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Upcoming Events

The Viewing Room

Season: July 10 to 31, 8pm
Matinees: July 11 & 18, 2pm

Driven by his failure to communicate when alive, patriarch Chester Dumbrosky has decided to “return” on the day of his wake to set the record straight and make amends to his family. Understandably, they have mixed emotions about his reawakening, but there are lots of laughs among the angst as they try to heal old wounds. A New Zealand premiere. *Starring:... Read more…

Tiny Beautiful Things

Season: August 4 to 7, 8pm
Matinees: August 7, 2pm

Tiny Beautiful Things personifies the questions and answers that “Sugar” (Cheryl Strayed) was publishing online from 2010-12. When the struggling writer was asked to take over the unpaid, anonymous position of advice columnist, she used empathy and her personal experiences to help those seeking guidance for obstacles both large and small. Tiny Beautiful Things is a play about reaching when... Read more…

My Cousin Rachel

Season: Sep 11 to Oct 2, 8pm
Matinees: Sep 12 & 19, 2pm

When the enigmatic Countess Rachel Sangalletti travels from Florence to the Ashley Estate in Cornwall, home of her recently deceased husband, her presence arouses dark suspicions and uncontrollable desires, not least in young Philip, cousin and heir to the Ashley home. Feverish passion battles reason in this classic Gothic romance set in the wild landscape of the rock-ribbed Cornish coast.... Read more…

Howick Little Plays

Season: October 6-9, 8pm
Matinees: October 9, 2pm

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 13 to Dec 4, 8pm
Matinees: Nov 14 & 21, 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…

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