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Opening 31 Oct 2014 at Wanganui Opera House [Whanganui]
THE TOPP TWINS GRAND OLE TOPPREY TOUR
Reminiscent of Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, where comedy and country music always went hand in hand, the Topps’ hilarious characters host The Grand Ole Topp’ry channeling stars from the US Country Music Hall of Fame, and joined by New Zealand’s top country music performers. [more]

Opening 31 Oct 2014 at BATS Theatre (Out Of Site), Cnr Cuba & Dixon [Wellington]
GHOST CONFERENCE
Set in the Lounge Bar of a hotel, four ghosts from different eras meet for a drink in the hotel where they died. These career ghosts discuss life, love and opportunities lost of those still living and those long gone. It’s true what they say – it’s easier to confide in a stranger than a friend and it's even easier after a few wines. [more]

Opening 31 Oct 2014 at Unitec Theatre, Entry 1, Carrington Rd, Mt Albert [Auckland]
MOTHER COURAGE and her Children
Mother Courage and her Children is among Brecht's most famous plays, and is considered by many to be the greatest anti-war play of all time. His work attempts to show the dreadfulness of war and the idea that virtues are not rewarded in corrupt times. [more]

Opening 31 Oct 2014 at BATS Theatre (Out Of Site), Cnr Cuba & Dixon [Wellington]
DUOS
Hosted and directed by Jason Geary (Melbourne) Duos is improv without a safety net. Three pairs of improvisors will have fifteen minutes of stage time a piece, no restrictions. What they decide to bring to the stage is up to them. They may attempt a two person musical. You might see a play in the style of Beckett. You may experience bold new character comedy ... [more]

Opening 31 Oct 2014 at BATS Theatre (Out Of Site), Cnr Cuba & Dixon [Wellington]
MONSTER OF THE WEEK
Based on serial ‘Monster of the Week’ shows (think Supernatural, Buffy and Fringe), two paranormal investigators track and battle a terrifying new monster to save the world. This show is a bold, ambitious attempt at weaving thrilling story threads into a completely improvised horror play. [more]

Opening 31 Oct 2014 at Musgrove Studio, Maidment Theatre [Auckland]
A HALLOWEEN DOUBLE-BILL
TWO TWISTED TALES FOR HALLOWEEN What would you do if you were kept in the dark? [more]

Opening 31 Oct 2014 at BATS Theatre (Out Of Site), Cnr Cuba & Dixon [Wellington]
SYLVESTRO'S SPOOKY CABARET BURLESQUE
An evening of music, dance, story, and spectacle, as the sinister Sylvestro (last seen in 2014 Fringe hit Sketch-ual Healing) assembles a motley assortment of festival favourites and local talent. [more]

Opening 1 Nov 2014 at Opera House [Wellington]
THE TOPP TWINS GRAND OLE TOPPREY TOUR
Reminiscent of Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, where comedy and country music always went hand in hand, the Topps’ hilarious characters host The Grand Ole Topp’ry channeling stars from the US Country Music Hall of Fame, and joined by New Zealand’s top country music performers. [more]

Opening 1 Nov 2014 at BATS Theatre (Out Of Site), Cnr Cuba & Dixon [Wellington]
SPACE PATROL 5
Join Captain Stella Forstar and the intrepid crew of Space Patrol 5 on a voyage of exploration and discovery to the furthest reaches of the galaxy... and beyond! Christchurch's Court Jesters encounter alien civilisations and mysterious scientific phenomena, while dealing with the interpersonal tensions that naturally crop up between workmates who also live together. Space battles! Alien treachery! Poor decisions! Short skirts! Science! Engineering! [more]

Opening 1 Nov 2014 at BATS Theatre (Out Of Site), Cnr Cuba & Dixon [Wellington]
TAKING OFF THE BIRD SUIT 2014
Taking off the Bird Suit returns to Wellington, bringing some of New Zealand Improv Festival’s most talented improvisers to BATS Theatre. Exploring roles beyond the maiden, the mother, and the crone, these amazing women will present touching and hilarious spontaneous theatre. Hi-jinks and laughs a-plenty are guaranteed with this cast of smart, funny women. [more]
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