Boom Shankar - MATCHBOX 2023

An explosive story about life, love and bomb defusal!

$25 - $35 (service fees may apply)
75 minutes, no interval
6 - 16 September
Wed 6 Sep, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Thu 7 Sep, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Fri 8 Sep, 8pm - 9:15pm
Sat 9 Sep, 8pm - 9:15pm
Sun 10 Sep, 4pm - 5:15pm
Tue 12 Sep, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Wed 13 Sep, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Thu 14 Sep, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Fri 15 Sep, 8pm - 9:15pm
Sat 16 Sep, 8pm - 9:15pm

After sold out performances at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival 2021 and a two week season at Basement Theatre, Aman Bajaj and Bala Murali Shingade return with their acclaimed bromantic comedy, Boom Shankar.

Shankar Shinde is a fresh graduate of BDSM (Bomb Defusal School of Manukau). His expertise and nerves are tested when he is confronted with his first real-world challenge - will he rise to the occasion?

Join Shankar on a journey that explores love, life, and the importance of selecting the right type of yoghurt. He is forced to tap into all his training, unconventional coping mechanisms, divine intervention and sheer dumb luck, as he manoeuvres through his most unexpected and strangest adventure to date. 

"Innovative standouts" - Theatrescenes

"[Shingade's] comedic musings have an underlying tongue-in-cheek wit to them" - 13th Floor

1.61 MB


This show is part of Q Theatre's MATCHBOX 2023 Season, a pillar of Q's annual programme that supports artists and creatives. Click here to read more about MATCHBOX.

MATCHBOX 2023 Logos and Support V4 - Q Theatre



Co-Presented by: 
Agaram Productions and Q Theatre 

Creative Team: 

Writer & Performer

Aman Bajaj & Bala Murali Shingade


Ahi Karunaharan


Gayatri Adi

Production Manager

Andrew Malmo

Stage Manager

Chloe Bettina

Lighting Design & Operator  

Isabelle Hoskyn

Set & Props Design

Natasha Iyer

Costume Design

Imuy Teav

Audience warnings: 
The performance contains an element of audience interaction. 

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