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NZ THEATRE MONTH  

celebrating and elevating NZ theatre throughout September

... and for the next four years

2018 Listings

Mr Krishnan's Party

Mrs Krishnan's Party

Indian Ink Theatre Company

15 Aug - 7 Oct

On Tour: Hamilton, Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, Christchurch

Multiple Venues

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Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Red Leap Theatre

24 Aug - 15 Sep

On Tour: Napier, Wellington, Māngere, Albany, Hamilton, Tauranga

Multiple Venues

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Whenua DP4 / Lot 173

Whenua DP4 / Lot 173

Kiwi Possum Productions

24 Aug - 8 Sep

Greymouth, Hokitika, Reefton

Multiple Venues

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Cornucopia

Cornucopia

Warkworth Theatre Group

29 Aug - 1 Sep

Warkworth

Warkworth Town Hall

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Crazy

Crazy

Whirlwind Productions

29 Aug - 1 Sep

Arrowtown

Athenaeum Hall

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The Case of Katherine Mansfield

The Case of Katherine Mansfield

Cheeky Pukeko Productions

31 Aug - 8 Sep

Morrinsville, Te Awamutu

Mutiple Venues

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Modern Girls in Bed

Modern Girls in Bed

full.stop theatre

31 Aug - 22 Sep

Wellington

Circa One

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Nyree Dawn Porter: From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter Exhibition

MTG Hawke's Bay

1 - 30 Sep

Napier

MTG Hawke's Bay

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Massive Essentials September Workshop

Massive Essentials - Workshop (1)

Massive Theatre Company

1 - 2 Sep

Grey Lynn

Empre Studios

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Women on the verge

Women on the verge

WTF!

1 Sep

Wellington

Circa Theatre

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Northland Performing Arts Competitions

Northland Performing Arts

Northland Perfoming Arts

1 Sep

Whangarei

Forum North, Rust Avenue

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Hastings District Libraries

Hastings District Libraries

Hastings Central Library

13 - 22 Sep

Hastings

Te Whaea Theatre

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Hine Kihāwai

Hine Kihāwai

Taki Rua Productions

1 - 28 Sep

On Tour: Waikato, Taranaki, Whanganui, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Multiple venues

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Nola Millar

The Imaginative Handshake - Nola Millar

Robyn Payne

Sat 1 Sep

Wellington

Hannah Playhouse

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Bruce Mason Tribute

A Tribute to Bruce Mason

Presented by Roger Hall and Belinda Robinson

1 Sep

Takapuna

Bruce Mason Centre

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Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

Cambridge Repertory

1 - 15 Sep

Cambridge

Gaslight Theatre

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Open Home

Open Home

Grow Your Own Productions

1 - 8 Sep

Waiheke

Ostend Memorial Hall

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Bloomsbury Women and The Wild Colonial Girl

Bloomsbury Women and The Wild Colonial Girl

WTF!

1 - 15 Sep

Wellington

Circa Two

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Winter Season of Improv Part II

Winter Season of Improv II

Covert Theatre

1 - 29 Sep

Westmere

Tiny Theatre, Garnet Station

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Four Flat Whites in Italy

Four Flat Whites in Italy

Feilding Little Theatre Players

1 - 19 Sep

Feilding

Feilding Little Theatre

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Te Puhi

Te Puhi

bigpictureminordeets

Sat 1 Sep

Rotorua

Monarch Room, Prince's Gate Hotel

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Scared Scriptless

Scared Scriptless

The Court Jesters

1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Short + Sweet Festival - Theatre

Short + Sweet Festival

TAPAC

2 - 9 Sep

Western Springs

TAPAC

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The ACB with Honora Lee

The ACB with Honora Lee

Top Dog Theatre

5 - 15 Sep

Rangi Ruru

Merivale Lane Theatre

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Story Studio LIVE

Capital E

3 - 26 Sep

On Tour: Gisborne, Napier, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, Nelson

Multiple Schools

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Roger and Renee: A Life in Theatre

Roger and Renee: A Life in Theatre

National Library of New Zealand

Mon 3 Sep

Wellington

Te Ahumairangi

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Official Launch

Official Launch NZ Theatre Month

NZ Theatre Month Trust

Mon 3 Sep

Wellington

Parliament

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Improv School

Improv School

Covert Theatre

From 3 Sep

Sandringham

Sandringham Community Centre, 18 Kitchener Road

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Backstage Story - Rendered

Backstage Story - Rendered

Auckland Theatre Company

3 Sep

Mt Eden

ATC Studios

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Four Evenings of NZ Theatre - Dolphin

Dolphin Theatre

3 - 24 Sep

Onehunga

Dolphin Theatre, Spring Street

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The Lost Tune

The Lost Tune

Hutt Valley Scouts and Guides

3 - 8 Sep

Hutt Valley

Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

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The Playwrights' Inspiration

The Playwrights' Inspiration

Devonport Theatre Month Group

4 Sep

Devonport

1st Floor Devonport Library

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Bright Star

Bright Star

Plumb Productions with Auckland Live

4 - 16 Sep

Auckland

Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre

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Studio Productions 2018

Studio Productions 2018

Napier Repertory

4 - 8 Sep

Napier

Little Theatre, McGrath Street

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Wonderful

Wonderful

Armstrong Creative

4 - 15 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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Cradle Song Reading

