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PlayShop Presents The Christmas Show

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 4:03 pm | PlayShop

“ Fa-la-la-la-family” Meet The Turduckens, just your average Kiwi family, back together under one roof this Christmas. The Christmas Show is an improvised serial show, following the journey of The Turduckens over the 5 days leading up to Christmas, ... More >>

Prepare to be Charmed

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 12:00 pm | PlayShop

Whether you’ve spent the last ten years getting Goblet of Fired or Philosophically Stoned, Playshop Performance Company would like to invite you to the ten year reunion for Spellington College: of Spellcraft and Sorcery. More >>

Playshop LIVE returns to Friday Nights

Monday, 2 April 2018, 10:39 am | PlayShop

With a fresh re-brand and sharp creative focus, the Capital's most innovative and prodigious comedy cohort is chomping at the bit for its 2018 season of PlayShop LIVE to kick off at BATS Theatre on April 6th. More >>

SED Speeches: Theories of Stuff

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 1:30 pm | PlayShop

PlayShop returns to the NZ International Comedy Festival to transform attitudes, lives and all of Wellington through the power of laughter. Inspired by inspiration, motivated by motivational wisdom, and ready to guide you with instant wisdom, SED ... More >>

PlayShop LIVE! Returns to BATS Theatre

Friday, 11 March 2016, 9:40 am | PlayShop

The weather may be starting to cool (in theory) but things are just heating up at BATS Theatre. Following another madcap, successful Fringe Festival, BATS will once again be host to the weekly improv comedy show PlayShop LIVE ! Lovers of late night ... More >>


Thursday, 14 January 2016, 2:27 pm | PlayShop

The advertising world of the 1960’s comes alive in the witty, intelligent, improvised show, Admen . Watch our improvisers win important accounts and navigate social dynamics of the workplace, while everybody is trying to make partner of the firm. Sit back, ... More >>

PlayShop DEAD :Fast and spooky theatre from nothing!

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 4:47 pm | PlayShop

PlayShop is pleased to announce a Halloween Special, PlayShop DEAD , a twist on its flagship show, LIVE . PlayShop LIVE is late-night improvised comedy without limits, fast, physical, and unpredictable, and it's performed every Friday night! On the ... More >>

Improv: The Next Step - Workshop for High School Students

Friday, 2 October 2015, 2:54 pm | PlayShop

After a promising and challenging first workshop with students from across Wellington, PlayShop will lead the second of its improv for students workshops on Sunday 11 October at BATS Theatre, following a week of national and international professional improv ... More >>

PlayShop brings Improvisation back to High Schools

Monday, 21 September 2015, 3:21 pm | PlayShop

Improvised theatre is theatre with no scripts, no planning, and no limits. Walk onstage with nothing but your wits and your teammates, and discover the magic of instantly creating entire characters, stories, and worlds. With this weekend’s workshop at ... More >>

Suddenly! A Musical

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 9:17 am | PlayShop

PlayShop brings the spirit of Broadway and the West End to BATS Theatre with its new show, Suddenly! A Musical . Each night PlayShop will create a brand new Webber musical before your very eyes and ears, with everything you love about doomed romance, ... More >>

Children experience the world of Grimm this Comedy Festival

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 11:55 am | PlayShop

When you can’t get to sleep late in the night, listen to a story fueled by fright! More >>

Children experience the world of Grimm this Comedy Festival

Friday, 10 April 2015, 5:21 pm | PlayShop

When you can’t get to sleep late in the night, listen to a story fueled by fright! There will be mermaids, ghouls and perhaps a hag, with sights and smells sure to make you gag. But fear not, we promise you will laugh, cause our stories are silly ... More >>

10 Things I Hate About Us

Monday, 9 February 2015, 11:49 am | PlayShop

PlayShop Presents: 10 Things I Hate About Us You. You. You. You. You. You. You. You. You. You More >>

PlayShop Christmas Hullaballoo - Fundraiser for Canteen

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 2:35 pm | PlayShop

PlayShop is proud to annouce It's a PlayShop Christmas Hullaballoo , a special Christmas performance raising funds for Canteen , supporting young people living in New Zealand with cancer. More >>

PlayShop Presents Playground

Friday, 3 October 2014, 5:10 pm | PlayShop

1st October 2014 MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Playground Wellington's High School Improvisers Take to the Stage. More >>

PlayShop Presents Riddiford Street: Open Heart Comedy

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 10:10 am | PlayShop

PlayShop is excited to announce the much-anticipated return of Riddiford Street to BATS Theatre this September. Will this season of improvised soap opera finally answer all of the questions left unanswered in season two? Is Lucian Carlson really ... More >>