“That’s great theatre, right there. When the impossible works, right in front of you, and it clambers right into your heart.”
Simon Wilson, Metro

Thu 22 Feb 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Playhouse | QPAC
30 mins




18 Years+



When loves leaves you and you find her again in the dark.

A policeman, a priest and a blind man look for clues that will lead them to missing playwright Bruce Mason. Where has he gone? What made him leave his desk and vanish into the night? And what is that seagull at the window trying to say? 

Te Pō is an eloquent and surprising comedy punctuated with Māori showband tunes. It’s about searching for someone you have loved and lost and finding them again. Nightsong leaves no theatrical stone unturned in their mission to give you a unique view of the world. You’ll be hooked by their original, extraordinary and moving show. 

Image: Meg Cumberpatch


Nightsong are at the leading edge of New Zealand's theatre landscape. They create unique, original stories in high-quality presentations that have toured NZ festivals to great acclaim. Mixing rich poetic language with music, visual arts, puppetry, illusion and choreographed movement, Nightsong’s work pushes the boundaries of what is possible theatrically ­ – with exciting and surprising results.

Artistic directors Carl Bland and Ben Crowder have been collaborating for over ten years, and in their previous independent capacities have toured NZ extensively both with their own works and for companies such as Auckland Theatre Company and Indian Ink Theatre Company.