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The event listing is followed by all booking details below. Please note that unless stated otherwise, concessions apply to Gold Card, students, junior (17 years and under) and CSC holders.

Buy a Festival Pass to 3 or more selected events between 18 January and 9 March 2019 at $18 each (a saving of up to 40% on individual admission prices)

FRI 18 JAN         The Frank Burkitt Band—Lost but Alive NZ Tour 
SAT 19 JAN        The NZ Youth Jazz Orchestra
                        featuring Special Guest Adam Schroeder from USA
SAT 26 JAN        Miho’s Jazz Orchestra—Accidental Journey
FRI 8 FEB            Paper Cranes/Fables—Midsummer NZ Tour
SAT 9 FEB           Virelai—Danish Medieval/Viking/folk
FRI  22 FEB         Sofia Talvik—Americana Folk with Swedish Roots
SUN 3 MAR       Smith & McClennan—Scottish/NZ Folk and Americana
TUES 5 MAR      Spina & Benignetti—Recital for Piano Duet
SAT 9  MAR       The Isaiah B Brunt Trio—Deep South Rhythm & Blues

Saturdays from 20 OCT, 9.00 AM-10.00 AM
JorJaz Crew

Globe Theatre is home to JorJaz Crew, a performance group for young adults with intellectual disabilities. Formed by Georgia Bergerson in 2008, Jorjaz Crew is currently run by Nathan Mudge and Michiel van Echten of Performance Laboratory.

A class full of awesome young adults with the passion and love for performing arts. Classes are held every Saturday 9-10am at the Globe Theatre. If you have that special someone in your family who loves to act, dance and sing then bring them down to join us! 

Thurs 13 DEC, 7.30 PM
RAIL LAND - Anthonie Tonnon

Rail Land is a tour of Aotearoa that will take both performer and audience out of the city centres, via some of the world’s most beautiful and miraculous passenger rail lines. Coming to everywhere there is rail for public transport, and beyond, these summer holidays.

ENTRY $23/$15 tickets available from anthonietonnon.com

Sat 15 DEC, 7.30 PM
KATIE BOYLE IN PAT GOLDSACK'S SWINGERS CLUB AND BROTHEL


Winner Best Comedy - 2018 Palmy Fringe Festival
Nominated Best Comedy - 2018 Nelson Fringe and 2018 Wellington Comedy Awards

Back by popular demand comes a one-woman comedy which sets up an old lady in the least likely environment. Pat previews her show HERE
Presented by Sparrow & Boyle Entertainment.  
“utterly phenomenal . . . hilarious” - Theatreview
“impossible not to love” - Echoes From The Wings

ENTRY: More details and $25/$20 available HERE or Globe Box Office

Sat 15 DEC, 7.30 PM
Sounds Together: A musical collaboration of cultural connection

Well-known local musicians, Trio Bella, combine with artists from a variety of musical backgrounds and traditions but who all call Palmerston North home, including Pa Kye Nay, Mohammad Akbary, Graham Parsons and Nahita Pradhan. A fusion of unique sounds and dance to create a live musical experience like no other!

ENTRY: Tickets $10 (accompanied juniors - under 17 years - for just $1) available online HERE or from Globe Box Office.

Fri 18 JAN 2019, 7.30 PM
The Frank Burkitt Band - 
'Lost but Alive' NZ Tour.

Frank is a story teller, songwriter, singer and guitarist. In that order. His rambling anecdotes aim to give the audience more of a connection with his songs. A folk songwriter at his core, American roots music with hints of jazz, blues and swing very much shape his music. You can check out the band here: HERE.
It was an incredible night the last time they were in town so don’t miss out, grab a ticket now!
ENTRY: More details and $25 Tickets available
HERE or from Globe box office. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18.