Cradle Song Reading

Te Rēhia Theatre

5 - 8 Sep

Henderson

Corban Estate Arts Centre

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Orientation 2018

Orientation 2018

Proudly Asian Theatre

5 - 15 Sep

Auckland

Q Theatre Loft

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Kōrero Pūrākau

Kōrero Pūrākau

PumpHouse Theatre

6 - 8 Sep

Takapuna

PumpHouse Theatre

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Hell & Bullets

Hell & Bullets

Theatreworks and Otago University

6 - 7 Sep

Dunedin

Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago

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Lines and Wines

Lines and Wines

Dunedin Public Libraries

Thu 6 Sep

Dunedin

Dunningham Suite, Dunedin City Library

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The Artist's Tent

The Artist's Tent

The Court Theatre

6 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Nightmare at the Museum

Nightmare at the Museum

Rotorua Museum

7 - 8 Sep

Rotorua

The Arts Village, Rotorua Museum

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Hang On a Minute Mate

Hang On A Minute Mate

Theatre Whakatane

6 - 16 Sep

Gateway Theatre

Whakatane

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Taken to the Twenties

Taken to the Twenties

New Plymouth Rep

6 - 15 Sept

New Plymouth

Little Theatre, 29 Aubrey St

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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Poho Kēreru

Poho Kēreru

Te Whare Tāpere a Rākaihautū

7 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal - Gloucester Room

Read more
Sightings

Sightings

Massive Theatre Company

7 Sep

Glen Eden

Glen Eden Playhouse

Read more
Word Up! 2018 Grand Final

Word Up! 2018 Grand Final

Corban Estate Art Centre

7 Sep

Henderson

Shed 1, Corban Estate Arts Centre

Read more
Homecoming

Homecoming

Theatreworks Ltd and University of Otago - Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts

7 Sep

Dunedin

Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago

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The Book Club

The Book Club

Artworks (season Postponed due to venue damage)

7 - 9 Sep

Waiheke Island

Artworks Theatre

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OFF BOOK: THE MUSICAL

Off Book - The Musical

Impulse Theatre

7, 21 Sep

Ferrymead

Orange Studios

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Open Day

Open Day - South Canterbury Drama League

South Canterbury Drama League

8 Sep

Timaru

Playhouse

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The Actors Workout

The Actors Workout

Jamie Irvine / Lara Macgregor

8 -9 Sep

Christchurch

TBA

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A Life in Theatre

A Life in Theatre

Ken Blackburn and Peter Vere-Jones

Sat 8 Sep

Wellington

Hannah Playhouse

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Daily White Toast

Daily White Toast

Aorere College

7 Sep

Māngere

Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku

Read more
Intruder

Intruder

Felix Creative Theatre

8 - 9 Sep

Onehunga

Chao Shan General Association, 107 Neilson Street

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Sblended

sblended fairy tales

Waikato Scouts and Guides

8 - 15 Sept

Hamilton

Riverlea Theatre

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TheatreFest

TheatreFest Finals 2018

Theatre New Zealand

Sat 8 Sep

Wellington

Te Whaea

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Matthew, Mark, Luke and Joanne

Matthew, Mark, Luke and Joanne

Howick Little Theatre

8 - 30 Sep

Howick

Little Theatre

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Late Night Knife Fight

Late Night Knife Fight

BATS Theatre

Sat 8 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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Open Day

Open Day

Napier Operatic Society

Sun 9 Sep

Napier

Tabard Theatre

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The Caffeine Wars

The Caffeine Wars

The Devonport Theatre Month Group

9 Sep

Devonport

Victoria Theatre

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Nearly Ninety Years : In-Depth at the Civic

Nearly Ninety Years : In-Depth at the Civic

Auckland City Council

11 - 16 Sep

Auckland

The Civic Theatre

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Unsupervised

Unsupervised

Imogen Prossor, Jess Brien, Rebekah Head

11 - 15 Sep

Auckland

The Basement Theatre

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Ngā Puke

Ngā Puke

WAITĪ Productions

11 - 16 Sep

Rotorua

Little Theatre

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Me and My Sister Tell Each Other Everything

Me and My Sister Tell Each Other Everything

Uther Dean

11 - 15 Sep

Auckland

The Basement Theatre

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Royal Victoria Theatre

Royal Victoria Theatre

NZ Theatre Month Trust

12 Sep

Wellington

4 Manners Street

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Agents of Change

Agents of Change

Southern Cross Campus

12 - 13 Sep

Māngere

Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku

Read more
Promise and Promiscuity

Promise and Promiscuity

Centrepoint Theatre

12 - 23 Sep

Palmerston North

Centrepoint Theatre

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Dear Jane

Dear Jane

NO Productions

12 Sep

Ferrymead

Orange Studios

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Middle Age Spread

Middle Age Spread

Marlborough Repertory

12 - 22 Sep

Blenheim

Boathouse Theatre

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She Danced on a Friday

She Danced on a Friday

Nicola Pauling

12 - 15 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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Court Theatre in the Shelves

