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Meet the Playwright: A Night with Justin Eade

Posted 4 February 2016

Howick Little Theatre presents: An Evening with Justin Eade, winner of the prestigious Kairos Screenplay competition, Hollywood, and Nelson-based writer of the hit comedy Central Otago Man, which has received rave reviews. Hear Justin discuss his impressive career and answer your questions, then meet him over complimentary dessert and coffee. When: Saturday, Feb 20, 7pm to 9pm. Where: Howick Little Theatre, 1 Sir Lloyd Drive, Pakuranga. Admission free. Reservations essential. Call... more...

Forthcoming Auditions

Posted 19 January 2016

HLT is holding auditions for The Perfect Murder, a black thriller, on February 27 at 11am. Auditions for the HLT Studio production of Crave, by Sarah Kane, will be on Saturday, Feb 20, at 11am.For more information on the roles, see the Auditions page.  

Script sets for sale

Posted 1 January 2016

Howick Little Theatre has a number of production sets of play scripts for sale at much reduced prices. All scripts are as new. For more details or to make an offer, contact scripts@hlt.org.nz. Available sets of scripts are: Kevin's Bed A comedy by Bernard Farrell/Ireland. Cast: M5, F7 Nine copies (as new). Sale price $90. A sell-out for HLT. Kevin's Bed is a play of nostalgia, expectations and broken dreams. The setting is the celebration of the golden wedding anniversary of Dan and... more...

Funding for New Stage Lights

Posted 2 December 2015

HLT extends grateful thanks to the New Zealand Community Trust for a grant of $2500 towards the purchase of new LED stage lights. We plan to have these in place for the start of our 2016 productions.           

Best Production 2015

Posted 29 November 2015

Congratulations to director Penelope Keegan and the cast and crew of Sitting Pretty, who were named the winners of the HLT Best Production award for 2015 at the Christmas Party. The president, Frances Hollis, thanked everyone who had worked at the theatre this year and she made special presentations to Ngaire-Ann Hobson (bar roster co-ordinator), Emma Love (designer extraordinaire), David Gifford (who has just completed nine years as the drama class co-ordinator), and Marion Wood (front of... more...

Five stars for 'Seven Year Twitch'

Posted 23 November 2015

Read the Howick and Pakuranga Times reviewer's five-star review of HLT's end-of-year show, Seven Year Twitch.

Creative Communities grant

Posted 2 November 2015

Thanks to Creative Communities –- Auckland Council for a $3000 grant that will go towards the cost of producing HLT's 2016 promotional material. This material includes brochures, calendars, postcards, posters and newspaper advertisements.

Cool grant from Pub Charity

Posted 30 September 2015

Many thanks to Pub Charity for the generous grant of $1599 that HLT has received to replace the obsolete office heat pump, which also provides essential cooling over summer.

Five stars for "Mary's Wedding"

Posted 18 September 2015

HLT has done it again! Congratulations to the Mary's Wedding team on achieving a five-star review from the Howick and Pakuranga Times reviewer.

Lion Foundation funds new computers

Posted 12 August 2015

Thanks to the generosity of the Lion Foundation, HLT has received a grant of $2500 to replace the ageing office computers, which had become increasingly slow and unreliable. This has made a huge difference to the smooth running of the office.

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