Fortune Theatre produces eight live mainstage productions each year, including comedies, dramas and a kid’s show. We take one show on tour around venues in Otago and Southland, and host many touring shows in our studio space. Throughout the year we host more than 20,000 patrons who enjoy a live theatre experience. We hope you like our new website (design and development by Cre8ive Marketing) – let us know what you think!

You choose the shows, the night you want to come and where you want to sit, and save money! Buy now

Support us by being a 2016 Fortune Theatre Member and receive discounts on tickets and more. Find out more

Jonathon Hendry Artistic Director

We’re delighted that Jonathon Hendry has joined us as our new Artistic Director. Read more about Jonathon

2016 Season

The plays on offer in 2016 include two New Zealand premieres, comedy and drama from New Zealand and international playwrights, theatre of the absurd from Beckett (in conjunction with Arts Festival Dunedin), a hilarious kid’s show as part of the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival, and a surprise end-of-year show that will be announced in May 2016.

View the 2016 Season | Download the 2016 Season Brochure | Buy a season ticket


Fortune Theatre is a registered charity operating thanks to the generous support of national and local funding agencies, community trusts and by our patrons, corporate supporters and private donors.


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