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Opening 1 Apr 2015 at Regent Theatre (Dunedin) [Dunedin]
ROTUNDA 2015 Australasian Tour
Rotunda features the beautiful collision of a live brass band with the raw power of contemporary dance, timed to honour the Gallipoli landings in 1915. This is a poignant and moving work, created by Arts Laureates Shona McCullagh (Artistic Director) and Don McGlashan (Musical Director) in collaboration with a cast of 8 dancers. Performing with the NZ Army Band to a range of heartfelt hymns and stunning, new brass works by contemporary New Zealand composers, Rotunda is a living memorial that celebrates the ANZAC spirit and the themes of courage, loss, kinship and ultimately, a desire for peace. [more]

Opening 1 Apr 2015 at Circa Two [Wellington]
TWO MORTALS is a delicate, poetic and humorous exploration of life, death and the moment in between. Composed word-for-word from interviews with people who live and work at the ends of life – morticians, cryogenicists, palliative care workers and ministers – Two Mortals weaves these true stories and experiences into a richly theatrical exploration of mortality. [more]

Opening 4 Apr 2015 at 4 Moncrieff St., Mt. Victoria [Wellington]
With our usual Kiwi twist on traditional fairy stories, songs and audience participation (as well as a few jokes for the adults) Jack and the Beanstalk is sure to delight! [more]

Opening 7 Apr 2015 at BATS Theatre, The Dome, 1 Kent Tce [Wellington]
Together All Alone is an explosive collaboration between award winning ‘utterly driven’ director Jaime Dorner (A Midsummer Nights Dream) and Chapman Tripp Director of the Year nominee, Rachel Lenart (Constellations) ‘One of Wellington’s most adventurous directors’. [more]

Opening 7 Apr 2015 at Gryphon [Wellington]
A fantasy tale of trickery, greediness, magic and love. These school holidays Kapitall Kids Theatre presents a new and modern take on the classic story of Rumpelstiltskin. [more]

Opening 8 Apr 2015 at Q Theatre, Rangatira [Auckland]
DAFFODILS [inspired by true events]
Pull the cover off your favourite vinyl and discover a rich sonic world in Daffodils. Travel through a landscape of live music and heart-aching theatre in this beautiful love story about a teddy boy and a farm girl: their first meeting, their marriage and the New Zealand pop-rock soundtrack that shapes their lives. [more]

Opening 8 Apr 2015 at BATS Theatre, The Propellor Stage, 1 Kent Tce [Wellington]
WHERE THERE’S A WILL there’s a ploy, a play, a way to go. But who plays away, who plays up, who plays it down? “Life’s not a rehearsal,” someone said, “it’s an audition.” Was that Will? David Lawrence directs Neenah Dekkers-Reihana, John Marwick and John Smythe in this quirky ‘play before a play’ – a finalist for the 2015 Adam NZ Play Award. [more]

Opening 8 Apr 2015 at Court Theatre, Bernard Street, Addington [Christchurch]
Join Alice, Jimmy and their Uncle Lewis in the attic for a magical story that transports you to Wonderland. Have a tea party with Cheshire Cat, the White Rabbit and the Mad Hatter, all the while trying to find the Queen of Heart's missing tart. [more]

Photo by Heli Sorjonen
Opening 8 Apr 2015 at Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland LIVE [Auckland]
At the peak of high society entertainment sits The Pianist’s pianist. Impeccable in every aspect he glides graciously through life never placing a foot out of step. He is, in a word: perfection. Or at least... that’s what he thinks. [more]

Opening 8 Apr 2015 at Q Theatre, The Vault [Auckland]
BREATH: Three SAMUEL BECKETT short works
Breath (NZ Premiere) That Time (NZ Premiere) Krapp’s Last Tape A recognized classic. [more]
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