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 Emma Maguire is a theatremaker, performer and playwright living in Pōneke. She has worked on over fifty shows and festivals in four years of professional practice. Her interests include safe theatre practices and choreography.

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Theatre and dance reviews since 2006.

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Farce Onion 2024

Wellington

21/05/2024 - 25/05/2024

"Bold and zingy character work makes it so endearing..

Samantha Hannah – Female Lady Women Comedians

Wellington

23/05/2023 - 18/05/2024

"Not just for female lady women comedians..

"A warm hug of distinct but recognisable personalities..

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Destiny's Cousin: The Reunion Spectacular

Wellington

07/05/2024 - 09/05/2024

"Something for everyone who’s ever sung along to bubblegum pop in their bedroom..

It Came From Beyond the Script

Wellington

13/10/2023 - 23/03/2024

"A great exercise in technical improv..

"Tropes of the genre traversed to satisfying effect..

Tonight on the Outer Rim with Yozveza

Wellington

05/03/2024 - 06/03/2024

"Often delirious, very frenetic, sometimes indulgent, fabulous fun..

The Forever Wave

Global

16/02/2024 - 09/03/2024

"A true feat of audio performance..

You and A.I.

Wellington

02/03/2024 - 10/03/2024

"Technically competent, joyful, with a good sense of humour … Fascinating..

The Big HOO-HAA! Pōneke

Wellington

16/02/2024 - 18/02/2024

"Fantastic improv performers at the top of their game..

Lay Over

Wellington

15/02/2024 - 16/02/2024

"Fantastic improvisers with incredible chemistry..

Ladies Night

Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland

26/09/2023 - 19/10/2023

"Deeply funny, fabulous choreography and music, skilled charismatic actors .....

"Multi-talented performers deliver fun, friendship, sexy vibes and good times..

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Eli Matthewson – Gutterball

Wellington

24/05/2023 - 27/05/2023

"Individual threads finally wrapped together in a fast-paced show that never loses its momentum..

Tim Batt – Is Climate Change Funny Yet?

Wellington

23/05/2023 - 27/05/2023

"Is it a comedy show with jokes about climate change or a climate change rant with jokes included?..

Deacon the Vampire Live! – One Hundred And Ninety Years Of Bullshit

Wellington

23/05/2023 - 27/05/2023

"Fangs for the memories: a deeply funny, horny, murdery, bloody good time..

Guy Montgomery – My Brain Is Blowing Me Crazy

Wellington

17/05/2023 - 20/05/2023

"Very specific clever delivery and fantastic rapport with our audience..

The Big HOO-HAA! Pōneke (Hearts vs Bones)

Wellington

13/05/2023 - 20/05/2023

"Zings with improvisational talent and is deeply, deeply funny..

Camino Man

Wellington

08/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

"Compelling, emotive and bright journey through community to self-resolution..

Ungartered Territory

Wellington, Auckland

08/03/2023 - 10/02/2024

"Fantastic concept: joyous, hilarious, balm for the heart and could have more narrative structure..

BATTLE RIFFS

Wellington

05/03/2023 - 09/03/2023

"Delightfully ‘Fringey’, frenetic and buoyant with glorious energy and musicality..

TRULY FRIDAY – BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS

Wellington

02/03/2023 - 04/03/2023

"Hilarious mix of absurd and mundane take a deep dive into the ludicrous..

U R HERE

Wellington

24/02/2023 - 26/02/2023

"Unique Fringe work offers joy in the stories and worlds they imply..

FIRST BUZZARD AT THE BODY

Wellington

16/09/2022 - 17/09/2022

"A deliciously weird piece of experimental art..

AGENTS PROVOCATEURS

Wellington, Dunedin

22/02/2022 - 15/09/2022

"Incredibly powerful with a charming cheek..

"A clever idea charmingly executed..

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JEZ & JACE

Wellington

01/04/2022 - 02/04/2022

"Resonant, refreshing, joyous..

"Rarely a moment the audience isn’t in stitches..

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