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Merry Christmas and goodbye to 2020! Thank Goodness.

Hello to all our members, the year that was! We are the lucky ones, we can still have shows and an audience and next year we have a bumper crop starting with Blackadder, The Golden Age, Death Trap, Secret Bridesmaids' Business and will be finishing the year with a family show.  We are also hosting some out of town shows in April and June. So Covid19 free 2021 we hope to see you all at the theatre.  As President, I want to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, drive ...

December 24, 2020

From the Lord of Misrule, a Proclamation by order of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth!

Many Yuletide blessings during this Advent season. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen of England has gifted her subjects and peasants the opportunity to purchase tickets in the realm of Invercargill for Repertory's production of Blackadder, The Golden Age. This production promises to lift your spirits with disguisings, masks, mummeries and general tomfoolery. Bookings for this March 2021 event, can be made either at the Southland Chamber of Commerce in the SIT arcade or online through Ticket...

December 20, 2020

Special Christmas present for Repertory Invercargill supporters!

MERRY YULETIDE LADIES AND LORDS!Tickets for Blackadder: The Golden Age are available from Ticketek New Zealand from 5pm Monday 21 December, just in time for the silly season!But wait, that’s not all! As a special treat for our members and social media followers we have presale tickets for 72 hours only going live today,  Friday, 18th December at 9am. Make sure you like us on Facebook and Instagram to get the password.https://www.facebook.com/inver......

December 18, 2020

Repertory Rumblings Issue 6 (2020)

Just a quick heads-up prior to the last minute Christmas madness! A reminder to 2020 Repertory Members, that on Saturday is the special Members Only production of "On the Right Track", directed by Gussie Johnson. Bar opens at 6:30pm show starts at 7:30pm, if you haven't already register your attendance please email us by this Friday. We are looking forward to seeing you all prior to Christmas and thank you for your support this unprecedented year.BLACKADDER, THE GOLDEN AGENow looking forward to ...

December 7, 2020

Blackadder, The Golden Age Cast Announcement

After an intensive audition process last weekend, it is with great pleasure that we officially announce our talented cast for the upcoming major production of Blackadder, The Golden Age. This will be Repertory's first production for 2021 and will be staged at the SIT Centrestage from March 17th-20th. The play is directed by Jason Fraser, who's last production for Repertory was the extremely successful Blackadder Goes Forth, The Play in 2018. Jason has again drawn inspiration and adapted for the ...

November 24, 2020

Repertory Rumblings Issue 5 (2020)

It is with great pleasure that we announce the cast of our upcoming MEMBERS ONLY special performance of On the Right Track by Tim Hambleton and directed by Gussie Johnson.Simon - Nigel EdwardsDunc - Barrie SheehyMichael - Ben KnowlesBarry - Marc ColyerSue - Emma GunnCongratulations to you all! On the Right Track tells the story of a gang of four railway workers have a secret they are anxious to keep. They work on the Taitapu to Westing railway line which has not had a train on it for years....

November 16, 2020

Blackadder, Pre-Audition Meeting Next Week

Invercargill Repertory humbly requests the pleasure of attendance to anyone who requires more information about our next major production Blackadder, The Golden Age for a pre-audition meeting this Sunday. The pre-audition meeting will be held at Invercargill Repertory House, 136 Esk Street this Sunday 15th November at 7:00pm. It is open to anyone who wishes to be involved either on or offstage. The purpose of this meeting is to explain the show, characters and for those of you who wish to regist...

November 8, 2020

Repertory Rumblings! Issue 4 (2020)

Thank goodness for the long weekend!Just like you, most of us are looking forward to saying goodbye to the year that was 2020! BUT before we do Repertory still have a few matters to attend to. Firstly, next Sunday November 1st we are holding auditions for our upcoming Members Only Production On the Right Track by Tim Hambleton and directed by the legend that is Gussie Johnson. If you wish to find out more about this show and may wish to audition click on this link for info  On The...

October 25, 2020

Blackadder Rides Again!!

Repertory Invercargill is proud to announce we will be opening our 2021 programme with Blackadder, The Golden Age, by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, adapted for the stage and directed by Jason Fraser. Following on from our sold out season of Blackadder Goes Forth, The Play in 2018, we are thrilled to bring this stage adaptation to Invercargill in March 2021, at SIT Centrestage Theatre. Ticketing info will be available soon, stay tuned here, on Instagram, or on our website. For those of you k...

October 19, 2020

LAST LEGS SEASON SOLD OUT!!

If you were hoping to get tickets to our current production of Last Legs by Roger Hall, unfortunately the entire season is now sold out! Apologies to those who have missed out. A big thank you to the Invercargill Public who have come out in their droves to support the performing arts again. After such a stressful and unbelievable year, it has been very difficult for the entire entertainment industry and we really do appreciate you, our patrons returning to our theatre. Long may your support cont...

October 14, 2020

LAST LEGS OPENS TONIGHT!

On behalf of the Invercargill Repertory Committee we wish to thank and congratulate the entire cast and crew of Last Legs for their opening performance this evening. Finally, after all the delays and setbacks everyone has had to endure this year we really do appreciate all the hard work that you all have put into this production. To the cast, thank you for sticking it out and fully committing to the show with all the delays and constantly changing circumstances. You definitely deserve tonight's ...

October 13, 2020

Repertory Rumblings! Issue 3 (2020)

Last Legs by Roger HallWith our Major Production for 2020 opening on Tuesday Night, tickets are selling fast, so here's a reminder. The Booking Office is open Mon-Fri 12:00-2:30pm at Invercargill Repertory House 167 Esk St. There will also be limited Door Sales available 30 mins prior to curtain up. However, if you wish to guarantee your tickets, we highly recommend you book prior to Opening Night. So don't miss out!Upcoming AnnouncementsAs Last Legs gears up into performance mode, keep an eye o...

