Royals of Kihikihi
Everest Untold
Blackbird Ensemble : The Night Sky


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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

Join Freerange Press to celebrate the launch of Once in a Lifetime: City-building after Disaster in Christchurch with the book’s editorial team and some of the contributors.

Sep 17 2014

Add some magic to your pre-show 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!

Sep 18 to Sep 24 2014

A heartfelt and personal look at the forgotten men behind one of greatest events in New Zealand history, the 1953 ascent of Everest.

Sep 24 to Sep 27 2014

The TOP6 finalists from across Aotearoa will be competing for the number one spot and taking home their share of the prize pool of almost $30,000!

Sep 26 2014

The Top 9 School Acts for 2014 have been found, who will now take out the big awards at Smokefreerockquest? Finalists will be joined on stage by Doprah and A Bit Nigel.

Sep 27 2014

The Blackbird Ensemble are back. A 22 piece glowing Electric Orchestra perform music inspired by the wonders of The Night Sky, including Bowie, Portishead, Module, Sufjan Stevens and Nick Cave.

Oct 2 to Oct 4 2014

Wear your finest space-suits and bring your marshian friends for an out-of-this-world experience hosted by the Blackbird Ensemble.

Oct 3 2014

The annual festival that celebrates dance in all its forms and styles. Tempo Dance Festival 2014 is the 11th festival under the Tempo banner and Q Theatre is thrilled to have the festival back this year.

Oct 7 to Oct 19 2014

  • Twenty-six shows, three performers, eight original epic songs, each one up to 12 minutes long, Wheel of Experience winds up its tour of New Zealand in Auckland this week.

  • 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! We've put together a sweet venue package for all madcats game to join the festive shenanigans.

  • 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.


  • Extremely flash finger-picking, lovely male harmonies and great facial hair: Wheel of Experience, playing in Auckland this week, is a most entertaining 90 minutes...engaging, exuberant, sly and...

    Simon Wilson
  • ...a sharp, energetic, beautifully pitched piece of theatre. Fractious Tash and Last Tapes Theatre Co have a hit on their hands and are to be toasted for pulling off such a stylish, complete piece...

    Vanessa Byrnes
  • Magical, funny, ironic, sad and beautiful, Kiss the Fish brought to the stage everything and more that we have come to expect from the Indian Ink Theatre Company.

    Judith Ritchie
    Nelson Mail
  • The magic of Indian Ink returns after a period of international touring with a new work that has the shrewdness of fable combined with the sweetness of a pop song.

    Paul Simei-Barton
    NZ Herald

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