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TO BE FRANK

Whangarei, Wellington

30/09/2022 - 04/03/2023

"An immediately relatable yet surprisingly profound microcosm of the human condition..

"ABSURDLY FUNNY, EXCRUCIATINGLY HUMAN..

THE WHITE GUITAR

Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland, Hamilton, Gisborne, Rotorua, Napier, Tauranga, Nelson

01/09/2015 - 21/10/2016

"The truth of the Luafutu family also sets us free..

"Incredible story earns respectful ovation..

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Love and Information

Wellington

19/05/2016 - 04/06/2016

"Poignantly mirrors contemporary experience of love and information..

Far Away

Wellington

19/05/2016 - 04/06/2016

"Justice done to subtle, evasive script..

SMALL METAL OBJECTS

Wellington

16/03/2016 - 19/03/2016

"Stirring, powerful and transformative..

THE GOD THAT COMES

Wellington

15/03/2016 - 20/03/2016

"Insight, flamboyant innovation, whip-smart comedy, a wonderful musical talent..

"Modern spin on story of wine, women and sex..

LAYMAN

Wellington

26/02/2016 - 28/02/2016

"Outlandish, deeply unsettling and unforgettable..

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT

Whangarei, Wellington

16/12/2014 - 05/02/2016

"Vivacious little triumph a joy to watch..

"Endlessly inventive, charming, full of surprises..

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LOST IN THE LOOPING GLASS

Wellington

26/02/2016 - 28/02/2016

"An absorbing otherworld..

RECEIVER

Wellington, Dunedin

18/02/2016 - 12/03/2016

"The whole paranoid mind-bending spiral is a delight..

THROUGH ROSE COLOURED GLASSES

Wellington

16/02/2016 - 20/02/2016

"Buoyant, whimsical and insightful..

QUEENS

Wellington

12/02/2016 - 14/02/2016

"Strange and compelling..

WHERE SHE STOOD

Wellington

10/02/2016 - 14/02/2016

"A moving exploration of the creative process..

GIFT OF THE GAB

Wellington, Auckland

13/02/2015 - 21/11/2015

"Sharp-witted, light-footed fun..

"An astonishing theatrical creation..

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ACHE

Wellington

24/10/2015 - 21/11/2015

"Insightful, poignant, uplifting with plenty of laughs..

GIFTED

Southland, Nelson, Cromwell, Queenstown, Tauranga, Dunedin, Invercargill, Wanaka, Alexandra, Oamaru, Wellington, Christchurch, New Plymouth

22/08/2013 - 31/10/2015

"Evocative gesture to literary treasures..

"A rich and resonating theatrical experience..

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DO I?

Wellington

09/10/2015 - 09/10/2015

"Fast and loose..

GRAIN OF TRUTH: Live Recording

Wellington

09/10/2015 - 09/10/2015

"Mostly sparking on all cylinders..

TALES FROM CAMP HORROR

Wellington

08/10/2015 - 08/10/2015

"Complex, involving immediacy..

THE STORY CABARET

Wellington

06/10/2015 - 06/10/2015

"A satisfying and diverse little adventure..

THE BOOKBINDER

Wellington, Dunedin, Nelson, Hamilton, Wanaka, Tauranga, Wairarapa, Christchurch, Invercargill, Edinburgh, Scotland, Gisborne

19/02/2014 - 10/10/2019

"Intrinsic magic mesmerises..

"Makes you see the world with fresh eyes..

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A STAGE OF ONE’S OWN

Wellington

18/08/2015 - 22/08/2015

"Great contribution to ongoing conversation, experimentation, discovery, change..

HOME / The Hilarious Comedy About How I Nearly Killed Myself / A Play About How I Nearly Died But Didn't Then Learned A Lot About Life Afterward

Dunedin, Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton, Palmerston North

20/02/2013 - 22/08/2015

"Seriously gutsy..

"Massively admirable guts and grace..

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