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Charles Dickens's
A Christmas Carol - Directed by Andrew Gordon
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The House - Directed by Ashton Brown
There's no
place like home
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The Girl On The Train - Directed by Matthew Van Den Berg
What you see can hurt you
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The Viewing Room - Directed by Ian Milnes
You'll die laughing.
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My Cousin Rachel - Directed by Terry Hooper
Scheming widow
or wronged woman?
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Hilda's Yard - Directed by Penel Keegan
One ordinary family,
one extraordinary day

A Christmas Carol


Directed by Andrew Gordon

Season: November 21 to December 12
Matinees: November 22 and 29, 2pm

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.

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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.


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    21 November 2020

    It was with shock and great sadness that HLT learnt today of the death of Gair McRae QSM earlier this morning. She suffered a stroke yesterday and passed away in Middlemore Hospital around 8.30am. For many of us, she was someone who inspired ...



    17 November 2020

    Season's greetings to HLT theatregoers, subscribers and members. If you are keen to buy a gift voucher or Christmas gift subscription, please get in early to avoid a last-minute rush. The theatre office will close on Friday, December 18, and reopen ...



    17 November 2020

    Howick Little Theatre Showcard subscriptions and gift vouchers are an ideal present for the theatre lover in your life. An original and imaginative idea for Christmas, birthdays or any occasion, gift subscriptions are available throughout the year for between two and ...



    15 November 2020

    It is with great sadness that we note the death of life member Audrey Jones on 11 November, aged 93 years. Wife of the late Derek, Audrey joined the theatre in 1975. A service to celebrate Audrey's life will be held ...



    6 November 2020

    Auditions for THE HOUSE, a comedy by Brian Parks and directed by Ashton Brown, will be held on Sunday, December 6, from 10.00am by appointment (other times by negotiation). The season will run from Feb 27 to March 20. The House is a 90-minute play without ...