Sat 19 JAN 2019 8.00 PM
NZ Youth Jazz Orchestra featuring Special Guest Adam Schroeder from USA

Co-directed by Rodger Fox and Dave Lisik, the New Zealand Youth Jazz Orchestra is an auditioned ensemble of 20 of NZs best young jazz musicians. The band assembles in Wellington for 11 days to rehearse and tour the country, always performing with a world-class international guest soloist. The 2019 guest artist is Los Angeles-based saxophonist, Adam Schroeder. Recent guest artists have included Alex Sipiagin, Dick Oatts, Scott Wendholt, John Fedchock, Luis Bonilla and Clay Jenkins.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $25 ($10 students) available HERE or from Globe Box Office Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18

Thurs 24 JAN 2019 7.30 PM
Logan Kitney - Why I'm not a TV Magician

After over 7 years of performing to crowds across the country Comedian Magician Logan Kitney has wowed hundreds of audiences with hilarious magic… BUT still no TV show, Why?? He’s no David Blaine or Dynamo.........he’s better!! Well he’s definitely funnier and cheaper!

ENTRY: More details and tickets $8/$10 in advance from HERE (door sales $15) or from Globe Box Office

Fri 25 JAN 2019 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sat 26 JAN 2019, 7.30 PM
Miho’s Jazz Orchestra: Accidental Journey 

MJO has had a remarkable journey since it’s inception in 2011. 
Formed as a one off recording project to help raise funds for Miho’s New Zealand home town of Christchurch after the earthquakes, the band ended up having so much fun they decided to continue performing and making music.
MJO’s exciting exploration of different genres has lead to sold out shows, headline spots in festivals and much acclaim. Sample HERE.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $20 ($5 for accompanied under 17's) in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office. Door sales $25. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18.

Fri 1 FEB 2019 7.30 PM
Comedy Concepts presents The Bucket Show!

A comedy show pushing local comedians out of their comfort zone, where they will be drawing cards out of the dreaded 'Bucket' and doing what is said on the card for 6 mins.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $10/$8 in advance from HERE or Globe Box office. Door sales $15.

Sat 2 FEB 2019 11.00 AM and 3.00 PM
Funny Business with Fraser Hooper

Award winning clown Fraser Hooper has built a huge international following, delighting audiences of all ages with his unique brand of contemporary clowning! A hit from the Palmy Fringe Festival see the review HERE.

ENTRY: Tickets $10 in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office.

Sun 3 FEB 2019 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM
Adult Clowning Workshop with Fraser Hooper

An amazing opportunity to learn from the award-winning clown, Fraser Hooper. Places are strictly limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

ENTRY: Tickets $60 in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office.

Weds 6 - Thurs 7 FEB 2019, 7.30 PM
Wanderlust Opera presents Don Pasquale

From the creative team who brought you 2018's wildly funny Marriage of Figaro comes Don Pasquale, a comic opera about a miserly bachelor who gets more than he bargained for when he enters into an arranged marriage.

ENTRY: Tickets $20 - $41 from HERE or Globe Box Office.

Fri 8 FEB 2019, 7.30 PM 
Paper Cranes, Voices, with support, Fables

With songs that ponder the meaning of life, love, and our fleeting existence in this beautiful world, Paper Cranes music is warm, yet melancholy.
Paper Cranes’ second album Voices is due for release on January 18th 2019, and while it draws on their past sound, this new artistic whole is lighter and more hopeful than their last offering The Road Home
Voices delves into themes of togetherness and relationships, the echoes that pull us together and send us apart. In its darkness and lightness, the album is about doubt and freedom, the changing seasons, the decisions that lead us, the lies we’re told and the search for truth. See HERE

ENTRY: More details and tickets $20 in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office. Door sales $25. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18

Sat 9 FEB 2019, 7.30 PM
Virelai: Danish medieval/Viking/folk band

Virelai is based in Denmark and plays music from the middle ages and from the Danish folk tradition. The repertoire includes dancing melodies from the south of Europe as well as old Nordic ballads and songs. Virelai are passion, they deliver a concert filled with joy. Please check out a song of theirs here. Or a live video of the band here.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $20 in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office. Door sales $25. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE.

Weds 13 FEB 2019, 7.00 PM
Alliance Francaise presents CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE

A free public science talk series at Globe Theatre! First Tuesday of every second month. Licensed bar/café service will be available at the Globe Theatre from 6 pm. 

FREE event, donations welcome.
Talk in ENGLISH! 

