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Lightbringer Productions presents IDEATION by Aaron Loeb

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 4:09 pm | Bats Theatre

After sell out seasons with The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus (2017), and Don’t Date Androids (2018), Lightbringer Productions is pleased to present their latest offering IDEATION by Aaron Loeb The Wellington Premier of this popular show will ... More >>

New NZ Writer smashes onto the scene

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 11:38 am | Bats Theatre

Shorlisted by Playmarket’s Playwrights b4 25 and selected for 2018’s Asian Ink competition , Matthew Loveranes’ MoodPorn has been a script that many have been itching to read. With its intriguing, opaque title and language that beautifully ... More >>

BATS Theatre Celebrates 30th Birthday BATStavaganza

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 10:48 am | Bats Theatre

Wellington’s iconic BATS Theatre is serving up a smorgasbord of piping-hot, decadent and delicious live acts to celebrate turning thirty. Wellington audiences will experience an unmissable one-off variety show featuring performances and performers who have ... More >>

Santa Claus is at BATS Theatre and he’s coming for you!

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 1:28 pm | Bats Theatre

Santa Claus is at BATS Theatre and he’s coming for you! Naughtiness has taken over the people who dwell in the little seaside village of Wellington and Santa is ready to take the law into his own hands. He’s made a list and checked it twice ... More >>

Theatre show immerses audience in the storm of post-truth

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:54 am | Bats Theatre

How do we frame truth in the era of ‘fake news’, social media swinging elections and algorithm-induced echo chambers, where yesterday’s science fiction is today’s reality? A storm is brewing, but can we see it coming? Or is it just a tempest in ... More >>

The Parkin Development Season at Bats Theatre

Friday, 26 October 2018, 4:02 pm | Bats Theatre

The Parkin Development Season at Bats Theatre Presents Committed , Written And Performed by Clarissa Chandrahasen More >>

Committed to smashing mental health stigma

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 8:52 am | Bats Theatre

The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 was ‘let nature in’. It’s pretty difficult to let nature in when you are being held against your will in a room with the windows bolted shut. For Wellington comedian, storyteller, and former psych ward ... More >>

Three Friends - One Paddling Pool - A Big Splash of Life

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 3:48 pm | Bats Theatre

Three Friends - One Paddling Pool - A Big Splash of Life Wellington’s newest Playwright, Catherine Zulver is bringing In It Together to BATS Theatre 16-20 October, 2018. In It Together is a step into the living room of three bold and barely getting by ... More >>

Three Friends - One Paddling Pool - A Big Splash of Life

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:33 am | Bats Theatre

Three Friends - One Paddling Pool - A Big Splash of Life Wellington’s newest Playwright, Catherine Zulver is bringing In It Together to BATS Theatre 16-20 October, 2018. In It Together is a step into the living room of three bold and barely getting by ... More >>

Queer Comedy of Errors

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 4:10 pm | Bats Theatre

Balling. Boffing. Getting laid and making love. Its all sex. And there's so much to say about sex. After its sell-out season at Auckland’s Basement theatre, A Mulled Whine Productions is bringing screwball comedy sensation Mating in Captivity to titillate ... More >>

Femme Natale at BATS Theatre 23rd-26th May

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:33 pm | Bats Theatre

23rd-26th May 8pm and 2pm matinee on 26th Heyday Dome, BATS Theatre, Wellington Bookings : https://bats.co.nz/whats-on/femme-natale/ More >>

‘Dead Funny’ - Award-winning designer takes center stage

Monday, 22 January 2018, 12:42 pm | Bats Theatre

Two-time Wellington Theatre Awards’ Designer of the Year Ian Harman is keeping himself on his toes with his latest artistic vision. As well as showcasing his exceptional talents in costume, set and production design, Lola’s Grave Mistake (BATS Theatre, ... More >>

Girl You Want - BATS Theatre

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 4:09 pm | Bats Theatre

Girl You Want BATS Theatre Written and performed by Tessa Mitchell Directed by Prue Cunningham and Chris Jannides More >>

Who Was Queen Margaret?- 'She Wolf' at Bats Theatre, 2018

Friday, 8 December 2017, 9:17 am | Bats Theatre

A daughter, princess, wife, queen, mother, warmonger, widow and crone...a monster? She Wolf, a comedic commentary on a dramatic characterization written and performed by Canadian comedian Gillian English is coming to New Zealand Fringe in 2018. More >>

Kate McGill in 'Weave - Yarns with New Zealanders' at BATS

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 9:34 am | Bats Theatre

Ever wanted to know what your neighbour’s story was, your boss, the woman standing by the street late at night? More >>

'Weave' Delves Into Cultural Identity of Aotearoa at BATS

Monday, 13 November 2017, 11:08 am | Bats Theatre

Ever wanted to know what your neighbour’s story was, your boss, the woman standing by the street late at night? More >>

'Marine Snow' by Finnius Teppett at Bats Theatre

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 11:11 am | Bats Theatre

“All they can do is hope that the world isn’t as cold a place as it sometimes feels, and that somewhere out there, there’s something—anything—for them ” – Finnius Teppett More >>

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 >>

 

 

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