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Le comte Ory (The Count Ory)

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

30/05/2024 - 29/06/2024

"NZ Opera scores a winning try with its latest 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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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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Mr & Mrs Macbeth of Heathcote Valley Road

Christchurch

18/05/2024 - 22/06/2024

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

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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Kinky Boots

Christchurch

19/04/2024 - 04/05/2024

"High octane, heartwarming entertainment...

HELIOS

Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington

09/04/2024 - 21/04/2024

"Universal themes, experiences and emotions that resonate deeply..

"Richly created ode to the power of the storyteller..

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ME AND MY NANA

Christchurch

02/11/2019 - 14/04/2024

"Me and my Nana – an adorable story about very special relationship..

"Gentle, whimsical and wholesome..

Double Goer

Nelson, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch

24/10/2023 - 27/04/2024

" Unravelling the power of the feminine..

"Brave and confronting and traumatizing...

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Fairystories

Christchurch

10/04/2024 - 13/04/2024

"Exceptionally strong cast handle action and music with assurance...

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