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Bats, We Have A Situation!


Kia ora Scoop,

The situation is this: Apollo 13: Mission Control opened this weekend and the word on the street is that the show is out of this world! There are stranded Astronauts out in space that need your help to bring them back home. It was a mission trying to get the audience out of the theatre after the show. They just loved it and wanted more.

Opening night was full of retro seventies gears. I'm talking guys with flares, floral shirts and gals with printed skirts and other early seventies outfits. It was pretty darn sexy.

A bunch of roses turned up on opening night from a sender wishing to be anonymous, apparently in the actual mission control someone sent a bunch of roses to the Houston Base and only revealed their identity at the end of the mission. The guessing game has begun to try and figure out who the mysterious sender could be...

Listen to the awesome interview
[] on radio about the STAB 2008 shows Apollo 13: Mission Control and Heat. Have you booked your tickets yet? You don't want to be left behind. Grab your Explorer Pass and you can see both STAB shows for just $26.




Apollo 13: Mission Control


Season: Saturday 18 October - Saturday 1 November (no show Sun/Mon) Tickets: $20 full / $13 concession / $15 groups (10+) or get an explorer pass to see both STAB shows for just $26! Time: 8pm"... A remarkable project… " "…innovative and boundary-crossing theatre" "…truly an achievement." Theatreview Thomas LaHood [] Can You Bring Them Home? The Interactive theatre experience of 2008.

APOLLO 13: Mission Control is a live film on stage, placing the audience into the heart of the action as HASA's Mission Control team, and pushing the boundaries for theatre in New Zealand. Featuring Jason Whyte, Brad Knewstubb, Kip Chapman, Rachel Forman, Michael Whalley, Ryan O'Kane and Rob Larsen.BOOK NOW []

Win an Explorer Pass to STAB 2008 []


Win tickets to the two hottest shows in town. We are giving one double Explorer Passes to the STAB 2008 shows at BATS Theatre. Apollo 13: Mission Control and Heat.

To be in to win tell us how many Apollo missions were undertaken?

Entries close at 12pm Wednesday 22 October.ENTER NOW []

The Pit Bar

Come down to The Pit Bar and check out the new look and get leied. It's tropical and very sexy. Soak in the ambience with scrabble on Tuesday night or pick your fave summer drink as we begin our countdown to the summer.

Mental Health Break


Keeping with the space theme, here is a little old school gem. Check them [] out!

How well do you know you solor system ? try the online game [] and find out. This is so cool.


To book for any performance at BATS simply email with your name, number of tickets and date you wish to attend. We will reply to confirm your booking and you can pay when you come to the show. Splendid!


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