Timetable 2017

Programme 2017

We start with a Free Seminar ‘Love in the Trenches‘, featuring a dramatized reading from World War I novel “Flower of Iowa” by author Lance Ringel.  Sunday April 30th @ 2:30pm,

Each week we have an entirely new programme of plays & events:

Week 1 – May 1st to 6th 2017

  •  €10 matinees on Monday 1st and Saturday 6th at 2:30pm / 4pm.
  • Evening performances 7:30pm & 9pm (€15/€13)


Week 2 – May 8th to 13th 2017

  •  €10 matinees on Saturday 13th at 2:30pm / 4pm.
  • Evening performances 7:30pm & 9pm (€15/€13)

We end with our Gala Awards Night on Sunday May 14th as we celebrate the highlights of Festival 2017.

Full details here

Nightly Festival Club

Why not join us for our free nightly Festival Club running throughout the Festival?

Meet the casts & crew, volunteers and other audience members.  Chat about what you’ve seen, meet new people and get word-of-mouth tips!

2017 Festival Club venues are as follows, starting at 10:15pm til late each night:

  • Monday May 1 & May 8: Oscars Christchurch Cafe/Bar
  • Tuesday May 2 & May 9: Street66, Parliament St.
  • Wednesday May 3 & May 10: The George, St. Great George’s Street
  • Thursday May 4 & May 11: Pantibar, Capel Street
  • Friday May 5 & May 12: Street66, Parliament St.
  • Saturday May 6 & May 13:  Oscars Christchurch followed by The George.

You can find all locations on our venues page.