Aotearoa New Zealand professional theatre & dance: reviews, news and your views.

Contributing constructively to the continuing conversation...

Request a review
He Reo Aroha

Palmerston North

20/07/2024 - 03/08/2024

"Humorous and heartfelt, relatable and moving thanks to effortless chemistry..

Homemade Jam

Wellington

05/07/2024 - 05/07/2024

"Audiences keen to follow their work..

"Homegrown flair, energy and artistry..

Limbo - Premiere Season

Wellington

16/07/2024 - 20/07/2024

"An ingenious idea brought to a moving conclusion..

Revel

Wellington

13/07/2024 - 13/07/2024

"Delicious, unforgettable … and on only once..

RED HEAVENS From Stromboli to D’Urville Island

Nelson

13/07/2024 - 13/07/2024

"An outstanding tour de force..

Face/Off - Comedy vs Poetry

Christchurch

12/07/2024 - 12/07/2024

"Great job everyone; bring on Face/Off 2025!..

THE MESSY MAGIC ADVENTURE

Wellington, Invercargill, Nelson, Wanaka

18/04/2017 - 20/07/2024

"A Rollicking a celebration of clowning, slapstick and magic..

"Subversive thrill in magical messiness..

More reviews

HINE-TE-RĒHIA

Wellington

09/07/2024 - 13/07/2024

"The performers are crisp, clear and carry mana effortlessly..

Boys and Girls at the School Silent Disco

Wellington

09/07/2024 - 13/07/2024

"Astoundingly clever collective magic a real pleasure to witness..

Vismaya : Celebration

Auckland, Hamilton, Lower Hutt, Nelson, Christchurch

29/06/2024 - 06/07/2024

"Immediacy, vitality of the performance, captivating..

"Dancers are galvanised into brilliance..

More reviews

Sense and Sensibility

Wellington

06/07/2024 - 03/08/2024

"Skilful social satire entertains at multiple levels..

We'll Be With You Shortly

Wellington

04/07/2024 - 04/07/2024

"A solid backbone and great potential..

"Presents us with an intensely human reflection..

Soft Graft

Wellington

05/07/2024 - 06/07/2024

"A thoroughly impressive performance..

SOMETHING ROTTEN!

Christchurch

25/11/2023 - 20/07/2024

"Even better the second time around..

"So good and such fun that you will be laughing from start to finish..

IN/TENSE

Wellington

04/07/2024 - 04/07/2024

"An important work, a voice we need to listen to..

GURU OF CHAI

Auckland & Wellington, Wellington, Nelson, Hamilton, New Plymouth, Wanaka, Auckland, NYC, USA, Christchurch, Raumati

11/02/2010 - 11/08/2024

"Indelible performance: balletic, orchestral, disciplined and captivating..

"Polished expertise, inimitable direction, 'a wonder in spades'...

More reviews

Only the Stars Know Where I've Been

Auckland, Wellington

05/03/2024 - 03/07/2024

"Ethereal billowing of unity..

"Strange imaginings, otherworldly atmosphere..

Recovery Street - Mai I Te Po Ki Te Ao Marama

Auckland

02/07/2024 - 06/07/2024

"The stories are riveting, exquisitely shared, redolent with hope, and have components that are seriously funny...

An Intimate Evening with Tabitha Booth

Auckland

29/06/2024 - 06/07/2024

"Pill-popping, wine-swilling Tabitha Booth/Frankie McNair (what a wonderful voice) delights and satisfies...

TOLU

Auckland

27/06/2024 - 27/06/2024

"Pasifika journey of the heart...

Members can comment on reviews and news - sign up/in

To post news, views, or points for discussion, contact the Managing Editor


For further arts-related work opportunities, news, and views go to The Big Idea

Wellingon City Council
Aotearoa Gaming Trust
Creative NZ
Auckland City Council
Waiematā Local Board logo