It’s 1983 and it’s on like Donkey Kong! 

A throwback to the decade of spacies, Poi E and Prince, award-winning Māori playwright Albert Belz's retro Kiwi comedy oozes sweet sweet '80s nostalgia!

Young Hemi ‘Jimmy’ Te Rehua is the king of the Whakatāne Astrocade Amusement Parlour. But while there’s no limit to his domination of the Pac-Man and Galaga high score charts, this boy genius hasn’t yet worked out how to beat the game of life.

In the spirit of classic coming-of-age movies Stand by Me and Boy, Astroman’s touching story of family, friendship and courage filled with heart


“A pure Adrenalin hit of nostalgia”Artshub

“Laugh-out-loud funny” Stuff


PLEASE NOTE // Recommended for ages 13+, contains strobe lighting effects and strong language

Touch Tour: Sat 30 March - 12.30pm
For blind and low vision patrons and their companions attending the audio described performance

Audio Described performance: Sat 30 March - 2pm 
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NZSL interpreted performance: Sat 30 March - 8pm
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Presented by Auckland Arts Festival, Auckland Theatre Company and Te Rēhia Theatre Company for Auckland Arts Festival 2019Click here to check out what else is coming to Q during the festival

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