Merry Wives of Windsor – Shoreside Theatre
17 January 2015 – 21 February 2015 at Pumphouse Amphitheatre
Shakespeare never wrote anything funnier and this delightful romp through Windsor is emotional, fanciful and very human. His Falstaff, for example, a reprobate and would-be seducer of a respectable citizens wife has a stunning lack of success. The merry wives remain chaste to the cheerful end and their husbands are outsmarted.
Measure For Measure – Shoreside Theatre
20 January 2015 – 21 February 2015 at Pumphouse Amphitheatre
Measure for Measure is an inspired play and illustrates in an unusual way Shakespeare’s poetic imagination. It has been called a ‘play of ideas’ as it gives as much food for thought as it does entertainment. For their parts Mistresses Overdone and Froth are charmingly corrupt and Elbow is delightfully inept as the constable.
Nana’s Naughty Knickers – Playhouse Theatre
13 February 2015 – 21 March 2015 at Playhouse Theatre
Bridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet Grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling hand-made naughty knickers to...
Will You Still Love Me In The Morning? – Mairangi Players
27 February 2015 – 14 March 2015 at TheatreWorks
Newly-weds Jeremy and Celia Winthrop return home early from an unsuccessful honeymoon. They find that two of Jeremy’s bosses, Humphrey Jessel and Peregrine Ward, have independently taken up his invitation to use the house while it’s vacant. Unfortunately each has brought the other’s wife, Thelma Jessel and Sara Ward! Jeremy discovers one couple, Celia discovers...
Cats of Ponsonby – Playhouse Theatre
15 March 2015 – 15 March 2015 at Playhouse Theatre
A gang of hungry stray cats wait outside the back door of a restaurant hoping for scraps of food. They are refused entry but watch in anger and frustration as three well fed Burmese house cats are called inside to be fed. The Alley Cats kidnap the Burmese Kitten and for the ransom demand that...
Design For Living – Shoreside Theatre
23 April 2015 – 2 May 2015 at TheatreWorks
Gilda loves Otto, and it’s entirely mutual. But Gilda is rather fond of Leo as well. Leo adores Gilda – but come to think of it, Leo and Otto have a bit of history, too. So which of them will pair off, and who’ll be left out in the cold? Well, why should they have...
Off The Hook – Phoenix Theatre
14 May 2015 – 23 May 2015 at Rose Centre Theatre
This farce and half takes place in the English Countryside during spring of 1969. There are two Harold Spooks, both in the same prison, one who knows where the previously stashed loot is hidden, and the other who was “coming out a week on Friday”. Naturally, the wrong Harold is sprung and the fun begins....
Hobbs – Playhouse Theatre
2 July 2015 – 11 July 2015 at Playhouse Theatre
A true story of love and adventure set in the time leading up to the second signing of the Treaty at Hokianga. This is a story of courage and perseverance and includes cameos of some of the Maori chiefs, chants and dancing which create the atmosphere. The romantic interest is a young woman in love...
Robin Hood – Mairangi Players
3 July 2015 – 12 July 2015 at TheatreWorks
Show details to be confirmed.
Go Back For Murder – Shoreside Theatre
23 July 2015 – 1 August 2015 at The Pumphouse
Convicted for poisoning her husband, Caroline Crale dies in gaol, but leaves a letter expressing her innocence. Fifteen years later, her daughter, Carla, receives the letter and persuades those present on the day of her father’s death to return to the scene of the crime. Caught between the suspicions of her fiancé and a growing...
Waiting For Godot – Shoreside Theatre
4 September 2015 – 12 September 2015 at The Pumphouse
When Samuel Beckett’s play exploded on to the stage 50 years ago, it shocked as many people as it delighted. There had never been a play like it; indeed it was said that: “(Beckett) has achieved a theoretical impossibility – a play in which nothing happens, that yet keeps audiences glued to their seats”. In...
Blackadder – Phoenix Theatre
10 September 2015 – 19 September 2015 at Rose Centre Theatre
Phoenix Theatre present three episodes from Series 2.
Kings of the Gym – Mairangi Players
18 September 2015 – 3 October 2015 at TheatreWorks
From the writer who brought you Le Sud, The Tutor, The Motor Camp, Niu Sila and Seven Periods With Mr Gormsby comes the outrageously funny new comedy Kings of the Gym. It’s the new school term and Hautapu High is set to rocket up Metro’s Best Schools ranking. The only thing standing in the way...
Happy Days – Playhouse Theatre
26 September 2015 – 11 October 2015 at Playhouse Theatre
Happy Days are here again with the premiere of a brand new UK tour based on the hit TV series, featuring the unforgettable ‘King of Cool’ Arthur ‘The Fonz’ Fonzarelli. Join your favourite ’50s family, the Cunninghams and the rest of the gang – Potsie, Ralph Malph, Joanie and Chachi as they battle to save...
Calendar Girls – Playhouse Theatre
18 November 2015 – 28 November 2015 at Playhouse Theatre
A group of extraordinary women, members of a very ordinary Yorkshire Women’s Institute, spark a global phenomenon by persuading one another to pose for a charity calendar with a difference! As interest snowballs, the CALENDAR GIRLS find themselves revealing more than they’d ever planned… CALENDAR GIRLS is based on an inspiring true story that is...
Jack and the Beanstalk – Mairangi Players
4 December 2015 – 13 December 2015 at TheatreWorks
Details to be confirmed.