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Beatrix Potter’s beloved characters come to life as dancers of the Nelson Academy of Dance perform tales from the famous author. Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tiggywinkle and Jeremy Fisher the dapper frog, take to the stage for a festive performance that will delight children and adults alike.
In loving memory of Doris Day, award-winning singer and actress Ali Harper (Songs for Nobodies, Legendary Divas, Bombshells) is touring her highly acclaimed show A Doris Day Special.
The AC/DC Story is a one of a kind experience, performed by the world touring AC/DC show ACCA DACCA, the only show given the tick of approval by AC/DC! The AC/DC Story is a 3-hour concert and biography of the world’s greatest Rock n Roll band AC/DC. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll ROCK!
This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A Taste of Ireland – The Irish Music & Dance Sensation tours New Zealand wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible performance.
In the original play, Ibsen controversially exposed the power and gender dynamics of a marriage. This modern take, by celebrated New Zealand writer Emily Perkins, picks up Ibsen’s gauntlet and drops it into present-day New Zealand.
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 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.
New Zealand’s most inventive and theatrical chamber orchestra, Blackbird Ensemble, presents an awe-inspiring homage to the inimitable Icelandic pop artist, Björk.
New Zealand’s longest-running contemporary dance company returns to Nelson with a stunning new work from internationally celebrated choreographer Ross McCormack.
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.
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.
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!