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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.

Wed 26 June, 7.00 PM
MiCasa presents Dance Showcase

A fundraising event to support MiCasa students to travel to Argentina to practice their Spanish.

Entry: Tickets $15 on the door or in advance from MiCasa Facebook page or by EMAIL

Fri 28 JUN, 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 29 Jun, 2.00 pm and 7.30 pm
Taki Rua and TOA presents Cellfish

Eight counts of unlawful entry using imagination, five counts of reckless use of Māori mythology, four counts possession and cultivation of Shakespeare, and one count dangerous operation of a voice class...
Taki Rua and T.O.A present Cellfish, where hardened inmates come face to face with a whole new nightmare: Shakespeare classes with Miss Lucy!
Some are looking to improve their parole chances, others want to kill some time and one just wants to kill. Funny and insightful, this gripping new work takes us behind the walls of a New Zealand Correctional Facility and into the minds of its residents.
Starring highly-acclaimed actors Jason Te Kare and Carrie Green, Cellfish gives agency to the voiceless.
After standout seasons at Auckland Arts Festival and Silo Theatre, Cellfish is touring Aotearoa for the first time in 2019.
Originally co-produced by the Auckland Arts Festival 2017.

Special secondary school (for year 11 students and above) and tertiary student discounts are available for college / tertiary groups coming to see Cellfish. For only $12 per student, a group of 5 or more can book and attend as a class group. (5 ticket minimum purchase required with student I.D).
CONTENT WARNING: This production contains the depiction of domestic violence and abuse, coarse language, gunshot sounds and uses haze.

ENTRY: Tickets $45-$12 from HERE or Globe Box Office.

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

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

Fri 5 JULY and Sat 6 JULY, 6.30 PM
Ephemeral Theatre presents period. a comedy about menstruation

period. IS BACK! And, better than ever! Fresh from its season at the New Zealand Fringe 2019, period. is coming to The Globe Theatre to perform with a new look. period. ‘2.0’ was directed by Iris Henderson and has retained all the bits you loved with the addition of a new re-energised storyline to engage the entire family. If you missed period. at the 2018 Palmy Fringe Festival, you won’t want to miss it again!

You can expect giant vagina pillows, a myriad of menstrual cups, and tiny tampon puppets! period. takes no religious stance, is culturally sensitive, suitable for people aged 9 years and up, and does not contain course language.

ENTRY: Full details and tickets (12-$17) available HERE or Globe Box Office.

Fri 5 JULY, 8.00 PM
The Comedy Hub presents The Birdman and Friends

Australia's Trent Baumann, a.k.a. The Birdmann, is an internationally recognised comedy artist who has appeared with accolades in over twenty countries including USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. with his rare brand of absurdist humour he was nominated for Malcolm Hardee Awards' "Most Original Comedy" at the Edinburgh Fringe and Just For Laughs' Best Comedy Award at the Montreal Fringe. His short film "Coffeehead" has been seen on ABC2 TV (AUS) and he has appeared on The Project (AUS) and the Food Truck (NZ) and released the downloadable film of his classic hits "The Birdmann 'LIVE'." Living in New Zealand since 2018 he is the second best thing since sliced bread.
“Idiosyncratic Genius” –The Scotsman
“Unconventionally Engaging Winner” -Stuff NZ
The evening will be hosted by Comedy Hub local, Justin Ngai.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $15/$20 available HERE and Globe Box Office.

Thurs 11 July/Fri 12 July, 7.30 pm
Wanderlust Opera presents as a double bill, "The Don" and "These are a few of my favourite sings" 

Following their recent sell-out shows with The Marriage of Figaro and Don Pasquale, the Wanderlust Opera team have put together a double bill spectacular. The Don, performed by Stuart Coats, and "These are a few of my favourite sings", performed by Georgia Emms-Jamieson, is sure to have you laughing, crying and all things in-between.

ENTRY: Double bill ticket  $35/$30/$20 available from HERE and Globe Box Office.

Thurs 11 -  Fri 19 JULY, show times and days vary
Manawatu Youth Theatre presents Alice in Wonderland Jr

Thursday 11 July, 1.00 pm
Friday 12 July, 1.00 and 6.30 pm
Saturday 13 July, 1.00 and 6.30 pm

Wednesday 17 July, 1.00 pm
Thursday 18 July, 1.00 and 6.30 pm
Friday 19 July, 1.00 and 6.30 pm

ENTRY: Tickets $12 available HERE and Globe Box Office. 

