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Sunset Road  turns up the heat premiering for a strictly limited season.  An ‘insightful, delightful and powerful drama’, twins Luka and Lucia roam free dreaming of escape upon their trusty Bonneville to take on the world.

Aug 19 to Aug 23 2014

Heralded as "Sheffield's answer to Lightnin' Hopkins" by the NME, the inimitable Tom Rodwell returns to Q, to fill Lounge with his uniquely primitivist and dance-orientated take on rhythm and blues.

Aug 22 2014

The boys are about to get Wilde! Fractious Tash and Last Tapes Theatre Company join forces to blast the cobwebs from The Importance of Being Earnest in this audacious reimagining.

Aug 27 to Sep 6 2014

Add some magic to your Wednesday evenings at Q - fresh from performing in Las Vegas, Jarred Fell takes up residence is Q's Lounge to bring you close-up magic right before your eyes

Aug 20 to Sep 10 2014

Indian Ink Theatre Company, Kiss the Fish

“One of the most memorable experiences in a theatre of your life” [Lumiere Reader]. Fresh and kissable and about to embark on a US tour, Kiss the Fish returns to Q Theatre for 2 shows only.

Aug 29 to Aug 30 2014

Cone of Silence Presents An Evening with influential indie rock pioneer Kristin Hersh (USA) performing her critically acclaimed works from Throwing Muses, 50 Ft Wave and her solo career.

Aug 31 2014

Raag Time Trio

East meets West with the unique sound and improvisational style of the Raag Time Trio, performing live in Lounge to celebrate the return season of Indian Ink Theatre Company's Kiss the Fish


Aug 29 2014

Rapping nuns!  Crumpet demons!  Explosive bouts of wrestling!  Pressure Point Collective’s two-hander “GOD-BELLY” offers a story equally physical and thought-provoking, delicate and comedic.

Sep 9 to Sep 13 2014

The viciously funny tale of Maggie Royal’s funeral. Her three adult children return home to Kihikihi to send her off but spend most of the time pissing each other off. 

Sep 16 to Sep 27 2014

  • Multi-talented performer, Julia Croft, has just returned from the national tour of Indian Ink Theatre Company's comic masterpiece Kiss the Fish. In the lead up to their encore season, Julia takes a moment to let us in on rehearsals with fellow actors...

  • Expressions of interest for shows at Q as part of Auckland Fringe and Auckland Pride Festival 2015 are now open!

  • Original songs dreamt up over a few drams of whisky and expressed through blues, bluegrass, sea shanties and Chinese folk music. This week we catch up with one third of the crew that make up Wheel of Experience - David Ward. We talk about the inspiration behind this unique musical and theatrical experience and how NZ history and legends play an integral part.


  • American singer/ songwriter, leader of the alternative rock group Throwing Muses and founder of power trio 50 Foot Wave - Kristin Hersh is returning to New Zealand for the Christchurch Writers' Festival and solo shows in Auckland and Wellington...

  • Located in the bowels of the Q complex, the humble Q Vault seems an apt venue for playwright / solo actor David Charteris to invoke the real-life, openly gay and proudly obnoxious character of...

    Nik Smythe
  • Robyn Malcolm shines brilliantly as she switches between a compassionate angel of the slums and a ruthless drug lord.

    Paul Simei-Barton
    NZ Herald
  • The whole large ensemble – 12 actors, a rare treat – enliven the stage with deliciously controlled anarchy.

    Frances Edmond
  • Social commentary through a skewed perception of the acceptability of sins in modernity....we suggest you catch a performance before the show ends.

    Mata Lauano

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