Court Theatre in the Shelves

The Court Theatre

13 - 27 Sep

Christchurch

Multiple Libraries

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The Eternal Woman of William Shakespeare

The Eternal Woman of William Shakespeare

Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand

6, 13, 25 Sep

Wellington

Multiple Venues

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A Lost and Found Place

A Lost and Found Place

Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery

13 - 15 Sep

Ilam

Papa Hou at the Chch YMCA

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Middle Age Spread

Middle Age Spread (1)

Theatre Hawke's Bay

13 - 22 Sep

Hastings

Theatre Hawke's Bay

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Wakamarina Gold

Wakamarina Gold

Havelock Theatre

13 - 22 Sep

Havelock

Havelock Town Hall

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Menopause                    Made Me Do It

Menopause Made Me Do It

OPAS

13 - 23 Sep

Onewhero

OPAS Theatre

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Dare to Devise Hawke's Bay

Dare to Devise

Drama NZ, Massey Branch

14 - 16 Sep

Hawke's Bay

All over Hawke's Bay

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Eugenia

Eugenia

Wanganui Rep

14 - 22 Sep

Whanganui

Wanganui Repertory Theatre

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Whakarongo Mai - Play Readings

Whakarongo Mai - Play Readings

Te Pou Theatre Company

15 - 16 Sep

Henderson

The Cellar, Corban Estate Arts Centre

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Tuhi Tika - Playwright's Wānanga

Tuhi Tika - Playwright's Wānanga

Te Pou Theatre Company

15, 23 Sep

Henderson

The Cellar, Corban Estate Arts Centre

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Kōtuku and the Moon Child

Kōtuku and the Moon Child

Birdlife Productions

15 Sep

Nelson

Ghost Light Theatre

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Mum's Choir

Mum's Choir

The Court Theatre

15 Sep to 6 Oct

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Chruistchurch Drama Students Showcase

Drama Students Showcase

The Court Theatre

16 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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The Lost Poet

The Lost Poet

The Devonport Theatre Month Group

16 Sep

Devonport

Victoria Theatre

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Short Sharp Scripts

Short Sharp Scripts

International Institute of Modern Literature

17 Sep

Wellington

Circa Theatre

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Some Victorian Drama

Some Victorian Drama

Craighead Diocesan School

Mon 17 Sep

Timaru

South Canterbury Museum

Read more
A Few Things I've Learnt About Dating And Death

A Few Things I've Learnt About Dating And Death

Ruby Love, Olivia Clarke

18 - 22 Sep

Auckland

Basement Theatre

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I'll Tell You This for Nothing

I'll Tell You This for Nothing

KJS Productions

18 - 22 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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Giltrap Audi season of Rendered

Giltrap Audi season of Rendered

Auckland Theatre Company

18 Sep - 3 Oct

Auckland

ASB Waterfront Theatre

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Whakahari Whakaari

Whakahari Whakaari

Dunedin Secondary Students

18 Sep

Dunedin

Otago Boys High School

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Retail Therapy

Retail Therapy

Click-clack productions

18 - 22 Sep

Auckland

The Basement Theatre

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Breathe

Breathe

Taurima Vibes

18 - 22 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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Cradle Song 2

Cradle Song

Te Rēhia Theatre

18 - 22 Sep

Auckland

Q Theatre Loft

Read more
Little Town Liars

Little Town Liars

Auckland Music Theatre

19 - 22 Sep

Western Springs

Westpoint Performing Arts Centre

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Attila the Hun

Attila the Hun

Arcade Theatre

19 - 22 Sep

Dunedin

The Underground Market

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Medusa

Medusa

Zanetti Productions

20 Sep - 6 Oct

Wellington

Circa Two

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Christchurch Hui for Women in Theatre

Christchurch Hui for Women in Theatre

The Court Theatre

20 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Blood of the Lamb

Blood of the Lamb

Globe Theatre

20 - 29 Sep

Dunedin

Globe Theatre

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The Girl who Climbed a Mountain and Saved the World

The Girl who Climbed a Mountain and Saved the World

Wintergreen Creative

20 - 30 Sep

Nelson

Mltiple Venues

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A Life in Theatre: Alison Quigan

A Life in Theatre: Alison Quigan

Auckland Libraries

Fri 21 Sep

Auckland

Whare Wānanga, Central City Library

Read more
Toi Whakaari Costume Showcase 2018

Toi Whakaari Costume Showcase 2018

Toi Whakaari - NZ Drama School

21 - 22 Sep

Wellington

Te Whaea Theatre

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Playreading: Direct Hit

Playreading: Direct Hit

Shona M Wilson

21 Sep

New Plymouth

Little Theatre

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Miss Jean Batten

Miss Jean Batten

Flaxworks Theatre

21 - 22 Sep

Dunedin

Kavanagh Auditorium

Read more
Jane Dow

Jane Doe

Zanetti Productions

21 - 23 Sep

Dunedin

Community Gallery

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Dungeons & Comedians

Dungeons & Comedians

Improv Ensemble

21 Sep

Ferrymead

Orange Studios

Read more
Playshop Live!

Playshop Live!