Fri 22 FEB 2019, 730 PM
Sofia Talvik: Americana Folk with Swedish Roots

Sofia Talvik is an Swedish Folk/Americana artist that has spent the last seven years tirelessly touring Europe and USA. She's now embarking on a world tour with stops in New Zealand, Europe and the USA promoting her upcoming album. 
She has been compared with giants like Joni Mitchell and Judy Collins, as well as fellow Swedes "First Aid Kit", but has her own raw quality, a down to earth sound that makes her brilliant songwriting skills shimmer even more. She doesn’t have to hide behind the sounds, her songs and performance speaks for themselves. Catch a glimpse HERE.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $30/$25 available HERE or from Globe box office. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE

Fri 22 FEB 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Thurs 28 FEB 2019, 8.00 PM
The U2 Show Achtung Baby present The Joshua Tree Tour 2019

New Zealand! You asked for it so here it is!The U2 Show Achtung Baby are finally bringing their SELL OUT "The Joshua Tree" album show to NZ.
Direct from Melbourne, with guests.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $45 General Admission. Book HERE.

Fri 1 MAR 2019 7.30 PM
The Comedy Hub presents Parbaked LOLs

Freshly baked and ready for a final blast in the comedy oven, Parbaked LOLs features locally sourced comedians presenting new material or making their on-stage debut!

ENTRY:  More details and tickets $10/$15 available in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office. Door sales $15.

Sun 3 MAR 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Piano Quartet with Nathan Pinkney, Sylvia Neild, Joanna Dann & David Neild

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Sun 3 MAR 2019, 7.00 PM
Smith & McClennan "beautiful country-folk"

Multi-award winning Scottish singer Emily Smith and New Zealand born songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jamie McClennan have been making music together for over 15 years. The duo's new sound features originals by McClennan and reworked traditional material from Scotland and New Zealand drawing on influences from folk tradition, Americana and beyond. Visit their website and HERE for pre-views.

ENTRY: More details and tickets available from Globe Box Office and online HERE. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE

Tues 5 MAR 2019, 7.00 PM
Spina & Benignetti: Recital for Piano Duet

Eleonora Spina and Michele Benignetti (website HERE) are two compelling, talented young musicians that come from a strong and varied backgrounds as soloist and chamber musicians. Touring New Zealand and Australia for the first time, the Globe is proud to host this talented international duo.
Tour sponsors: Italian Institute of Culture of Sydney and the Italian Embassy of Wellington
ENTRY: More details and tickets available from Globe Box Office or online HERE. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE

Fri 8 MAR 2019, 7.00 PM
Stretch - Chasing Summer Tour

…his music infuses acoustic ballads, alt-country and rock’n’roll with the roar of an Elvis-like stomper. NZ Musician Magazine
One hard working troubadour, a bit Springsteen, even a bit Waits, with wit, sweat and heartfelt songs Sitting Room Sessions
His previous album 'Bury All Horses' went Top 10 in the album charts, followed by extensive touring, sold out concerts in Auckland this year, and a headline concert at Church Road while building an audience nationwide, eager for the next release.

ENTRY: Details of the Chasing Summer Tour still to be finalised. Tickets available soon online and Globe Box Office - this event will be part of the Summer Sounds Festival once finalised. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE

Sat 9 MAR 2019, 7.30 PM
Isaiah B Brunt Trio New Zealand National Tour

A Rhythm Blues & Roots act based in Sydney Australia, the Trio is three ex-pat Kiwis touring both the South & North Islands during February and March in 2019. 

ENTRY: More details and advance sales $20 from Globe Box Office or online HERE. Door sales $25. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE 

Sun 10 MAR 2019, 6.00 PM
The Big Bike Film Night: All Bikes, All Terrains, All Good

Prepare to be inspired! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you.
Showcasing our 2019 collection that has everything a cycling-centric audience could want- action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is going to be unashamedly, unequivocally, and utterly Bike-alicious! 
So...listen to the voice inside you; it’s telling you to go. Grab your mates, grab your tickets, GO ON… grab your bike and come along for the ride!!

ENTRY: More details and tickets $22.50/$16 available HERE or Globe Box Office

Fri 22 MAR 2019, 7.30 PM
Chamber Music New Zealand presents Red Priest: The Baroque Bohemians

The only Baroque music group to have been compared to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock and Cirque du Soleil, Red Priest brings their own inimitable, high-octane style to the classics of the Baroque. 

