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PETER PAKA PARATENE

Wellington, Auckland

06/09/2017 - 08/06/2021

"E te Rangatira Rawiri he mihi atu mo to mahi …..

"Ask the Paka Anything..

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LA SOIREE

Auckland

08/03/2017 - 24/03/2017

"Join the party..

"La Soiree acts have to be seen to be believed..

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THE MAGIC FLUTE

Wellington, Auckland

28/05/2016 - 26/06/2016

"Triumphant night of opera magic..

"Has the Flute lost its Magic?..

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BLUE MAN GROUP

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

24/05/2016 - 03/07/2016

"Both embraces and repudiates technology..

"Performance art mastered with pure clowning..

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The Glitta Supernova Experience: Lets get METAphysical

Wellington, Dunedin, Auckland

26/02/2016 - 26/03/2016

"All that Glittas is definitely not Gold..

"Glitta Supernova will take your sense of propriety and flash her vulva at it..

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SIVA

Auckland

06/11/2015 - 07/11/2015

"All that glitters is not gold..

"Mythology, tradition, ritual, inspiration and the pacific..

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LA CENERENTOLA (Cinderella)

Auckland, Wellington

09/05/2015 - 07/06/2015

"Captivates..

"Captivating night in theatreland..

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HĪKOI

Auckland

04/03/2015 - 08/03/2015

"Mōrihariha..

"Riveting..

THRILLER LIVE

Auckland

12/02/2015 - 22/02/2015

"Dazzling, dramatic..

"A fitting tribute to the King of Pop..

LEGACY PROJECT: Year Two

Auckland

10/02/2015 - 14/02/2015

"May the legacy continue..

"Memorable stories..

GIRL ON A CORNER

Auckland

09/02/2015 - 14/02/2015

"Innovative theatre..

"Fabulous..

AT THE WAKE

Auckland

25/11/2014 - 06/12/2014

"In the Wake of Genius..

"Underneath hilarious comedy is concern with painful reality of relationships..

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HeLa

Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland

09/10/2014 - 25/10/2014

"Clever, Compassionate and Concise..

"A tragic, marvellous, fascinating, true story told with lucidity and ease..

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DON GIOVANNI

Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland

22/08/2013 - 18/10/2014

"The Don still retains charms in modern twist..

"A triumph..

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SUNSET ROAD

Auckland

20/08/2014 - 23/08/2014

"Easy ride along Sunset Road..

"Clarity, mystery and presence..

FIX

Auckland

12/08/2014 - 16/08/2014

"Fix transfixes..

"An affecting work from an exciting emerging playwright..

Mana Wahine

Hamilton, Rotorua, Auckland, Dunedin, Napier, Wellington

15/02/2014 - 26/06/2016

"Two years after debut, Mana Wahine still an unforgettable performance..

"Embracing the inherent power of mana wahine as a collective force..

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LA TRAVIATA

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

19/06/2014 - 23/07/2016

"Brava diva!..

"Sumptuous and emotionally-charged..

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REGINALD D HUNTER

Wellington, Auckland

29/04/2014 - 10/05/2014

"More interesting than funny..

"Devilish debut delights..

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GIRL IN TAN BOOTS

Auckland

11/03/2014 - 22/03/2014

"Clever whodunnit keeps everyone on edge while plot thickens..

"Six strong women sparkle..

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Beyond

Wellington, Nelson, Dunedin

08/03/2014 - 18/10/2014

"Athleticism with humour, style and grace sets an incredibly high standard..

"Cirquish cartooning and charisma..

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QUEEN

Auckland

13/02/2014 - 16/02/2014

"Gay outing..

"Go, gay or not..

PASSIONATE ACTS

Auckland, Waiheke Island

11/02/2014 - 28/02/2014

"Passionate Acts Shake It Up..

"The age and body of our time reflected with joy..

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