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Grimm Bedtime Stories

11 - 23 July
Directed by Lori Leigh Produced by PlayShop Performance Company Starring Callum Devlin, Oliver Devlin, Isobel MacKinnon, Freya Sadgrove, Barney Olson Designed by Harriet Denby Lighting Design by Darryn Woods   When you can’t get to sleep late in the night, listen to a story...
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$10 - $15

Legendary Divas

27 July - 20 Aug
Starring Ali Harper with Michael Williams Produced by Ali-Cat Productions SOLD OUT!   “GREAT EVENING OF MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT” – Dom Post “TOUCHING AND VERY POIGNANT” – Dom Post Legendary Divas is a show starring award winning actress and...
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$25 - $39

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

6 Aug - 3 Sep
Written by Christopher Durang Directed Susan Wilson Proudly supported by Paul & Danika McArthur   “… a delightfully entertaining production of an excellent play.” Ewen Coleman – Dompost “ a wittily insightful play impeccably done” John Smythe – Theatreview Winner...
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$25 - $46

All Our Sons

5-14 November 2015
By Witi Ihimaera Presented by Taki Rua   World Premiere Courage and loyalty is tested in this new play by Witi Ihimaera “Once they fought each other, now shoulder to shoulder they fight together” Two generations go to war while a third fights a battle to keep her family at...

The Fatal New Zealander

2pm, Saturday 20 August 2016
Written by Sir James McNeish The Fatal New Zealander Who was he? Norman Kirk was Labour’s first native-born Prime Minister. Prime Minister for just 20 months. He died suddenly and prematurely in 1974. James McNeish writes: “Norman Kirk’s death to many is still a mystery. At one...
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$12 - $19

No Post on Sunday

27 August - 10 September
Presented by Everybody Cool Lives Here Directed by  Isobel MacKinnon   Everybody Cool Lives Here are Back! Following the success of Wake Up Tomorrow (2015 Best in NZ Fringe) Everybody Cool Lives Here are returning to Circa with a fresh new work! Devised by a core cast of...
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$25 - $39. $18 Special for selected groups and Carers.

Hui on Women in Theatre – Mon 19 September

Monday 19th September
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ON TODAY AT CIRCA! Call for a Hui on Women in Theatre: We invite you to a Hui in September, to lead to a conference, or series of seminars in 2017. Please join us: Circa Theatre, Wellington on Monday 19th September from 2-5pm, then 6-8pm. (Come to one session if you can’t be...
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Free entry

A Child’s Christmas in Wales

1 hour 15 minutes, 28 November − 20 December
Written by Dylan Thomas Dramatised & presented by Ray Henwood What has been described as one of the most magical of Christmas stories is brought to the stage by Ray Henwood for Christmas 2015. It is rounded out by other memories of childhood, first presented by Dylan Thomas...

Wellington Theatre Awards 2015

Sunday 6 December 2015
We cordially invite you to join us for an evening celebrating another engaging year of theatre. Previously the Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards, we are proud to invite you to a ceremony in honour of theatrical excellence and creativity: The Wellington Theatre Awards 2016, 7.30pm...
All Tickets $35

EUGENIA: A Scarlet & Gold Fundraiser – 2pm Sat 24 Sept

24 September
Help fund Scarlet & Gold
Written by Lorae Parry Fundraiser – A Rehearsed Public Reading   Join us at a Rehearsed public reading of Eugenia, to celebrate 30 years since Homosexual Law Reform and contribute to Lorae’s new play, Scarlet & Gold. Circa Theatre 2pm Saturday Sept 24th 2016...
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The Gaps Between

11 - 15 Oct
Written by Sebastian Morgan-Lynch Additional writing by Tara Lee Music composed and performed by Sebastian Morgan-Lynch Additional Music by Daniel Lynch and Robin Perks Video and time-lapse photography by Tim Henwood RUNTIME: Approx. 80mins (no interval) Electric cello, and...
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$25 - $46


15 October - 12 November
By Dave Armstrong Directed by Conrad Newport RUNTIME: 1 hour 50 mins (including interval) Please Note: No Late Admittance! FINAL WEEK! Aucklander Michael Caughey has it all: a successful US screenwriting career, a beautiful actress girlfriend Cherie, and a Central Otago vineyard....
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$46 - $25


22 Oct - 19 Nov
LAST WEEK! - "this is a must-see production" - Ewen Coleman, The Dom Post
Written by Duncan Macmillan Directed by Dean Hewison Produced by Show Pony LAST WEEK!!! RUNTIME: 70 minutes (no interval) Please note no late admissions.  “As an up-to-the minute treatise on modern living and the issues surrounding parenting in today’s world,...
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$25 - $46

The Dark

2pm, Saturday 29 October 2016
Written by Ken Duncum The Dark What are you afraid of?  The Dark is a supernatural romance set in the 1920s during the height of the Spiritualism craze.  NZ sisters Mina and Hannah Fox are a sensation on the British and US séance circuit, until the editor of a psychic journal...
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$12 - $19

Roger Hall’s “Jack and The Beanstalk”

19 Nov – 20 Dec
FAMILY PASSES AVAILABLE! Please call 04 801 7992.
By Roger Hall Directed by Susan Wilson Songs By Paul Jenden and Michael Nicholas Williams  Run time: Approx. 2 hours (including a 15 min interval) What better way to get into the Holiday spirit than to mix laughter with tradition and join the festive fun at this year’s pantomi...
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$15 - $46

Scarlet & Gold

25 Nov - 22 Dec
Preview 24 Nov
Writer: Lorae Parry Director: Kate JasonSmith Choreographer: Jan Bolwell   ‘A must see! Timely, Relevant, Engaging.’  – Theatreview   A New Zealand Premiere Finalist for the 2016 Adam Play Award. Run Time: 2 hours 5 mins (including a 15min interval)....
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$25 - $46


24 October – 21 November 2015
By Pip Hall Directed by Lyndee-Jane Rutherford   Fate, chance and rooftop romance. 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...

Adventures in Pianoland

15-17 October 2015
Written and performed by JAN PRESTON Directed by GAYLENE PRESTON   How I learned to stop worrying and love the piano The irrepressible Jan Preston comes clean on her longstanding and sometimes bumpy road to piano stardom. Jan will spin yarns from dives in Soho to the concert...

The Bookbinder

25 September – 10 October 2015
Written by Ralph McCubbin Howell Directed by Hannah Smith Presented by Trick of the Light Theatre   They say you can get lost in a good book. But it’s worse to get lost in a bad one… From award-winning company Trick of the Light Theatre (The Road That Wasn’t...


10-31 October 2015
By Patrick Evans Based on the novel of the same name Directed by Conrad Newport   It is 1955 and beyond the famous hedge something magic is about to happen. In his beloved garden the “Father of the Nations Fiction” Frank Sargeson is waiting for his old mate Harry to turn up....