Mrs Krishnan's Party

Step into the back room of the corner dairy for a party like no other. 
“A joyful, highly theatrical celebration”  NZ Herald

$15 - $62 (Service fees may apply)
80 minutes (No interval)
Thu 16 June - Sun 3 July 2022
Thu 16 Jun, 7:30pm - 8:50pm
Fri 17 Jun, 7:30pm - 8:50pm
Sat 18 Jun, 7:30pm - 8:50pm
Sun 19 Jun, 6pm - 7:20pm
Fri 1 Jul, 7:30pm - 8:50pm
Sat 2 Jul, 7:30pm - 8:50pm
Sun 3 Jul, 4pm - 5:20pm
Sun 3 Jul, 4pm - 5:20pm


Due to one of the performers testing positive for COVID-19 some performances will no longer be able to go ahead as planned. If you have a ticket to one of the following shows, we will be in contact with you directly and we’ll be working to get you into another show.

The affected shows are:
Thu 23 June, 7.30pm
Fri 24 June, 7.30pm
Sat 25 June, 7.30pm
Sun 26 June, 6pm

Please bear with us while we contact all affected patrons.

Please note: Due to the proximity of audiences and actors in this show you will be asked to wear a mask for the duration of the performance. 

Mrs Krishnan’s Party

You’re invited!

People just can’t get enough of this smart, funny show. Every season at Q has sold out and Mrs Krishnan’s Party has become one of Indian Ink’s most successful plays internationally. 

As we honour Matariki – get a taste of Onam, a festival that also marks the arrival of the New Year. Prepare for some South Indian festive mayhem!

Step into the back room of Mrs Krishnan’s corner dairy where garlands decorate the ceiling, music flows and Mrs Krishnan is throwing a party like no other. 

Food simmers on the stove, laughter abounds, and strangers become friends in this joyous celebration of life.

Kalyani Nagarajan and Justin Rogers juggle cooking, music, the audience and heartfelt drama in an acting tour de force where no two nights are the same. 

This show has the critics raving and audiences leaping to their feet.  

“Everything about this show is perfectTwo Cents & Two Pence, Vancouver
“A joyful, highly theatrical celebration”  NZ Herald
“I feel revived. I don’t know when I’ve left the theatre feeling so refreshed and renewed” Colin Thomas Reviews Vancouver
“So different, so original, so creatively fresh and so much fun, no one wanted to go home” Waikato Times

Group and family packages available
Ages 6+

Double the Fun
For the first time ever, Mrs Krishnan’s Party and Krishnan’s Dairy will be performed together at Q. You can even enjoy both shows on the same day!

Krishnan’s Dairy
“Comic genius” - Melbourne Age

Double Bill packages available

I know what you're thinking - Covid makes planning risky, right? Rest easy, my friend, we've got you!  

  • Mrs Krishnan’s Party is short, with no interval.  
  • The venue has high ceilings and supremely well-ventilated spaces. 
  • Mask wearing is required to keep you and everyone around you safe. 
  • If you feel unwell, you can transfer your tickets to another night.*
  • If you don't get better in time, you can get a refund.*
  • If a show is cancelled, a full refund will be issued. 
  • We'll follow all guidelines and will do all we can to ensure a safe environment alongside our warm welcome back. 

*For a refund or transfer notify us at least 4 hours prior to the show time.

In light of Omicron, we’ll be making some modifications to this production to keep everyone safe eg. no balloons – but you will get streamers instead!. However, given the action happens in and around the audience, masks are a requirement.

With support from:
Creative New Zealand
Asia New Zealand Foundation

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