Theatre All Year, Starts Here

Get ready for a new year of theatre complete with stellar casts, large productions, classic favourites and new writing. Our 2022 Season presents an exciting line-up of shows that you will not want to miss!


A Note from the Artistic Director & CEO

"In the spirit of connection, the year ahead is rich with deep collaborations with artists I admire and love. We invite you to a year of abundant theatre-making, exploring the gloriously complex world of human connections. Come, rejoice in the wonder of live theatre.” — Jonathan Bielski

2022 Season Brochure

Read the digital brochure to learn more about each show and gain richer context, with thoughtful articles by Witi Ihimaera, Rose Mulready and more.

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The Plays

Grand Horizons
8 Feb – 5 Mar

Beloved acting icons Annie Whittle and Roy Billing return to the stage as Nancy and Bill in the New Zealand premiere of Bess Wohl’s Tony-nominated uproarious comedy, Grand Horizons.

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Lysander's Aunty or A Most Rageful Irreverent Comedy Concerning an Offstage Character from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
17 Mar – 3 Apr

Jumping from Athens to Aotearoa, with a cast of New Zealand’s finest comic talent, this is an uproarious wild ride of magic, mayhem and mutiny.

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Witi's Wāhine
10 – 28 May

An uplifting love song to the wāhine toa of the East Coast who inhabit Witi Ihimaera’s celebrated writing.

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Scenes from a Yellow Peril
21 June – 3 July

From award-winning Chinese-New Zealand writer, actor, poet and general polymath Nathan Joe, the work dissolves the traditional play format into a rapid-fire collection of snapshots and observations, flickering past in a rush of live music and hard-to-hear truths.

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Long Day's Journey into Night
5 – 30 July

A powerhouse company of artists
dive deep into a theatrical masterpiece that lays bare the soul of a family.

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Dawn Raids
16 Aug – 3 Sep

Legendary Pasifika theatre collective Pacific Underground revisits Dawn Raids 25 years on, in the wake of the apology.

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The Made
20 Sep – 8 Oct

Set in a strangely familiar time
and place with the inimitable
Robyn Malcolm, this is a funny,
astute and unmissable new play.

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North by Northwest
25 Oct – 19 Nov

Gripping, suspenseful and visually
stunning, this is an unmissable
theatrical event that brilliantly
transposes Hitchcock’s famous film
to the stage.

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Full Season Package
Book all eight plays and guarantee yourself a year of great theatre.

  • Save more than 25% on the price of Standard A Reserve tickets
  • Fully flexible, unlimited free exchanges
  • Adult $445 | Senior $415
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Design Your Own
Design your own subscription of four or more plays to suit your taste and your wallet.

  • Save up to 16% on the price of Standard tickets
  • Unlimited free exchanges
  • Save 50% more with premiere week prices
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Snap a Seat
Let us choose the date you attend and see all eight subscription plays for a bargain price. With limited availability, Snap a Seat sells out quickly so don't delay**.

  • Unbeatable price
  • $275
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Theatre Club
Sign up to all eight subscription plays as a group of six or more and share a year of great theatre with friends*.

  • Save more than 35% on the price of Standard A Reserve tickets
  • Unlimited exchanges
  • $390
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* Theatre Club: All members of a Theatre Club need to attend the same performance.
** Snap a Seat: We’ll send your tickets to you two weeks before the show opens. Snap a Seat tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. See full terms and conditions of subscription ticket sales.

The Benefits of Being a Subscriber

Free Exchanges
We understand that your plans may change. As a subscriber, you can exchange your tickets* with others for any other performance within the same season

Ticket Savings
Buy additional tickets for friends and family at subscriber prices all year round.

Car Park
Take the hassle out of trying to find a car park before the show. Subscribers will receive parking at a special price for shows at ASB Waterfront Theatre.

Fantastic Prices
Save up to $212 compared to the cost of standard adult tickets.

First Access. Best Seats
Secure the best seats in the house. Early ticket access is exclusively for subscribers until 31 January 2022.**

Payment Instalments
Split the cost of your subscription. You can book now and pay in two instalments.*

VIP Customer Service
For your convenience, call our ticketing team for priority subscriber service on 09 309 3395.

* Does not apply to ‘Snap A Seat’.
** Except for tickets for our first two shows in the season, which will go on sale to the public sooner. A Reserve seating will be reserved for subscribers.

How to Book

Book online any time and select the seats you want.

0800 ATC TIX
Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm

If you received a brochure, complete the booking form and mail it back to us. You can pickup a brochure from our Box Office.

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COVID-19 Piece of Mind

The health, safety and comfort of our audiences is our priority, and we adhere strictly to all Government guidelines.

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