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Welcome to New Players!

New Players is a friendly, innovative theatre company that has been active in Wellington’s northern suburbs for over 40 years. We produce a range of plays including comedies, farces, murder mysteries, short plays, and pantomimes. New Players members range from highly experienced amateur dramatists to those who are just starting out.

New Players’ next production is: will be “The Vicar of Dibley” directed by Damien Reid with Production dates at the end of July and in to August 2018.

New Players hosted Theatre New Zealand’s Antoinette’s Awards night at Johnsonville Uniting Church Hall on 19 November. This was very well attended. Our entry “Supermarket Sisterhood” received a “Special Moment” award for the characters of Susan and Sharon. We were also co-winners with Wellington Repertory Theatre of the best poster award. We presented the Sven scene at the awards which was well received. Many thanks to the committee and members who worked so hard to make the evening a success.

For our latest news check out our latest newsletter.

We welcome new members in all areas, whether your interest is in acting, stage management, lighting and sound, props or any other aspect of theatre production. Whatever your age or level of experience, you are assured of a warm welcome. So If you would like to join us, to start off our next 40 years, please contact us. We look forward to meeting you.
Our rehearsal & performance space is at the Newlands Community Centre, 9 Batchelor Street, Newlands, Wellington which is a convenient, comfortable venue and close to public transport.

Come and be part of New Players!