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1 Taranaki Street, Wellington | Box Office Ph: 04 801 7992
Duration: 18 Nov – 23 Dec and 2 - 13 Jan
Location: Circa One
Price: $18 – $55
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Treasure Island – The Pantomime

By Simon Leary and Gavin Rutherford

Directed by Gavin Rutherford
Music Arranged and Directed by Michael Nicholas Williams

This Pantomime season, we are collecting toys and goods for the Wellington City Mission. You are welcome to bring your donation and place under the Christmas tree in the Circa foyer. 

Click here to donate food and goods this Christmas

X marks the spot, me hearties!

Batten down your hatches. Circa’s celebrated summer pantomime returns and this year it’s for the gold. Our playful Panto team maroon themselves on the rocky shore of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale. Set sail with Orphan Jim, his dog Patch and Aunt Peggy Legg to find the pirate treasure.

Is the mysterious young witch a trustworthy friend or will she give them the Black Spot? Will Long John Silver steal the map and scupper their plans? Journey from Port Knickerson, past the rocky shores of Johnsonville, to fight off the Bureauc Rats of Molesworth Street.

With overboard gags, tropical references and salty shanties that’ll raise your Jolly Roger and take you on an expedition to find the greatest treasure of all: Love and acceptance.

Naaah. Just kidding. There’s actual gold!

Watch out! He’s behind yaarrrrr!

‘It was hilarious, and the fast pace, excellent singing and acting, great sets and lighting, and clever story all combined to make it a tremendous and wonderful experience’

‘The writers are so clever, weaving topical humour (and a bit of innuendo!) into the slapstick and child-friendly jokes that delight the little ones’

‘A real Christmas/New Year treat’

‘It was amazing, I went twice’

18 Nov–23 Dec 2023 and 2 – 13 Jan 2024
Circa One
Tues – Sat 6.30pm, Sun 4pm
$18 – $55
Panto Family Pass $128

Runtime: 2 hours (incl. interval)

Looking to buy tickets for the January reprise season? You can book these here!


NZSL performance – Saturday 2 Dec, 6:30pm

To book in the NZSL area email circa@circa.co.nz.

Audio Described performance – Sunday 10 Dec, 4:00pm. Touch tour at 2:30pm.

To book in the Audio Descriptive area email circa@circa.co.nz

E-Ticketing for Treasure Island – The Pantomime

Circa Theatre is moving with the times and jumping onboard the E-Ticketing bandwagon. From 1 September, all Treasure Island – The Pantomime tickets will be delivered directly to your email inbox in the form of a state-of-the-art, digital E-Ticket! You can print this at home or simply present your E-Ticket on your mobile device when you arrive for the show.

This exciting new change will mean no more paper waste, no more queuing at the Box Office and a smoother night out at the theatre for all. We will be parting ways with physical printed tickets from 2024 onwards when all Circa shows will be completely E-Ticketed.

If you require physical tickets for accessibility purposes or if you require any assistance with this new system, please contact Box Office directly on circa@circa.co.nz or 04 801 7992.

Photo: Roc+ Photography