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The funny fractious exposé

of the Churchill family

6-27 February

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A timeless tale of

betrayal, power, power, ambition and greed

5-26 MARCH

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The Wonderful

Wizard of Oz

3-21 February

Riccarton Bush

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Robbery has never been

this much fun!

20-30 APRIL

Summer Subscriptions now open

Book all three Court Theatre season shows at the same time and you can choose any performance, any night, any seat and pay the same low price for each ticket - a great value Christmas gift for any theatre lover!
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

03 Feb 2016 - 21 Feb 2016
Gather together the family, pack a picnic basket and blanket, and join us for a cheeky and nostalgic retelling of this wonderful classic. From Kansas to Munchkin land; The Wicked Witch of the West to the Cowardly Lion; Dorothy and Toto; The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a comedy to delight the whole family.

Scared Scriptless

Every Friday & Saturday Night starting 22 January 2016
Fast-paced, off-the-cuff theatre with just the right amount of audience interaction and the Court Jesters’ own brand of razor-sharp wit.
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$14 - $16

Winston’s Birthday

06 Feb 2016 - 27 Feb 2016
It’s 1962 - the Beatles have their first hit, James Bond his first film - and Randolph Churchill is holding a luncheon party to celebrate the 88th birthday of his admired but estranged father. Sir Winston is a fading force and there is unfinished business...
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$28 - $57

Cops and Robbers

20 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2016
Imagine…a villain with a big, BIG, curly moustache. He is sneaky and snooty and he’s going to steal all the jewels! But there’s only one problem… one smart little girl and her bumbling security guard dad.
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All tickets $10

'Enrich' Magazine

Finding Their Unique Strand of Comedy

Theatregoers have been treated to some wonderfully diverse shows during the 2016 summer. Despite the wind, rain and extreme heat, our...
Sir Winston Churchill

A State of Mutual Affection: Churchill and New Zealand

By Mike Groves Winston Churchill never visited New Zealand.  Yet New Zealand was important to him, so much so that  he described New...

Summer Theatre returns to Riccarton House

Free entertainment for all the family is back in the Riccarton House grounds this year with a new Forge at The Court production of The...
Winston's Birthday: 6 - 27 Feb 2016

Winston Churchill – exploring behind the great façade

By any definition of greatness, Sir Winston Churchill fits the bill. Yet often behind a grand façade lies domestic turbulence. On the...

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The Court JestersLooking for Entertainment for your Corporate Event?

The team behind New Zealand’s longest-running comedy show, Scared Scriptless, The Court Jesters are also the people to turn to for outstanding professional entertainment at your next corporate Christmas event, work function, product launch, fundraiser or even wedding. jesters-logo

To discuss how The Court Jesters can bring their unique brand of style and wit to your next event, phone Dan Pengelly on 021 374 956 or enquire by email.
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