Shows & Events


Wellington Footlights



The Wellington Footlights Society is excited to invite you to MONTY PYTHON’S ‘SPAMALOT’ - Directed by Ruby Kemp, Music Directed by Michael Stebbings, and Choreographed by India Loveday.


Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot' is the musical adaptation of the classic film 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' with a twist, including other classic bits from the famous comedy troupe’s sketches and films. Fans will revel in laughter and nostalgia as they watch this epic tale unfold!


Make sure you come see at least one of our eight performances from Thursday 25th - Saturday 27th May & Tuesday 30th May - Saturday 3rd June!



The Road That Wasn't There

Trick of the Light & Zanetti Productions



This is a story about a girl who followed a map off the edge of the world…


In New Zealand, there are some 56,000 kilometres of paper roads – streets and towns that exist only on surveyors’ maps. Or do they? A young woman strays from the beaten track and finds herself in a paper world. It seems to be a land of possibility, but she soon discovers that things that happen in the fictional world can have frighteningly real consequences.


From award-winning company Trick of the Light Theatre (The Bookbinder) comes an original fairytale drawn from the twitchy edges of children’s literature – a dark world reminiscent of Coraline, Pan’s Labyrinth, and the works of Margaret Mahy. Combining puppetry, shadow play, and live music, The Road That Wasn’t There is a curious tale for intrepid children and adventurous adults…

“Thoroughly enchanting and totally engrossing, The Road That Wasn’t There is a must see show for all ages.” - The Dominion Post

Written by Ralph McCubbin Howell

Directed by Hannah Smith

Performed by Elle Wootton, Paul Waggott and Ralph McCubbin Howell

FUNDRAISER PERFORMANCE: Sunday 23rd July (duration 1 hour)


Trick of the Light Theatre is taking The Road That Wasn't There to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year - all proceeds from this performance will help the team survive the Fringe by providing a much needed roof over their heads. Thanks for your support!


WINNER – Outstanding New NZ Play, Most Promising New Director, and Production of the Year – Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards 2013

WINNER – Auckland Arts Festival Award – Auckland Fringe 2013

WINNER - Best Children's Event - Adelaide Fringe 2016

WINNER - Children's Event Award - Fringe World, Perth 2016


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