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WHAT’S ON IN HAWKE’S BAY

The Napier Municipal Theatre is the leading entertainment venue to enjoy what’s on in Hawke’s Bay for performances, shows, concerts and events. Throughout the year, the theatre presents a wide variety of performances for your entertainment. We bring you events from every aspect of the performance spectrum – shows, concerts, dance, opera, ballet, comedy, drama and other special events.

Take a look at what’s on at the Napier Municipal Theatre and start planning your upcoming Hawke’s Bay entertainment.

 

Event Postponed: Kevin Bloody Wilson

Pacific Entertainment is disappointed to advise that due to the current Australian Covid outbreak, the suspension of quarantine free travel with all Australian states and significant pressures on MIQ availability, it is necessary to postpone the Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C show on Saturday 25 September.

The tour will be rescheduled and an announcement about new dates will follow as soon as possible.

All tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled dates, however if no longer convenient, refunds will be available once the new dates are announced.

For more info please get in touch with our Napier Municipal Theatre ticketing team for any further questions or queries.

The Firebird

The Firebird


Following the triumph of his Hansel & Gretel in 2019, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to commission a new work by Choreographer in Residence Loughlan Prior for 2021.

The Firebird, first staged in Paris in 1910, changed the direction of ballet. The spine-tingling grandeur of Stravinsky’s iconic score, combining sinuous melodies spiked with orientalism and shimmering orchestration, created an exotic fairy tale universe full of wild enchantment that was worlds away from the classics of Russian ballet.

Generations of choreographers, from Michel Fokine, George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins to Alexei Ratmansky, have been inspired by the elemental power of Stravinsky’s music, and by the Firebird herself - a timeless, untameable force, and a bringer of change, hope and rebirth.

Loughlan Prior and Tracy Grant Lord have reimagined The Firebird for a different time: one in which the natural world is threatened and humanity is staring into the abyss of extinction. Captured, the Firebird offers the possibility of redemption, if only humankind are brave enough to follow her path. Like the phoenix, humanity can rise from the ashes and forge a new world.

The Firebird is paired with Paquita, a dazzling romp through highlights of the 19th century Russian classic beloved by ballet stars including Anna Pavlova, Rudolf Nureyev and Natalia Makarova. The dancers’ classical technique will take centre stage, with sparkling tutus, fleet footwork, soaring leaps, turns like spinning tops and a finale to leave the audience as breathless – and exhilarated – as the dancers themselves.

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When

Friday 6 August, 7:30pm

Saturday 7 August, 7:30pm

Cost

Restrictions: R6

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Phone: 0800 842 538

Where

Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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