2017 Festival of New Theatre

Three great new plays!
Three brilliant young writers!
Heaps of great opportunities!

We have now cast Wellington’s young performers, designers, techies and theatre-lovers for this year’s Festival of New Theatre opening 14 July at BATS Theatre. They’ll be mentored the whole way through the process by industry professionals.

Key Dates:

Opening Company Meeting 14 May
Rehearsals start: 16 May
Performances season: 14 – 29 July

The 2017 Plays:

ONE NIGHT ONLY By Finnius Teppett
Directed by Stella Reid
6.30pm, Propeller Stage

The world’s most famous boy band, FourEver, is nearly ready to take the stage for their only New Zealand show, but there’s more standing in their way than they think.

Directed by Rose Kirkup
8pm, Heyday Dome

Life gets raw and real when an NZ TV star is made to pay the price for his reality show.

ATTILA THE HUN By Abby Howells
Directed by Patrick Davies
9:30pm, Propeller Stage

A comedy set in a late night fast food restaurant, featuring terrible customers, disgusting food, Tom Cruise, a new duty manager. Oh, and also ATTILA THE HUN, he’s there too.