Index to Productions 1947 to 2007

This list was published in our 60th anniversary booklet. We are currently working to update this list in preparation for our 75th anniversary celebrations.

Androcles and the Lion (George Bernard Shaw) 1966, 1973
The Annunciation (Dance drama) 1979, 1981
Antigone (Sophocles) 1966, 1971, 1991
Arsenic and Old Lace (Joseph Kesselring) 2002
Back to the Land (Do Shaw) 2005
Beginning from Moses (Dramatised biblical excerpts) 1967
The Betrayers (Tim Priestley) 1953
Billy Budd (Benjamin Britten) 1965
The Boy with a Cart (Christopher Fry) 1960
The Business of Good Government (John Arden) 1966, 1975, 1981, 1990
Captain Noah & His Floating Zoo (Michael Flanders & Joseph Horovitz) 1979, 1981
The Castle of Perseverance (Morality play) 1961
The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Bertolt Brecht) 1999
Celebration Christmas 1971 1971
Celebration Dance (Based on J. S. Bach’s music) 1993
Century 21 (Multi-media presentation) 1970, 1971
Check to the Devil (Tim Priestley) 1951
The Chosen People 1977
Christ in the Concrete City (Philip Turner) 1963, 1965
Christ in Wellington (Tim Priestley) 1949
Christmas 1965 1965
Christmas 1967 1967
A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens, adapted by Tim Priestley) 1994, 2002
A Christmas Celebration 1993
Christmas Collage 1984, 1988, 1989
A Christmas Cracker 1996
Christmas in the Market Place (Henri Gheon) 1958, 1992
A Christmas Medley 1997
The Coming of the King (‘The Annunciation’ and ‘The First Crib’) 1979
Construction (Ralph Stone) 2002
The Crucible (Arthur Miller) 1993
The Dance of the Servant Song (Dance sequence) 1989
The Daniel Jazz 1977, 1981
The Dear Departed (Stanley Houghton) 2006
Death Shall Have No Dominion (A Celebration of Easter) 1972
A Different Drummer (Gene McKinney) 1967
Door Ajar (Jenny Barlow) 1968
Downtown Minestrone (Revue) 1975
The Emperor Constantine (Dorothy Sayers) 1961, 1964
Everyman (Morality play) 1959, 1969
Exercise Conflict (Donald FitzJohn) 1988
Falstaff and the Recruits (William Shakespeare) 1972, 1986
The Farnsdale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of A Christmas Carol (D. McGillivray & W. Zerlin) 2005
The Fire Raisers (Max Frisch) 1964, 1965, 1986
The First and the Latest 1980
The First Christmas 1999
The First Crib (Evelyn Hart) 1947, 1979, 1987
The First Night (James Stuckey) 1996
Florence Nightingale (John Bowen) 1996
The Fortieth Man (Freda Collins) 2004
The Fourth Wise Man (Henry Van Dyke) 2004
The Gift (Mime) 1957, 1958
Gifts in a Stable (Daphne Rands) 2001
The Glorious Whitewasher (Mark Twain, adapted by Vince Jennings) 2006
The Government Inspector (Nikolay Gogol) 2004
The Great Piratical Rumbustification (Margaret Mahy) 1991
The Happiest Days of Your Life (John Dighton) 2007
Hate Is My Inheritance (Tim Priestley) 1956, 1958
Headline News 1995
Heaven Can Wait (Harry Segall) 1998
The House By the Stable (Charles Williams) 1959
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Dr. Seuss) 1988, 1996
In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Heinar Kipphardt) 1972, 1986
The Instruments of the Crucifixion 1976, 1978, 1982, 1987, 1991, 1995
J. B. (Archibald MacLeish) 1966
Jesus’ Christmas Party (Nicholas Allan) 2000
Johnson Over Jordan (J. B. Priestley) 1976
Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat 1971, 1972, 1973, 1985
