Here at The Court Theatre the best international scripts take stage alongside stories from right here in our backyard. With something for everybody, take a look at what shows are on in Christchurch below.
Meridian Energy 2017/2018 Season
The Court Theatre is proud to present the Meridian Energy 2017/2018 season. This is a season of vitality and joy. A season of balance that doesn't mind going to the dark side. A season that brings together the best of New Zealand writing combined with the hottest scripts from overseas and some of the finest plays ever written.
Meridian Energy 2018/2019 Season
Bright, vibrant and full of life – this is the Meridian Energy 2018/2019 Season. A moving kaleidoscope of stories of different colours, this is a season full of warmth, daring and excitement. With equal doses of joy and edge, we’ve got something for everybody.
2 June 2018 - 20 July 2019
2018/2019 Season Tickets
24 November 2018 - 19 January 2019
Jesus Christ Superstar
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice
11 May - 1 June 2019
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Written by John Cameron Mitchell With Music and Lyrics by Stephen Trask
The Forge 2018
The Forge at The Court aims to be an essential artistic voice in the new Christchurch that will challenge the audience’s perception of theatre.
9 - 11 August 2018
Written by Y Not; Tania McClutchie; Tavita Nielsen-Mamea
1 - 22 December 2018
A Christmas Carol
Written by Dan Bain
Children's / Family
Family-friendly shows for the kids (and their grown-ups) every school holidays.
29 September - 13 October 2018
Hansel and Gretel
Written by Dan Bain
16 - 26 January 2019
Written by Emma Cusdin
13 - 27 April 2019
Written by Andrew Todd
Education Season 2018
Theatre performed by our very own Court Youth Company – a training and performance company for young actors aged 17 – 21.
Schools Tour 2018
Touring Canterbury schools and introducing Canterbury school children to the love of theatre.
He Kura Kōrero
Written and Directed by Holly Chappell and Rutene Spooner