Improv Ensemble

21, 28 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre (Studio)

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Snort

Snort

Improv Ensemble

21, 28 Sep

Auckland

The Basement Theatre

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Open Day - Isaac Theatre Royal

Open Day - Isaac Theatre Royal

Isaac Theatre Royal

22 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

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Playreading: Sean Penn is in His Boat

Playreading: Sean Penn is in His Boat

WTF!

22 Sep

Wellington

Circa Two

Read more
Badjelly the Witch

Badjelly the Witch

Tim Bray Productions

22 - 29 Sept

Takapuna

The PumpHouse Theatre

Read more
Female Playwrights’ Forum

Female Playwrights’ Forum

Isaac Theatre Royal / The Court Theatre

23 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

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Playwriting Bootcamp

Playwriting Bootcamp

Isaac Theatre Royal

23 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

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Senior Theatresports Final

Senior Theatresports Final

The Court Theatre

23 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Blood or Water

Blood or Water

The Devonport Theatre Month Group

23 Sep

Devonport

Victoria Theatre

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My Best Dead Friend

My Best Dead Friend

Zanetti Productions

23 - 29 Sep

On tour Dunedin, Wellington

Multiple venues

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Panel Discussion - Contemporary NZ theatre

Contemporary NZ theatre - Panel Discussion

Isaac Theatre Royal

24 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal - Gloucester Room

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Mask Workshop

Mask Workshop

Indian Ink Theatre Company

25 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

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Watching Paint Dry

Watching Paint Dry

The Rebel Alliance

25 - 26 Sep

Auckland

Basement Theatre

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Rants in the Dark

Rants in the Dark

Good Times Company

25 - 29 Sep

Wellington

Circa Two

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Shot Bro - Confessions of a Depressed Bullet

Shot Bro

Rob Moraka

25 - 26 Sep

Dunedin

Community Gallery

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Allgood

Allgood

Taurima Vibes

25 - 29 Sep

Auckland

Basement Theatre

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Queen of Tarts

Queen of Tarts

Longburn Primary School

26-27 Sep

Palmerston North

Globe Theatre

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Eloise in the Middle

Eloise in the Middle

Prospect Park Productions

28 Sep - 6 Oct

Dunedin

Dunedin Public Art Gallery Auditorium

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Home Fires

Home Fires

Mairangi Players

28 Sep - 6 Oct

Mairangi Bay

Theatreworks

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Valerie

Valerie

Last Tapes Theatre Conpany

27 - 28 Sep

Dunedin

Community Gallery

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WMBADx: Idea Worth Spreading

WMBADx: Idea Worth Spreading (1)

Robbie Nicol

27 - 29 Sep

Dunedin

Hutton Theatre

Read more
New Zealand Theatre: Going Global

New Zealand Theatre: Going Global

Auckland Libraries

Fri 28 Sep

Auckland

Whare Wānanga, Central City Library

Read more
Unflattering Smock

Unflattering Smock

everybody cool lives here

28 - 29 Sep

Wellington

Hannah Playhouse

Read more
Larger Than Life

Larger Than Life

Te Rēhia Theatre Company

28 - 29 Sep

Glen Innes

Te Oro

Read more
New Zealand Stomp

New Zealand Stomp

ZEN ZEN ZO

From Sat 29 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

Read more
Massive Foundations - Workshop

Massive Foundations - Workshop

Massive Theatre Company

29 - 30 Sep

Glen Eden

Community Centre / Rugby Club

Read more
Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

The Court Theatre

29 Sep - 13 Oct

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Tender

Playreading: Tender

WTF!

29 Sep

Wellington

Circa Two

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1862-64 Theatre Comes to Dunedin

1862-64 Theatre Comes to Dunedin

Toitū Otago Settlers Museum

29 Sep

Dunedin

Toitū OSM - Auditorium

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Murder Mystery Night

Murder Mystery Night

Shambles Theatre

29 Sep

Rotorua

Prince's Gate Hotel

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Incendiary 1901

Incendiary 1901

Grow Your Own Productions

29 Sep - 6 Oct

Waiheke, Auckland

Artworks Theatre, Waiheke Island, and Ellen Melville Centre, Auckland

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Playreading: Joyful and Triumphant

Playreading: Joyful and Triumphant

Toitū Otago Settlers Museum

30 Sep

Dunedin

Toitū OSM - Josephine Foyer

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Fresh Off the Boat

Fresh Off the Boat

Pacific Underground / Court Theatre

30 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Mr Krishnan's Party

Mrs Krishnan's Party

Indian Ink Theatre Company

15 Aug - 7 Oct

On Tour: Hamilton, Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, Christchurch

Multiple Venues

Read more
Northland Performing Arts Competitions

Northland Performing Arts

Northland Perfoming Arts

1 Sep

Whangarei

Forum North, Rust Avenue

Read more

Story Studio LIVE

Capital E

3 - 26 Sep

On Tour: Gisborne, Napier, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, Nelson

Multiple Schools

Read more
Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

Read more
Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Red Leap Theatre

24 Aug - 15 Sep

On Tour: Napier, Wellington, Māngere, Albany, Hamilton, Tauranga

Multiple Venues

Read more
Cornucopia

Cornucopia

Warkworth Theatre Group

29 Aug - 1 Sep

Warkworth

Warkworth Town Hall

Read more
Massive Essentials September Workshop

Massive Essentials - Workshop (1)

