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May 2019

Brodsky Quartet

Brodsky Quartet

Since 1972, the world-renowned Brodsky Quartet have pushed the musical boundaries of the string quartet in presentation and repertoire. Returning to New Zealand after their celebrated 2015 tour, this illustrious quartet offer two contrasting programmes that reflect the group’s unique...

Date: Wednesday 22 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Les Miserables

Les Miserables

Based on the epic French novel of revolution and turmoil published in 1862 by Victor Hugo, it was first staged as a musical with French lyrics in 1980. The English language adaption opened in London on 8th October 1985 was an immediate public success. This massive musical, or pop opera, is sung...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Schubert and The Animal Kingdom

Schubert and The Animal Kingdom

Schubert and the Animal Kingdom, the next Linden Singers concert’s name could have easily been sub-titled: From the sublime to the ridiculous. The concert starts in sublime fashion with two works accompanied by the Cathedral Strings lead by Norma Smith and organist Elizabeth...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Showquest - Napier

Showquest - Napier

Come and support an impressive line-up of schools from Napier! Showquest is a new performing arts competition for schools and students years 1–13. It’s a nationwide series of events produced by Rockquest Promotions, with the support of the Ministry of Education.

Date: Monday 27 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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DeadHill - Mayhem!!

DeadHill - Mayhem!!

DeadHill bring you their 'Mayhem' Show!!! Welcome to our house of fun!!! Matron's ghouls are out to play.....in the creepy darkened hallways of the oldest prison in New Zealand. What's new this month??? It's just a state of wild, pandemonium and chaotic activity. What will you see??? ...

Date: Friday 31 May
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2019

Les Miserables

Les Miserables

Based on the epic French novel of revolution and turmoil published in 1862 by Victor Hugo, it was first staged as a musical with French lyrics in 1980. The English language adaption opened in London on 8th October 1985 was an immediate public success. This massive musical, or pop opera, is sung...

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Glow Show

Matariki Glow Show

“Only 30 seconds gone and all of us are captivated, spellbound and lapping it up.” - Alan Scott-Theatreview 15,000+ children saw this extraordinary show in 2017/18. 700 schools will hear about it in 2019. 20,000+ children will see it in 2019. What Is the Matariki Glow Show? It’s...

Date: Wednesday 5 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Father

The Father

The most acclaimed new play of the decade, The Father is an honest, profoundly moving, darkly comic and quietly devastating masterpiece Doors open at 7pm (matinee: doors open at 4pm) Note: There is no interval. Bar operating (EFTPOS available). A community theatre production of The Father...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Saturday 15 June
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Walsh Brothers

The Walsh Brothers

Tribute Show to, Billy T James, Prince Tui Teka, The Condors (Maori Showband). Come and enjoy the music and comedy from the Walsh Brothers, that was the trademark of these great, Iconic, kiwi entertainers. Tickets available from the Taradale & Districts RSA, as well as door sales on the...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

Waipawa M & D present the smash hit musical "Mamma Mia!" Make an evening of it; dress up in your retro finery, Mamma Mia! style. Waipawa M & D will be awarding spot prizes every night. We would love you to join the fun! Opening night - Gala Night, ticket includes Tapas & a drink. Saturday...

Date: Wednesday 12 June to Saturday 22 June
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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White Winter Ball

White Winter Ball

White Winter Ball Sat 15th June. Theme: White Tickets $15pp Mixed dance styles: Ballroom, Latin, New Vogue, Swing, R'n'R, Salsa & more. Hosted by Evan & Sandy, Munro Dance Studio Salsa Hawkes Bay

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Francesco Turrisi

Francesco Turrisi

A true “musical alchemist,” Francesco Turrisi is one of the most striking pianists to come out of the European jazz scene in the past decade. Collaborations with the likes of Bobby McFerrin, The King’s Singers, Philippe Jaroussky, and Rhiannon Giddens illustrate a remarkable versatility....

