Bernard Street, Addington | Freephone 0800 333 100 | Box Office 03 963 0870


"A bloody great night out."


4 extra shows added


13 - 23 July






Pay less for your theatre tickets

Purchase 'Earlybird Tickets' to Monday - Thursday performances during the first 2 weeks of a show's season and you'll pay less.

Scared Scriptless

Every Friday & Saturday Night @ 10:15pm
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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$16 - $20

That Bloody Woman

02 Jul 2016 - 30 Jul 2016
Suffragist, activist and cyclist Kate Sheppard transforms from a face on the $10 note into a feminist firebrand raising hell in this red-hot new punk rock opera.
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The Early Early Late Show

11 Jul 2016 - 23 Jul 2016
Songs, scenes and games are all made up on-the-spot by the funniest folks in town. Suitable for ages 8+.
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The Little Mermaid

13 Jul 2016 - 23 Jul 2016
Venture under the sea and discover how much one brave mermaid will risk for the life and love she wants.
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Child: $10; Adult: $15
The-Great-Kate-ChaseJoin us for a FREE fun day for family and friends discovering Addington’s links to Kate Sheppard and the suffrage movement.

From 9am – 1pm on Saturday 23rd July The Court Theatre is hosting a special community event called The Great Kate Chase to tie in with That Bloody Woman, the new rock opera tribute to Christchurch’s famous suffragist and social reformer Kate Sheppard.

Modelled on traditional treasure hunts, The Great Kate Chase will take teams on an exploration of Addington following clues to complete tasks.
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Get Involved!

  • Improvisation

    improv-thumbnailJoin an improvisation class and build confidence and develop your creativity.

  • 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.

  • Ask an Actor

    An after-show Q&A session with the actors and/or members of the show’s creative

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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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