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WINK by Jen Silverman

Auckland

11/06/2024 - 15/06/2024

"Silverman’s 'Wink' executes on the philosophy of theatre as psycho-drama as though it were a manifesto ..

Le comte Ory (The Count Ory)

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

30/05/2024 - 29/06/2024

"NZ Opera delights with fun, fizzing farce..

"A memorable if tacky interpretation delivered with vibrant and inventive spirit ..

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Cubbin Concert

Christchurch

13/06/2024 - 16/06/2024

"Fun, silliness and an unexpected new ear worm...

Weredingo

Auckland

06/06/2024 - 07/06/2024

"The ground is alive with ceremony..

GURU OF CHAI

Auckland & Wellington, Wellington, Nelson, Hamilton, New Plymouth, Wanaka, Auckland, NYC, USA, Christchurch, Raumati

11/02/2010 - 11/08/2024

"Polished expertise, inimitable direction, 'a wonder in spades'...

"A gripping experience..

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HE MĀORI?

Wellington, Palmerston North

21/06/2022 - 14/06/2024

"A powerful testament to the enduring quest to belong..

"Vital storytelling..

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FWB: Friends With Boundaries

Wellington

11/06/2024 - 15/06/2024

"A revelatory snapshot of midlife desires, disappointments and delight..

TRYGVE WAKENSHAW - NAUTILUS

Auckland, New Plymouth

28/04/2015 - 09/06/2024

"A madcap, brilliant, fabulously funny, hilariously naughty tonic..

"Engaging, challenging and at times confronting..

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Station

Auckland

07/06/2024 - 07/06/2024

"What the ‘Vā’ in street dance can look like...

CONFESSIONS OF A SLEEPWALKING INSOMNIAC

Wellington

08/09/2022 - 09/06/2024

"Writing, acting and directing blend perfectly..

"Uses humour and pathos to gently guide us towards seeing complexity..

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TOTO

Auckland

05/06/2024 - 06/06/2024

"A mixing bowl of cultural excellence..

I Carried This

Wellington

05/06/2024 - 15/06/2024

"A crucial story told with a gentle hand and straight-down-the-barrel honesty..

Ballroom Blitz

Wellington

04/06/2024 - 04/06/2024

"Smooth as cutting butter with a warm knife..

Transmission: Beta

Wellington

18/05/2024 - 15/06/2024

"Living inside history: a chic and powerful success..

"Play offers window into unprocessed pandemic memories..

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Advait Kirtikar – New Show, Who Dis?

Wellington

07/05/2024 - 11/05/2024

"Pleasantly simmering between nervous and flaring...

"Amusing and entertaining if blurred by pace..

Gormless

Auckland

23/05/2024 - 25/05/2024

"Joel gives his audience more than their ticket price worth of entertainment. He gives a next level performance. He gives…..

We Have Boys at Home

Hamilton

29/05/2024 - 01/06/2024

"Strong actors, a robust script, an intelligent production..

DIRTY WORK - An Ode to Joy

Auckland, Nelson, Christchurch, Wellington, Tauranga, Hamilton, New Plymouth

16/06/2023 - 25/05/2024

"Joy is at the heart of this feel-good comedy and important social critique..

"Sisyphus myth hits home hard yet something doesn’t quite land..

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