Dunedin Arts Festival 2016

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SHYLOCK

Nelson, Dunedin, Auckland

09/10/2016 - 22/10/2016

"Affecting, thought-provoking, skilfully performed..

"Impressive skill, intelligence, humour and sentiment..

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UNDER MILK WOOD

Dunedin, Nelson, Auckland

08/10/2016 - 22/10/2016

"Celebrating timeless brilliance..

"Effortless, agile, polished and fresh..

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BEYOND THE BRIGHT BLACK EDGE OF NOWHERE

Dunedin

04/10/2016 - 07/10/2016

"Suspenseful and creepy, but do we really care?..

"Perfect for conspiracy theorists, and lovers of mystery and urban legends..

THE CUBE

Dunedin

30/09/2016 - 07/10/2016

"A fantastic display of bleeding edge expression..

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY ABRIDGED

Dunedin, Nelson

30/09/2016 - 23/10/2016

"Impressive and gently educational..

"High seas antics hilarious, serious..

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KRAPP’S LAST TAPE

Dunedin

30/09/2016 - 22/10/2016

"Unsettling and brilliant, a play not to miss..

"A sublime realisation..

COMMANDER CLAIRE & THE PIRATES OF PROVENCE

Nelson, Dunedin

30/09/2016 - 24/10/2016

"Jolly fun had by all..

"High seas antics hilarious..

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MARY STUART

Dunedin

29/09/2016 - 08/10/2016

"Worth a look for the costumes..

"Intimacy adds to immediacy..

THE DEVIL'S HALF-ACRE

Dunedin, Wellington

09/03/2016 - 04/10/2016

"Con-artists’ tale magical performance..

"Consistently tense and engaging..

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THE WINE PROJECT (2017)

Nelson, Tauranga, Wellington, Hamilton, Edinburgh, Scotland, Dunedin, Auckland, Havelock North, Wairarapa

18/10/2015 - 21/10/2017

"Bouquet charms, teases, taunts and celebrates..

"Expanding our minds and pleasure receptors..

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OUT OF THE BOX (2015-16)

Auckland, Nelson, Hawkes Bay, Dunedin

16/10/2015 - 13/10/2016

"Experimental, energetic and humorous..

"Ever-popular and uber-impressive..

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LIVE LIVE CINEMA: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Auckland, New Plymouth, Christchurch, Tauranga, Dunedin, Havelock North, Nelson, Global

14/05/2015 - 27/03/2022

"Wholeheartedly worth watching..

"Most of all it is really, really clever..

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DIRT AND OTHER DELICIOUS INGREDIENTS

Wellington, Tauranga, Havelock North, Hamilton, Dunedin, New Plymouth, Auckland

14/03/2015 - 14/10/2017

"Dynamic, fresh and totally engaging..

"A heady whirlwind of flavour and laughter..

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CATERPILLARS

Tauranga, Auckland, Havelock North, Wellington, Dunedin

19/02/2015 - 06/10/2016

"Totally bewitching..

"Perfect for the youngsters..

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ON THE CONDITIONS AND POSSIBILITIES OF HILLARY CLINTON TAKING ME AS HER YOUNG LOVER

Hamilton, Auckland, NYC, USA, Takaka, Nelson, Havelock North, Wellington, Edinburgh, Scotland, Dunedin

16/02/2015 - 08/10/2016

"The real presidential debate..

"Top-notch satire ★★★★★..

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WHALES

Auckland, Dunedin

11/02/2015 - 01/10/2016

"Something real has been shared..

"A very community orientated and participatory show..

BARNIE DUNCAN in CALYPSO NIGHTS

Nelson, Wellington, Hamilton, Edinburgh, Scotland, Auckland, Dunedin

01/05/2013 - 07/10/2016

"From bewilderment to dancing via calypso..

"Sexy, mysterious and political..

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MICHELE A’COURT in STUFF I FORGOT TO TELL MY DAUGHTER

Invercargill, Havelock North, Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin, Bay of Islands, Nelson

27/04/2013 - 06/04/2017

"Self-deprecating, honest, forth-right, confident, grounded and bloody funny..

"Everyone leaves the theatre with a smile..

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