Archived: NZ Theatre Month

Celebrating and elevating local theatre
NZ Theatre Month - Giltrap Audi Season of Rendered

September is New Zealand Theatre Month that elevates and celebrates the local theatre scene.

City centre theatres are going to showcase a range of New Zealand theatre talent through a selection of incredible plays written by local playwrights.

Here are the shows that we think you need to check out this September.

Mrs Krishnan's Party
22 August - 2 September, Q Theatre

Indian Ink Theatre Company continues to bridge cultures and push boundaries with this immersive work that seats the audience around the dining table and perches them at the kitchen bench in an utterly disarming 75 minutes that magically creates a community and leaves them with their bellies and their souls fed.

Bright Star
4 - 16 September, Herald Theatre

Inspired by the life of trail-blazing New Zealand astronomer Beatrice Hill Tinsley, Bright Star is the story of an extraordinary woman fighting for recognition in an era where the fairer sex were best kept at home, looking after the kids and getting dinner ready.

11 - 15 September, Basement Theatre

Bekah & Jess have discovered the world's best kept secret... nobody knows what they're doing. They're unsupervised and making choices all on their own. Come along for a laugh, a sing and maybe even an irrational cry.

Me And My Sister Tell Each Other Everything
11 - 15 September, Basement Theatre

Murph and Jos Willcott are sisters. So, of course, they hate each other. They love each other too. Because they have to. Then the worst happens and they're forced together in their family home, literally fighting for their lives.

A Few Things I Learnt About Dating And Death
18 - 22 September, Basement Theatre

Based on truth distorted by perception and imagination, Acacia O'Connor reaches back into a time in her life when her world was warped and nothing made sense. Bring along an umbrella, a singing voice if you have one and a squeezy water-bottle!

Giltrap Audi Season Of Rendered
18 September - 3 October, ASB Waterfront Theatre

Award-winning New Zealand playwright, Stuart Hoar, unravels the complex moralities of modern war in this taut, torn-from-the-headlines thriller.

Watching Paint Dry
25 and 26 September, Basement Theatre

Experience just how much happens when nothings seems to be happening at all. Join solo performer and lighting designer, Sean Lynch, on a journey across the plains of time to the far reaches of your mind.  

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Last updated: 01 October 2018

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