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Sense and Sensibility

Wellington

06/07/2024 - 03/08/2024

"Skilful social satire entertains at multiple levels..

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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Two Guitars

Palmerston North, Wellington

30/09/2023 - 13/04/2024

"Comedic yet moving, timeless yet topical, challenging yet lyrical..

"Transcendent harmonies, complex characterisations, moving and theatrically fulfilling..

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GRAVITY & GRACE

Wellington

07/03/2024 - 10/03/2024

"A triumphant portrayal of failure..

"Refreshing and reassuring insights into fallible humanity superbly presented..

THE SAVAGE COLONISER SHOW

Auckland, Wanaka, Nelson, Wellington

09/03/2023 - 02/03/2024

"Reveals the worst parts of the human condition, honestly, truthfully..

"Outstanding stage spectacle stimulates thought and debate about how we look at the past to define our future..

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Our Own Little Mess

Wellington

22/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Sets a very high bar for NZ Festival shows worth going to; deserves a long life and to travel far…..

The Supper Club

Wellington

20/01/2024 - 17/02/2024

"Prepare to be wooed and charmed..

"Expect the unexpected – our superstar never disappoints..

Treasure Island: The Pantomime

Wellington

18/11/2023 - 13/01/2024

"Jthan Morgan ‘unquestionable star’ in Circa’s panto..

"A treasure in itself that families of all persuasions will enjoy..

The Importance of Being Earnest

Wellington

07/10/2023 - 04/11/2023

"Classic play with a contemporary twist..

"Wilde’s deliciously eloquent text delivered with fluency in a refreshing production..

VERBATIM 2023

Wellington

09/09/2023 - 16/09/2023

"Confronting recreation of true experiences expertly rendered..

"Fascinating, heartbreaking, yet entirely ordinary stories reflecting reality..

I Want To Be Happy

Auckland, Wellington

18/08/2023 - 30/09/2023

"Leaves its audience very happy at having engaged with another Nightsong treasure..

"A transformative experience, a total delight, undeniably emotionally moving, gut-wrenchingly funny..

Public Service Announcements: Election 2023

Wellington

29/07/2023 - 26/08/2023

"Delivers high spirited political romp..

"Piling in boots and all – is that all we have left?..

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