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The Children


Tue 23 Apr 2019, 6:30pm–8:30pm
Wed 24 Apr 2019, 6:30pm–8:30pm
Thu 25 Apr 2019, 6:30pm–8:30pm
Fri 26 Apr 2019, 8:00pm–10:00pm
Sat 27 Apr 2019, 8:00pm–10:00pm

Where: Circa Theatre, 1 Taranaki St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $52.00
  • Concession: $42.00
  • Friend: $38.00
  • Under 25: $25.00
  • Group 6+: $45.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Circa Theatre

By: Lucy Kirkwood
Director: Susan Wilson

Preview 29 March
Circa One
$25 – $52

Early Bird tickets available.

The Children has been an enormous hit on London, New York, Melbourne and Sydney stages. Playwright Lucy Kirkwood, one of the world’s most exciting young playwrights, offers this beautifully written play which tackles timely themes.

Three of New Zealand’s most esteemed actors, Catherine Downes, Carmel McGlone and Peter Hambleton star in this gripping new drama that beautifully balances the realities of our times with intrigue and humour.

Hazel and Robin are trying to go about their life of yoga and farming as though nothing has changed. But everything shifts when an old friend, Rose, knocks on their door. Something doesn’t feel right… the fallout will be unpredictable.

The Children introduces us to this trio of characters in a witty and touching story that rumbles with big questions about how we live. What responsibility do we have for this planet? What do we want to leave behind for our children?

Tony Award nomination Best New Play.

"Buoyed by wit, humour and beautifully observed characterisations." – The Music

"Engrossing, disturbing, funny and nightmarish. Recommended!" – Stage Noise

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