2017 Matchbox Season

Every year Q Theatre co-presents a season of works through its creative development programme, MATCHBOX.

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. 

Featuring the crews of Zanetti Productions alongside Anya Tate-Manning and Isobel MacKinnon, Fractious Tash (Benjamin Henson and Jason Hodzlemans) and White_mess (Alice Canton and Julie Zhu).

These are our storytellers. This is MATCHBOX.

"Roll on the 2017 season!" (Alistair Browning, Theatreview)


WANT TO EXPERIENCE THEM ALL and SAVE $$?

2017 is the first year that Q is offering audiences the ability to purchase a subscription pass to the entire MATCHBOX programme.
To buy a ticket to all three shows simply follow the link below and save 20%!

BUY A MATCHBOX SEASON PASS 
Season Pass - $78
(booking fees may apply)
A saving of over 20%!

December, 1998. Dunedin. High summer in a town where there isn’t a lot to do. This is a comedy about death, revolution, unfulfilled love, and a possum. “Authentic and brilliant” (theaustraliatimes.com)

Jul 12 to Jul 22 2017

In 2017, Fractious Tash will present the NZ premiere of The Effect an internationally acclaimed play by UK playwright Lucy Prebble. Be immersed in the process of creating theatre at this exclusive open rehearsal with Fractious Tash at Q.

Jul 15 2017

Connie sees Tristan. Tristan sees Connie. Hearts pound. Pulses soar. Is this the side-effect of only one thing...Their dangerous, electrifying, first-sight love...Or the experimental drug surging through them?

Aug 1 to Aug 12 2017

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

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  • Q is proud to announce our sixth annual MATCHBOX season with three unique and adventurous theatre works presented by some of our hottest  kiwi  creatives. Diverse in their storytelling and ideas, these three pieces offer a fresh and imaginative perspective  into  New Zealand life from 12 July – 16 September.