Circa One, Circa Theatre, 1 Taranaki St, Waterfront

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Our Own Little Mess

Wellington

22/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Sets a very high bar for NZ Festival shows worth going to; deserves a long life and to travel far…..

The Supper Club

Wellington

20/01/2024 - 17/02/2024

"Prepare to be wooed and charmed..

"Expect the unexpected – our superstar never disappoints..

Treasure Island: The Pantomime

Wellington

18/11/2023 - 13/01/2024

"Jthan Morgan ‘unquestionable star’ in Circa’s panto..

"A treasure in itself that families of all persuasions will enjoy..

The Importance of Being Earnest

Wellington

07/10/2023 - 04/11/2023

"Classic play with a contemporary twist..

"Wilde’s deliciously eloquent text delivered with fluency in a refreshing production..

VERBATIM 2023

Wellington

09/09/2023 - 16/09/2023

"Confronting recreation of true experiences expertly rendered..

"Fascinating, heartbreaking, yet entirely ordinary stories reflecting reality..

Public Service Announcements: Election 2023

Wellington

29/07/2023 - 26/08/2023

"Delivers high spirited political romp..

"Piling in boots and all – is that all we have left?..

I Want To Be Happy

Auckland, Wellington

18/08/2023 - 30/09/2023

"Leaves its audience very happy at having engaged with another Nightsong treasure..

"A transformative experience, a total delight, undeniably emotionally moving, gut-wrenchingly funny..

O Le Pepelo, Le Gaoi Ma Le Pala'ai | The Liar, the Thief and the Coward

Wellington

14/06/2023 - 17/06/2023

"A rollercoaster from being shocked, to hysterically laughing to fighting back tears..

Prima Facie

Wellington, Hamilton

24/06/2023 - 02/03/2024

"A stunning and challenging night of theatre..

"'Something has to change': Standing ovation for Prima Facie at Circa..

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The Tantrum

Wellington

02/05/2023 - 05/05/2023

"The little people in the audience were enthralled..

THE SAVAGE COLONISER SHOW

Auckland, Wanaka, Nelson, Wellington

09/03/2023 - 02/03/2024

"Reveals the worst parts of the human condition, honestly, truthfully..

"Outstanding stage spectacle stimulates thought and debate about how we look at the past to define our future..

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SKYDUCK: A CHINESE SPY COMEDY

Auckland, Wellington

14/03/2023 - 27/05/2023

"A consummate comedian with an unashamedly unique performance brings pure joy..

"A fun chance to watch a talented performer challenge himself to hit every mark at top speed..

Cringeworthy - Swinging in the 60s!

Wellington, Palmerston North

01/04/2023 - 17/03/2024

"Bingo for boomers: A sashay through the 60s at a thousand miles an hour..

"Smooth, confident, quality pop – enthralling and memorable..

In Bed with Schoenberg

Wellington

25/02/2023 - 17/03/2023

"Darker notes of a contradictory life..

"Universal themes of being misunderstood, underappreciated and displaced resonate amid the comedy..

BIG J : A New Legacy

Wellington

18/01/2023 - 28/01/2023

"A heartfelt vision of the humanity we all might share..

PINOCCHIO The Pantomime

Wellington

26/11/2022 - 23/12/2022

"New panto dame shines in Pinocchio – a classic fairytale with a contemporary twist..

"Full of fun and rich in resonance, guaranteed to appeal to all age groups..

OWLS DO CRY

Wellington, Hamilton

26/10/2022 - 13/11/2022

"Bold and clever show draws on Frame novel..

"A dynamic display of theatrical craft that amounts to less than the sum of its parts..

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THE KING OF TAKING

Dunedin, Nelson, Wellington

14/10/2022 - 25/03/2023

"Entertaining excellence that pricks the pretensions of those in power..

"Masterful miming and a theatre full of laughter..

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THE WASP

Wellington

01/10/2022 - 29/10/2022

"Truly unmissable – yet unpredictable..

SKIN TIGHT

Wellington

27/08/2022 - 24/09/2022

"Muscular piece of poetry a real attention grabber..

"Enthralling to witness, enriching to ponder..

WEDNESDAY TO COME

Wellington

30/07/2022 - 20/08/2022

"Stellar performances in Kiwi classic..

"A revelation to those who have never seen it and a next-level experience for those who have..

THE GOLDEN ASS

Takaka, Wellington

06/07/2022 - 11/05/2024

"An inspiring, classic, relevant, hilarious plea for empathy..