Massive Theatre Company

1 - 2 Sep

Grey Lynn

Empre Studios

Read more
Bruce Mason Tribute

A Tribute to Bruce Mason

Presented by Roger Hall and Belinda Robinson

1 Sep

Takapuna

Bruce Mason Centre

Read more
Open Home

Open Home

Grow Your Own Productions

1 - 8 Sep

Waiheke

Ostend Memorial Hall

Read more
Winter Season of Improv Part II

Winter Season of Improv II

Covert Theatre

1 - 29 Sep

Westmere

Tiny Theatre, Garnet Station

Read more
Short + Sweet Festival - Theatre

Short + Sweet Festival

TAPAC

2 - 9 Sep

Western Springs

TAPAC

Read more
Backstage Story - Rendered

Backstage Story - Rendered

Auckland Theatre Company

3 Sep

Mt Eden

ATC Studios

Read more

Four Evenings of NZ Theatre - Dolphin

Dolphin Theatre

3 - 24 Sep

Onehunga

Dolphin Theatre, Spring Street

Read more
Bright Star

Bright Star

Plumb Productions with Auckland Live

4 - 16 Sep

Auckland

Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre

Read more
Cradle Song Reading

Cradle Song Reading

Te Rēhia Theatre

5 - 8 Sep

Henderson

Corban Estate Arts Centre

Read more
Orientation 2018

Orientation 2018

Proudly Asian Theatre

5 - 15 Sep

Auckland

Q Theatre Loft

Read more
Kōrero Pūrākau

Kōrero Pūrākau

PumpHouse Theatre

6 - 8 Sep

Takapuna

PumpHouse Theatre

Read more
Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

Read more
Poho Kēreru

Poho Kēreru

Te Whare Tāpere a Rākaihautū

7 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal - Gloucester Room

Read more
Sightings

Sightings

Massive Theatre Company

7 Sep

Glen Eden

Glen Eden Playhouse

Read more
Word Up! 2018 Grand Final

Word Up! 2018 Grand Final

Corban Estate Art Centre

7 Sep

Henderson

Shed 1, Corban Estate Arts Centre

Read more
The Book Club

The Book Club

Artworks (season Postponed due to venue damage)

