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THE MANSFIELD TRILOGY

Dunedin

10/09/2022 - 11/09/2022

"The Mansfield Trilogy..

"A truly illuminating trilogy..

THE PINK HAMMER

Dunedin

02/12/2021 - 11/12/2021

"Confident hands guide a funny, absorbing tale..

"Undemanding, highly entertaining NZ comedy..

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Be | Longing: a verbatim play

Global, Auckland, Dunedin, Wellington

22/02/2012 - 31/05/2020

"Fascinating and poignant stories..

"Universality in every detail..

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WICKED the untold story of the Witches of Oz

Dunedin

16/05/2019 - 25/05/2019

"All give their all..

BAD GIRLS UPSET BY THE TRUTH

Dunedin

22/03/2019 - 24/03/2019

"Shares message in a strangely wonderful way..

GREASE

Dunedin

21/07/2016 - 23/07/2016

"An incredible achievement..

WAI=RUA A LINE=NEAR

Dunedin

23/06/2016 - 25/06/2016

"Engages all the senses..

FARLEY’S ARCADE: The Wildest Place in Town

Dunedin

28/08/2015 - 06/09/2015

"A truly remarkable achievement..

"Great amusement in this arcade..

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THE WAR PLAY

Dunedin

28/03/2015 - 18/04/2015

"War’s dilemmas dramatised as naive beliefs challenged..

"Heart-wrenching and intensely thought provoking..

REQUIEM FOR THE FALLEN

Dunedin

19/10/2014 - 19/10/2014

"Stunningly impressive and emotionally draining..

MODERN MĀORI QUARTET

Nelson, Dunedin

10/10/2014 - 19/10/2014

"Heart-warming..

"A winning formula..

THIS OTHER EDEN

Dunedin

10/10/2014 - 16/10/2014

"Every aspect a delight..

THE HISTORY BOYS

Dunedin

29/05/2014 - 07/06/2014

"Exuberance, fluid movement, great timing..

"Engaging, likeable examination of complex issues..

CHERIE JACOBSON: THE DIARY OF A YOUNG CYNIC

Dunedin

20/03/2014 - 23/03/2014

"The right mix of fond nostalgia and self-deprecation..

CALENDAR GIRLS

Dunedin

10/11/2012 - 08/12/2012

"Warm-hearted comedy balances humour and pathos..

"Fine entertainment from expert cast..

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WOM!N IN MY LIFE

Dunedin

22/03/2012 - 24/03/2012

"An affectionate, respectful look at women..

A Streetcar Named Desire

Dunedin

23/05/2008 - 16/06/2008

"A heart’s Desire..

"Absorbing emotionally powerful drama – a theatrical tour-de-force..

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