 

Sun 14 July, 2.00 - 4.00 PM
Sue Pugmire and friends presents David Shanhun

Sue with originals singer/songwriter & guitarist “David Shanhun”  an ex Palmy friend and fellow muso, now living in Auckland & touring the World. It will be a fun reunion, and a chance for us to have a play and sing together- as well as air some of Dave’s catchy ‘originals’ and his awesome guitar style, sometimes reminiscent of the great Tommy Emmanuel.

Entry: Minimum suggested donation of $5

Fri 26 JULY, 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, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Sasha Routh (Cello) & Cristian Huenuqueo (Guitar)

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

Thurs 8 AUG 7.30 PM
The Victory Dolls

A jazz vocal trio showcasing the talents of Lauren Armstrong, Moira Jean & Katelin Little with a focus on close harmony and vocalese as they perform outstanding pieces from Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, and the Manhattan Transfer, to the Boswell Sisters and the Andrews Sisters.

ENTRY: More details and tickets ($25) available HERE or Globe Box Office.

Fri 16 AUG, 8.00 PM
The Comedy Hub presents S
ing it Wrong

Capital Comedy's newest show 'Sing It Wrong' takes songs you know and love and rewrites the lyrics, making them funnier than they ever were before.
This is a show designed to mix the best bits of live music and comedy, hosted by two lovely local ladies Julz Burgisser and Katie Boyle. 
Nominated for Best Regular Show at the Wellington Yearly Comedy Awards night ‘The Wellies’ in Nov 2017, you can be sure you’re in for a quality night.
Laugh along, as we take a song and Sing It Wrong. 

Sing it Right!
Join Julz, Katie, and The Comedy Hub ensemble at Encore Bar and Cafe after the show where you get to jump up and sing along to your favourtie karaoke classics.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $15/$20 available HERE and Globe Box Office.

Sun 18 Aug, 2.00 - 4.00 PM
Sue Pugmire and friends presents Down Under Dogs

Sue with ex “Strings ‘n Things” group mate Peter Dyer & his current band the “Down Under Dogs” from Wellington. A three-part vocal/instrumental blend featuring Americana—bluegrass, old-time, country, swing and originals. Jack MacKenzie, Peter & Cathy Dyer  share the joys of flat-out first-class flat-picking, stellar song-writing, heavenly harmonies, yodeling and cowboy poetry.

Entry: Minimum suggested donation of $5

Fri 23 AUG, 8.00 PM
Comedy for a Cause: Big Brothers Big Sisters Manawatu

BBBS Manawatu and The Comedy Hub present a fundraising comedy show featuring some of the best of the Manawatu's comedic talent!
Hosted by 2 time Palmy Male Comedian of the Year nominee (and former Big Brother of 3 years), Nathan Cross.
Lineup to be announced.

ENTRY: More details and early bird tickets ($15) available until 1 August HERE and Globe Box office. 

Sun 25 AUG, 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, 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 7 SEPT, 8.00 PM
Comedy Hub Community: Crack Up with the Cuzzies

This month our local Māori comedians have taken over to bring you Comedy with the Cuzzies, an all Māori comedy lineup!
Your host and headliner are to be announced but the show will be featuring:
Cuzzie Jade Moses
Cuzzie Kristina Pui
Cuzzie Reef
Cuzzie Richie Bishara 
Cuzzie Zac McCall

ENTRY: More details and tickets $15/$20 available HERE and Globe Box Office.

Sun 8 Sept, 2.00 - 4.00 PM
Sue Pugmire and friends presents the family band, including the River Sisters

Sue & her family band: Sue, Cousin Cam & “The River Sisters” -are getting together to perform harmony songs with Pop, Folk & Gospel roots. Growing up with music, singing harmonies in the car- this concert includes Sue’s daughters, their cousin, Campbell Burns (Napier) & possibly some of the next generation. Cam, a talented guitarist & solo performer, will also share some of the music he loves.

Entry: Minimum suggested donation of $5

Wed 11 SEPT, 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 HERE and Globe Box Office.

Sun 22 SEPT, 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, 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 27 & SAT 28 SEPT, 8.00 PM
Lola and Friends presents 2019 Cabaret Season

Join Mr Lola Illusion and his friends in a cabaret of the sublime to the ridiculous. Stay posted each Lola and Friends has a unique theme and a host of talent...book now if you dare!  $30 early bird tickets!

It’s  a lucky dip of lusciousness...it's Lola and Friends!

