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Shepherd - Directed by Nathan Hey
The flock we never knew about
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Hilda's Yard - Directed by Penel Keegan
One ordinary family,
one extraordinary day

Shepherd

A drama by Gary Henderson/NZ/2014

Directed by Nathan Hey

Season: Sept 10 to Oct 1, 8pm
Matinees: Sept 19, 2pm

Hilda's Yard

A comedy by Norm Foster

Directed by Penel Keegan

Season: Nov 12 to Dec 3, 2022, 8pm
Matinees: Nov 13 & 20, 2022, 2pm

Welcome

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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  • 2023 LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENT

    22 September 2022

    On Saturday, October 15, HLT will be announcing our line-up of plays for 2023. This annual Preeves Night is a fun event and also an excellent opportunity to meet up with other members as well as the 2023 directors, think about ...

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  • MEET THE PLAYWRIGHT

    22 September 2022

    Auckland playwright Gary Henderson will be attending the performance of his play Shepherd on Thursday, 29th September, and will be holding a free Q and A afterwards for the audience. If you would like to see the play and hear Gary speaking about it, ...

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  • HOWICK LITTE PLAYS POSTPONED

    1 September 2022

    With the positive return of so many productions across the theatre sector in Oct and Nov, we will be rescheduling Howick Little Plays until Oct 2023 to ensure we bring you top-quality theatre. Watch out for more information early next year. ...

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  • RAFFLE WINNER

    4 August 2022

    Our "Maltese Falcon" cake raffle was drawn by Vice President Andrew Gordon on the final night of the play. Congratulations to the winner, John Allen, who has been attending HLT shows for over 30 years. We hope he enjoys the cake. ...

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  • BIG BAND TO RETURN

    8 July 2022

    The St Andrew’s Big Band will be making a welcome return to Howick Little Theatre in December. Booking details will be announced later in the year. Meanwhile, if you would like to support this gifted band of young musicians by sponsoring ...

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