2017 Matchbox Season // Jul 12 - Sep 16
OTHER [chinese]
OTHER [chinese] // 2017 MATCHBOX SEASON // SEP 6-16
Velvet // SEP 21 - OCT 1
The Pickle King // AUG 2-19
The Pickle King // AUG 2-19


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FEATURED EVENTS (See What's On for all events on at Q)

Comedy. Death. Revolution. Love. Drugs. Discrimination. Identity. Bounding into its sixth year, Q’s 2017 MATCHBOX Season is an opportunity to witness three powerfully diverse voices presented by some of Aotearoa’s hottest theatre-makers. 

Jul 12 to Sep 16 2017

OTHER [chinese]

This contemporary expression of multiculturalism sees writer and director, Alice Canton, bringing actors and non-actors from various different Chinese communities to navigate the many forms of mis-representation and discrimination.

Sep 6 to Sep 16 2017

Sublime and ridiculous, simple and profound: a play about love, death and what is worth preserving. The Pickle King received 7 nominations in NZ's theatre awards, and won the supreme award, "Production of the Year."


Aug 2 to Aug 19 2017

Guy Williams

Guy Williams wants to record his stand up! Please help!

Aug 25 2017

Frickin Dangerous Bro

What happens when a Fillipino, Iranian/Pakistani and Māori comedian join forces and perform some of their all-time best sketches?

You get the Frickin Dangerous Bro’s World Tour of Tāmaki Makaurau - that's what!

Oct 21 2017

White Man Behind a Desk: Live

Robbie Nicol brings his award-winning comedy stage show of his award-winning satirical webseries to Auckland.

Aug 29 to Sep 2 2017

An electrifying journey to a world of glamour, VELVET is a seductive fusion of disco, dance and circus. It’s a party with an exhilarating disco soundtrack, showcasing dazzling acrobatics, disco divas and sizzling chanteuses.

Sep 21 to Oct 1 2017

A Streetcar Named Desire Banner

Seventy years after its Broadway premiere, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE’s violent portrayal of femininity, masculinity and sexuality still feels urgent and powerful in its exploration of desire and domestic brutality.

Aug 24 to Sep 16 2017

Tempo Festival 2017

Get ready for 12 days of dance! Tempo Dance Festival returns to Q Theatre this October with a stunning line-up for two weeks celebrating all things that move, groove and get loose! Full programme announced Thursday 10 August

Oct 4 to Oct 15 2017

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