Events

Bruce Mason Centre: APO 4 Kids - In Space

April 2nd, 2022

Join the APO for an exciting adventure that is out of this world. Littlies and their whānau can explore the cosmos with music and activities about space and the planets in this special interactive one-hour concert. Tickets from apo.co.nz. Subscriptions on sale now until Mon 22 November, individual tickets sales available from 20 January 2022.

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Bruce Mason Centre: Kiwi Moon

May 10th, 2022

Auckland Live and Capital E National Theatre for Children present Kiwi Moon, a charming tale of self-discovery based on Gavin Bishop’s iconic New Zealand story. Meet Little Kiwi, a tiny bird who will leave a huge impression. He is an unusually bright white kiwi, and he’s very round. What else is white, bright, and round?! Te Marama of course! And there she is in the sky, shining down through the trees. Follow Little Kiwi as he searches for his mother through the bush, learns the snuffle shuffle, and meets creatures like delicious huhu grubs and a handsome kākāpō. He soon discovers that being different maybe isn’t so bad after all. Tamariki will be enthralled by the beautiful puppetry and catchy songs! Adapted by Rachel Callinan and featuring stunning lighting and set design, this is a must-see production. Accessibility: If you are attending a show or event in our venues and have an access need, find more information about accessibility here. You can also take a virtual accessibility tour of the venue.

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Bruce Mason Centre: Leaving Jackson

May 11th, 2022

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out through some of the greatest songs ever written. Now JEFF CARTER together with BROOKE McMULLEN bring to life a captivating and unforgettable musical concert. These two talented performers share a very special onstage rapport, perfectly recreating the dynamic Johnny and June shared. This 2 hour live concert event "LEAVING JACKSON" The Johnny Cash & June Carter show will have you singing, laughing and crying for more. Promoter statement:  We are pleased to advise that Leaving Jackson at the Bruce Mason Centre will now take place Saturday 27 March 2021. Please retain your ticket/s as they will remain valid for the rescheduled show. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled date you can request a refund. Please submit refund requests to Ticketmaster by clicking here.   For more information and to book, visit the Bruce Mason Centre website, here.   Encore Theatre Collective is proud to present a dazzling new production of Seussical The Musical, based on the immortal works of Dr Seuss. Seussical brings to life many infamous and well-loved Dr Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie La Bird and, of course, the Cat in the Hat. These characters and stories weave together in a whimsical and wacky musical extravaganza, played out against an uplifting score, and highlighting the show's universal messages of love and acceptance - reminding us all that "a person's a person, no matter how small." Since launching in 2019, Encore Theatre Collective has made an incredible mark on the Auckland theatre scene and redefined the standard of youth theatre in New Zealand. Hot on the heels of their sold-out season of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the June season of Seussical features 120 of the country’s finest young talent, ranging in age from 9-23. With spectacular choreography, unbelievable production design, and slick vocals, Encore Theatre Collective’s Seussical The Musical is the theatrical offering of 2021 that you will not want to miss!

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Bruce Mason Centre: FASTLOVE

May 21st, 2022

After selling out all shows in Australian major cities in 2018 and 2019, the world’s most prestigious and professionally produced show paying tribute to the life and work of George Michael is coming to New Zealand in 2021! Fastlove features a professional cast of singers, dancers, a full band and the incredible Andrew Browning as George Michael to create an authentic sound and mind-blowing visuals for a spectacular show! Direct from London's West End you’ll be getting up (to get down) to all your favourite songs: Careless Whisper, Freedom, Faith and many more. Relive the passion, the flare, and the unique sensitivity of George Michael in this incredible tribute concert.

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Bruce Mason Centre: The Resilience Project

May 27th, 2022 - May 28th, 2022

Hugh Van Cuylenburg, founder of The Resilience Project, has partnered with elite sports teams, 1000+ schools, and 500+ workplaces to teach simple and practical mental health strategies. He's also a best-selling author and co-host of popular podcast, the imperfects. Join Hugh as he walks you through his journey and tells stories of the incredible people who have inspired him and The Resilience Project to spread happiness. Hugh will unpack the research on mental health and break it down into simple tips that will leave you feeling empowered to improve your wellbeing. Adults, parents, professionals, teenagers: this talk is for you. Well, really, it's for anyone who wants to share a laugh and pick up some wellbeing tips along the way.

