2021 my cousin rachel slide
My Cousin Rachel - Directed by Terry Hooper
Scheming widow
or wronged woman?
2021 howick little plays slide
HLT Studio Presents:
Howick Little Plays
A series of very short
award-winning plays
2021 hildas yard slide
Hilda's Yard - Directed by Penel Keegan
One ordinary family,
one extraordinary day

My Cousin Rachel

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

Directed by Terry Hooper

Season: Postponed
Matinees: Postponed

Howick Little Plays

Produced by Deborah Lind

Season: Postponed
Matinees: Postponed

Hilda's Yard

A comedy by Norm Foster

Directed by Penel Keegan

Season: Feb 26 to March 19, 2022, 8pm
Matinees: Feb 27 & March 6, 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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  • HLT UNDER COVID-19 LEVEL 3

    20 September 2021

    The Government’s announcement today that Auckland will move to alert Level 3 from 11.59pm tomorrow night, and stay in level 3 for at least two weeks is welcome news. However, HLT cannot open under alert Level 3. The theatre will remain closed ...

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  • HLT UNDER LEVEL 4 LOCKDOWN

    17 August 2021

    Howick Little Theatre is observing the Level 4 lockdown from midnight on August 17. The theatre will remain closed until the Government allows us to reopen under Level 2. The office manager, Charmaine Chapman, is working from home during normal office ...

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  • AUDITIONS FOR ‘HILDA’S YARD’

    6 August 2021

    We’re looking for six committed actors, aged from early 20s to mid-50s, for HLT’s first play of 2022, the NZ premiere production of Hilda’s Yard, a comedy by Norm Foster. Director Penel Keegan will be holding auditions as soon as Auckland reaches ...

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  • “SUPERB ONE-LINERS” IN “THE VIEWING ROOM”

    25 July 2021

    Read the BroadwayWorld review that starts with: “Structurally, it's a series of family emotionally-motivated confrontations ... full of emotional angst and redemption, with revelations and surprises, and punctuated by superb comic one-liners.” And ends with: “Congratulations to Ian Milnes with this play, ...

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  • GRANT FROM HOWICK LOCAL BOARD

    5 July 2021

    Many thanks to the Howick Local Board for a $15,000 grant towards our operational costs. In these Covid-affected times, extra funding is a big help to the theatre.

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