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Archive: 2016

  • PLAYWRIGHT MICHELE AMAS DIES

    28 December 2016

    HLT notes with sadness the death this week of prominent Wellington actress, writer and poet Michele Amas, who wrote The Pink Hammer, HLT’s first production for 2017. Quoted on stuff.co.nz, her husband, playwright Ken Duncum, described her as an extraordinary person who ...

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  • 2016 BEST PRODUCTION WINNER

    4 December 2016

    Congratulations to director Nathan Hey and the cast and crew of The Perfect Murder on winning the Best Production Award for 2016. The independent adjudicator, Clare Kelso, said it was an extremely tough decision as the quality was very high, but ...

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  • ‘THE LADYKILLERS’ COMES TO HOWICK

    1 September 2016

    The smash hit West End classic 1950s comedy The Ladykillers is SELLING FAST. Read the Times reviewer, who gave it four and a half stars. The story is about an old lady pitted against a gang of criminals. Posing as amateur musicians, Professor ...

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  • HLT STUDIO’S NEW WORK

    30 July 2016

    THE OPERATIVE, a play written by HLT member Nathan Hey, will be the final Studio work for 2016. Directed by Andrew Gordon, the play explores the aftermath of a botched mission and involves an intense interrogation of a NSA operative and ...

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  • "Ladies in Lavender"

    2 July 2016

    The 1930s' drama Ladies in Lavender earned five stars from the H&P Times reviewer. Book now for HLT's latest production, which runs until July 30. The story revolves around two sisters, Ursula and Janet Widdington, whose lives are turned upside down after they ...

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  • FIVE STARS FOR ‘THE PERFECT MURDER’

    19 May 2016

    HLT's latest play, The Perfect Murder, has won high praise from the Times reviewer: "It starts with the familiar refrain 'my wife doesn’t understand me' and from there the cast of Howick Little Theatre’s latest production leaps into the twists and ...

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