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Roger Hall's Last Legs to return to Circa

Friday, 2 December 2016, 12:16 pm | Circa Theatre

As the New Zealand population lives longer, the issue of retirement options is taking centre stage, which could account for the extraordinary success of Roger Hall’s latest play Last Legs . Set in a retirement village, the play had a sell-out World ... More >>

Lungs at Circa Theatre

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 1:52 pm | Circa Theatre

A new production from Circa Theatre asks if bringing a baby into today’s world of over-population, global warming, and political unrest is the right thing to do for our planet. More >>

Central by Dave Armstrong

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 9:56 am | Circa Theatre

Following a premier at the 2015 Wanaka Festival of Colour, Armstrong Creative brings Dave Armstrong’s new award-winning play, Central , to Circa Theatre. Central won Best Play in the 2015 Script Writers Awards run by the New Zealand Writers Guild. More >>

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 11:35 am | Circa Theatre

Chekhov is alive and well in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where adult siblings Vanya and Sonia reside in their old family home, mourning their lost dreams and missed opportunities. More >>

A rehearsed reading of Scarlet & Gold

Monday, 13 June 2016, 12:09 pm | Circa Theatre

Waihi 1912: Another accident in the Martha Gold Mine and the miners’ wives say Enough! Improve conditions or strike! Wives, mothers and sweethearts rally – they’re the ones trying to scrape together food for the table, clothes for the kids. As the ... More >>

Joyful and Triumphant

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 3:57 pm | Circa Theatre

WRITEN BY ROBERT LORD, DIRECTED BY SUSAN WILSON Proudly supported by Peter Biggs CNZM and Mary Biggs 2 APRIL - 7 MAY CIRCA ONE CELEBRATING CIRCA THEATRE’S 40TH BIRTHDAY Out-standing award-winning New Zealand play returns to Circa Theatre More >>

King Lear starring Ray Henwood

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 1:33 pm | Circa Theatre

Proudly sponsored by Christopher Finlayson and Cariad Productions, with the support of the British Council More >>

Jekyll & Hyde Brings Darkness and Desire to Circa

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 11:10 am | Circa Theatre

Award-winning production company A Slightly Isolated Dog are back with the highly anticipated follow up to last year’s smash hit Don Juan, with an innovative reimagining of Stevenson’s classic tale, Jekyll & Hyde . More >>

World Premiere of Family Favourite in New Zealand Festival

Friday, 5 February 2016, 12:56 pm | Circa Theatre

The world premiere of The ACB With Honora Lee will feature as Circa’s offering in The New Zealand Festival 2016. Adapted for the stage by Jane Waddell from Kate De Goldi’s acclaimed 2012 children’s novel, is a charming exploration of kindness, ... More >>

The Ugly One

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 3:32 pm | Circa Theatre

Lette thinks he is normal, but when he discovers that he is in fact unbelievably ugly, he turns to a plastic surgeon for help. Suddenly he becomes the most beautiful man in the world. Fame and riches follow; women want to sleep with him and men want ... More >>

Young And Hungry Show Moves to the Professional Stage

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 12:31 pm | Circa Theatre

The Return Season of the 2014 Young and Hungry sensation. Last year, Director Kerryn Palmer brought the youthful dark comedy to life at Wellington’s Bats Theatre as part of the 2014 Young and Hungry Festival of New Theatre , and she is thrilled to ... More >>

Don Juan

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 9:55 am | Circa Theatre

Five of Frances’ most famous actors tell the bold and thrilling adventures of Don Juan, the world’s greatest lover. It is, literally, a party that tells a story: A sexy, fierce, raucous celebration. More >>

Call for Proposals - 2016 Circa Programme

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 3:03 pm | Circa Theatre

Circa Theatre is calling for proposals for its 2016 season . Circa’s programme is the life-blood of the theatre. The Circa Council, the governing body of Circa Theatre, is responsible for all programming decisions and Council members read a ... More >>

The 2014 Adam Play Award winner begins the year at Circa

Monday, 5 January 2015, 9:35 am | Circa Theatre

Elisabeth Easther’s Seed is winner of the 2014 Adam New Zealand Play Award, which recognises and celebrates the best in new writing for the theatre, opening the year at Circa One on 17 January. The play follows four women as they try to get pregnant, ... More >>

Circa Theatre 2015 Season

Monday, 8 December 2014, 1:39 pm | Circa Theatre

Circa Theatre has outdone itself with the 2015 programme – with 30 productions throughout the year, it’s our biggest season ever! Of the 21 New Zealand plays and 9 International, there are 6 World Premieres and 5 New Zealand Premieres. As ... More >>

Red Riding Hood - The pantomime

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:57 pm | Circa Theatre

Hooray!! It’s the Christmas season again! And this year Roger Hall’s wonderfully high-spirited pantomime Red Riding Hood is back to delight audiences of all ages, and bring a smile to your face. More >>

The Pitmen Painters

Friday, 19 September 2014, 4:02 pm | Circa Theatre

From Tony award-winning writer Lee Hall, best known for Billy Elliot , comes this amazing true story. Since its premiere in 2007, The Pitmen Painters has been hugely successful, receiving rave reviews and sell-out performances in the North East and ... More >>

‘Bombproof’ comedy takes capital by storm

Friday, 5 September 2014, 1:08 pm | Circa Theatre

Is political satire still ‘a thing?’ Wellington audiences have responded with a resounding YES. Tired of dirty politics and with less than three weeks to go til Election Day, Destination Beehive has proved to be a smash hit at Circa Theatre with ... More >>

An Unseasonable Fall of Snow - return season

Monday, 1 September 2014, 1:54 pm | Circa Theatre

Recommended Age 14 - 15+ - Not suitable for primary school aged children. Themes and offensive language may disturb some people More >>

Seating You: A Fabulous Fundraiser

Monday, 18 August 2014, 2:31 pm | Circa Theatre

Circa Theatre is very excited to announce the upcoming fundraising variety performance, Seating You , which will take place in Circa One for one night only, Sunday, 31 August. More >>



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