7 - 9 Sep

Waiheke Island

Artworks Theatre

Read more
Daily White Toast

Daily White Toast

Aorere College

7 Sep

Māngere

Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku

Read more
Intruder

Intruder

Felix Creative Theatre

8 - 9 Sep

Onehunga

Chao Shan General Association, 107 Neilson Street

Read more
Matthew, Mark, Luke and Joanne

Matthew, Mark, Luke and Joanne

Howick Little Theatre

8 - 30 Sep

Howick

Little Theatre

Read more
The Caffeine Wars

The Caffeine Wars

The Devonport Theatre Month Group

9 Sep

Devonport

Victoria Theatre

Read more
Nearly Ninety Years : In-Depth at the Civic

Nearly Ninety Years : In-Depth at the Civic

Auckland City Council

11 - 16 Sep

Auckland

The Civic Theatre

Read more
Unsupervised

Unsupervised

Imogen Prossor, Jess Brien, Rebekah Head

11 - 15 Sep

Auckland

The Basement Theatre

Read more
Me and My Sister Tell Each Other Everything

Me and My Sister Tell Each Other Everything

Uther Dean

11 - 15 Sep

Auckland

The Basement Theatre

Read more
Agents of Change

Agents of Change

Southern Cross Campus

12 - 13 Sep

Māngere

Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku

Read more
Whakarongo Mai - Play Readings

Whakarongo Mai - Play Readings

Te Pou Theatre Company

15 - 16 Sep

Henderson

The Cellar, Corban Estate Arts Centre

Read more
Tuhi Tika - Playwright's Wānanga

Tuhi Tika - Playwright's Wānanga

Te Pou Theatre Company

15, 23 Sep

Henderson

The Cellar, Corban Estate Arts Centre

Read more
The Lost Poet

The Lost Poet

The Devonport Theatre Month Group

16 Sep

Devonport

Victoria Theatre

Read more
A Few Things I've Learnt About Dating And Death

A Few Things I've Learnt About Dating And Death

Ruby Love, Olivia Clarke

18 - 22 Sep

Auckland

Basement Theatre

Read more
Giltrap Audi season of Rendered

Giltrap Audi season of Rendered

Auckland Theatre Company

18 Sep - 3 Oct

Auckland

ASB Waterfront Theatre

Read more
Retail Therapy

Retail Therapy

Click-clack productions

18 - 22 Sep

Auckland

The Basement Theatre

Read more
Cradle Song 2

Cradle Song

Te Rēhia Theatre

18 - 22 Sep

Auckland

Q Theatre Loft

Read more
Little Town Liars

Little Town Liars

Auckland Music Theatre

19 - 22 Sep

Western Springs

Westpoint Performing Arts Centre

Read more
A Life in Theatre: Alison Quigan

A Life in Theatre: Alison Quigan

Auckland Libraries

Fri 21 Sep

Auckland

Whare Wānanga, Central City Library

Read more
Badjelly the Witch

Badjelly the Witch

Tim Bray Productions

22 - 29 Sept

Takapuna

The PumpHouse Theatre

Read more
Blood or Water

Blood or Water

The Devonport Theatre Month Group

23 Sep

Devonport

Victoria Theatre

Read more
Watching Paint Dry

Watching Paint Dry

The Rebel Alliance

25 - 26 Sep

Auckland

Basement Theatre

Read more
Allgood

Allgood

Taurima Vibes

25 - 29 Sep

Auckland

Basement Theatre

Read more
Home Fires

Home Fires

Mairangi Players

28 Sep - 6 Oct

Mairangi Bay

Theatreworks

Read more
New Zealand Theatre: Going Global

New Zealand Theatre: Going Global

Auckland Libraries

Fri 28 Sep

Auckland

Whare Wānanga, Central City Library

Read more
Larger Than Life

Larger Than Life

Te Rēhia Theatre Company

28 - 29 Sep

Glen Innes

Te Oro

Read more
Massive Foundations - Workshop

Massive Foundations - Workshop

Massive Theatre Company

29 - 30 Sep

Glen Eden

Community Centre / Rugby Club

Read more
Incendiary 1901

Incendiary 1901

Grow Your Own Productions

29 Sep - 6 Oct

Waiheke, Auckland

Artworks Theatre, Waiheke Island, and Ellen Melville Centre, Auckland

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Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Red Leap Theatre

24 Aug - 15 Sep

On Tour: Napier, Wellington, Māngere, Albany, Hamilton, Tauranga

Multiple Venues

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The Case of Katherine Mansfield

The Case of Katherine Mansfield

Cheeky Pukeko Productions

31 Aug - 8 Sep

Morrinsville, Te Awamutu

Mutiple Venues

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Hine Kihāwai

Hine Kihāwai

Taki Rua Productions

1 - 28 Sep

On Tour: Waikato, Taranaki, Whanganui, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Multiple venues

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Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

Cambridge Repertory

1 - 15 Sep

Cambridge

Gaslight Theatre

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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Sblended

sblended fairy tales

Waikato Scouts and Guides

8 - 15 Sept

Hamilton

Riverlea Theatre

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Te Puhi

Te Puhi

bigpictureminordeets

Sat 1 Sep

Rotorua

Monarch Room, Prince's Gate Hotel

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Nightmare at the Museum

Nightmare at the Museum

Rotorua Museum

7 - 8 Sep

Rotorua

The Arts Village, Rotorua Museum

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Hang On a Minute Mate

Hang On A Minute Mate

Theatre Whakatane

6 - 16 Sep

Gateway Theatre

Whakatane

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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Ngā Puke

Ngā Puke

WAITĪ Productions

11 - 16 Sep

Rotorua

Little Theatre

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Murder Mystery Night

Murder Mystery Night

Shambles Theatre

29 Sep

Rotorua

Prince's Gate Hotel

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Story Studio LIVE

Capital E

3 - 26 Sep

On Tour: Gisborne, Napier, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, Nelson

Multiple Schools

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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Mr Krishnan's Party

Mrs Krishnan's Party

Indian Ink Theatre Company

15 Aug - 7 Oct

On Tour: Hamilton, Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, Christchurch

Multiple Venues

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Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Red Leap Theatre

24 Aug - 15 Sep

On Tour: Napier, Wellington, Māngere, Albany, Hamilton, Tauranga

Multiple Venues

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Hine Kihāwai

Hine Kihāwai

Taki Rua Productions

1 - 28 Sep

On Tour: Waikato, Taranaki, Whanganui, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Multiple venues

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Taken to the Twenties

Taken to the Twenties

New Plymouth Rep

6 - 15 Sept

New Plymouth

Little Theatre, 29 Aubrey St

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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Playreading: Direct Hit

Playreading: Direct Hit

Shona M Wilson

21 Sep

New Plymouth

Little Theatre

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Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Red Leap Theatre

24 Aug - 15 Sep

On Tour: Napier, Wellington, Māngere, Albany, Hamilton, Tauranga

Multiple Venues

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Nyree Dawn Porter: From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter Exhibition

MTG Hawke's Bay

1 - 30 Sep

Napier

MTG Hawke's Bay

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Hastings District Libraries

Hastings District Libraries

Hastings Central Library

13 - 22 Sep

Hastings

Te Whaea Theatre

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Hine Kihāwai

Hine Kihāwai

Taki Rua Productions

1 - 28 Sep

On Tour: Waikato, Taranaki, Whanganui, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Multiple venues

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Studio Productions 2018

Studio Productions 2018

Napier Repertory

4 - 8 Sep

Napier

Little Theatre, McGrath Street

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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Open Day

Open Day

Napier Operatic Society

Sun 9 Sep

Napier

Tabard Theatre

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Middle Age Spread

Middle Age Spread (1)

