After their father dies, the Lafayette siblings gather at their crumbling ancestral estate to clear out the family house for sale. There, they discover the most unexpected of secrets and are forced to confront realities they would prefer had never been revealed. At once familiar yet shocking, Appropriate’s audacious and unexpected humour will leave you as open-mouthed as its revelations.
Be Like Billy?
Billy T James is a legendary New Zealand comedian and cultural icon.
In this new work, Rutene Spooner shares his personal relationship with his childhood hero, Billy T.
Infused with music and humour, Be Like Billy? speaks to our national identity, touching on what being Māori, being a performer and being a Kiwi meant in the 80s, and what it means now.
In this Nick Dear adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic novel, young scientist Victor Frankenstein brings to life a man-made creature, sewing together dead body parts with little thought to the consequences. Abandoned by his maker and treated to the worst of humanity’s scorn, Creature becomes intent on finding Frankenstein and making him pay...
With lead actors James Kupa and Wesley Dowdell alternating between the roles of the scientist and his creation, this international hit explores the eternal themes of humanity, good vs evil and what happens when we blur the line between life and death.
Yes Yes Yes
Part confession, part documentary, part open conversation, YES YES YES is a theatre show created for young adults that explores the knotty and necessary topics of healthy relationships, desire and consent.
This latest work from award-winning duo Karin McCracken and Eleanor Bishop blends audience interaction with a captivating solo performance, and features in-depth interviews with teenagers from around Aotearoa.
Things I Know to be True
Having loved each other for over thirty years, it should be time for Fran and Bob to slow down and smell the roses – until the lives of their adult children come crashing through the back door…
From the beloved writer of When the Rain Stops Falling, Andrew Bovell’s Things I Know to be True is a heartfelt drama examining the dynamics of family, love and how we understand truth in the face of adversity.
A Streetcar Named Desire
Jaded Southern belle Blanche DuBois arrives in a sultry New Orleans, desperate for a place to stay.
Her little sister Stella takes her in, but tensions soon flare as Stella’s brutish husband, Stanley, keeps a brooding eye on his new sister-in-law…
Heralded as one of the finest plays of the 20th Century, this Pulitzer Prize winning drama is a devastating masterpiece that promises a riveting and dangerous night out at the theatre.
There is a woman in André's flat claiming to be his daughter. But Anne lives in London now… Doesn’t she? And André lives in Paris... Doesn’t he? And where has Anne’s sister, Elise gone? Don’t tell him she’s dead. She isn’t… Is she?
An international sensation, The Father is the most acclaimed new play of the decade, smashing our misconceptions of time, memory and dementia in this profoundly moving and darkly comic masterpiece.
Having rescued Paul from the accident that’s left him with broken legs, Annie is now nursing Paul back to health. The storm that led to Paul’s accident has caused road closures and power cuts but Annie has promised to get him to hospital and to call his agent as soon as she can.
But if that’s the truth... then why is his bedroom door locked?
As Paul tests the boundaries of his confinement, he pulls a thread which rapidly unravels Annie’s lies.
War hero Titus Andronicus returns from twenty years of campaigning against Rome’s enemies to find his home divided by partisan squabbling. His attempts to restore order to the city he loves unleash the very forces that will tear both the city and his family to pieces, setting off a chain reaction of betrayal, murder and revenge that leaves no one unscathed.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Fifteen-year old mathematical genius Christopher Boone sees the world differently to everyone else. He knows all the countries of the world and their capital cities, every prime number up to 7,507, he doesn’t tell lies and his favourite colours are not yellow and brown.
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As the family prepare for a beachside birthday party in the late summer of 1965, what should be a celebration brings secrets and cultural clashes to the surface. Far away from their tipuna, can they find a place to stand together or be set adrift in an ocean of change.
Shakespeare’s darkest and most powerful tragedy tells the story of Macbeth, the brave general who, returning victorious from battle, witnesses a prophecy from three witches that he will one day become King.
In 1970s suburban New Zealand, six-year-old Ioane Tafioka, fresh off the boat from the islands, moves in next door to Peter Burton. Instantly becoming best friends, they spend every day together. As the boys become teenagers they succumb to their stereotypical paths, drifting apart, until a chance reunion twenty years later forces them to confront their ghost of years past.