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Bruce Mason Centre: 7 Days Live

June 4th, 2022

The 7 Days Live team are excited to bring you a high-energy live show, a celebratory gathering, and a couple of hours of much-needed laughs when the time is right to get together in a theatre and go for it. We appreciate your understanding at this time. All previous tickets will be valid for Saturday 4 June 2022. You don't need to do anything, just hold on to your tickets. Refund requests must be submitted prior to 5pm Sunday 12 December 2021 Thank you and stay safe! -- The 7 Days Live tour is now officially an annual tradition. And this year our (not very) brave comedians will smash out 13 shows in 13 towns around New Zealand with (nearly) no fear at all. Jeremy Corbett, Dai Henwood, Paul Ego, and the team will jump in a van and bring much-needed comedy to the nation, laughing directly in the face of Covid-19 (wearing masks of course). Don’t miss this show - part quick-fire standup from the country’s best, and part completely un-censored and un-edited 7 Days show, it’s exactly the medicine we need in 2021 (along with the vaccine of course). Be there to see our comedy heroes, live!

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Bruce Mason Centre: World of Musicals

June 15th, 2022

Due to the ongoing travel restrictions World of Musicals at the Bruce Mason Centre on Tuesday 26 October 2021, has been rescheduled to Wednesday 15 June 2022, 7:30pm. All tickets will be automatically valid for the new date as above without the need for exchange. Patrons unable to attend the new date and time can obtain a refund from the point of purchase, please follow the steps below. Please continue to take care of yourself and the people around you during this time, and we look forward to seeing you in 2022. ---- The musical gala with an international cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand. The World of Musicals brings the very best of musical theatre and performance to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all your favorite musical theatre hits which including classics The Lion King, Fiddler on the Roof, Mamma Mia, We Will Rock You, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, Cats, Evita, Wicked, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Greatest Showman, Jersey Boys, Oklahoma, South Pacific , Miss Saigon, The Boy from Oz, Hairspray, Les Misérables, and The Blues Brothers. The World of Musicals, colourful, inspiring and memorable musical classics, all performed by an international star-studded cast - presents the audience with nightly entertainment at the highest level. Whether a soloist, duet or the entire ensemble, the performers of this musical event will inspire. Direct from their USA tour, this select cast of highly talented and accomplished performers have featured in worldwide smash hits such as Jesus Christ Superstar, Hairspray, West Side Story, Titanic, Les Misérables, Wizard of Oz, Musical Star Nights, Mary Poppins, Me and My Girl, Evita, The King of Narnia, Rent, and Avenue Q. “The cast is supremely talented and an absolute joy to watch” - Broadway World “Emotional ballads, stunning solos and rousing ensemble performances“ - Main Eho

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Bruce Mason Centre: The Guilty Feminist

July 23rd, 2022

Due to current Covid Restrictions The Guilty Feminist Live Podcast Tour will be rescheduled to SATURDAY 23RD JULY 2022. All tickets will be valid for the new date. If you are unable to attend the new date a full refund will be available from your place of purchase. ---- Less of podcast and more of a global phenomenon, The Guilty Feminist, hosted by Deborah Frances-White and featuring world-class guests, is part comedy, part deep-dive discussion, and part activism. Examining our noble goals as 21st-century feminists and our hypocrisies and insecurities that undermine those goals, The Guilty Feminist has had a spectacular 90 million downloads in five years. Deborah has brought the show to Australia and New Zealand on several successful tours and is bursting with near hysteria to come back and be with her Antipodean guilty feminist crew after a year-and-a-half of London lockdown. This is the show that proves you don’t have to be perfect to be a force for meaningful change. Come join The Guilty Feminist live and be part of this joyful movement. "I’m a feminist but I’m planning my sequinned outfit for the opening night of my Australia/NZ tour before I’ve planned the content. I can’t wait to be back down under where audiences know how to bring a rock concert to a feminist podcast recording." Deborah Frances-White “Hilarious, irreverent, eternally surprising, classy as hell genius. They always have fascinating guests, don’t pull any punches, and are screamingly funny. It’s shows like this that breathe life into conversations about feminism… Everyone is talking about them talking.” Phoebe Waller-Bridge, The Guardian “The Guilty Feminist is essential for the planet” - Emma Thompson “Hilariously relatable” – Channel 7 News Australia “The blockbuster feminist podcast everybody should be listening to” - Sydney Morning Herald “Very funny… pure, guilt-free pleasure” – The Guardian “Genius” - The Sunday Times Hurry, understandably, this will sell out! bohmpresents.com guiltyfeminist.com

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Bruce Mason Centre: Base Auckland Brass

October 17th, 2022

Base Auckland Brass, formally known as The Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Auckland Band, has been performing for more than 70 years, providing ceremonial duties as well as public concerts. The band has performed both in New Zealand and overseas including the South Pacific, Hong Kong, China, and Gallipoli. A long-time favourite at Morning Melodies, the band looks forward to performing two entertaining concerts in 2022. This performance is part of the Auckland Live Morning Melodies 2022 season. Bookings are now open for season pass renewals. Click here to fill out your contact details and Ticketmaster will be in touch to process your booking. New season passes will be available from the Bruce Mason Centre Box Office every Tuesday 10am – 4pm from 11 January 2022. General on-sale from 1 February 2022.

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