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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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What Now hosts Ronnie, Bianca and Chris join The Court Jesters for KidsFest Family Comedy

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On at The Court Theatre

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

The Cat in the Hat

08 Jul 2015 - 18 Jul 2015
Based on the book by Dr. Seuss. Your favourite cat, in that hat, takes to the stage! Come to The Court and meet the cat from the best-selling children’s books. There’s Thing One and Thing Two, and plenty of games and lots of tricks! Join us for lots and lots of fun.
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$10 each

The Early Early Late Show

08 Jul 2015 - 18 Jul 2015
Join Christchurch’s favourite Court Jesters as they bring all the chaos and fun of the late night improvised comedy show Scared Scriptless to the family-friendly time of 6pm. Songs, scenes and games are all made up on-the-spot by the cleverest, funniest, silliest people we could find.
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$12 each

Coming Soon

The Ladykillers

25 Jul 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
When a group of amateur musicians move in with a sweet little old lady all is not what it seems. Believing they have created the perfect cover, the musicians are actually an inept band of criminals who mastermind a daring heist right under the nose of their unsuspecting landlady.
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$23 - $57

MAMIL

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-arse? Who knew Shakespeare included a tutorial level and a final boss battle?
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$25 - $28

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.
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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

    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.

 


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