Kiss the Fish
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An Evening with Kristin Hersh
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The boys are about to get Wilde! Fractious Tash and Last Tapes Theatre Company join forces to blast the cobwebs from The Importance of Being Earnest in this audacious reimagining.

Aug 27 to Sep 6 2014

Add some magic to your Wednesday evenings at Q - fresh from performing in Las Vegas, Jarred Fell takes up residence is Q's Lounge to bring you close-up magic right before your eyes

Aug 20 to Sep 10 2014

Indian Ink Theatre Company, Kiss the Fish

“One of the most memorable experiences in a theatre of your life” [Lumiere Reader]. Fresh and kissable and about to embark on a US tour, Kiss the Fish returns to Q Theatre for 2 shows only.

Aug 29 to Aug 30 2014

Cone of Silence Presents An Evening with influential indie rock pioneer Kristin Hersh (USA) performing her critically acclaimed works from Throwing Muses, 50 Ft Wave and her solo career.

Aug 31 2014

Using the music of folk indie singers such as Ryan Adams and Sufjan Stevens as well as the medium of spoken word poetry, Excuse Me While I Break My Own Heart tells the story of everybody who has ever had their heart broken.

Aug 31 2014

Raag Time Trio

East meets West with the unique sound and improvisational style of the Raag Time Trio, performing live in Lounge to celebrate the return season of Indian Ink Theatre Company's Kiss the Fish.

Aug 29 2014

Join the New Zealand String Quartet for a musical soiree. The brand new ‘Salon Series’ features two programmes of musical favourites for newcomers to chamber music and devoted chamber music fans.

Sep 5 to Sep 6 2014

Rapping nuns! Crumpet demons! Explosive bouts of wrestling! Pressure Point Collective’s two-hander “GOD-BELLY” offers a story equally physical and thought-provoking, delicate and comedic.

Sep 9 to Sep 13 2014

Stories untold from between the lines of history. Wheel is a unique musical and theatrical experience that paints the lives and legends of early NZ through epic original song. 

Sep 9 to Sep 13 2014

  • Multi-talented performer, Julia Croft, has just returned from the national tour of Indian Ink Theatre Company's comic masterpiece Kiss the Fish. In the lead up to their encore season, Julia takes a moment to let us in on rehearsals with fellow actors...

  • Expressions of interest for shows at Q as part of Auckland Fringe and Auckland Pride Festival 2015 are now open! We've put together a sweet venue package for all madcats game to join the festive shenanigans.

  • Original songs dreamt up over a few drams of whisky and expressed through blues, bluegrass, sea shanties and Chinese folk music. This week we catch up with one third of the crew that make up Wheel of Experience - David Ward.


  • American singer/ songwriter, leader of the alternative rock group Throwing Muses and founder of power trio 50 Foot Wave - Kristin Hersh is returning to New Zealand for the Christchurch Writers' Festival and solo shows in Auckland and Wellington...

  • Magical, funny, ironic, sad and beautiful, Kiss the Fish brought to the stage everything and more that we have come to expect from the Indian Ink Theatre Company.

    Judith Ritchie
    Nelson Mail
  • The magic of Indian Ink returns after a period of international touring with a new work that has the shrewdness of fable combined with the sweetness of a pop song.

    Paul Simei-Barton
    NZ Herald
  • Located in the bowels of the Q complex, the humble Q Vault seems an apt venue for playwright / solo actor David Charteris to invoke the real-life, openly gay and proudly obnoxious character of...

    Nik Smythe
  • Robyn Malcolm shines brilliantly as she switches between a compassionate angel of the slums and a ruthless drug lord.

    Paul Simei-Barton
    NZ Herald

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