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TROLL

Wellington, Tauranga, Christchurch, Gisborne

12/02/2017 - 04/10/2020

"A captivating old fashioned, modern fairytale..

"A near-perfect little nugget of mythic storytelling..

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BLEEDING BLACK

Wellington

14/02/2017 - 20/07/2019

"Rugby as child abuse..

"Totally engaging..

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FERRIS WHEEL

Wellington

10/02/2017 - 23/03/2019

"Feels like a quite promising rehearsal..

"Essentially delightful energy, alertness, and vulnerability..

Alexander Sparrow is DE SADE

Wellington, Auckland, Palmerston North

19/02/2014 - 07/10/2018

"Hilarious and delightful debauchery..

"Very inventive..

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DARK MATTER

Dunedin, Wellington

03/03/2016 - 27/09/2018

"Beautiful, menacing, extraordinary, unique..

"Sculpts darkness as if it were a thing of immense solidity and form..

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MANIFESTO 2083

Auckland, Dunedin, Nelson, Wellington, New Plymouth, Christchurch

29/09/2015 - 02/09/2017

"Thought-provoking and well-produced..

"Totally subversive and utterly intriguing..

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HOW I MET MY FATHER

Wellington, Auckland, Palmerston North

19/02/2017 - 09/08/2017

"Unvarnished, soul-sharing honesty..

"Impressive guts, flare and skills..

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THE BASEMENT TAPES

Wellington

10/02/2017 - 03/06/2017

"A visceral response to compelling reveals..

"Eerie, thrilling and totally engrossing..

I’M AN APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTER

Wellington

11/02/2017 - 20/05/2017

"Charismatic performer with great comic timing..

Jon Bennett: MY DAD’s DEATHS

Wellington

26/02/2017 - 12/04/2017

"He knows his craft..

"Revels in celebrating differences..

ONSTAGE DATING

Wellington

14/02/2017 - 08/04/2017

"Dating offers evocative, brave theatre..

"Hard-to-beat inventiveness..

RAPANUI the song of stone

Dunedin, Wellington

18/02/2017 - 18/03/2017

"Interesting experiment not for sceptics..

"Impressive strength and courage..

“ZE”: QUEER AS F*CK!

Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin

12/03/2016 - 18/03/2017

"An endless rollercoaster of self-discovery and acceptance..

"“Everyone needs to see this show”..

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TWO GIRLS ONE SHOP

Wellington, Dunedin

23/02/2017 - 15/03/2017

"High energy rendering of a toxic female friendship..

"Good enough to go to the next level..

FABRICATE (2017)

Wellington, Dunedin

02/03/2017 - 13/03/2017

"A tight and entangling work..

"Testing grounds..

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