We're more than excited to have our Summer at Q season on sale now! As usual, we owe a debt of gratitude to the University of Auckland for continuing to support Summer at Q. Their support helps us offer packaged rates that make our venues more accessible and simpler to budget for.

We invite you to dive into our first batch of shows below and keep a lookout for many more exciting shows to be announced!

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Auckland Pride Gala

4 February

Following a sell out show in 2020, the Pride Gala returns for more queer splendour; returning to Q’s Rangatira to bring you an incredible lineup of Tāmaki's queer talent.

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Gays in Space

9 - 10 February

Back by popular demand! Come join the adventures and musical hijinks of a troupe of homosexual astronauts as they make their most perilous space mission yet - probing Uranus.

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10 - 13 February

Vibrant, inspiring show about Eglantyne Jebb, the passionate, visionary, unconventional, Save the Children founder, and human rights pioneer. “Written with wit and buoyancy” Theatreview “Outstanding performance, engaging and endearing” ReviewsHub

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The Best Roles I'll [probably] Never Play

11 - 13 February

The Best Roles I'll [probably] Never Play - A celebration of musical theatre 'dream' roles. Brady Peeti, Charlotte West, Cherie Moore, Heather Wilcock, Paul Fagamalo, Rebekah Head.

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Let's Get Loco!

11 - 20 February

Take a trip with BFF's Ricky and Martin as they go on their first OE to the gay capital of the Pacific, Sydney baby! Martin's on a quest to find love while Ricky's living la vida loca. Their getaway takes a turn when they meet Charlene, a Kylie Minogue super-fan who's determined to show them the time of their lives...

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17 - 20 February

A universal story told by local storytellers. Proudly female-led. This premiere production showcases the power of love, the need for connection, and the strength of storytelling.

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19 - 20 February

Emma and Gushma must traverse a world transformed by the chaos, finding shelter in the complicity of their love.


Over My Dead Body: UNINVITED

24 - 27 February

The newest play in Jason Te Mete’s Over My Dead Body series, UNINVITED is provocative, funny, and heartbreakingly moving as it educates audiences about our forgotten Aotearoa HIV/AIDS history.

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Promise and Promiscuity: A New Musical by Jane Austen and Penny Ashton

24 - 27 February

In this hilarious, one-(freakishly talented)-woman show, Miss Ashton collaborates with Jane Austen (deceased) and tackles all of her characters with song, dance and appalling cross-stitching. Opening Fundraiser for Help! Auckland


I Will Laugh

24 - 27 February

Performance art exploring verbal amnesty and guaranteed laughter, Sean sits in a chair at a table unable to speak. Whatever is said in the opposite chair is met with laughter.

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24 - 27 February

An inspiring play that demonstrates how we can find some comfort by confiding in one another– finding hope even if we don’t currently have a solution to our problems.

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26 - 27 February

A searing indictment of celebrity culture, this NZ premiere is British drama at its finest. STARRING Cherie Moore, Jonathan James, Phoebe McKellar, Jacob Dale, Mel Odedra, Fiona Armstrong, Michael Hurst.


UoA Acknowledgement