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The Reluctant Dragon

by New Zealand Playhouse

A rollicking laugh-a-minute musical romp for 5-12 year olds and their adults!

Wed 17–Fri 19 Jul, various times

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Nick White: Teenage Dream

by Token Events

Join Nick as he looks back on the things that have shaped him from his youth to now; the good, the bad and the seriously random XD

Fri 19–Sat 20 Jul, 8:30pm

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TEN | TEN | TEN: Ten photographers talk ten minutes to ten photographs

by NZIPP (New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers)

Ten photographers talking ten minutes to ten photographs.

Mon 22 Jul, 7:00pm

Perfuct Storm

Three of Aotearoa's best and most experienced improvisors ask the audience one question and then turn it into non-stop theatrical comedy gold.

Thu 15 Feb–Fri 16 Aug, various times

Hot Singles in your Area

by Patch Lambert

Patch Lambert is here to explore the hilarious do's, don't and maybes of navigating love and life after 30.

Fri 26–Sat 27 Jul, 7:00pm

Miss Manage's Musical Mixtape

by Les Femmes

Everyone loves a mixtape. Everyone loves a musical (right?!?). And everyone loves Miss Manage, even if they don't know it yet.

Fri 26 Jul, 8:30pm

Eli Matthewson: Night Terror

The true story of when my boyfriend tried to murder me.

Fri 2–Sat 3 Aug, 7:00pm

Late Night Poetry Hour

by Claudia Jardine

Join us for our coveted monthly poetry open mic and performances from two feature poets!

First Friday of the Month, 9:00pm

Dungeons & Comedians

Courageous comedians play D&D live onstage.

First Sunday of the Month, 6:00pm


by Fleur de Thier

Two dancers play in a landscape of spheres.

Thu 8 Aug, 7:30pm


by Christopher Alan Moore

An intimate adventure with a very big heart

Fri 9–Sat 10 Aug, 7:00pm

Some Regrets

by Sam Gibson

Sam Gibson is coming home fresh off his Australian debut and a sold-out season at the New Zealand Fringe Festival!

Fri 9 Aug, 8:30pm

Donna Brookbanks: Green Fingered

Whoever said gardening was relaxing wasn’t doing it right.

Thu 15–Sat 17 Aug, 7:00pm

Casual First Date: An Improvised Comedy Show

An improvised sketch comedy show where the strange and mundane get gleefully close

Sat 17 Aug, 8:30pm

Listen to my Heart: The Songs of David Friedman

by Helen Fahy

A musical theatre song cycle

Thu 22–Sat 24 Aug, 7:00pm

Insect Poetry Night

by Entomological Society of New Zealand

Join the Entomological Society of New Zealand for an evening of insect poetry.

Wed 28 Aug, 7:00pm

He Māori?

by Isaac Martyn

What it means to be both the coloniser and the colonised. A fun, quirky and thought-provoking journey of self-identity. He Māori? He aha? Is he?

Thu 29–Sat 31 Aug, 6:30pm

Fragrant Texts

by WORD Christchurch

a sniffable experience recreating book smells in an age of digital reading.

Thu 29 Aug, 8:30pm

Claudia Jardine's Late Night Poetry Hour

by WORD Christchurch

A special WORD Christchurch edition!

Fri 30 Aug, 9:00pm

Homecoming Poems LIVE: Nathan Joe and Bea Gladding

by WORD Christchurch

A home coming as homo-coming in a spoken word meets gig theatre special event.

Sat 31 Aug, 8:30pm

Ungartered Territory

by Ace-ssential Workers

An ode to those who have an atypical relationship with sex and intimacy.

Thu 12–Sat 14 Sep, 7:00pm

Fame or Die

by Ginge & Minge


Thu 12–Sat 14 Sep, 8:30pm

Purple is the Gayest Colour

by Alayne Dick

In this comedy hour, Alayne unlocks memories of reading gay fanfiction on dial-up internet at 3am, the trauma of early 00's pop culture (looking at you Glee), the messy world of queer dating where everyone has dated everyone, and finally, becoming a Bunnings gay.

Fri 18–Sat 19 Oct, 7:00pm

Dik Deurmekaar (Fat Confused)

by Mel die Storieverteller

Mel die Storieverteller brings Afrikaans comedy and a big bag filled with shockingly hilarious stories to New Zealand!

Thu 24 Oct, 6:30pm