ENTRY: Early bird tickets $30 available HERE or at Globe Box Office

Sun 6 OCT, 1.30 PM
The Savage Club presents the 2019 Variety Concert

Featuring the MSC Swing Band, the Campbell Street Boys + more to be confirmed

ENTRY: Tickets $15 from Beggs Music in advance and on the door (if available).

Sat 12 OCT, 8.00 PM
The Comedy Hub presents Parbaked LOLs

Palmerston North's hottest rookie comedy show is back featuring a freshly baked batch of new performers, with a few of your old favourite treats on top! 
Lineup to be confirmed
Get your LOL's on and sample some of the region's best up and coming comedic talent.

*Become a member of The Comedy Hub for just $25. Email comedyinpalmy@gmail.com.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $10/$15 available HERE and Globe Box Office.

Sun 13 Oct, 2.00 - 4.00 PM
Sue Pugmire and friends presents Circa

They’ve been scattered around the country, but Sue is pulling the ‘team’ back together. From the mid-1980s & early 90’s, Women’s originals & harmonies band: “Circa” -with Frances Anderson, Pamela Waring, & Helen Cox joining Sue, and with a possible  guest appearance from Jon Carson (piano) this means some great music...& cake for this special ‘reunion’ & to celebrate Fra’s ‘significant’ Birthday that day!

Entry: Minimum suggested donation of $5

Sun 13 OCT, 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 soon.

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

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

Thurs 31 OCT & Fri 1 NOV, 8.00 PM
Lola and Friends presents 2019 Cabaret Season

Join Mr Lola Illusion and his friends in a cabaret of the sublime to the ridiculous. Stay posted each Lola and Friends has a unique theme and a host of talent...book now if you dare!  $30 early bird tickets!

It’s  a lucky dip of lusciousness...it's Lola and Friends!

ENTRY: Early bird tickets $30 available HERE or at Globe Box Office

Fri 1 NOV, 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 10 Nov, 2.00 - 4.00 PM
Sue Pugmire and friends presents Electric Fence

If you missed us the first time around-here’s your chance: from the early 1980’s -PN Folk Rock Group “Electric Fence” featuring Sue, Jude Douglas, & Simon Burgess, is back! They will be performing  old favourites & new, with 3-part harmonies, guitar, bass, mandolin & fiddle. McGarrigles, Women’s Heart, Richard Thompson, Moving Hearts, Christy Moore & much more.

Entry: Minimum suggested donation of $5

Weds 12 NOV, 7.30 PM
Aroha Quartet with Diedre Irons play Haydn, Bisley & Brahms 

Our programme begins with Haydn's String Quartet in C Op 33 No 3. Nicknamed 'The Bird', this is a graceful and light-hearted work. It contrasts well with 'Unbound', an expressive, heartfelt work for string quartet written in 2011 by New Zealand composer Brigid Bisley. For the finale, we are delighted to be joined by Diedre Irons, one of New Zealand's finest pianists, for the sublime Piano Quintet in F minor by Brahms. Combining lyrical beauty and rhythmic muscularity, this is one of the best-loved chamber music works of all time.

ENTRY: Tickets available here and from Globe Box Office soon!

Sun 25 NOV, 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, 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 10 Nov, 2.00 - 4.00 PM
Sue Pugmire and friends presents The Sue Pugmire Jazz Combo

To end this series, Sue is getting together with friends from  “The Sue Pugmire Jazz Combo” -& will be performing Jazz &  some Christmas Songs, to celebrate the season. Featuring Stephanie McKenzie (Saxes & flute); Chris Dann (pianos) & Jason Wilcox (guitar, bass) -a mix of Standards from their Latin, Swing, Ballads, Bebop & Blues repertoire with some “improv” to add to the fun. 

Entry: Minimum suggested donation of $5

Sat 14 DEC, .00 PM
Comedy for a (Christmas) Cause: Starship Children's Hospital

The Comedy Hub presents a very special Christmas fundraising comedy show featuring some of the best of the Manawatu's comedic talent! This year all of the proceeds will go to Starship Children's Hospital because all kids deserve to have the best Christmas possible to them.
Lineup to be announced.

Entry: Tickets $15/$20 available from HERE and Globe Box Office

Fri 20 DEC, 8.00 PM
Lola and Friends presents 2019 Cabaret Season

Join Mr Lola Illusion and his friends in a cabaret of the sublime to the ridiculous. Stay posted each Lola and Friends has a unique theme and a host of talent...book now if you dare!  $30 early bird tickets!

It’s  a lucky dip of lusciousness...it's Lola and Friends!

ENTRY: Early bird tickets $30 available HERE or at Globe Box Office