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PURE GRIME

Wellington

26/02/2024 - 28/02/2024

"Captivating clowning joyously captures what’s grotesque and gross in humans..

Destiny’s Cousin: The Reunion Spectacular

Wellington

20/06/2023 - 24/06/2023

"A big show on a tiny stage that the estimable cast can be well proud of..

Miss Scrappe presents: Fool Affrontal Rudity

Wellington

04/03/2023 - 07/03/2023

"Miss Scrappe lives another day! A chaotic rumbling of noise, bright colour and wackiness...

GUYS AND DOLLS

Wellington

25/06/2021 - 03/07/2021

"Strong performances, anachronistic costuming..

THE ORGAN GRINDER’S MONKEY – a song cycle

Wellington

14/03/2021 - 18/03/2021

"An admirably innovative, authentic performance..

THE MUSEUM OF THIS MORNING

Wellington

16/03/2021 - 19/03/2021

"Makes the mundane captivating..

CONVERSATIONS WITH THE GHOST IN MY BEDROOM

Wellington

12/03/2021 - 13/03/2021

"Starts an interesting and productive conversation..

FAB BEASTS

Wellington

11/03/2021 - 05/11/2022

"Potential untapped..

"Fresh, original and entertaining..

JUST A TASTE

Wellington

11/03/2021 - 12/03/2021

"An absolute joy from beginning to end..

Katie Boyle in THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Nelson, Dunedin, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Wellington

04/04/2019 - 21/09/2019

"Played with engaging charm and extraordinary equanimity..

"A mammoth effort and a resounding success..

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Alexander Sparrow in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Wellington

10/09/2019 - 14/09/2019

"Energetic, engaging – and could be clearer..

GROWN ASS WOMAN AND PETER THE SOBER VAMPIRE

Wellington

21/03/2019 - 23/03/2019

"The performers’ commitment to their characters and show wins the audience over..

TANT PIS

Wellington

18/03/2019 - 20/03/2019

"All manner of puns, wit, puzzles and confusions..

YESTERDAY, IN SPACE

Wellington

18/03/2019 - 20/03/2019

"Great retro-futuristic escape..

MANLESS MAMET Toxic Masculinity & Tequila

Wellington

14/03/2019 - 16/03/2019

"Packs a well-crafted punch..

THAT HORROR GAME SHOW

Wellington

14/03/2019 - 16/03/2019

"Positively spooky..

MELANCHOLY PLAY

Wellington

27/02/2019 - 09/03/2019

"The pleasure of melancholy v the horror of happiness beautifully explored..

IF/THEN

Wellington

29/11/2018 - 08/12/2018

"Moves and flows, touches and triggers..

THE BONE THIEF

Wellington

12/07/2018 - 21/07/2018

"An extraordinary achievement..

Fruitcake - Ten Commandments from the Psych Ward

Dunedin, Wellington

11/03/2018 - 24/03/2018

"Informative, absorbing, sometimes salutary..

"Funny and touching..

FLUSTER CLUCK

Wellington

22/03/2018 - 24/03/2018

"A great way to sample..

HOW TO _______ US

Wellington

19/03/2018 - 21/03/2018

"The child inside us is cheering..

Blood Relative

Dunedin, Wellington

08/03/2018 - 18/03/2018

"A rewarding quest for family..

"Wry, warm, wise and humorous..

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