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THE FAUSTUS PROJECT

Auckland

30/05/2017 - 03/06/2017

"Pertinent to this age in particular?..

"Fresh, unique and entertaining..

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BOYS

Auckland

21/04/2017 - 24/04/2017

"Torn Foreskin..

"Boys tells us we haven't come so far after all..

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THE FEAST 2014

Auckland

28/10/2014 - 01/11/2014

"Unique explorations of craft, imagination, style and taste..

"Soup for the Imagination..

ROYALS OF KIHIKIHI

Auckland

16/09/2014 - 27/09/2014

"A good introduction to a promising young playwright..

"Entertaining and insightful..

ALBERT BLACK Jukebox Killer

Auckland

29/07/2014 - 02/08/2014

"Infectious commitment and energy..

SISTER ANZAC

Auckland, Hamilton

23/07/2014 - 28/08/2016

"Silence a testament to the power of the play..

"Unmistakeable commitment..

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WINNERS

Auckland

27/05/2014 - 31/05/2014

"Fresh new talents to relish..

ABSENT FRIENDS

Auckland

08/05/2014 - 17/05/2014

"One to chew over..

"More showing than being..

PAUL EGO AmazingBalls

Auckland, Wellington

29/04/2014 - 10/05/2014

"Skilful, powerful, affectionate fun..

"Likeable Ego risk-averse but satisfying..

TOM WRIGGLESWORTH Utterly at Odds with the Universe

Auckland, Wellington

06/05/2014 - 17/05/2014

"Moving, poignant and full of intelligent jokes..

"Full of heart and genuine laughs..

THE CREEPING CHARLIE SHOWCASE

Auckland

30/04/2014 - 30/04/2014

"Each different, original, skilled; all funny..

Polly Hood in Mumuland

Auckland

15/04/2011 - 03/05/2014

"A triumph – and only on for a week..

"Students put da hood onto Red Riding Hood..

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STEPHEN K AMOS: What Does The K Stand For?

Auckland, Wellington

25/04/2014 - 04/05/2014

"He’ll be back..

"Crafted, polished, interactive and funny..

ANGELS IN AMERICA – PART TWO: PERESTROIKA

Auckland

29/03/2014 - 13/04/2014

"Poetry in Motion..

"Fantastic examination of morality, mortality and desire..

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ANGELS IN AMERICA – PART ONE: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES

Auckland

22/03/2014 - 13/04/2014

"America Rediscovered..

"A powerful, unequivocal and naked honesty..

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SEA

Auckland

06/03/2014 - 10/03/2014

"Blue Leap..

"Audience submerged in wonderful world of aquatic creatures..

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BLACK FAGGOT

Wellington, Nelson, Edinburgh, Scotland, Melbourne, Australia, Palmerston North, Christchurch, Auckland, New Plymouth

16/02/2013 - 02/09/2015

"Powerful humanising of initially stock characters..

"Honest, raw, energetic, thoroughly entertaining and thought-provoking..

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THE SLAPDASH ASSASSIN

Auckland

25/02/2014 - 08/03/2014

"Killer Father Ted..

"Savagely funny..

Songs for Guy

Auckland

07/09/2010 - 23/02/2014

"Capturing our hearts with truth, honesty and a big dose of love..

"Yearning, tender, vulnerable with humour and just a smattering of sleaze..

TEEN FAGGOTS COME TO LIFE

Auckland

13/02/2014 - 15/02/2014

"Reveals the stories of our young BGLT people as never seen before..

LASHINGS OF WHIPPED CREAM

Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington

11/02/2014 - 12/10/2018

"Ecstatically fun and provocatively engaging..

"Renders the extraordinary intriguingly ordinary..

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MACBETH

Auckland

05/02/2014 - 08/02/2014

"Like a cultural volcano bursting with flashes of potential power..

"Scot problems..

LAMB (YOU'LL BE A SHEEP SOON)

Auckland

15/11/2013 - 15/11/2013

"A fizzer..

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