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Swan Lake - The Royal NZ Ballet

Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland

18/07/2013 - 05/05/2024

"Freshness and immediacy of a newly minted work..

"Sumptuous production..

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Live on Stage

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

23/04/2024 - 19/05/2024

"Ensemble work makes this Exotic production sing..

"A satirically amusing socio-political commentary..

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Kinky Boots


19/04/2024 - 04/05/2024

"High octane, heartwarming entertainment...


Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington

09/04/2024 - 21/04/2024

"Universal themes, experiences and emotions that resonate deeply..

"Richly created ode to the power of the storyteller..

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02/11/2019 - 14/04/2024

"Me and my Nana – an adorable story about very special relationship..

"Gentle, whimsical and wholesome..

Double Goer

Nelson, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch

24/10/2023 - 27/04/2024

" Unravelling the power of the feminine..

"Brave and confronting and traumatizing...

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10/04/2024 - 13/04/2024

"Exceptionally strong cast handle action and music with assurance...

Every Brilliant Thing


06/04/2024 - 04/05/2024

"A sparkling exercise in positivity...

Tea with The Topp Twins


23/03/2024 - 23/03/2024

"Like coming home, for the best kind of homecoming..

Adam Rennie - One (Queer) Night Only!


24/03/2024 - 24/03/2024

"Intimate, personal and impressive performance deserves its standing ovation..


Wellington, Kerikeri, Palmerston North, Hamilton, Auckland, Christchurch

20/07/2023 - 27/03/2024

"Fostering and promoting contemporary dance in Aotearoa..

"Human stories glimpsed in fleeting detail..

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Hatupatu | Kurungaituku: A Forbidden Love

Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Rotorua

20/02/2024 - 17/03/2024

"Ngā Pūrākau (myths) are driving forces..

"A Te Ao Māori lens..

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Tutus on Tour 2024

Raumati, Hastings, Christchurch, Hamilton

16/02/2024 - 14/03/2024

"A joyful celebration..

"Will leave the audience captivated..

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Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express


02/03/2024 - 06/04/2024

"Dream cast and first-class surprises make Express an absolute triumph..

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