Journey Without Dimension (Tim Priestley) 1952
The Just Vengeance (Dorothy Sayers) 1959
Lady Precious Stream (S. I. Hsiung) 1983, 2000
A Lion in the Meadow (Margaret Mahy) 1991
The Little Clay Cart (King Sudraka) 1974, 1990
The Long Noon (Patricia Chown) 2003
The Lorax (Dr. Seuss, adapted by Bill Thomas) 2006
Man’s Inhumanity to Man (John A. Lee, adapted by Helen Viggers) 2006
Martha & Mary 1949
Mass for the Theatre (Leonard Bernstein) 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1997
Maxie (Mildred Kantrowitz) 1992
The Mechanicals (William Shakespeare - excerpt from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’) 2006
Meditation for Good Friday (Based on Stravinsky’s ‘Symphony of Psalms’) 1988, 1994
Michael 1948
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (William Shakespeare) 1982, 2006
Much Ado About Nothing (William Shakespeare) 1984
Nativity 1950 (Tim Priestley) 1950
Nativity 1954 (Tim Priestley) 1954
Navidad Nuestra (Dance drama) 1970, 1972, 1974, 1982, 1998
The Night Before Christmas 2003
1984 (George Orwell) 2001
No Name in the Street (Edward Murch) 2007
No One Will Ever Know 1995
Noah (Andrew Obey) 1995
Oklahoma (Adapted from Rodgers & Hammerstein) 1961
Our Town (Thornton Wilder) 1989
Papa Panov’s Magic Christmas (Paul Thain) 2006
Pavlova and Presents (John Parker) 2000, 2001
Pilgrim (Adapted from John Bunyan) 1976
Pilgrim People (Wesley Centennial play) 1980
The Pirates of Penzance (Adapted from Gilbert & Sullivan) 1961
The Plant Sitter (Dramatised story for children) 1981
A Pocketful of Plays 2006
The Prayer Dance (Adapted from Leonard Bernstein) 1989
Psalm 150 (Dance sequence) 1976, 1977, 1981, 1989
A Pukeko in a Ponga Tree (Kingi Ihaka) 2000
Reflection for Good Friday 2000
Reflections from the Upper Room to the Crucifixion 1999
Reflections on Easter (Dance drama) 1996
Rejoice with Me (Tim Priestley) 1958
Report from Jerusalem (Tim Priestley) 1961
Revue 21 1970
Reynard the Fox (Dance drama) 1975, 1986
Room with a Closed Door (Tim Priestley) 1957
Rooms to Let (Margaret Mahy) 1992
Saint Joan (George Bernard Shaw) 1987
Say No and Die (Extracts from ‘Androcles and the Lion’, ‘Antigone’ and ‘Thor With Angels’) 1966
The Sign of Jonah (Guenter Rubenborn) 1963, 1977
The Skin of Our Teeth (Thornton Wilder) 1965, 1978
Song of the People (Dance drama) 1983, 1984, 1995
The Square 1964
Study War No More 1972, 1986
Thor With Angels (Christopher Fry) 1966, 1968
Thursday Night and Friday Morning 2003
The Trial (John Ferguson) 2007
The Trojan Women (Euripides) 1972, 1986
Tryst (Colin Crowther) 2004
The Unexpected Guest (Agatha Christie) 2006
The Unknown Soldier & His Wife (Peter Ustinov) 1975
Upside Down Christmas 2000
Us and Them (David Campton) 2005
The Visit (Friedrich Durrenmatt) 1994
Wesley Passion Play 1951, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1985, 1993
Whanautanga (Multi-ethnic presentation) 1982
The White Liars (Peter Shaffer) 1988
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (Brian Clark) 2003
The Winter’s Tale (William Shakespeare) 1985
The Witnesses (Clive Sansom) 1963, 1965, 1966, 1970, 1976, 1982, 1983, 1992, 1995, 1998
Wombat Divine (Mem Fox) 2001
The World and the Child (Morality play) 1950
The World Turned Upside Down (Clive Sansom) 1978, 1991
You Can’t Take It with You (Moss Hart & G. S. Kaufman) 1997
The Zeal of Thy House (Dorothy Sayers) 1951, 1961