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Songs of the Sea


07/04/2007 - 30/04/2011

"Gorgeous puppets bedazzle and mesmerise..

"Vibrant and entertaining but children kept at bay..

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Shining City


08/09/2007 - 13/10/2007

"The ghosts of guilt and shame: truly eerie and compelling..

"Engaging, emotive and inspiring..

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The Winslow Boy


01/09/2007 - 06/10/2007

"Injustice and responsibility confronted with humour and pace..

"Understated inner passions..

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Pig Hunt


23/08/2007 - 01/09/2007

"Authentic, moving and humorous..

"Tender, hilarious, and real..

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The Cape


04/08/2007 - 01/09/2007

"Captivating contemplation on culture, life and friendship..

"Plumbing the depths of what’s important..

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The Venetian Bride


21/08/2007 - 01/09/2007

"May become more satisfying and engaging..

"Sheer artistry..

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Who Needs Sleep Anyway?


22/08/2006 - 18/08/2007

"Actors give it their all – but why are we watching it?..

"Unchallenging fun night out..

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Part of Me


11/08/2006 - 26/07/2007

"Beauty meets average and arrogant but no statement intended..

"Snappy writing..

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MONARCHY the Musical


21/07/2007 - 25/08/2007

"“Monarchy is musical chairs, all high kicks and foreign affairs…”..

"Many jewels in the royal repartee..

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Falling Petals


05/07/2007 - 21/07/2007

"Initial premise is not realistic or believable..

"In search of an ending..

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Dumb Show


30/06/2007 - 28/07/2007

"Valuable questions amid black humour..

"Needs more subtlety..

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Strange Resting Places

Edinburgh, Scotland, Nelson, Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, (not a specified venue)

18/03/2007 - 25/08/2014

"Beautifully constructed, creative and engaging..

"Humour, pain and profound insight shared..

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Young and Hungry 2007


15/06/2007 - 30/06/2007

"Surreal melodrama | Hysterical from start to finish | Hilarious excuse for kick ass fighting..

"Give Grant Buist his own TV show..

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Friends Forever


28/04/2007 - 30/06/2007

"An entertaining and polished show..

"Highly recommended..

Fat Pig


09/06/2007 - 14/07/2007

"A prompt for some questioning of our values..

"A sharp, classy production of a smart, bittersweet play..

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29/05/2007 - 02/06/2007

"Underlying themes undeveloped..

"Volatile and relevant issues probed but not fully explored..

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Maui - One Man Against The Gods

Auckland, Wellington

18/04/2007 - 13/05/2007

"A wonderfully engaging and creative spectacle..

"An epic story of here, made here..

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The Hunting of the Snark


08/05/2007 - 04/08/2007

"Entertaining trip to nonsense land..

"Filled with promise and a few surprises..

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Stand Up Love

Palmerston North, Wellington

27/04/2007 - 09/06/2007

"Formidable double act fascinates..

"Pain in the proverbial..

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Uncle Vanya


28/04/2007 - 02/06/2007

"Social satire moves and endures..

"More philosophic than active..

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A Bright Room Called Day


26/04/2007 - 05/05/2007

"Would you have killed Hitler?..

"A stimulating mix..

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Two Brothers


17/03/2007 - 21/04/2007

"A gripping political thriller..

"Indictment on a nation..

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