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Exit the King
Father time is undefeated
17 Oct - 7 Nov


The Video Game

(The Stage Show)

3 - 6 September

Written and directed by Simon Peacock, Voice Director of Assassin's Creed

The Meridian Energy 2015/16 Season

Each dynamic play in this wide and varied season is coloured with its very own hue, and together these plays form a veritable kaleidoscope that is ready to burst onto the stage. Join us in one of our most colourful seasons to date.
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Scared Scriptless

Every Friday & Saturday Night
A cast of quick-thinking improvisors work with no scripts or safety nets; turning audience suggestions into a fast-paced, furiously funny...
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$14 - $16


30 Aug 2015 - 03 Oct 2015
Bryan Cook is a property developer who has accumulated a small fortune building leaky homes. When things fall apart, he joins a men’s cycling group to relieve stress – and makes a few startling discoveries in various cracks and crevices.
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$23 - $57

Hamlet: The Video Game (The Stage Show)

03 Sep 2015 - 06 Sep 2015
Who knew Hamlet was good with his fists, good with a gun and even better with the ladies? Who knew Gertrude was so… kick-ass? Who knew Shakespeare included a tutorial level and a final boss battle?
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$25 - $28

Coming Soon

He Kura E Huna Ana

08 Sep 2015 - 10 Sep 2015
He Kura E Huna Ana tells the story of Poutini and Waitaiki. Poutini is the kaitiaki, or guardian, of pounamu on the West Coast. Waitaiki and Poutini fall in love, but she is married to Tamaahua.
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$10 each

Little Red Riding Hood

30 Sep 2015 - 10 Oct 2015
Grandma looks strange… What a deep voice you have... What big eyes you have... What a big mouth you have....
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All tickets $10

Exit the King

17 Oct 2015 - 07 Nov 2015
For 400 years King Berenger conquered his enemies, building a vast kingdom with millions of subjects. He even controlled the weather. But Father Time catches up with everyone. His Royal Highness is having none of it in this hilariously dark and witty comedy.
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$23 - $57

Become a 2015/16 Super Subscriber

For one single price you can receive all eight Main Stage tickets and programmes, all three Forge show tickets and three Mid Winter Readings tickets, plus eight beverages from Rhys's Bar and:
  • save up to 41% off your ticket price.
  • get your tickets and pick of seats before they go on sale to the general public so you never miss out on a show.
>> Find out how to become a Super Subscriber

Ask An Actor

On the first Monday of selected show seasons, The Court Theatre holds an after-show Q&A session with the actors and key members of the show’s production team. It is your chance to ask any questions you may have about the show or the creative process. >> Find out more

Get Involved!

  • Improvisation

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  • Youth Crew

    youth-crew-thumbnailDevelop technical skills and design expertise as part of our Youth Crew.

  • School Holiday Programmes

    school-holiday-thumbnailA chance for children and young people to perform on the Main Stage as part of our holiday programmes.

  • Theatresports

    theatresports-thumbnailSchools can register a Theatresports team for the 2015 competition.

  • Backstage Tours

    Contact our Education Manager to arrange a group backstage tour tours-thumbnailand get a taste of what goes on behind the scenes at The Court Theatre.


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