HBAF 2022 - Mrs Krishnan's Party

It’s Mrs Krishnan’s Party and you’re invited!

Step into the back room of Mrs Krishnan’s corner dairy where garlands decorate the ceiling, music flows and Mrs Krishnan is throwing a party like no other. Get a taste of Onam, a festival that marks the arrival of the New Year and prepare for some South Indian festive mayhem. Food simmers on the stove, laughter abounds, and strangers become friends in this joyous celebration of life.

Kalyani Nagarajan (Mrs Krishnan) and Justin Rogers (DJ Jimmy) juggle cooking, music, the audience and heartfelt drama in an acting tour de force where no two nights are the same. You might even find yourself setting the table or helping out with the cooking!

With multiple sold-out seasons at home and abroad, Mrs Krishnan’s Party has critics raving and audiences leaping to their feet. From distinguished Head Table guests to Party Animals in the back, check out the video below to choose your perfect seat.

“ So different, so original, so creatively fresh and so much fun no one wanted to go home” - Waikato Times

“ Everything about this show is perfect” - Two Cents & Two Pence, Vancouver

[Lockout for first 7 minutes, show also has Strobe Lighting]

Show Information

Ticket Types

Opera House tickets have NUMBERED SEATING
(A Reserve, or B Reserve Sections)
All other tickets are GENERAL ADMISSION

Concession: Gold Card Holders, Community Service Card Holders & Full Time Students with ID
Child: 12 Years & Under (selected shows only)


All Ages


Sat Oct 22nd14:00 - 15:25
Sat Oct 22nd20:00 - 21:25
Sun Oct 23rd14:00 - 15:25
Sun Oct 23rd20:00 - 21:25


Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre


Head Table$62.00
Inner Circle$58.00
Cheeky Seats$34.00
Party Animals$15.00

If you have any issues buying your tickets, please contact the festival office on 06 651 2487 between the hours of 9am – 4pm or email the team

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