ENTRY: Subscribe to the season HERE. Tickets available from Globe Box Office in early 2019.

Fri 29 MAR 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Fri 29 MAR to SAT 6 APR 2019 (days vary) 7.30 PM
Palmy Raw Comedy Quest

Witness the rising stars in stand-up comedy before they hit the big time in the inaugural Palmy Raw Comedy Quest!
With 3 heats, the top 10 make it to the final, with the winner and the runner up advancing to the Wellington finals, where the top two performers are flown to Auckland to compete in the National Raw Comedy Quest Final.

ENTRY: Tickets available soon!

Sun 31 MAR 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Baroque Ensemble

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 5 APR 2019, 7PM
The Linda Ronstadt Songbook - Direct from Melbourne

Linda Ronstadt is a name familiar with many and one that spans many genres.  She is one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time.
In 2019, acclaimed singer/songwriter, Bloom, brings the music of Linda Ronstadt to life with an incredible band featuring some of Australia’s most respected musicians.
Bloom has been described as “one of Australia’s finest vocalist” and Six-Time Golden Guitar Award Winning singer/songwriter Melinda Schneider describing her as “the next generation of amazing vocalists!”
ENTRY: More details and tickets $39.50 Early Bird (until 1 Jan 2019)/$45 General Admission. Book HERE.

Fri 26 APR 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 28 APR 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Roger Wilson (Baritone)
& Guy Donaldson (Piano)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door) 

     

Fri 3 MAY 2019 7.30 PM
The Comedy Hub presents Pro Show

Catch some of the best comedians that New Zealand has to offer, with support from local performers.

ENTRY: Full details and tickets available online and from Globe Box Office soon. 

Sun 19 MAY 2019, 5 PM
Chamber Music New Zealand presents The Brodsky Quartet: Fugues, Rhythm & Texture

Since 1972, the world-renowned Brodsky Quartet have pushed the musical boundaries of the string quartet in presentation and repertoire. Returning to New Zealand after their celebrated 2015 tour, this illustrious quartet offer two contrasting programmes that reflect the group’s unique versatility.

ENTRY: Subscribe to the season HERE. Tickets available from Globe Box Office in early 2019.

Fri 24 MAY 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 26 MAY 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Andrew Atkins (Piano)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 7 JUNE 2019 7.30 PM
The Comedy Hub presents Parbaked LOLs

Freshly baked and ready for a final blast in the comedy oven, Parbaked LOLs features locally sourced comedians presenting new material or making their on-stage debut!

ENTRY:  More details and tickets $10/$15 available online and Globe Box Office soon. Door sales $15.

Fri 28 JUN 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 30 JUN 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Manawatu Piano and Wind Quartet

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 26 JULY 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 28 JULY 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Sasha Routh (Cello) & Cristian Huenuqueo (Guitar)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Sun 25 AUG 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Guy Donaldson and Christine Archer-Lockwood (Piano duet)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 30 AUG 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Wed 11 SEPT 2019, 7.30 PM
Chamber Music New Zealand presents Matthew Barley & Stephen De Pledge: Chiaroscuro

Impressionistic colours of light and shade echo across the centuries reflecting some of the most beautiful chamber music ever written for the cello. 

Offering choice works of cello and piano in a programme of exquisite symmetry, from the languishing Andante in Bach’s Cello Sonata, and the mirrored reflections of Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel, to Takemitsu’s reflection on the Japanese circular idea of time in Orion. 

ENTRY: Subscribe to the season HERE. Tickets available from Globe Box Office in early 2019.

Sun 22 SEPT 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Chris Dann (jazz piano) and friends

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 27 SEPT 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 13 OCT 2019, 5PM
Chamber Music New Zealand presents Voices New Zealand: Taonga Moana

New Zealand’s premier national chamber choir Voices New Zealand perform a stunning musical and visual reminder about the beauty and importance of our oceans, essential to survival on our planet. This inspiring concert celebrates our oceans as taonga with uplifting and moving music from around the globe. 

ENTRY: Subscribe to the season HERE. Tickets available from Globe Box Office in early 2019.

Sun 27 OCT 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Luke Welch (Piano)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 1 NOV 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 25 NOV 2019, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Hannah Fang and friends

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 29 NOV 2019, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome