A testament to the unique craft of writers Jacob Rajan and Justin Lewis Maulik Thakkar, THEATRE SCENES
It’s beautiful in that it welcomes anyone and everyone Charlie Upton and Ash Tisdale, Two Cents & Two Pence
A small gem of theatre... similarly charmed the audience... Singapore Straits Times
Krishnan's Dairy... is cute, sentimental, large-spirited, beautifully performed, utterly touching Financial Times, Edinburgh
Indian Ink Theatre Company is one of New Zealand’s most successful theatre companies with a reputation for “total theatre which offers humanity and psychological insight in a package of good plain laughs, luminous performances and brilliant staging” (Dominion Post, NZ).
For almost two decades Jacob Rajan and Justin Lewis have pursued their idea of the ‘Serious Laugh’- opening mouths with laughter in order to slip something serious in along with a love of mask and story. The company blends western theatrical traditions with eastern flavours and has been critically acclaimed for its use of live music, heightened theatricality, humour, pathos and great storytelling.
We are ready to go now that New Zealand is in Orange!
I know what you’re thinking – Covid makes planning risky, right?
Rest easy, my friend, we’ve got you!
Our Shows are short, with no interval.
Our venues have high ceilings and supremely well-ventilated spaces.
Mask wearing is recommended to keep you and everyone around you safe.
If you feel unwell, you can transfer your tickets to another night.*
If you don’t get better in time, you can get a refund.*
If a show is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.
We’ll follow all guidelines and will do all we can to ensure a safe environment alongside our warm welcome back.
*For a refund or transfer notify us at least 4 hours prior to the show time.
Indian Ink shows will run under both the Orange and Green Traffic Light Framework, but are unlikely to go ahead under Red.
More about Indian Ink
The contradictions of modern India with its iPhones and ancient gods come alive in this outrageously funny and heartbreakingly beautiful romantic thriller.
Once the finest hotel in town, the Empire is now as faded as the dreams of the piano player who haunts the lobby.
The winds of change are sweeping the sleepy island of Karukam. A new resort promises a brighter future for all until fate puts the hopes of the community in the hands of Sidu - the village idiot!
Discover black holes and the formula for happiness in a tribute to one of the greatest astrophysicists of this century, Subramanyan Chandrasekhar.
This deliciously dark comedy hit a nerve at the New Zealand International Festival, captivating audiences and selling out.
If you think the world is crazy now you should see it in 50 years time. Take a look into our cracked crystal ball into a future where India is the most powerful nation on earth.
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