October 9, 2020

The countdown is on!

The Countdown is on, it's 12 days till Invercargill Repertory proudly presents Roger Hall's 'Last Legs' directed by Jonathan Tucker.After an unprecedented 2020 with everything going on in the world, Repertory finally gets to stage our first and only production for this year. Invercargill's performing arts community is active again and we are looking forward to producing this hilarious romp for those of you who have been craving some live theatre. Bookings are available at Repertory House in Esk ...

October 1, 2020

Bookings Open Monday!!

Invercargill Repertory is staging the Roger Hall's classic laughfest, Last Legs at Repertory House from October 13-17th, directed by the legendary Jonathan Tucker. Tickets are on sale from Monday 12:00pm only $30.00 Adults, $20.00 Students/Seniors (NO TICKET FEES) Don't miss out on the hilarious shenanigans of the Cambridge Retirement Village Residents. Between Mah-jong, backstabbing and scandals this black comedy will have you reaching for your cardio pills with hypertensive hysterics! DON'T MI...

September 26, 2020

Tickets on sale 28th September. Book at Rep House, Esk St.

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September 13, 2020

Last Legs given New Legs

Invercargill Repertory are pleased to announce that we will be re-staging Roger Hall's comedy, Last Legs 13-17 October 2020, Covid restrictions pending. Directed by local legend Jonathan Tucker returning with the same cast albeit with one change. Lindsay Abbot will now play the role of Angus due to casting unavailability. Everyone are now intensively rehearsing to bring the Invercargill public a very much needed injection of comedy and performing arts. Booking details will be announced soon but ...

August 30, 2020

End of Intermission

Congratulations everyone! Due to our team of 5,000,000 we have managed to restrict the Covid 19 pandemic. Now that the country is at Level 1, large gatherings including theatre are now able to recommence. As the foremost provider of the performing arts in the Invercargill community, it is with great relief that Invercargill Repertory can return to some sort of normality. Over the next couple of weeks we will be announcing our amended program for the rest of the year. Unfortunately we have h...

June 15, 2020

Buffy Edlin Condolences

With extremely heavy hearts, Invercargill Repertory announce that Life Member and Past President Buffy (Elizabeth) Edlin sadly passed away yesterday evening. I'm sure you'll join with us in offering our deepest sympathy and condolences to Phill, Ilana, Abbey, Gareth and their extended family for their loss. Buffy's contribution to Repertory and to the Invercargill arts community in general will be very much missed. Buffy's passion, enthusiasm, wit and talent was invaluable to our volunteer organ...

April 15, 2020

Isolation Dissipation!

To keep you Theatre Buffs from going a little insane during the nationwide level 4 lockdown, we will be posting some links and websites to keep you entertained during this unprecedented time. Hopefully this will help our members, friends, performers and crew stay engaged and bring a smile to a few of you. Keeping trolling our website regularly to see what we post and for any news about our goings on.This week we've posted a link to the National Theatre as they will be uploading some of their sho...

March 31, 2020

Repertory Member Notice

Dear Members, At the last meeting of the committee, we agreed that it would not be possible to hold the AGM in April. The first notice about the AGM was posted the next morning in the Express, too late for cancellation. This means that there will not be any change in the current committee until the next AGM.  Subscriptions will be suspended until that meeting with payment to be made within two months after the AGM.  Some of you have paid your subscriptions already;  these wil...

March 30, 2020

Ticket Rocket Refund Information

Tickets Purchased Online or Ticket Rocket Call CentreYou will automatically receive a full refund within 60 business days. Please note that there is no need for you to contact Ticket Rocket. Tickets Purchased at a Venue or OutletYou will need to email support@ticketrocket.co.nz with the following information:The name you used to purchase your ticketThe event you have purchased the ticket forYour account name and number for a manual bank transfer to be processed back to (this must ...

March 22, 2020

LAST LEGS MEDIA RELEASE

It is with regret that the committee of Repertory Invercargill advise that our production of Roger Hall's Last Legs, scheduled to take place from 25-28 March will not now take place at this time. Our concerns for the safety of our patrons, cast and crew, as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic means we cannot stage the play as planned. We have not taken this step lightly but the safety of those people using our theatre and facilities is our primary concern.  We are sorry to d...

March 19, 2020

Important Notice from the Secretary to Current (2019) Members

Dear Members,Before the AGM, please could members, past, present and prospective, send your current contact details to taitmam@gmail.com so that our records are brought up-to-date. If you are are a member (subscription paid in 2019) and have not received a notice, we apologise, and will rectify this as soon as we have your details. Thank you for your help in this matter.The Secretary,Invercargill Repertory Executive....

March 3, 2020

2020 Performance Schedule Announcement

Unfortunately due to the suspension of the performance rights, the Invercargill Repertory production of Stephen King's 'Misery' will not be performed this year. The distributor has removed the rights for amateur companies to perform the show as the author is re-working and updating the script. Repertory will endeavour to make application again when the show is available. We apologise if this upsets some of our patrons, however it is out of our control. At this stage we do not have a replacement ...

February 15, 2020

Youth Drama Registrations this weekend.

Do you have a young person who has an interest or acting out or performing? Registrations for Repertory Youth Drama classes are from 10.00am this Saturday. Click on the link above to head to the Youth Drama page for more details.Registration details:10.00am to 11.00am for returning students11.30am to 12.30 for new registrations Available Classes • Drama Starters 5-8 years Tuesday's 4.15pm – 5.00pm• Junior Drama 8-12 years Monday's 4.30pm - 5.30pm• Intermediate 13 -18 years Tuesday's 6.15...

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