ARTICULATING THE ARTIST: RUBY SOLLY WITH HENRIETTA BOLLINGER

Embassy Theatre 10 Kent Terrace, Wellington

How does art enrich our lives? What are the challenges? Can art change the world? Does the world change art? Friends and artists Ruby Solly (The Artist) and Henrietta Bollinger (Articulations) discuss the intricacies of moving through the world as artists, and how the world impacts what they have to ... Read more

WITI’S WĀHINE BY NANCY BRUNNING

St James Theatre 87/77 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington

The 18 scenes in Witi’s Wāhine weave an intricate pattern through Ihimaera’s works, and the result is astonishing. - The Spinoff The extraordinary and much-loved wāhine from Witi Ihimaera’s groundbreaking books including The Parihaka Woman, The Matriarch and Pounamu Pounamu are brought to life by a powerful cast in this theatrical masterpiece tenderly crafted by the late Nancy ... Read more

Hear Me Roar!

Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall 301 - 317 Queen Street, Auckland

Join in celebrating International Women’s Day with this powerhouse ensemble of wāhine vocalists. Sharing stories of inspiration and recognition of strong singers and musicians who have had an impact on their individual music careers through the years, Betty-Anne Monga (Ardijah) and Annie Crummer (When The Cat’s Away) alongside Julia Deans (Fur Patrol) ... Read more

ZOOOM

Rangitira, Q Theatre 305 Queen Street, Auckland

Unable to sleep, a child goes on an imaginary adventure to explore what dreams are made of. Captivatingly told through original music, lasers and projections, ZOOOM takes youngsters on a journey to help a lost star find its way home. This charming interactive experience for children and their families begins at home, where ... Read more

Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett

AKLFEST Spiegeltent, Aotea Square 301 - 317 Queen Street Aotea Square, Auckland

Direct from UK and Australia! Who is Bernie Dieter? Only the darkest, funniest kabarett superstar east of Berlin. Strutting her way to Aotearoa for a salacious, gin-soaked, punk-jazz season of unfiltered circus and cabaret, the undisputed Queen of Weimar Punk is here to celebrate the sexual freedom and daredevil exhibitionism of 1920s ... Read more

Event Series Aiga

Aiga

Te Pou Theatre 2 Mount Lebanon Lane, Henderson, Auckland

Touch Compass - A journey of identity, desire, family, and what it means to be disabled and Pasifika. Aiga (Sāmoan for family/whānau) is a groundbreaking and emotional Disability-led, Pasifika-led work of theatre told through the lens of the real-life journey of Pacific Toa award-winning, founding member Lusi Faiva. A collective creative ensemble of women, non-binary, disabled, non-disabled, Pasifika ... Read more

An Unfunny* Evening with Tim Minchin and His Piano

Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall 301 - 317 Queen Street, Auckland

Hang out with the extraordinary Tim Minchin, his piano, his songs, and his thoughts. The one-of-a-kind musician, actor, writer and comedian returns for a relaxed, intimate offering – a special concert designed to give fans rare insight into the craft of songwriting and Minchin’s own brilliant musical mind. Minchin last wowed ... Read more

O le Pepelo, le Gaoi, ma le Pala’ai | The Liar, the Thief, and the Coward

ASB Waterfront Theatre 138 Halsey St Wynyard Quarter, Auckland

Auckland Theatre Company A darkly comic exploration of the fa’a sāmoa, where family, leadership and legacy converge in spectacular chaos. In Sāmoa’s not-so-distant past, Pili Sā Tauilevā is a proud Ali’i (chief) in the village of Moa. He has devoted his life to the sacred fa’a sāmoa tradition of service. ... Read more