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The Basement Annual Christmas Show - Hauraki Horror

4 - 20 December

Grab a cocktail, slop on ya SPF50, slap on ya boat shoes and take a Christmas Cruise with the A-list of Auckland society…

It’s the party of the year! But when the yacht’s billionaire skipper is harpooned by an anonymous assailant, things quickly turn from a who’s who to a whodunit. With a boat full of fame-hungry guests, and red herrings around every corner, it’s all starting to smell rather fishy - and we're not talking about the seafood buffet. How far will Sally go for a return season of The Ridges? Is there more to Kiri Te Kanawa’s feud with Hayley Westenra? Are cracks beginning to show in Jason Gunn and Thingee’s “relationship”?

Help our hapless heroes, Chris and Tom as they try to unravel the biggest New Zealand scandal since the death of Dr Sarah Potts.

Starring Chris Parker and Tom Sainsbury and a huge revolving cast of stars from the stage and screen (and our hearts).

Written by: Chris Parker and Thomas Sainsbury.

Directed by Rachel House.

Our HUGE guest celebrity cast includes:

Amanda Billing - Michael Hurst - Siobhan Marshall - Jennifer Ward-Lealand - Jesse Griffin - Oliver Driver - Nic Sampson - Antonia Prebble - Guy Montgomery - Rose Matafeo - Kimberley Crossman - Kate Elliott - Eli Matthewson - Barnie Duncan - Michelle Blundell - Leon Wadham - Chelsea McEwan Miller - Jordan Mooney - Zinnie Selwyn - Ravi Gurunathan - Mike Edward - Ryan Richards - Joseph Moore - Cameron Rhodes - Saraid Cameron - Bryony Skillington - Bree Peters - Sam Snedden - Jess Holly Bates - Shavaughn Ruakere - Hamish Parkinson - Calum Gittins - Renee Lyons - Eddy Dever - Barnaby Frederic - Rhys Mathewson - Donna Brookbanks - Hans Fa'avae - Olivia Tennet - Amanda Tito - Kate Simmonds - Nicola Kawana - Fasitua Amosa - Miriama McDowell - Laura Daniel - Harry McNaughton - Lana Garland - Jonny Brugh - Luanne Gordon. And more!

Make this the first stop on your Advent calendar, and book early as the season sells out every year!


Special corporate booking rates and private shows are available please contact