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Comedian Marshall Lorenzo Defeats Depression With Delusion In The New Sketch Comedy Show ‘Baby Gorgeous’

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 3:17 pm | Bats Theatre

Award-winning comedian Marshall Lorenzo ( Canada’s Drag Race, The Sketchersons ) is definitely not thirty-nine, he’s for sure not pudged-up and he’s certainly not battling crippling depression. Why? Because he’s goddamn ‘ Baby Gorgeous ... More >>

BATS Theatre Asking Wellingtonians To Be A “No Show”

Friday, 11 August 2023, 3:02 pm | Bats Theatre

BATS Theatre is calling on Wellingtonians to be the star of the No Show for Maintenance show by buying a ticket and not showing up, in turn helping keep the iconic theatre’s doors open. After a leak was discovered under the floorboards in the BATS foyer and ... More >>

Seven Emerging Theatre Practitioners Take The Stage With 4 Unique And Groundbreaking Plays

Thursday, 12 January 2023, 9:23 am | Bats Theatre

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2301/3a81dc23430c6736f45b.jpeg" width="720" height="490"> Over three weeks in January & February 2023, Victoria University of Wellington’s MFA in Theatre students ... More >>

BATS Theatre Leading The Change With Alcohol In Theatre Industry

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 9:54 am | Bats Theatre

BATS Theatre is leading the change around the theatre industry’s relationship with alcohol. BATS Theatre is delighted to welcome AF Drinks as their new corporate partner. “We’re thrilled to be working alongside AF Drinks” says Partnerships ... More >>

MFA Students Champion Accessibility With PAPER JAM Production

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 1:14 pm | Bats Theatre

Brand new Wellington company, Imaginaries Theatre, bring joy to the stage with a focus on sustainability and accessibility. Their wacky and imaginative workplace devised show, PAPER JAM premieres at BATS Theatre this January. Putting accessibility ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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