Music and Lyrics
Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison
Bob Martin and Don McKellar
Let Ara Institute of Canterbury’s National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) transport you back to the heady Prohibition days of late 1920s America in this loving send-up of the era’s frivolous musicals. A story within a story, The Drowsy Chaperone pokes fun at the many common tropes of old-fashioned musicals. Think Broadway divas, cigar-smoking fat cats, bumbling gangsters, tipsy chaperones and put-upon servants. Expect hi-jinks, mad-cap mix-ups and a plot that spins everyone into musical comedy euphoria.
Ticket pricing for this performance. Please note: If you have a gift voucher and can’t redeem it online, please call our Box Office on 03 963 0870. (all prices include GST)
Adult $41.00 Group 6+ $38.00 Friends $34.00 Child (Under 18) $27.00 Senior 65yrs+ $36.00 30 Below (Web)(max 2 per person) $30.00 NASDA $30.00 School Group (minimum of 10 tickets) $22.00
Our priority is the safety and wellbeing of our show attendees and supporters, artists, staff and the wider community. The New Zealand Government is our one source of truth and we will follow all guidelines as per its directions. We encourage all of our community to do the same in order to keep each other safe, well, and strong.
For more information please refer to the Government's COVID-19 website for the most up to date information.Housekeeping
This performance will be staged in our auditorium, where we're regularly sanitising surfaces, including cleaning seats and tables thoroughly between performances. We have also placed hand sanitiser dispensers throughout the foyer.
We also ask for your support in keeping our theatre clean and safe and encourage you, and all of our guests and employees, to:
- Always practice good hygiene and wash your hands frequently
- Place rubbish in the bin at the conclusion of your performance
- Cover coughs/sneezes, dispose of tissues and make use of the available hand sanitiser
- Refrain from attending the theatre if you're feeling unwell to ensure a safe and comfortable experience for everyone.
Kai @The Court
Enjoy kai before the show with delicious pizzas, platters and snacks from G&T Catering! For the best experience, we recommend arriving at the theatre at least an hour and a half before showtime, where you can place your order at the bar. Please note: you cannot take any hot food into the auditorium or bring your own food to The Court.
Antipasto Platter $25 (GF)
Brie & blue cheese, chorizo, shaved ham, nuts, chutneys, grapes and rice crackers
Camembert Bites $8 (V)
Crumbed Camembert, served with plum sauce
Pumpkin and Mozzarella Arancini $8 (V)
Roast pumpkin and mozzarella arancini balls served with garlic aioli
Rustic Fries $8 (V, GF)
A bucket of rustic fries finished with rosemary salt and served with garlic aioli
Nachos - Small $10 | Large $18 (V)
Crispy nacho chips, tasty beef/bean mix topped with melted cheese, sour cream and sweet chilli sauce
*GF - Gluten Free, *V - Vegetarian