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
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 perfect" Two 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!
I know what you're thinking - Covid makes planning risky, right? Rest easy, my friend, we've got you!
Krishnan's Dairy is short, with no interval.
The venue has high ceilings and supremely well-ventilated spaces.
Mask wearing is recommended 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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