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Flagons and Foxtrots

19 Feb 2022
Mon & Thurs at 6:30pm Tues/Wed/Fri/Sat at 7:30pm
Flagons and Foxtrots follows the tribulations of a young group trying to achieve their dreams against the background of the Saturday night dance scene.
Event type: 
$30 - $67
The Court Theatre
Bernard Street, Addington, Christchurch


Written by

Alison Quigan and Ross Gumbley

Directed by 

Kathleen Burns

Update 4 February 2022:

Due to the Red light Covid-19 setting and the presence of omicron in our community, we have made the decision to postpone Flagons and Foxtrots until later in the 2022 season.

Although audiences of up to 100 are permitted, this is not viable for us, especially when sickness or isolation of cast and crew members are quite likely to occur, closing the show at a few hours’ notice. To minimise risk to our audience members, cast and crew, staff and wider community, we cannot open as planned on 19 February.

However, we are committed to this wonderful play, the cast and everyone who is creating this experience and intend to stage it during the year as and when our schedule allows. Rehearsals and preparation continue so that we can stage this play at a safer time in the near future.


A nostalgic homegrown comedy that guarantees a mix of laughter and tears.

Set in 1960’s Ohoka, Canterbury, Flagons and Foxtrots follows the trials and tribulations of a young group trying to achieve their dreams against the background of the Saturday night dance hall scene.

Whilst Jill is waiting for boyfriend, Jack, to pop the big question, best friend Rita is the one with the big secret…Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to reminisce.

This heart-warming show is one not to be missed.

“Nostalgic good time” – Theatreview 

Matinee: Saturday 19 March, 2:00pm

COVID-19 information
The Court Theatre requires all visitors aged over 12-years and 3 months old are to have a current My Vaccine Pass for entry to shows, classes or other activities, including access to food or beverage. For more detailed information in regards to our COVID-19 response please visit the Court Theatre's COVID-19 information webpage,

*Flagons and Foxtrots was first produced at Centrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North, in November 1999.

Written by

The Court Theatre

6 Jan 2022

Interests Christchurch's Theatre: Entertaining Christchurch since 1971 The Court Theatre is Christchurch's only, and New Zealand's foremost, theatre company offering entertainment of the highest quality throughout the year.