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Women’s Theatre Festival 2018

Celebrating Women’s Voices
17 Aug – 27 Oct
Various times and charges apply

The 19th September 2018 is the 125th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New Zealand and Circa Theatre is delighted to celebrate this, as well as New Zealand Theatre month by once again hosting WTF! Women’s Theatre Festival throughout August, September and October.

The four plays (Bloomsbury Women and the Wild Colonial Girl, Modern Girls in Bed, Blonde Poison and Uneasy Dreams and Other Things), one devised work (Medusa), one developmental season (Rants in the Dark), two play readings (Tender, Sean Penn is in His Boat) and workshops all showcase women playwrights, directors, designers, actors, dancers, musicians and theatre workers.

They give voice to historical female characters as well as focusing on issues facing women today and are more fully explained in the following pages. The seasons start in August and run into October, but those productions in September are all written by New Zealand women.

Click here for links to the WTF! shows, events, readings and workshops

WTF! is proudly sponsored by


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KM130 is a city-wide programme of events, exhibitions and performances, celebrating Katherine Mansfield’s 130th birthday. KM130 is proudly brought to you by the New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Katherine Mansfield House & Garden, Circa Theatre, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, and the Alexander Turnbull Library. Click here for more details