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MICKEY D GET ON WITH IT!

Auckland

07/05/2013 - 11/05/2013

"Raucous, cheeky, crass, rambling, maniacal …..

Jack and the Beanstalk!

Auckland

01/10/2012 - 06/10/2012

"People, puppets, participation, slapstick and a sense of the magical..

A THOUSAND HILLS

Auckland

20/10/2011 - 23/11/2013

"Multiple narratives effortlessly weave a clear and distinct course..

"“A distillation of love from the crucible of Hell”..

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Instant Kiwis

Auckland

14/10/2011 - 14/10/2011

"Cut-throat fight for survival..

Idiots 3D

Auckland

17/08/2011 - 20/08/2011

"Mad caper of pithy, twisted humour..

Short+Sweet Theatre, Auckland 2011

Auckland

05/07/2011 - 17/07/2011

"2012 Top 30 – Week 2 Sweet As..

"Top 20 Week 2: Bigger, brighter, better..

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The Foreign Monologues

Auckland

25/05/2011 - 28/05/2011

"The only thing you risk is your time..

The Boy With Tape on His Face

Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch

02/05/2011 - 24/01/2015

"Silence deepens laughter lines..

"Charming, inventive and very funny..

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Gaff Aff

Auckland

16/03/2011 - 19/03/2011

"Marvellous teamwork animates a cardboard rat race world..

"High-tech cool mixes it with mimed inventiveness..

Titeres Porno

Auckland

14/03/2011 - 19/03/2011

"Well endowed, open and diverse..

"High energy peep show with strings attached..

Passing Wind

Auckland, Wellington

09/03/2011 - 26/03/2011

"Inspired and kooky educative experience for kids and adults..

"Inspiring musical inventiveness..

The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church

Auckland

08/03/2011 - 12/03/2011

"Fascinating hilarity from a mundane life..

"Never mind the title, it’s a wonderful show..

PAPER SKY: A Love Story

Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin, Oamaru, Invercargill

04/03/2011 - 05/05/2014

"Exquisite..

"Puppetry and illusion..

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The Xmas Monologues 2

Auckland

20/12/2010 - 22/12/2010

"The horrific humour of Christmas madness..

Mr Boon Saves Christmas

Auckland

04/12/2010 - 24/12/2010

"Silly fun for kids; dry humour for adults..

IDIOTS: Back 2 School

Auckland

26/10/2010 - 29/10/2010

"Many brilliant comic moments..

Thom Pain (Based on Nothing)

Auckland

25/09/2010 - 16/10/2010

"Ennui and bitterness with brilliant linguistic moments..

My Name Is Rachel Corrie

Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland

29/05/2009 - 25/09/2010

"Dispelling the masticated myth that is dropped into our little tweeting bird mouths by the mainstream media..

"Politics fires passion of controversial play..

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The Gruffalo

Hamilton, New Plymouth, Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington

04/09/2010 - 16/09/2010

"Your kids will have a blast..

"Enthralling..

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Talk

Auckland

22/07/2010 - 25/07/2010

"Wincingly funny portrayal of blatant self-interest and petty-mindedness..

Tape

Auckland

08/06/2010 - 12/06/2010

"Gritty and witty psychological roller coaster..

SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Auckland

03/06/2010 - 26/06/2010

"Sharp casting gives edge to demon barber’s tale..

"Vividly interpreted commentary on the grimness of life in Victorian London..

The Sinful Monologues

Auckland

25/05/2010 - 27/05/2010

"Bitterly, laugh-out-loud funny..

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