What's On

31 Mar
23 Nov
Arts on tour NZ
31 March to 23 November

Baycourt Presents is bringing seven Arts On Tour NZ  Read more

22 Sep
29 Sep
Shrek the Musical
22 September to 29 September

Join Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona in this all singing, all dancing hilarious production which turns the world of fairytales upside down.   Read more

Postmodern Jukebox
02 October

New Zealand loves Postmodern Jukebox! Following three successful tours in as many years, the multi-talented collective will bring their re-imagined contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears to eagerly awaiting fans in 2018.  Read more

NZCMA Entertainer of the year
06 October

The best of the best junior to veteran amateur country music entertainers from across NZ will compete for the title of NZ Country Music Entertainer of the Year in their age groups. Special guest artists featuring on the night.   Read more

09 Oct
10 Oct
Air Play
09 October to 10 October

Ride the wind and dream with Air Play, a modern spectacle bringing to life the very air we breathe.  Read more

AOTNZ - Adam McGrath and the Roaring Days
10 October

Adam with The Eastern has played everywhere from Timaru to Nashville and beyond. Throwing down on theatre stages, street corners pubs and living rooms, he treats every show as the best one yet.   Read more

12 Oct
14 Oct
The Book Club
12 October to 14 October

Needing a diversion from her lonely life, self-confessed book-a-holic Deb joins a book club and meets a diverse group of women. But when she invites a local author to talk to the group about his latest book offering, all hell breaks loose.  Read more

ISYFF Nz Nationals 2018
17 October

Screenings of the top films from around New Zealand will be held at Baycourt for a red carpet awards ceremony, with Nathan Avakian, the festival’s composer, playing the Wurlitzer live.   Read more

26 October

Atamira Dance Company’s PANGO combines dance, light & the live music of Shayne Carter & James Webster to create an extraordinary, raw, human performance that explores ‘Te Kore’ - the state of unlimited potential for being.  Read more

Spot the difference
27 October

Featuring original music and terrible choreography, Spot the Difference is a funny and thought-provoking musical-comedy about being Pasifika in Aotearoa (but also about how being racist is still kinda sucky).   Read more

Dr Seuss's the Cat in the Hat
28 October

Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat. Young and old alike will delight in this faithful adaptation of a classic book come to life before our very eyes.  Read more

03 Nov
04 Nov
03 November to 04 November

The talented students of STEPS Performing Arts will delight audiences of all ages with their production of DreamWorks – Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr.   Read more

09 Nov
10 Nov
A Russian Triple Bill
09 November to 10 November

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to NZ.   Read more

11 November

Miscellany - there’s something for everyone in Bay of Plenty Symphonia’s final concert of 2018. Music ranging from late 18th century classical up to the 1920s encompasses a range of styles and sounds from Mozart and Beethoven to Nielsen and Kodály.  Read more

Social Climbers
20 November

What do you call 6 women stranded on a mountain in the rain? Ridiculous! Or Social Climbers - just not to their faces! Perfectly timed for your own social group’s ascent into summer, don’t miss this hilarious play when it comes to Baycourt in November.  Read more

AOTNZ - The Messy Magic Adventure
23 November

Circus, slapstick & magic combine in this special adventure for primary school aged children & families. Fantastical fun, with waterproof ponchos provided for those in the front row.  Read more

AOTNZ - Seven Deadly Stunts
23 November

Chainsaw juggling, walking on broken glass and other famous feats are performed along with the stories of how they came to be.   Read more

Nanogirl Live in 'Out of this world'
03 December

Join Nanogirl, Boris, and CLAIR (Constantly Learning Artificial Intelligence Repository) for science & engineering as you have never seen them before. An action packed adventure with rockets, explosions and even a live tornado!   Read more

The Abba Show – ABBAsolutely fABBAulous
17 December

Far from being “just another cover band” The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring over 2 hours of live music, replica costumes, theatrical lighting/effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle.  Read more

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show
19 March

Step into the past with Johnny and June to a time when songs told a true story of life, love and heartache. This two-hour performance will have you singing laughing and crying out for more.  Read more

10 Apr
13 Apr
Shortland Street - The Musical
10 April to 13 April

Shortland Street - The Musical features iconic characters, stories from the classic era of NZ’s favourite TV show, and songs like ‘Stuck In A Love Triangle’, ‘Cliffhanger’ & ‘Not In Guatemala Now’. A warm-hearted musical comedy the whole family can enjoy.  Read more