $52 Run time: 105...
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$18 - $52

Cynthia and Gertie go Baroque

13 - 23 December 2017
Director: Jeff Kingsford-Brown Company: Willow Productions With Rose Beauchamp & Helen Moulder   Circa Two Wed 13 – Sat 23 Dec Tues – Sat 7.30pm Sun 4.30pm Runtime: Approx. 1 hour 10mins (no interval) (Please note: There is no preview on Tuesday 12th Dec as...
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$25 - $39

Shakespeare lives at Circa!

Sunday 1 May 11.30am - 1.30pm
A Talk with Michael Hurst   Celebrating Circa Theatre’s 40th Birthday,  SGCNZ’s 25th & the Quattro Centennial of Shakespeare’s Death Sunday 1 May, 11.30am – 1.30pm Circa Theatre, Wellington In Wellington to direct Circa Theatre’s King Lear, Michael Hurst is...
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Roger Hall’s Robin Hood: The Pantomime

2 hours 15 minutes; 21 November − 20 December 2015; 2 - 9 January 2016
There he is! Oh no he isn’t. Oh, yes he is!! With loaded bow behind a tree You never know where he will be He moves like velvet, sleek and svelte Around the Wellington town belt His eye is quick, his aim is sure He robs the rich to feed the poor He’s always on the side of good...

Hillary Clinton / Young Lover

1 Hour, 30 January – 20 February 2016
Starring Arthur Meek Written by Geoff Pinfield & Arthur Meek, based on a book by Richard Meros Directed by Geoff Pinfield Produced by Show Pony Hillary Clinton / Young Lover is a brilliant, absurd and delightful 60-minute live comedy experience. It’s about a dashing young...
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Adult $35, Concession $30, Under 25s for $25

The Wine Project

1 hour, 3 - 14 February 2016
Java Dance Theatre Choreographed by Sacha Copland With live music by Tristan Carter and Charley Davenport We create a magic, dangerous and ancient story when we tend the vines, crush the grapes, and ferment the juice. The Wine Project invites you into a world of intrigue and...
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$25, or $35 with wine tasting

Who Are We Now?

1 hour, 26 February - 1 March 2016
Produced by Footnote New Zealand Dance Performed by ChoreoCo. Choreographed by Maria Dabrowska Winner of Best Dance in 2014 and 2015, ChoreoCo. by Footnote New Zealand Dance is a short-term company created especially for Fringe from the brightest new dancers. As she watched...
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Adult $20 / Fringe Addict $12

The Vivien Hirschfeld Season of The ACB with Honora Lee

1 Hour 20 Minutes, 27 February - 26 March 2016
Written by Kate De Goldi Adapted and Directed by Jane Waddell The Vivien Hirschfeld Season of The ACB with Honora Lee, by Kate De Goldi Circa’s contribution to the 2016 New Zealand Festival, is a world premiere. Adapted by accomplished theatre practitioner Jane Waddell,...
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Adult $39, Concession $19, Family Ticket $97


50 minutes, 5 March 2016
ALICE MARY COOPER (Australia/United Kingdom) Image by Cristina Todaro We know it as the “butterfly stroke” but to Elizabeth Moncello growing up on Australia’s Gabo Island in the 1930s it was the “dolphin”. So reveals Alice Mary Cooper, who with highly expressive storytelling...
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Adult $49, Child $19

The Theory of Anthony

One hour, 10am, Saturday 12 March 2016
What are the keys to Anthony McCarten’s success? From Ladies Night to The Theory of Everything; Wellington to Hollywood. In conversation with with Miranda Harcourt