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Room On the Broom

Room On the Broom

CDP presents Tall Stories’ production of Room On the Broom adapted from the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children’s books. How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind…...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet: National Tour 2019

NZ String Quartet: National Tour 2019

Join the New Zealand String Quartet on their 2019 National Tour this June and July for a concert of ravishing works from the 18th to 20th centuries. Haydn’s elegant String Quartet in G Major, Op. 33, No. 5 opens a vivacious programme. This work inspired Mozart and impressed royalty, and Haydn’s...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2019

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

The Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre are delighted to present 'Romeo and Juliet' by William Shakespeare, script adapted by former Australian Shakespeare company director and actor, Phil Sumner, directed by Peter Cottrell and Champa Maciel. With Costumes by Angela Elliott, the show will feature physical...

Date: Friday 5 July to Saturday 6 July
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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United States of Show Tunes

United States of Show Tunes

The Boomb Funk variety performers are back in action! We are pleased to bring you 'United States of Show Tunes' our twist on celebrations for the American Independence Day. This year we are using show tunes and songs made famous from movies so there is something for everyone. All our performers...

Date: Friday 5 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Auditions: Avenue Q

Auditions: Avenue Q

Auditions for Napier Operatic Society's production of "Avenue Q" are coming soon! Winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart. The laugh-out-loud, puppet-filled musical comedy tells the story of a...

Date: Sunday 7 July
Where:
Port Ahuriri School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mātauranga

Mātauranga

Carlos Kalmar - Conductor Steven Osborne - Piano Mendelssohn - The Hebrides Overture Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Michael Norris - Mātauranga Mozart - Symphony No. 38 in D major Mātauranga, by Wellington-based Michael Norris, was commissioned as part of the NZSO Cook’s...

Date: Wednesday 17 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Urzila Carlson - Token African

Urzila Carlson - Token African

Multi award-winning South African-Kiwi Urzila Carlson is set to wreak havoc on New Zealand with her brand-new show, Token African, as part of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Featuring all new material and poking fun at her birth country, Urzila laughs that Africans have become the...

Date: Thursday 18 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Mountain Film Festival – 'Best Of' Hawke's Bay Screening

NZ Mountain Film Festival – 'Best Of' Hawke's Bay Screening

Returning to the Bay, we have the popular NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour with its amazing films celebrating outdoor adventurers getting out there and doing it! Internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events an audience can expect up-close...

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2019

Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

If you’re reading this notice, then you’ve been drawn to my seminar event for a very special reason. I have been told that the universe certainly works in mysterious ways, and we are often guided to certain people and places for reasons beyond our comprehension to assist with our soul’s...

Date: Friday 9 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

If you’re reading this notice, then you’ve been drawn to my seminar event for a very special reason. I have been told that the universe certainly works in mysterious ways, and we are often guided to certain people and places for reasons beyond our comprehension to assist with our soul’s...

Date: Monday 12 August
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hamlet - The Most Famous Play In the World

Hamlet - The Most Famous Play In the World

The most towering achievement in the dramatic canon, Hamlet combines all the swashbuckling action of a revenge tragedy with profound and poetic questions about the nature of life and death. See Shakespeare’s most iconic character in his most famous play in this exciting and existential...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Experience Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare style with this all-singing, all-dancing cast as they take a wild romp through the seedy streets of 17th century Vienna, meeting larger-than-life characters who will charm you even as they pick your pocket. In a city of brothels, louche lads-about-town and...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Magic of Pop Up Globe

The Magic of Pop Up Globe

After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, taking their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Hamlet to theatres around the...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Sunday 25 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pop-up Globe NZ Tour

Pop-up Globe NZ Tour

Tickets on sale now. After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, taking their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Measure for Measure to...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2019

Bold Moves

Bold Moves

The stage will be flooded with colour and light. George Balanchine’s Serenade is one of the few ballets that can truly be held iconic. Conceived in 1934, it is American ballet’s founding document, the foundation on which all later works must stand and against which they will be judged. 28...

Date: Saturday 14 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2019

Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with Swan Lake... the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline. Subtle revisions and variations have been introduced by Gediminas Taranda, Artistic Director...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Faint starlight peeps through the dark forest canopy. It is midnight: the witching hour. Alone and lost, two hungry children stumble towards a glowing vision of warmth and comfort, heaven for any child with an empty belly and an aching heart. But all is not as it seems… For Christmas 2019,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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