Theatre Hawke's Bay

13 - 22 Sep

Hastings

Theatre Hawke's Bay

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Dare to Devise Hawke's Bay

Dare to Devise

Drama NZ, Massey Branch

14 - 16 Sep

Hawke's Bay

All over Hawke's Bay

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Four Flat Whites in Italy

Four Flat Whites in Italy

Feilding Little Theatre Players

1 - 19 Sep

Feilding

Feilding Little Theatre

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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Promise and Promiscuity

Promise and Promiscuity

Centrepoint Theatre

12 - 23 Sep

Palmerston North

Centrepoint Theatre

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Queen of Tarts

Queen of Tarts

Longburn Primary School

26-27 Sep

Palmerston North

Globe Theatre

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Mr Krishnan's Party

Mrs Krishnan's Party

Indian Ink Theatre Company

15 Aug - 7 Oct

On Tour: Hamilton, Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, Christchurch

Multiple Venues

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Modern Girls in Bed

Modern Girls in Bed

full.stop theatre

31 Aug - 22 Sep

Wellington

Circa One

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Women on the verge

Women on the verge

WTF!

1 Sep

Wellington

Circa Theatre

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Nola Millar

The Imaginative Handshake - Nola Millar

Robyn Payne

Sat 1 Sep

Wellington

Hannah Playhouse

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Bloomsbury Women and The Wild Colonial Girl

Bloomsbury Women and The Wild Colonial Girl

WTF!

1 - 15 Sep

Wellington

Circa Two

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Roger and Renee: A Life in Theatre

Roger and Renee: A Life in Theatre

National Library of New Zealand

Mon 3 Sep

Wellington

Te Ahumairangi

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Official Launch

Official Launch NZ Theatre Month

NZ Theatre Month Trust

Mon 3 Sep

Wellington

Parliament

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The Lost Tune

The Lost Tune

Hutt Valley Scouts and Guides

3 - 8 Sep

Hutt Valley

Little Theatre, Lower Hutt

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Wonderful

Wonderful

Armstrong Creative

4 - 15 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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A Life in Theatre

A Life in Theatre

Ken Blackburn and Peter Vere-Jones

Sat 8 Sep

Wellington

Hannah Playhouse

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Late Night Knife Fight

Late Night Knife Fight

BATS Theatre

Sat 8 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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Royal Victoria Theatre

Royal Victoria Theatre

NZ Theatre Month Trust

12 Sep

Wellington

4 Manners Street

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Dear Jane

Dear Jane

NO Productions

12 Sep

Ferrymead

Orange Studios

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She Danced on a Friday

She Danced on a Friday

Nicola Pauling

12 - 15 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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The Eternal Woman of William Shakespeare

The Eternal Woman of William Shakespeare

Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand

6, 13, 25 Sep

Wellington

Multiple Venues

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A Lost and Found Place

A Lost and Found Place

Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery

13 - 15 Sep

Ilam

Papa Hou at the Chch YMCA

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Short Sharp Scripts

Short Sharp Scripts

International Institute of Modern Literature

17 Sep

Wellington

Circa Theatre

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I'll Tell You This for Nothing

I'll Tell You This for Nothing

KJS Productions

18 - 22 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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Breathe

Breathe

Taurima Vibes

18 - 22 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre

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Medusa

Medusa

Zanetti Productions

20 Sep - 6 Oct

Wellington

Circa Two

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Toi Whakaari Costume Showcase 2018

Toi Whakaari Costume Showcase 2018

Toi Whakaari - NZ Drama School

21 - 22 Sep

Wellington

Te Whaea Theatre

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Dungeons & Comedians

Dungeons & Comedians

Improv Ensemble

21 Sep

Ferrymead

Orange Studios

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Playshop Live!

Playshop Live!

Improv Ensemble

21, 28 Sep

Wellington

BATS Theatre (Studio)

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Playreading: Sean Penn is in His Boat

Playreading: Sean Penn is in His Boat

WTF!

22 Sep

Wellington

Circa Two

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My Best Dead Friend

My Best Dead Friend

Zanetti Productions

23 - 29 Sep

On tour Dunedin, Wellington

Multiple venues

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Rants in the Dark

Rants in the Dark

Good Times Company

25 - 29 Sep

Wellington

Circa Two

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Unflattering Smock

Unflattering Smock

everybody cool lives here

28 - 29 Sep

Wellington

Hannah Playhouse

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Tender

Playreading: Tender

WTF!

29 Sep

Wellington

Circa Two

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Story Studio LIVE

Capital E

3 - 26 Sep

On Tour: Gisborne, Napier, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, Nelson

Multiple Schools

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Middle Age Spread

Middle Age Spread

Marlborough Repertory

12 - 22 Sep

Blenheim

Boathouse Theatre

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Kōtuku and the Moon Child

Kōtuku and the Moon Child

Birdlife Productions

15 Sep

Nelson

Ghost Light Theatre

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The Girl who Climbed a Mountain and Saved the World

The Girl who Climbed a Mountain and Saved the World

Wintergreen Creative

20 - 30 Sep

Nelson

Mltiple Venues

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Mr Krishnan's Party

Mrs Krishnan's Party

Indian Ink Theatre Company

15 Aug - 7 Oct

On Tour: Hamilton, Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, Christchurch

Multiple Venues

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Scared Scriptless

Scared Scriptless

The Court Jesters

1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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The ACB with Honora Lee

