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HLT 2022 Season

  • HLT Presents

    Shepherd

    Directed by Nathan Hey

    Season: Sept 10 to Oct 1


    Shepherd
    The flock we never knew about
    Award-winning NZ playwright Gary Henderson brings us this provocative vision of New Zealand, but not the country as we know. In remote, misty and rain-soaked Fiordland, the Shepherd family run their flock, supplying a hungry world. With a contract to fulfil, and a family to shelter, they find the line between humanity and inhumanity becoming dangerously blurred. Adult content.Starring: Emily Briggs (Victoria),  Matthew Cousins (Daniel), Jane Larsen (Susan),  Joshua Bruce (Jeff), Ruth Hyde (Ruth), Rosheen Leslie (Charlie) and Dean Leppan (Thomas).  ATTENDING EVENTS DURING COVID-19Please consider the health and wellbeing of others before attending this event.Remember that if you are: feeling unwell or have any cold or 'flu-like symptoms are...
  • HLT Presents

    Hilda's Yard

    Directed by Penel Keegan

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

    Hilda's Yard
    One ordinary family,
    one extraordinary day
    How unbreakable are the ties that bind a family together? It’s the swinging 60s, and happy empty-nesters Sam and Hilda are finally enjoying life on their own. But their peaceful home turns to chaos when their unemployed son and newly-single daughter return for an unexpected stay. Can these traditional parents and far-out children bridge the generational divide? A heart-warming and hilarious look back in time. ATTENDING EVENTS DURING COVID-19Please consider the health and wellbeing of others before attending this event.Remember that if you are: feeling unwell or have any cold or 'flu-like symptoms are self-isolating or awaiting test results for COVID-19 have a confirmed...

HLT Studio 2022 Season


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. Please note that Studio plays may contain strong language and adult subject material that may offend some people.

  • HLT Studio Presents

    Howick Little Plays


    Season: Oct 5 to 8, 2022
    Matinees: Oct 8, 2pm, 2022

    Howick Little Plays
    A series of very short
    award-winning plays
    An eclectic mix of perfectly formed short plays celebrating invention and imagination. Our inaugural year showcases the best of global, NZ and local award-winning plays and playwrights. Bringing together new and experienced directors, actors and crew, we present a smorgasbord of 10-minute plays. Many are funny, some downright hilarious, some poignant....there’s something for everyone! The plays being performed will be:'Driving Mr. Diddy', by Mandy Bannon 'Menage a Trois (1000 feet)’, by David Evans ‘Lifetime', by Angie Farrow 'Conceited Council Consents’, by Myles Lind 'The Power of the Sandwich', by Grahame Maclean ‘Sorry', by Emma Pitt 'Beer Window’ and 'Two Woofs for Yes’, by Neil Walden By arrangement with Pint-sized...

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  • Shepherd

    Season: Sept 10 to Oct 1

    Award-winning NZ playwright Gary Henderson brings us this provocative vision of New Zealand, but not the country as we know. In remote, misty and rain-soaked Fiordland, the Shepherd family run their flock, supplying a hungry world. With a contract to fulfil, and a family to shelter, they find the line between humanity and inhumanity becoming dangerously blurred. Adult content. *Starring: Emily... Read more…
  • Howick Little Plays

    Season: Oct 5 to 8, 2022
    Matinees: Oct 8, 2pm, 2022

    An eclectic mix of perfectly formed short plays celebrating invention and imagination. Our inaugural year showcases the best of global, NZ and local award-winning plays and playwrights. Bringing together new and experienced directors, actors and crew, we present a smorgasbord of 10-minute plays. Many are funny, some downright hilarious, some poignant....there’s something for everyone! *The plays being performed will be:* *'Driving Mr.... Read more…
  • Hilda's Yard

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

    How unbreakable are the ties that bind a family together? It’s the swinging 60s, and happy empty-nesters Sam and Hilda are finally enjoying life on their own. But their peaceful home turns to chaos when their unemployed son and newly-single daughter return for an unexpected stay. Can these traditional parents and far-out children bridge the generational divide? A heart-warming and... Read more…