Dates and times

  • Thu, Nov 21 - 7:30pm
  • Fri, Nov 22 - 7:30pm
  • Sat, Nov 23 - 3:30pm
  • Sat, Nov 23 - 7:30pm
  • Sun, Nov 24 - 3:30pm


The PumpHouse Theatre


Adult $30.00
Senior (65+) $25.00
Student $25.00
Friends of The PumpHouse $25.00
Group 6+ $25.00

How to get tickets

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A stage play inspired by true stories.

Qing left Beijing to Auckland in 1990. She has been going through many challenges to live in a new country, as well as suffering from home-sickness.

The connection between her and her family in Beijing was maintained by letters until…

Based on the letters of Zi Yu to her family in China, Yabing Liu’s adaptation brings to the stage a complex story of the life-changing decision to leave your home and family and start a new life in a different country.

Celebrating five years of local theatre, i-Start Chinese Theatre brings this unique story to the stage, performed in Mandarin.

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新西兰冰点话剧社简介  I-start  Chinese Theatre


I-start Chinese Theatre is the first Chinese theatre in New Zealand, which was established on 26 September 2014.

Since then, we basically produced a new play each year. All of them received excellent reviews from the audiences, Chinese Media and local Media.

I-start Theatre aims to give Chinese amateur theatre performers a stage on which to show their talents, to realise their dreams, to tell their stories, at the same time  to entertain and inspire our audiences.