WITCH Music Theatre is an alternative production house for music theatre work in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington, creating high quality musical experiences from concerts, cabarets to full-scale musicals. Championing LGBTQIA+ art, progressive programming, and fostering spaces of excellence for local artists to create engaging and entertaining work; WITCH Music Theatre prides itself as being on the cutting edge of musical theatre in
Aotearoa, New Zealand.
“WITCH Music Theatre consistently delivers […] We have such talent and vision at our fingertips in Wellington. A further testament to how top quality musical theatre can be produced on a smaller scale, with no less impact at Te Auaha's Tapere Nui Theatre than the Opera House.” — Georgia Jamieson Emms, Theatreview.
A New Hollywood Cabaret
Reimagining the Golden Age of the Silver Screen
8 — 18 December, Te Auaha
Created & Directed by Ben Emerson
Co-Directed & Choreographed by Greta Casey-Solly
Music Directed by Hayden Taylor
This season has now ended
The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Music Directed by Mark W Dorrell
Directed by Ben Emerson
30 June — 4 July, Te Auaha
A Supernova of Drag, Pop, Dance and Music.
Wellington Airport Ngā Taniwha Stage
Featuring Bailea Twomey, Mia Alonso–Green, Jade Merematira, JTHAN, Kelly Fornia, Natasha McAllister, Braiden Butter & The Everchanging Boy
"Electric, fresh, passionate yet polished, this is musical theatre at its best.
It is amongst the best pieces of musical theatre i've seen in Wellington."
— Annabella Gamboni, Regional News
The work we produce needs a helping hand and we're proud to have been supported by the following organisations, theatres and charitable trusts