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WEiRdO - A New Comedy with Music at BATS

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 10:13 am | Bats Theatre

Waylon and William are waging a war on the past. Their weapons are guitars, suits, a security pass to a government department, and 60 minutes of sometimes uncomfortable self-reflection about racial identity in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Fringe Cult-Hit Aunty Returns for Rowdy Family Get-Together

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 8:51 am | Bats Theatre

Winner of Best Comedy at the Auckland Fringe 2017, AUNTY visits BATS from the 3 - 7 October after a smash-hit season at The Basement in Auckland (12 - 16 Sep), more outrageous than ever. This one woman tornado is an homage to the Aunties we love, ... More >>

Taking the Mickey out of the Campaign

Friday, 1 September 2017, 3:16 pm | Bats Theatre

Wellington’s favorite recurring political satire show returns just in time for the election. Public Service Announcements is Wellington’s longest running political satire, started in 2011 by award winning comedian James Nokise and actress Anya Tate-Manning. ... More >>

Wellington Independent Music Showcase at Bats Theatre

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 8:55 am | Bats Theatre

Originality, creativity and energy are not the only skills a musician needs to ply their trade; they must also always be on the hunt for new ways and places in which to present their music to varied audiences. Original songwriters, in particular, ... More >>

BATS Theatre - ‘The Night Mechanics’

Friday, 11 August 2017, 12:55 pm | Bats Theatre

IN A WORLD WHERE WATER IS SCARCE, HOW FAR WILL YOU GO TO PROTECT IT? More >>

'Soft N Hard' at BATS Theatre, Wellington

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 9:51 am | Bats Theatre

In the preposterous world of Soft N Hard , the curtains are so beautiful you can get lost in them, taking a shower is so deep you need a wetsuit, and the view in the mirror is simply breathtaking. More >>

The Basement Tapes

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 1:31 pm | Bats Theatre

The Basement Tapes BATS Theatre Wellington 30th May - 3rd June, 2017 "The most visual medium for me is radio. There's nothing more visual than sitting in the car while the radio is playing"– Robert LePage. More >>

Take a leap into the unknown at the BATS’ Annual Fundraiser

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 11:36 am | Bats Theatre

With no rehearsals, no director, a different actor each performance, and a script waiting in a sealed envelope on stage, internationally acclaimed White Rabbit Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour, is an audacious theatrical experiment and a potent ... More >>

BATS Theatre Show - The Improv Mob

Monday, 27 March 2017, 12:52 pm | Bats Theatre

Brace yourself for Wellington’s newest, youngest, freshest improvisors, the Improv Mob! These guys are so fresh, they’re still in their packages with the price tag, but you won’t want to miss them! More >>

Tour of Dave Armstrong’s Anzac Eve kicks off at Bats

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 4:45 pm | Bats Theatre

Dave Armstrong’s Anzac Eve begins a seven-week national tour with a strictly limited five-night season at BATS Theatre, Wellington from March 21 – 25. More >>

Award Winning Australian Show Comes to NZ Fringe!

Monday, 20 February 2017, 10:14 am | Bats Theatre

An existential comic happening exploring surfing the internet as a performative act. Zin are here to break the internet, and are inviting you to help. More >>

26 Cats Take Over BATS theatre

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 3:12 pm | Bats Theatre

26 Cats Take Over BATS theatre Feminist Theatre Co-lab to Premiere at NZ Fringe Festival this weekend More >>

One man, one violin, and some serious multi-tasking

Saturday, 11 February 2017, 8:55 pm | Bats Theatre

Chris Prosser the ‘singing-violinist’ takes his solo show 'Drink Violin’ to BATS Theatre for the Fringe Festival. Expect quirky original songs about philosophy (discussion between a dog, a goat and a shepherd on a South Island hill station); ... More >>

Spotlight set to shine on six plays in new book

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 2:04 pm | Bats Theatre

Wellington’s BATS Theatre and Victoria University Press are excited to announce a new book set to be released on 8 December 2018, which features six seminal plays from Ken Duncum and Rebecca Rodden. More >>

Bats is Alive with the Sound of Julie!

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 10:42 am | Bats Theatre

Wanderlust Productions is bringing their feel-good show These are a Few of my Favourite Sings to BATS Theatre in December. Die-hard Julie Andrews fans and novices alike will be treated to more than a few of their favourite “sings” in this show that’s ... More >>

BAGGAGE @ BATS, celebrating 20 years

Saturday, 15 October 2016, 10:07 pm | Bats Theatre

Media Release For Immediate Release BAGGAGE @ BATS, celebrating 20 years. 1-5 Nov, The Studio Baggage @ Bats is the overarching title of a season of 3 original NZ works celebrating 20 years of creative work from the Baggage Co-op and being staged in ... More >>

Eco friendly message in a bottle

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 1:18 pm | Bats Theatre

The Playground Collective is proud to announce a partnership with Sustainable Coastlines, in connection to their new eco conscious production The Rime of the Modern Mariner . This partnership will see audiences of the event connected with community beach ... More >>

BATS Theatre is celebrating 21 years of STAB

Friday, 23 September 2016, 12:09 pm | Bats Theatre

The BATS’ annual commission, STAB is turning 21 this year! STAB was created in 1995, with support from Creative New Zealand to provide a platform for artists to take their production to the next level. STAB has since grown to include STAB LAB, ... More >>

A Girl Named Mo Live at Bats Theatre

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 3:31 pm | Bats Theatre

After blowing audiences away as a member of the Fly My Pretties cast for their run of August shows, October will see A Girl Named Mo take to the stage to perform Platonic\Romantic at Wellington’s Bats Theatre. The show will combine the musical ability of A Girl ... More >>

The Double Caryl Churchill Season

Monday, 11 April 2016, 10:33 am | Bats Theatre

Wellington will soon be treated to a two-play season at BATS Theatre celebrating the vision and unique voice of the UK’s Caryl Churchill, widely regarded to be one of the world’s greatest living playwrights. Far Away is a dystopian fairy tale ... More >>

 

 

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