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‘We Have Boys At Home’ Brings Audiences Behind The Curtain In Maxwell’s Newest Venture

Monday, 20 May 2024, 12:03 pm | Meteor Theatre

We Have Boys at Home, the latest play by local writer-director Conor Maxwell, is nearing the end of its rehearsal journey. It follows the lovestruck Meg and her ever-suffering bestie Jay as they road trip from Hamilton to Napier to meet Meg’s long-distance ... More >>

Heartfelt Play One Way Out Hits Hamilton

Monday, 12 February 2024, 2:26 pm | Meteor Theatre

Love, loss, life and the turmoil of being trapped in your head and a bathroom or two, there's only one way out… Aspiring playwright Emily Costello is premiering her first play, One Way Out, at the Meteor Theatre on March 15th &16th. One ... More >>

One Question Theatre Get Up-close-and-personal With Their Production Of Closer

Monday, 3 July 2023, 2:53 pm | Meteor Theatre

After their acclaimed production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s No Exit and their adaptation of Tracey Slaughter’s novella The Longest Drink in Town (which recently received seed funding from the New Zealand Writers Guild for a potential screen adaptation), ... More >>

Premiere Of A New Biographical Work Comes To The Meteor

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 12:31 pm | Meteor Theatre

How to make sense of 98 years’ worth of life in just a few short minutes? <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2109/df509deb02ad5aba9829.jpeg" width="447" height="720"> Lily Empson- photo credit Benjamin ... More >>

Junior by Conor Maxwell

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 12:57 pm | Meteor Theatre

Graduate of UK’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) takes the Hamilton stage in locally created black comedy, as part of The Meteor’s creative development programme ‘Boil Up’. Cambridge-based actor Julia Watkins is no stranger to the Waikato ... More >>

Assassins - By Bold Theatre

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 12:03 pm | Meteor Theatre

Step right up! Come one, come all to a veritable carnival of passionate urges! BOLD Theatre present their latest production, the Tony Award-winning Assassins , by composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, West Side Story). Part vaudeville ... More >>

Epic Story Of Love, Laughter, And Loss - Ka Shue Comes To Hamilton’s Meteor Theatre

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 4:40 pm | Meteor Theatre

Lynda Chanwai-Earle in Ka-Shue (Letters Home), TAHI Festival 2020. Photo by Dianna Thomson Photography. An epic story of love, laughter, and loss - Ka Shue (Letters Home), is coming to Hamilton’s Meteor Theatre. A play spanning one hundred years ... More >>

Love, Life, And Grief Explored In New Play

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 12:22 pm | Meteor Theatre

Kirikiriroa and Whāingaroa based creatives, Cian Parker and Laura Haughey partner up again after their hit show Sorry For Your Loss , returning to The Meteor Theatre, with a new work All I See . <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2107/b8bc9a234e75649d1c3c.jpeg" ... More >>

Meteor July School Holiday Show Returns!

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 12:07 pm | Meteor Theatre

The Meteor July School Holidays Kid’s Show returns for 2021 with Beards! Beards! Beards! by Ralph McCubbin Howell! <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2106/56fb89e294ea2676b927.jpeg" width="720" height="540"> Atale of one young girl’s ... More >>

Magick And Music Comes To The Meteor For Matariki

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 1:22 pm | Meteor Theatre

Tāmaki Makaurau based artist Lou’ana and her seven-piece band have hit the road and are heading to Hamilton! Lou’ana and her band will be at The Meteor Theatre on June 25 as part of Matariki Ki Waikato to “serve up some soul funk grooves with ... More >>

Critically Acclaimed Comedy Comes To The Meteor

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 4:00 pm | Meteor Theatre

JAMES ROQUE’S BOY MESTIZO Dates: Friday 30th October 2020 Location: The Meteor Theatre, Hamilton Short show description: Fresh from rave reviews and sell-out shows across Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland, James Roque brings his hour of 'too real' ... More >>

Family Friendly Theatre To Take Centre Stage At The Meteor For The School Holidays

Monday, 7 September 2020, 4:42 pm | Meteor Theatre

Local Hamilton children’s theatre company Stories and More have explored Narnia , the magical land of Theandrican and now they’re delving into the native New Zealand bush for their upcoming school holiday show… Stories and More are returning to ... More >>

Stars Align For Constellations At The Meteor

Monday, 13 July 2020, 4:02 pm | Meteor Theatre

Constellations  | Natalie Swart and Jordan Mooney  The stars have aligned (literally) for local theatre company BlackBox Creative as star of the hit NZ television show Westside Jordan Mooney returns home to Hamilton to star in the ... More >>


Monday, 15 June 2020, 9:29 am | Meteor Theatre

Meteor Theatre, 1 Victoria St, Hamilton, NZ - Saturday July 4th, 2020 "ALIVE AT THE METEOR" is intended as a celebration of emerging from covid-19 and all the upheavals and disruptions that this entailed. Two of the Waikato's much-loved ... More >>

Dogfight - presented by Bold Theatre

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:13 pm | Meteor Theatre

Hamilton audiences have grown quite accustomed in recent years to seeing high quality musical theatre performed to professional standards by talented locals, and the latest offering is pushing the bar higher once again. Dogfight, produced by Bold Theatre, ... More >>

Incubator Work "Enough" Premieres at The Meteor

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 4:46 pm | Meteor Theatre

Renowned Hamilton choreographer and performer Mike Sorensen is bringing a new work to The Meteor stage this November. Sorensen and Moving Parts Productions are proud to present Enough , running for a short season at The Meteor Theatre on November ... More >>

Trees At The Meteor Returns for Eleventh Year

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 4:50 pm | Meteor Theatre

Trees At The Meteor Returns for Eleventh Year Hamilton’s iconic Christmas event is returning to The Meteor Theatre for its eleventh year on December 13. More >>

The First Time

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 2:49 pm | Meteor Theatre

The First Time by Courtney Rose Brown has enjoyed repeat seasons and critical acclaim in Wellington at Circa Theatre and BATS and in Dunedin. Its Auckland Premiere this year at Basement Theatre was met with sold-out audiences and critical acclaim. Now ... More >>

Inaugural Toi Wahine Festival Hits Hamilton

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 3:00 pm | Meteor Theatre

Hamilton’s first ever Toi Wāhine Festival runs from 1st to 11th of August, celebrating 125 years of Women’s Suffrage in NZ, with eleven days of exploring women’s creativity, art and ideas. More >>

The Tenth Annual Hamilton Circle Jerk

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 12:30 pm | Meteor Theatre

A quick Google search of the word 'jerk' defines the term as a sudden movement, an obnoxious person, or a treated dried strip of meat. A quick search of the term 'circle jerk', and the results become … ahem, a little more provocative. However, search ... More >>





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