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New Zealand Male Choir Gala Concert

Sat 28 Sep
Nelson College for Girls Hall

The New Zealand Male Choir celebrates its 20th Anniversary on the weekend 27-29 September, the highlight of which will be a Gala Concert at Nelson College for Girls. T

Disney’s High School Musical

Fri 4 Oct - Sat 12 Oct
The Theatre Royal

Disney Channel’s smash hit movie musical comes to life on your stage! Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of first love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities.

Peter Pan JR

Mon 7 Oct - Sat 12 Oct
The Theatre Royal

Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favourites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and delighted audiences for 60 years.

Nelson Arts Festival presents BJORK: ALL IS FULL OF LOVE

Fri 18 Oct
The Theatre Royal

New Zealand’s most inventive and theatrical chamber orchestra, Blackbird Ensemble, presents an awe-inspiring homage to the inimitable Icelandic pop artist, Björk.

Nelson Arts Festival presents THE CLEARING

Sat 19 Oct
The Theatre Royal

From the creative brilliance of Arts Laureate Ross McCormack comes a darkly cinematic new work performed by renowned national dance company, Footnote New Zealand Dance.

Nelson Arts Festival presents MR RED LIGHT

Wed 23 Oct
The Theatre Royal

Mr Red Light is a man who attracts bad luck. So naturally, when he tries to rob a bank he fails miserably – and ends up in a pie shop dealing with three very uncooperative hostages and the world’s worst police negotiator.

Nelson Arts Festival presents THE WONDERWOMBS

Fri 25 Oct - Sat 26 Oct
The Theatre Royal

From New Zealand’s leading circus company comes a tenacious all-wombs troupe whose breath-taking performances are wrapped in an all-knowing nod and cheeky wink.

Nelson Arts Festival presents THE TOPP TWINS

Sun 27 Oct - Mon 28 Oct
The Theatre Royal

What better way to celebrate the Festival’s 25th anniversary than to bring back the headline act from that very first year? Lucky for us all, it’s the glorious, audacious and hilarious Topp Twins!

Nanogirl Live! in BRING ON THE NOISE

Tue 5 Nov
The Theatre Royal

Nanogirl, Boris (her trusty lab assistant), and CLAIR (Constantly Learning Artificial Intelligence Repository) are back for a brand new action-packed adventure, bringing you science and engineering as you have never seen them before.

Drag Up Your Life

Sat 16 Nov
The Theatre Royal

Nelson! Are you ready to Drag up your Life once again?! Kelly Fornia is bringing back her drag lip-sync extravaganza down to Nelson again with a brand new cast and an even better show!

Disney’s The Lion King Jr

Tue 19 Nov - Fri 22 Nov
The Theatre Royal

By popular demand Nelson Youth Theatre will return to the African savannah in Disney’s The Lion King Jr.  Nelson Youth Theatre Company presents the one-of-a-kind musical  that has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world.

One Act Play Festival

Wed 27 Nov - Sat 30 Nov
The Theatre Royal

Nelson Repertory’s One Act Play Festival is a combination of Nelson/Tasman talent, involving three Theatre Groups: Nelson Repertory, Wakefeild Players and director Beccy Myers.

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