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Wellington

23/02/2023 - 17/06/2023

"A deep, beautiful and poetically passionate insight into disability..

"Poetic, powerful, visceral, raw, gutsy and unmissable..

THE SENSEMAKER

Wellington, Dunedin

28/02/2023 - 25/03/2023

"Unique, complex, enigmatic - don't miss it..

"Fascinatingly unpredictable - a one in a thousand performance..

DARK RADIO

Wellington, Dunedin

17/02/2023 - 19/03/2023

"Playful Pastiche on Mass-Paranoia in Spy-Thriller..

"Offers a safe space to experience paranoia and contemplate how it erupts and spreads in our world..

Wonderful

Dunedin, Wellington

10/11/2022 - 19/03/2023

"In the grand tradition of Theatre of the Absurd..

"Subtly absurdist perceptive satire full of things to leave us wondering..

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Flow

Wellington, Dunedin

05/03/2023 - 19/03/2023

"A poignant exploration of love, death, grief, and what it means to live a life that subverts expectations..

"If the purpose is to set us adrift in a Limbo where things that may once have seemed important are…..

THANK YOU TO ALL MY VOYEURS

Global

17/02/2023 - 12/03/2023

"With the level of interplay between the characters in real time, it vaguely resembles a hyper realistic video game..

Ce La Faro

Wellington

11/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

"A magical ability to entrance an audience..

THE PANDEMUSICAL DIARIES

Wellington

10/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

"A musical masterpiece we can all relate to, laugh and cry along to..

Pillow Fight

Wellington

10/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

"A beautifully presented engaging, involving, challenging, satisfying and almost cathartic experience..

Presentation is Everything

Wellington

07/03/2023 - 12/03/2023

"More than just a snappy PowerPoint slide show..

"Proof that Power has a Point gets the room buzzing..

Comedian of the Year 2069

Wellington

09/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

"Sincere, surreal, nonsensical, and packed to the brim with science fiction and speculation..

The Butler Did It

Wellington

08/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

"50 minutes of well-dressed chaos and clumsiness that has the audience in fits of laughter..

Get Stuffed

Wellington

09/03/2023 - 09/03/2023

"A thought-provoking presentation of humans, animals and birds..

Camino Man

Wellington

08/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

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

LIFE'S A DRAG

Wellington

07/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

"A campy and cosy intimate cabaret show with a whip-smart queen..

His Dark Relationships

Wellington

08/03/2023 - 10/03/2023

"An honest and intriguing dramatization of young lives – or one young life..

I Am King/Queen

Wellington

08/03/2023 - 10/03/2023

"A must see show for all ages, sexualities and ethnicities. A non-negotiable for all straight white folks...

Ungartered Territory

Wellington, Auckland

08/03/2023 - 10/02/2024

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

MOONROE'S HAPPY HOUR: A Variety Spectacular

Wellington

07/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

"Promising concept and execution include variety, ideas, surprises and original songs..

The Retreat

Wellington

07/03/2023 - 11/03/2023

"Patriarchal dominance, the power of a cult and the weaknesses of humankind all wrapped up together in musical form...

Women Drinking Hemlock

Wellington

07/03/2023 - 09/03/2023

"Rivalry, malevolence, mayhem and hilarity see justice done..

Only Bones V1.10

Wellington

11/02/2023 - 07/03/2023

"Playfulness that variously fascinates, astounds, intrigues and provokes empathy..

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