What's On

27 Apr
28 Apr
A Modern Alice
27 April to 28 April

Follows a modern, teenage Alice’s adventure through Wonderland. You will meet the delightful Blue Caterpillar, the crazy Mad Hatter and the Queen of Hearts who will shout “Off with your heads” if she finds out it was you who stole the tarts.  Read more

30 Apr
01 May
30 April to 01 May

Cats, will embark on its most extensive tour of NZ in 2019. Based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, it tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice".  Read more

The Rhythms of Ireland
02 May

In 2019, The Rhythms of Ireland returns to NZ for the first time since their sell-out 2010 tour.   Read more

The Road That Wasn't There
04 May

From award-winning company Trick of the Light Theatre comes an original fairy-tale drawn from the twitchy edges of children’s literature – a dark world reminiscent of the works of Neil Gaiman and the late (great) Margaret Mahy.  Read more

09 May
11 May
Fiddler on the roof
09 May to 11 May

Fiddler on the Roof – a heart-warming and thought provoking musical which follows the life of Tevye and his family as they struggle with upholding tradition in the everchanging landscape of Imperial Russia.  Read more

BLACK GRACE – 20for20
14 May

Black Grace returns to Baycourt to presents 20for20 featuring a mix of iconic favourites and brand new works from one of the leading Aotearoa dance companies.  Read more

Ed Byrne in Spoiler Alert
18 May

No international comedian has headlined more NZ Comedy Festivals than Irishman, Ed Byrne, and he is back at Baycourt for one night only with his brand new show – ‘Spoiler Alert’.  Read more

19 May

Bay of Plenty Symphonia presents Masterworks, a concert of well known works from classical masters Verdi, Rachmaninov, Brahms’ and Beethoven. Concert features up-and-coming local soloist Noelle Dannenbring.  Read more

The Parent Show
21 May

Join us for a night of insight, intrigue and entertainment, with Nigel Latta and leading NZ experts in psychology, family counselling and cyber-safety. An incredibly fascinating event about children, teens and the life of parenting!  Read more

Love Eternal
22 May

Maestro Thomas Søndergård returns to take the NZSO on tour. From Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, to his Manfred Overture, Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture to Mozart’s Linz Symphony, this concert will take audiences on an illuminating journey.  Read more

World Famous Hypnotist Andrew Newton
23 May

The world’s most experienced and celebrated hypnotist Andrew Newton returns to Baycourt for an evening of mischief, absurdity and hilarity!  Read more

24 May
25 May
Promise and Promiscuity
24 May to 25 May

Flushed by six years of success, from Edinburgh to Toronto to a sell-out Nelson Arts Festival, returns Penny Ashton’s collaboration with Jane Austen (deceased).  Read more

Captain Pinky's Pirate Toddler Boogie
25 May

Arrrrr, calling all ye wee salty scallywags! Come an’ shake ye booty with Captain Pinky and her dancing friends Jolly, Roger and Stinky the Parrot.  Read more

My name is Moana
29 May

Join singer and songwriter Moana Maniopoto for a night of music that celebrates out relationship with the ocean. Moana invites audiences on a journey of music, myth and personal anecdotes, discovering and sharing the role the ocean plays in our lives.  Read more

05 Jun
08 Jun
High School Musical
05 June to 08 June

Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez are from two different worlds: Troy the Basketball God and Gabriella the Smart, Stunning Geek. Can their worlds co-exist happily?  Read more

15 Jun
16 Jun
Black Swan, White Swan
15 June to 16 June

Witness a magnificent re-telling of ballet’s most enduring classic, Swan Lake, with the RNZB’s new production Black Swan, White Swan.   Read more

20 Jun
21 Jun
The Pink Floyd Experience
20 June to 21 June

After 2017’s hugely successful Animals tour, which featured three entire albums, The Pink Floyd Experience returns to New Zealand and Australia in 2019 with an exciting new show. Presented by: In The Flesh Productions  Read more

22 June

Join Inzpire Dance Co. as the company celebrates its 10th anniversary. Featuring dancers of all ages showcasing various styles, Ten promise to inspire and is sure to be to be entertaining, moving and thought provoking for all ages.  Read more

24 Jun
25 Jun
Matariki Glow Show
24 June to 25 June

The Matariki Glow Show is a large-scale puppet show perfect for tamariki aged 5-9! The Matariki stars are preparing for the Maori New Year, but there’s a problem in the night sky! Buzzing with great music and fun characters, it’s a show not to be missed.  Read more

The legacy tour - Kelvin and TJ
02 July

What happens when you mix two international superstar mediums together on one stage!  Read more

03 Jul
04 Jul
Room on the Broom
03 July to 04 July

When a hungry dragon appears, who will save the poor witch? And will there ever be room on the broom for everyone?  Read more

NZ String Quartet - National Tour 2019
03 July

Join the NZ String Quartet for a concert of ravishing works from the 18th to 21st centuries. Experience works by the inimitable Mozart, Czech musical icons Dvorák and Janácek, and a new work from Christchurch-based composer Gao Ping.  Read more

18 July

Mātauranga, by Wellington-based Michael Norris, was commissioned as part of the NZSO Cook’s Landfall Series to mark 250 years since the first encounters between Maori and Europeans.   Read more

Cliff Richard and The Shadows Tribute Show
03 August

The 60th Anniversary Tribute Concert is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Cliff Richard and The Shadows.  Read more

Chris Greenslade
04 August

Tauranga Musica presents award-winning NZ pianist and NGC NZ Scholarship winner Chris Greenslade. Enjoy an afternoon of music featuring a programme that includes works by Schubert, Schuman, Debussy, Rachmaninoff and Beethoven.  Read more

14 Sep
28 Sep
14 September to 28 September

Tauranga Musical Theatre presents Wicked, the Broadway sensation set in the Land of Oz.  Read more

Postmodern Jukebox
11 October

Following their sold-out Tauranga debut in 2018, Postmodern Jukebox will return to Baycourt in October 2019.   Read more

Te Māpouriki
22 October

Guided by German-Japanese conductor Jun Märkl, this concert features NZ composer Kenneth Young’s work Te Mapouriki plus music by Mozart, Strauss, Mendelssohn, and Schumann.  Read more

05 Nov
07 Nov
Swan Lake
05 November to 07 November

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to Baycourt Swan Lake. Presented in two acts, this masterpiece ballet follows the original storyline, with subtle revisions and variations introduced by Artistic Director Gediminas Taranda.   Read more