2021 the house slide3
The House - Directed by Ashton Brown
There's no
place like home
2021 the girl on the train slide
The Girl On The Train - Directed by Matthew Van Den Berg
What you see can hurt you
2020 the viewing room header
The Viewing Room - Directed by Ian Milnes
You'll die laughing.
2021 my cousin rachel slide
My Cousin Rachel - Directed by Terry Hooper
Scheming widow
or wronged woman?
2021 hildas yard slide
Hilda's Yard - Directed by Penel Keegan
One ordinary family,
one extraordinary day

The House

A comedy by Brian Parks

Directed by Ashton Brown

Season: Feb 27 to Mar 20, 8pm
Matinees: Feb 28 & Mar 7, 2pm

The Girl On The Train

Paula Hawkin's thriller adapted by Rachael Wagstaff & Duncan Abel

Directed by Matthew Van Den Berg

Season: May 8 to 29, 8pm
Matinees: May 9 & 16, 2pm

The Viewing Room

A black comedy by Mark Smith

Directed by Ian Milnes

Season: July 10 to 31, 8pm
Matinees: July 11 & 18, 2pm

My Cousin Rachel

Daphne Du Maurier's romantic drama, adapted by Joseph O'Conner

Directed by Terry Hooper

Season: Sep 11 to Oct 2, 8pm
Matinees: Sep 12 & 19, 2pm

Hilda's Yard

A comedy by Norm Foster

Directed by Penel Keegan

Season: Nov 13 to Dec 4, 8pm
Matinees: Nov 14 & 21, 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.

20190516151332 00006A

HLT Studio

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.


Mailing List

Missed out on one of our brilliant workshops with a leading theatre professional? Didn't hear about an audition for a play you'd have loved to be in? Need information about the benefits of group booking discounts? Like to catch up on what's new at Howick Little Theatre via our monthly newsletter?

For the latest details about HLT’s Auckland theatre shows and special events, why not join our mailing list? Sign up now, tell us the areas that interest you, and we'll send you the relevant information and advance notice about plays, workshops, group booking discounts and/or auditions.

I would like to receive information about:

20190516132832 00097A

Latest theatre news

More news

    23 January 2021

    It was with much sadness that HLT learnt today of the death of life member, director and playwright Diane Francis. She passed away peacefully on January 19, at Lady Allum Rest Home, aged 91. Diane joined HLT in 1963, and became ...



    23 January 2021

    The Actor’s Voice – Level 2 workshop with Kirstie O’Sullivan will be on March 27 and 28 – see our Workshops page for the enrolment form and more information. Then, in April and May, there will be an arts marketing workshop, “How ...



    11 January 2021

    HLT will be holding auditions for The Girl on the Train, based on the best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins adapted by Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel, on Sunday, 21st of February from 1.30pm onwards by appointment (other times by  negotiation) made with ...



    20 December 2020

    The winner of our Christmas goodies raffle was Showcard subscriber Fiona Mahony from Kohimarama. Congratulations, Fiona, and thanks to everyone who bought a ticket. The raffle was drawn by St Andrew’s Big Band soloist Sam Franks after the concert interval on ...



    19 December 2020

    Many thanks to director Hamish Arthur, all the St Andrew’s Big Band members and the two vocal soloists, Sam Franks and Isabel King, for their three fundraising concerts at Howick Little Theatre on December 18 and 19. The money raised by ...