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Dirty Work

$20 - $48
75 minutes

Show time: 8:00pm

Adult - $38.00 to $48.00

Senior 65+ - $33.00 to $43.00

Family Pass (2 Adults & 2 Children) - $34.00

Groups 6+ - $33.00 to $43.00

Youth (Under 25 years) - $20.00 to $25.00

Accessible Seating: To book a seat that is accessible for wheelchairs, please call TAPAC's reception on 09 845 0295

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Indian Ink’s newest play surprises as our actors are joined on stage by a different choir every night.

The choirs have rehearsed their songs but have no idea of the story as they are plunged into the world of the modern office. The actors deftly guide the chorus through a hilarious drama that is elevated by the beauty and power of people harmonising in song.  

Featuring contemporary New Zealand hits and a fresh take on classic tunes, Dirty Work is a comedy about finding joy in the eternal toil of work. 

Born out of a collaboration with choral master John Rosser, leading choir Viva Voce and featuring over 20 people on stage we take things up an octave in our biggest show ever.

Indian Ink’s award-winning creative team continue to astonish as we celebrate 25 years of world-class theatre. Jacob Rajan zooms in for a very special guest appearance, Justin Rogers returns following his brilliant performance in Mrs Krishnan’s Party and we can’t wait to introduce you to Adeline Esther and Catherine Yates

This world premier is a celebration of unsung heroes that is guaranteed to excite and delight.

“Some of the best theatre in the world” – NZ Herald

Writers – Jacob Rajan and Justin Lewis

Director – Justin Lewis

Design – John Verryt, Elizabeth Whiting, Jo Kilgour

Dramaturge – Murray Edmond

Choral Advisor – John Rosser

Musical Director – Ben Kubiak

Performers –Adeline Esther, Catherine Yates, Justin Rogers, Jacob Rajan

Choirs – Viva Voce + + + (other choirs tbc)



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.
TAPAC has a high ceiling and 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.