Cancel Santa

Santa’s got shareholders now and he wants to expand Christmas to a 24/7, 365 day operation. Now it’s up to two plucky elves to try and keep Christmas special, maintain a healthy work/life balance for all elves, and Cancel Santa once and for all in this year’s riotous Little Andromeda Christmas Comedy.

Thu 15–Sat 24 Dec, 7:00pm

Cancelled: David Correos & Hamish Parkinson’s Haha Horror

by David Correos & Hamish Parkinson - Notorious Management Ltd

AAAAHHGGG! Two Billy T Award winners team up to create something horrific. Horrifically hilarious!

Thu 18–Sat 20 Aug, various times

Nerd Degree

Nerd Degree is a live comedy panel show performed and recorded for podcast in front of a live audience.

Sun 21 Aug–Sun 30 Oct, 6:00pm

Back to Square One?

by Anders Falstie-Jensen

A show originally made for driveways and cul-de-sacs. Lots of chalking. Lots of talking. Coffee & Cake included.

Thu 25–Sat 27 Aug, various times

Perfuct Storm

Three of Aotearoa's best and most experienced improvisors - Kathleen Burns, Emma Cusdin, and Dan Bain - ask the audience one question and then turn it into non-stop theatrical comedy gold.

2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, 8:30pm

48 Hours 2022 Ōtautahi Heats Watch Parties

Let's watch the Ōtautahi 48 hours heats together!

Sat 27–Mon 29 Aug, various times


by ACL2022 Festival presented by the Composers Association of NZ

An international array of recent electroacoustic+ music, part of the Asian Composers League festival coming to Ōtautahi for the first time

Tue 30 Aug, 9:30pm

Cabinet of Curiosities

Tiny lectures on the weird and wonderful.

Fri 2 Sep, 7:30pm

Fri 2 Sep, 9:00pm

Stardust Cabaret

A glittering cabaret in aid of Qtopia

Sat 3 Sep, 7:30pm

Symposium Dectet

Join Symposium Dectet for their much anticipated return to the Little Andromeda stage!

Sun 4 Sep, 6:30pm

Guy Williams: Here Comes Nothing!

Guy Williams returns to Christchurch to attempt stand up comedy! NO REFUNDS

Tue 6–Thu 8 Sep, 7:00pm
PWYC $15-$45

Goat Vs Tortoise: The Musical

by Chirny Productions

An original musical telling the story of the Galápagos through the lens of economics and ecology.

Fri 9 Sep, various times

The Internet According to George

by Hwyl Theatre

Enter George's world as he gets to experience the joys and the dangers of the internet first time.

Sat 10–Sun 11 Sep, 7:00pm

Te Rongomaiwhiti 2022

by Hōhepa Waitoa

Ko te oranga o te ao kei roto i ēnei mokopuna.(The life of the world is in the hands of these grandchildren.)

Thu 15–Sat 24 Sep, 7:00pm

Fresh Off the Page

by Proudly Asian Theatre & Yugto Productions

Yugto Productions invites you to join a long-running playreading legacy - a play reading series for, by and starring Asian practitioners.

Thu 4 Aug, Sat 17 Sep, Sat 22 Oct, 8:30pm

The Sweet Sweet Nothings

Frankie Daly, Jessie Shanks (The Eastern) and Tess Liautaud are songwriters with singular voices and their own unique approach to their craft, yet together they weave a sound as old the hills, a little bit sage, a touch playful and full to the brim with heart.

Wed 21 Sep, 7:00pm

Dungeons & Comedians

Some of New Zealand's most daring comedians delve into both dungeons and/or dragons accompanied by real time illustrations.

Sun 14 Aug–Fri 9 Dec, various times

Music Sounds Better Out Here

by Squash Co Arts Collective

When Robert McGee was nineteen, he walked up the highway from Wellington to Auckland.

Thu 29 Sep–Sat 1 Oct, 7:00pm

Repressed Memoirs

by James Mustapic

James Mustapic performs an hour of projector based stand-up comedy and dives deep into his TVNZ series 'Abandonment Issues'

Fri 30 Sep–Sat 1 Oct, 8:30pm

The First Annual Parnell Croquet Club Facebook Live Telethon

by William Burns

The Great Kiwi Telethon is making a comeback!

Wed 5–Sat 8 Oct, 7:00pm

First Friday of the month, 9:00pm


by Jessica D'Ath

Break is an ultimately uplifting one-woman-musical-journey through post-natal depression.

Fri 14–Sat 15 Oct, 8:30pm

Cosy Comedy

Cosy Comedy is a gentle comedy show for nice people.

Sat 15 Oct, 7:00pm


by James Foster and Paul Fidow

A scientific examination of what makes a bro a bro, explored via the vehicle of song

Fri 21 Oct, 7:00pm

Casual First Date: An Improvised Comedy Show

True stories pulled apart and put back together as silly snappy sketches and scenes

Sat 22–Sun 23 Oct, 7:00pm


by Amy Atkins

A comedic celebration of the beauty, relaxing nature, and comforting intimacy of ASMR videos.

Thu 3–Fri 4 Nov, 7:00pm

The Little A Development Season

by Little Andromeda

Three plays in development

Sun 13, Sun 20 Nov, 4:00pm


by Laser Kiwi

Think pub quiz… but less sport & more silly pictures

Thu 10–Fri 11 Nov, 7:00pm

A Game of Two Halves

by Georgie Sivier and George Fenn

All the world's a pitch, the people merely sports players

Fri 25–Sat 26 Nov, 7:00pm

Langi & City

by Ricky Townsend and Selwyn Gamble

An unexpected friendship is made, New Zealand born Tongan man Langi and Autistic man Steven City.​

Wed 30 Nov–Thu 1 Dec, 7:00pm