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H.R. The Musical

Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington

01/02/2024 - 22/05/2024

"Every song and scene is immaculately written, rehearsed and delivered..

"Riotous send-up of corporate culture...

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Swan Lake - The Royal NZ Ballet

Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland

18/07/2013 - 05/05/2024

"Freshness and immediacy of a newly minted work..

"Sumptuous production..

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CONSTELLATIONS

Dunedin

23/05/2024 - 01/06/2024

"Stellar!..

Transmission: Beta

Wellington

18/05/2024 - 15/06/2024

"Primal, beautiful, must-see, have-to-feel theatre..

"Confronting, enlightening, comedic, tragic – and essential in every respect..

Wilson Dixon – Love Don't Live Here Anymore, You Do

Wellington, Dunedin

16/05/2024 - 22/05/2024

"Effortless wit..

"A huge amount to savour in this performance..

Farce Onion 2024

Wellington

21/05/2024 - 25/05/2024

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

Puka

Wellington

21/05/2024 - 25/05/2024

"Throwaway lines have the impact of comedic depth charges ..

Jak Darling: A Muse

Wellington

21/05/2024 - 25/05/2024

"Linguistic tricks, quips, puns and witty anecdotes: life-affirming and ever hopeful..

Mr & Mrs Macbeth of Heathcote Valley Road

Christchurch

18/05/2024 - 22/06/2024

"Smart, funny and delivered by consummate professionals...

El Jaguar Book (Fight) Club

Auckland

21/05/2024 - 25/05/2024

"The rules of Book (Fight) Club insist I say nothing but this show is too funny to stick to the…..

Pick and Mix 2

Auckland

16/05/2024 - 18/05/2024

"A review-style show full of astute insights from three unique and talented comedians...

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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TE TUPUA – The Goblin

Wellington, Whangarei, Dunedin

20/10/2021 - 18/05/2024

"Energy is high throughout..

"INTENSE, FAST-PACED TALE OF EARLY COLONIAL AOTEAROA..

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DIRTY WORK - An Ode to Joy

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

16/06/2023 - 25/05/2024

"Randomness, uncertainty, absurdity, happiness, songs and Joy..

"Indian Ink does it again…. Delightful on all levels..

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Yeah Nah Pavlova

Auckland

16/05/2024 - 17/05/2024

"These two fireworks create a show that sparks the audience regardless of their origin...

Eli Matthewson - Night Terror

Wellington, Auckland

10/05/2024 - 18/05/2024

"More definite content and a director to pace and edit will make this good show even better...

The 39 Steps

Dunedin

16/05/2024 - 25/05/2024

"Energetic from start to finish..

Ivan Aristeguieta - Too Easy

Wellington

14/05/2024 - 15/05/2024

"Weaves multiple threads with consummate skill..

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Live on Stage

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

23/04/2024 - 19/05/2024

"Ensemble work makes this Exotic production sing..

"A satirically amusing socio-political commentary..

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