The ACB with Honora Lee

Top Dog Theatre

5 - 15 Sep

Rangi Ruru

Merivale Lane Theatre

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The Artist's Tent

The Artist's Tent

The Court Theatre

6 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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OFF BOOK: THE MUSICAL

Off Book - The Musical

Impulse Theatre

7, 21 Sep

Ferrymead

Orange Studios

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Open Day

Open Day - South Canterbury Drama League

South Canterbury Drama League

8 Sep

Timaru

Playhouse

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The Actors Workout

The Actors Workout

Jamie Irvine / Lara Macgregor

8 -9 Sep

Christchurch

TBA

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TheatreFest

TheatreFest Finals 2018

Theatre New Zealand

Sat 8 Sep

Wellington

Te Whaea

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Court Theatre in the Shelves

Court Theatre in the Shelves

The Court Theatre

13 - 27 Sep

Christchurch

Multiple Libraries

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Mum's Choir

Mum's Choir

The Court Theatre

15 Sep to 6 Oct

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Chruistchurch Drama Students Showcase

Drama Students Showcase

The Court Theatre

16 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Some Victorian Drama

Some Victorian Drama

Craighead Diocesan School

Mon 17 Sep

Timaru

South Canterbury Museum

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Christchurch Hui for Women in Theatre

Christchurch Hui for Women in Theatre

The Court Theatre

20 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Open Day - Isaac Theatre Royal

Open Day - Isaac Theatre Royal

Isaac Theatre Royal

22 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

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Senior Theatresports Final

Senior Theatresports Final

The Court Theatre

23 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Mask Workshop

Mask Workshop

Indian Ink Theatre Company

25 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

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New Zealand Stomp

New Zealand Stomp

ZEN ZEN ZO

From Sat 29 Sep

Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

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Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

The Court Theatre

29 Sep - 13 Oct

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Fresh Off the Boat

Fresh Off the Boat

Pacific Underground / Court Theatre

30 Sep

Addington

The Court Theatre

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Whenua DP4 / Lot 173

Whenua DP4 / Lot 173

Kiwi Possum Productions

24 Aug - 8 Sep

Greymouth, Hokitika, Reefton

Multiple Venues

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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Crazy

Crazy

Whirlwind Productions

29 Aug - 1 Sep

Arrowtown

Athenaeum Hall

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Story Studio LIVE

Capital E

3 - 26 Sep

On Tour: Gisborne, Napier, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, Nelson

Multiple Schools

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Hell & Bullets

Hell & Bullets

Theatreworks and Otago University

6 - 7 Sep

Dunedin

Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago

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Lines and Wines

Lines and Wines

Dunedin Public Libraries

Thu 6 Sep

Dunedin

Dunningham Suite, Dunedin City Library

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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Homecoming

Homecoming

Theatreworks Ltd and University of Otago - Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts

7 Sep

Dunedin

Allen Hall Theatre, University of Otago

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Whakahari Whakaari

Whakahari Whakaari

Dunedin Secondary Students

18 Sep

Dunedin

Otago Boys High School

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Attila the Hun

Attila the Hun

Arcade Theatre

19 - 22 Sep

Dunedin

The Underground Market

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Blood of the Lamb

Blood of the Lamb

Globe Theatre

20 - 29 Sep

Dunedin

Globe Theatre

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Miss Jean Batten

Miss Jean Batten

Flaxworks Theatre

21 - 22 Sep

Dunedin

Kavanagh Auditorium

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Jane Dow

Jane Doe

Zanetti Productions

21 - 23 Sep

Dunedin

Community Gallery

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My Best Dead Friend

My Best Dead Friend

Zanetti Productions

23 - 29 Sep

On tour Dunedin, Wellington

Multiple venues

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Shot Bro - Confessions of a Depressed Bullet

Shot Bro

Rob Moraka

25 - 26 Sep

Dunedin

Community Gallery

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Eloise in the Middle

Eloise in the Middle

Prospect Park Productions

28 Sep - 6 Oct

Dunedin

Dunedin Public Art Gallery Auditorium

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Valerie

Valerie

Last Tapes Theatre Conpany

27 - 28 Sep

Dunedin

Community Gallery

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WMBADx: Idea Worth Spreading

WMBADx: Idea Worth Spreading (1)

Robbie Nicol

27 - 29 Sep

Dunedin

Hutton Theatre

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1862-64 Theatre Comes to Dunedin

1862-64 Theatre Comes to Dunedin

Toitū Otago Settlers Museum

29 Sep

Dunedin

Toitū OSM - Auditorium

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Playreading: Joyful and Triumphant

Playreading: Joyful and Triumphant

Toitū Otago Settlers Museum

30 Sep

Dunedin

Toitū OSM - Josephine Foyer

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Hine Kihāwai

Hine Kihāwai

Taki Rua Productions

1 - 28 Sep

On Tour: Waikato, Taranaki, Whanganui, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Multiple venues

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Story Studio LIVE

Capital E

3 - 26 Sep

On Tour: Gisborne, Napier, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, Nelson

Multiple Schools

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Massey University

Massey University Online Podcast

School of English and Media Studies

Throughout September

Online

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