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Hir by Taylor Mac

Hir by Taylor Mac

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  • Fri 8 Oct, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 9 Oct, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sun 10 Oct, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Tue 12 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed 13 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Thu 14 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Fri 15 Oct, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 16 Oct, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sun 17 Oct, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Tue 19 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed 20 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Thu 21 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Fri 22 Oct, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 23 Oct, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sun 24 Oct, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Tue 26 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed 27 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Thu 28 Oct, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Fri 29 Oct, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 30 Oct, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sun 31 Oct, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Tue 2 Nov, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Wed 3 Nov, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Thu 4 Nov, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Fri 5 Nov, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 6 Nov, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
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Circa Theatre, 1 Taranaki St, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $52.00
  • Concession: $42.00
  • Friends of Circa: $38.00
  • Groups 6+: $45.00
  • Groups 20+: $42.00
  • Under 25s: $25.00
  • Early Bird Adult: $42.00
  • Early Bird Concession: $32.00


Circa Theatre

The revolution starts at home.

Isaac returns home from a stint in the armed forces to discover his suburban family engaged in a war of their own.

His mother, liberated from an abusive marriage, is intent on upending the patriarchy.

His younger sibling is transitioning and on a crusade to dismantle the binary.

Their dominating father, left speechless and passive after a stroke, is floundering in this new reality.

But in this sly, subversive comedy, annihilating the past doesn’t always free you from it.

Hir is pronounced ‘Here’

Starring: Felix Crossley-Pritchard, Dryw McArthur, Perry Piercy and K.C. Kelly

Taylor Mac has been named “one of the most exciting theatre artists of our time” (Time Out NY).

‘Taylor Mac’s Hir is more than a comedy about gender. It proves the potential of theatre.’ — The Guardian

‘A powerful and provoking piece of theatre, a working-class manifesto of liberation and matriarchy that creates new theories as it dissimulates old ones’ — NZ Herald

BY Taylor Mac
DIRECTOR Katherine McRae
9 Oct – 6 Nov
$30 Specials - Fri 8 Oct (preview) & Sun 10 Oct
Post-show Q&A - Tuesday 12 October!
Circa One
Tues – Thurs 6.30pm, Fri – Sat 8pm, Sun 4pm
$25 – $52
Early Bird tickets available

Runtime: Approx. 2hrs (incl. interval)

$42 ‘Concession’ price (i.e. Community Services Card, Gold Card or student ID required)

Content forecast: Hir contains misuse of gender-affirming healthcare, physicalised domestic violence and emotional abuse, reference to drug use and rape, discussion of suicide, depiction of PTSD, and content that may offend - including slurs.

COVID UPDATE: Please note, at the moment we are selling seats to this show at a ‘reduced capacity’ until we have more certainty about the upcoming change in Alert levels. If we appear to be ‘sold out’, please email our Box Office at and we will add you to our Alert Level 1 waitlist. You will be contacted again if/when we move to Alert Level 1. Thank you for your understanding.

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