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August, 2019

This is a repeating event

Sat10Aug10:30 am11:30 amThe Man Whose Mother was a Pirate - Mangere10:30 am - 11:30 am Mangere Arts Centre - Nga Tohu o UenukuType:TheatreWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate


(Saturday) 10:30 am - 11:30 am


Mangere Arts Centre - Nga Tohu o Uenuku

Corner Bader Drive and Orly Avenue, Mangere, Auckland 2022

Future dates

Saturday 10 August 2019 2:00 pm

Event Details

The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate tells the story of Sam, an ordinary man who wears an ordinary suit and who works in an ordinary office. But his mother is an extraordinary mother – she’s a pirate and yearns to see the sea again.

A wonderful and madcap adventure ensues as they travel to the sea, with much audience involvement. You and your children will adore this all-time favourite story by New Zealand’s literary treasure, Margaret Mahy.

“Looking for a cute, entertaining show for the school holidays? One that will entertain kids and adults alike? I highly recommend The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate – fun for all the family.” Broadway World, April 2019

Costume Parade: Encourage your children to dress up as their favourite character from The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate for the onstage Costume Parade

Tickets can be purchased at the reception at Mangere Arts Centre


Children $10
Adults $16
Family Pass  $49 (2 adults and 2 children)


Tim Bray Theatre CompanyTim Bray Theatre Company performs children's theatre shows.