Special Events.

Backstage Story

Surprise yourself and find out what's happening in the rehearsal room at these fascinating behind-the-scenes talks with the director, designers and cast of each show. Learn everything you need to know about the show before you go!

Backstage Stories start at 6.30pm. They are FREE and take place in the Auckland Theatre Company studios on Dominion Road (carpark & entry off Brixton Road).

The Box Office will also be open to assist with any ticketing enquiries you may have in the lead up to the production.

Backstage Story 2017/18

Red Speedo -  Tues 7 Nov

ASB season of Under the Mountain - Tues 30 Jan, 6:30pm

Still Life with Chickens - Mon 26 Feb, 6:30pm

MiNDFOOD season of Mrs Warren's Profession - Mon 16 Apr, 6:30pm

Kensington Swan season of The Cherry Orchard - Mon 28 May, 6:30pm

ASB season of Filthy Business - Mon 30 Jul, 6:30pm

Giltrap Audi season of Rendered - Mon 3 Sep, 6:30pm


Eat/Talk/Play is a new pre-show event that gives you an insight into the creation of the show you are about to see. Held in the ASB Waterfront Theatre's Villa Maria Gallery, Eat/Talk/Play is the perfect pre-show event that will enrich your theatre-going experience.

Eat/Sit down and enjoy a glass of wine, a tea or coffee, and a selection of cafe treats. Talk/Listen to our theatre experts speak in depth about the show you are about to see. Play. Enjoy the show from a new perspective.

Tickets to Eat/Talk/Play are $15.

Book your Auckland Theatre Company 2017/2018 ticket to an adjoining Eat/Talk/Play event and get the most out of your afternoon at the theatre.

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Eat/Talk/Play events 2017/18

Red Speedo - Sunday 12 Nov, 2:45pm

ASB season of Under the Mountain - Sunday 18 Feb, 2:45pm

1984 - Sunday 18 March, 2:45pm

MiNDFOOD season of Mrs Warren's Profession - Sunday 13 May, 2:45pm

Kensington Swan season of The Cherry Orchard - Sunday 24 Jun, 2:45pm

ASB season of Filthy Business - Sunday 26 Aug, 2:45pm

Giltrap Audi season of Rendered - Sunday 30 Sep, 2:45pm