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Mairangi Players, based at TheatreWorks in Birkenhead, is a community theatre group which has been at the leading edge of the North Shore amateur theatre scene in Auckland since 1952. Click here to read more about us.

Creative Drama Classes at TheatreWorks

Drama Classes for kids aged 7 to 16 are designed to teach theatre skills and experience. The tutor is Robyn Donnelly (BSc, DipDrama). Many children who have been to these classes have subsequently appeared in, stage-managed, written and directed for Mairangi Players and other theatre groups. Full details here.


We have excellent wheelchair access to the auditorium, but unfortunately not to our toilets.

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Working Bee at the Theatre
10am, Sat. 21 Jan.

There's always a list of things to do to keep the theatre running. Please join us at 10am on Saturday if you can for general maintenance and tidying. Lunch will be provided. All help gratefully accepted!

Upcoming Auditions: 'The Jungle Book' - Sun. 22 Jan.

Auditions for 'The Jungle Book' will take place at 3pm on Sunday 22nd of January at TheatreWorks. More information about the show can be found here.

We're excited to present

with Bobbi Block

26 to 28 January 2017 at TheatreWorks

Philadelphia teacher / director / improviser Bobbi Block, Artistic Director of Philadelphia's critically acclaimed Tongue & Groove Spontaneous Theater, returns to NZ in 2017 - and we've got her lined up for a 3 session improv workshop and a show. This is a rare opportunity to work with one of the great international teachers of improvisation - full details and booking form here.

TheatreWorks' 2017 Season


Based on Rudyard Kipling's classic. Adapted and directed by Jason Moffat
SEASON: 21st - 29th April
AUDITIONS: 3pm, Sunday 22nd January at TheatreWorks in Birkenhead.
Join us on an epic journey through the jungle! TheatreWorks is excited to begin the year with Jason Moffat's adaptation of The Jungle Book - based on Rudyard Kipling's classic fables. Meet Mowgli - the man-cub - and follow along on his adventures with Bagheera, Baloo and the rest of the animals. Classic fun for the whole family!

And later this year:


By Oscar Wilde. Directed by Elizabeth Waite
SEASON: 23rd June - 1st July
AUDITIONS: 23rd April


Based on Bram Stoker's classic tale. Adapted and directed by Claire Ahuriri-Dunning
SEASON: 15th - 23rd September


Based on Roald Dahl's popular classic, adapted by David Wood. Directed by Rebekah Talsma
SEASON: 1st - 9th December
AUDITIONS: 24th September

More details on our What's On page.

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