perfect 1950s housewife
and impossible decisions
power of darkness
and second chances
Home, I'm Darling
A comedy by Laura Wade
Directed by Carleena Walsh
Season: Feb 25 to March 18, 8pm
Matinees: Feb 26 & March 5, 2pm
The Book Club Play
A comedy by Karen Zacarías/US/2017
Directed by Deb Lind
Season: May 6 to 27, 2023
Matinees: May 7 & 14, 2pm
A drama by Madeleine George/US/2011
Directed by Phillippa Hibbs
Season: May 31 to June 3, 2023, 8pm
Matinees: June 3, 2pm
A Murder is Announced
A murder mystery by Agatha Christie
Directed by Matthew Cousins
Season: July 8 to 29, 8pm
Matinees: July 9 & 16, 2pm
Wait Until Dark
A thriller by Frederick Knott, adapted by Jeffery Hatcher
Directed by Carlos Lehmann
Season: Sept 9 to 30, 8pm
Matinees: Sept 10 & 17, 2pm
Howick Little Plays
Produced by Deborah Lind
Season: Oct 4 to 7, 2023
Matinees: Oct 7, 2pm, 2023
A comedy by Norm Foster
Directed by Tracey Holdsworth
Season: Nov 11 to Dec 2, 8pm
Matinees: Nov 12 & 19, 2pm
Formed in 1954, Howick Little Theatre is one of Auckland's leading community theatres and a leading company in New Zealand. Each year five main-house plays are staged, many of them premieres, to thousands of people who come from all over Auckland as well as parts of the upper North Island. There are also short-season HLT Studio productions and playreadings.
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The Studio is a bold initiative to showcase talented new directors, emerging actors and new playwrights to be seen.
Delivering edgy, contemporary plays in a more intimate environment, The Studio offers the same great quality entertainment as you have come to expect from Howick Little Theatre.
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With sadness, we pass on the news that active member Joan Tunnicliffe died on January 27. Liked by everyone, Joan always greeted people with a cheery smile and a friendly manner, whether as a front of house volunteer or as a ...
Thank you to everyone who renewed their Showcard subscriptions before December 31. We are delighted to announce that Robyn Williams is our winner.
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The theatre office has now reopened for 2023 and the new office hours are Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am to 1.30pm.
HLT congratulates workshop tutor Dame Miranda Harcourt, who was recognised in the 2023 New Year's Honours. She was named a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the screen industry and theatre. Miranda led her first ...