What's On

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

26 Jul
02 Aug
Chess the Musical
26 July to 02 August

With live orchestra, choir and talented on stage cast this production from Stage Right will have wide audience appeal. Lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson (formerly of ABBA).  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

06 Aug
07 Aug
06 August to 07 August

Maea is an extraordinary dancer but something holds her back. Two big somethings that soon become problems that stop Maea from following her dreams. Can she overcome them to realise her dream and star in the big show?  Read more

Pin'd Creative Showcase 2019
10 August

The Pin'd Creative Showcase is about pride in achievement – a true badge of honour for students. The Pin’d designer showcase is a fashion design competition open to garments and textile art designed by intermediate and secondary school textile students.  Read more

Urzila Carlson - Token African
16 August

Featuring new material and poking fun at her birth country, Urzila Carlson laughs that Africans have become the new must have accessory! Her natural, cheeky, straight up style will have you eating out of her hand and you’ll want to be her friend.  Read more

Don Pasquale
17 August

Wanderlust Opera bring their critically acclaimed touring production Don Pasquale to Tauranga. In this sparkling Donizetti comedy a miserly bachelor gets more than he bargained for when he entered into an arranged marriage. Performed in English.  Read more

21 August

Friends of Baycourt's annual THE NIGHT IS YOUNG performing arts showcase, starring students from Western Bay of Plenty secondary schools, returns to the big Baycourt Addison Theatre this August.   Read more

23 Aug
25 Aug
Mrs Krishnan's Party
23 August to 25 August

Indian Ink Theatre Co bridges cultures and expands boundaries with this utterly disarming new comedy that seats the audience at the dining table and the kitchen bench in the back room of Krishnan’s Dairy.  Read more

On the Couch 2019
23 August

Be entertained and enlightened with great conversation and inspirational insights from our fabulous special guests. Presented by Baycourt and Bay of Plenty Garden and Art Festival.  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

25 Oct
26 Oct
25 October to 26 October

Staged between heaven and hell, LIMBO is dirty and dangerous stuff, whisking audiences into a sinister netherworld of jaw-dropping contortion, gut-churning aerial acrobatics, mind-boggling illusions and fiery flames hot from Dante’s inferno...  Read more

28 October

Accompanied by Tami’s brother and long-term co-writer/collaborator Jay Neilson, the Big Boss Mama will bring her extensive songbook to Tauranga Moana. In an up-close and personal show, fans can experience the songs acoustically, as they were written.  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

The Bee Gees Night Fever
14 November

Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997 One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience. Over two hours of live entertainment, state-of-the-art lighting, digital display screens, impeccable sound and a handpicked international cast!  Read more

27 Nov
07 Dec
27 November to 07 December

Stage Right Trust presents a classic kiwi comedy about a group of local blokes down on their luck who decide a male strip show is the perfect way to make some quick cash! Book now for an awesome night out for all! Recommended age: 16+  Read more