Between Zero and One
Daffodils [inspired by true events]
Breath // Three Samuel Beckett Works


theatre. cafe. bar. 305 Queen Street, Auckland. 

Located in the beating hub of the arts precinct, Q brings you a mixtape of free live performances in our buzzing Lounge bar with a variety of beats, eats and treats to enjoy every Saturday night.

Mar 1 to Mar 31 2015

An epic percussion concert inspired by ancient and modern rhythms – from tribal beats to dubstep – written by internationally renowned composer John Psathas, performed by Strike Percussion, with interactive projection design by Tim Gruchy.

Apr 8 to Apr 12 2015

Daffodils by Rochelle Bright, Stephanie Brown (LIPS), Abraham Kunin, Q Theatre

Voted Best Debut in Metro's 'Best of Auckland 2014', nominated for Best Play and an Auckland Theatre Award Winner, Daffodils returns for 5 nights following a complete sell-out season in 2014. “…it’s a work of genius... it should be our new national flag." [Metro]

Apr 8 to Apr 12 2015

Breath, Samuel Beckett, Edward Newborn, Q Theatre, Auckland

A rare opportunity to see three short works by Samuel Beckett - including Krapp's Last Tape and the New Zealand premieres of Breath and That Time, directed by Paul Gittins and starring Edward Newborn.

Apr 8 to Apr 18 2015

Pacific Skin is an innovative, creative, technology/contemporary dance performance featuring Japanese and New Zealand choreographers, professional dancers and performers collaborating with interactive digital artists.

Apr 10 to Apr 11 2015

In House Songs and Conversations 2015 brings together four of New Zealand’s most acclaimed songwriters in a unique and intimate setting. This year, joining Don McGlashan are Rodney Fisher (Goodshirt), Anna Coddington and Jol Muholland.

Apr 14 2015

Koru Quintet, Q Loft

Koru Quintet presents The Golden Age of the Wind Quintet.

Celebrating the best of the wind quintet’s repertoire with an entertaining and dynamic concert from five of Auckland’s leading wind musicians.

Apr 19 2015

This year is the 23rd NZ International Comedy Festival and you can expect to see some of the best international and local acts on offer. Check out the huge variety of comedians performing at Q, with 41 shows, 173 performances, presented over 3 weeks across 4 venues within Q.  

Apr 24 to May 17 2015

Ben Hurley will be taking on comics from around the world and defending New Zealand. It’s an off the cuff late-night show where Ben has to stick up for New Zealand against a revolving panel of international comics and a local traitor.

Apr 25 to May 16 2015

  • We catch up with actor Edward Newborn to talk about him about returning to the works of Samuel Beckett after 30 years, the challenges of performing in a solo show and what Beckett means to an audience in today's...

  • Stephanie Engelbtrecht is a composer, producer and a percussionist performing in Strike Percussion's hit show, 'Between Zero and One'. Stephanie loves it when the group gets together to smash out a song, at full...

  • Wellington-based actor Andrew Paterson is part of Capital E's new show An Awfully Big Adventure. We catch up with him to discuss the joys of rehearsing a kid's show and the unique reactions that this show provokes-...

  • New York-based New Zealand songwriter Andrew Keoghan returns to Loft to preview his forthcoming album, 'Every Orchid Offering'. We catch up with Andrew and discuss inspiration, collaboration and writing music in NYC-

  • "Put simply, An Awfully Big Adventure is a treat ... theatre like this can make sense of the absurdity of war."

    Vanessa Byrnes
  • "It is theatrically interesting, aesthetically pleasing, and educationally entertaining ... exactly the sort of show I would have loved as a child, and one I absolutely love now as an...

    Elle Wooton
  • "This simply staged one-man show makes for an easy, funny and extraordinarily entertaining night out ... Thomas' energy is affable and relaxed but seemingly...

    Janet McAllister
    NZ Herald
  • "It is quite the cerebral workout, albeit so entertaining that said workout is an ease and a pleasure ... the depth of pathos matches the heights of the comedy."

    Nik Smythe

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