Gail Pittaway

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Gail Pittaway has reviewed theatre and music theatre for Theatreview, the Waikato Times and NZ Opera News for more than a decade. She lectures in Drama and Performance, Creative Writing and Storytelling, Myth and Ritual in the School of Media Arts at the Waikato Institute of Technology and is also a regular book reviewer for a Radio New Zealand’s ‘Nine to Noon’ programme.

Gail Pittaway's reviews

The Miser of Mystery Creek


18/02/2011 - 01/03/2011

"Madcap pace and flawless timing..



15/09/2010 - 18/09/2010

"Touching and uplifting..


Hamilton, Auckland, Dunedin, Wellington

01/07/2010 - 19/02/2011

"Emotions run hot as relations turn frigid..

"Dramatic, comic, confrontational, visceral, moving..

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Hamil Town of Horrors


30/07/2010 - 30/07/2010

"Surprisingly funny, impressively coherent..

Stuck up the Alley


26/06/2010 - 26/06/2010

"Humorous, fanciful, short on tension and climax..

The Intricate Art of Actually Caring

Dunedin, Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, New Plymouth, Hastings, Hamilton, Wanaka

10/02/2009 - 28/06/2012

"On the road again..

"Deliciously laconic, funny and captivating..

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Neighbourhood 3: Requisition of Doom


19/08/2009 - 22/08/2009

"Virtually exciting..