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Prima Facie

Wellington, Hamilton, Palmerston North

24/06/2023 - 26/05/2024

"Cracking courtroom tour-de-force mentally and emotionally spellbinding..

"A stunning and challenging night of theatre..

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The Tempestuous

Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North

13/06/2023 - 21/04/2024

"Phenomenal energy, vivacity, versatility, inventiveness and humour..

"Wonderful word wrangling and expert audience interaction..

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Cringeworthy - Swinging in the 60s!

Wellington, Palmerston North

01/04/2023 - 17/03/2024

"Bingo for boomers: A sashay through the 60s at a thousand miles an hour..

"Smooth, confident, quality pop – enthralling and memorable..

MannBannd

Palmerston North

18/11/2023 - 16/12/2023

"Cleverly written, tightly directed, stellar acting, well produced and designed..

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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Frangipani Perfume

Palmerston North

24/06/2023 - 13/07/2023

"A cleverly crafted, multi-layered play with breathtaking and exhilarating performances..

QEIII: Black Betty

Palmerston North

06/05/2023 - 03/06/2023

"Fun, fresh-feeling, bonkers and very funny..

An Act of God

Palmerston North

25/02/2023 - 30/03/2023

"Cribbed glibness on a wing and a prayer – more B-musing than A-musing..

THE OPENING NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Palmerston North

12/11/2022 - 17/12/2022

"Cornball caper a cheesy Christmas cracker..

TIMBERRR…!

Wellington, Palmerston North

08/04/2022 - 13/08/2022

"Assured, successful, warmly recommended..

"Cutting through the blokeish obstacles..

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MISERY

Palmerston North

28/05/2022 - 02/06/2022

"Gripping, tense, stellar and amusing..

CRINGE WORTHY 80s!

Palmerston North, Wellington

06/11/2021 - 11/06/2022

"Cringeworthy and so much fun..

"A unique blend of warmth, humour and spirit..

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THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF PALMERSTON NORTH – Abridged

Palmerston North

24/07/2021 - 22/08/2021

"Looks certain to clip a lot of local tickets..

WINDING UP

Palmerston North

27/03/2021 - 24/04/2021

"Classy slapstick works a treat..

THE MĀORI SIDESTEPS

Wellington, Havelock North, Nelson, Invercargill, Kerikeri, Palmerston North

15/06/2017 - 09/06/2021

"Highlighting inequity through comedy..

"An amazing show – a must see..

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LADIES NIGHT

Palmerston North

14/11/2020 - 19/12/2020

"The balm we need after a long year..

CRINGE WORTHY!

Wellington, Palmerston North

10/08/2019 - 26/09/2020

"Fast-paced, hilarious, harmonious nostalgia..

"High energy entertainment delightful and dazzling..

MAMIL: Middle Aged Man In Lycra

Auckland, Napier, Dunedin, Havelock North, Wellington, Christchurch, Palmerston North

25/07/2014 - 14/12/2019

"A very funny play about change..

"Holds up a mirror to honest self-appraisal..

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CLUB CABARET Part Deux!

Palmerston North

21/09/2019 - 19/10/2019

"Will make you laugh, hold your breath, whoop and holler..

NIU SILA

Palmerston North

03/08/2019 - 25/08/2019

"Kiwi classic shows its contemporary heart..

"Beautiful, funny and packs a real punch..

SHORTLAND STREET The Musical

Palmerston North

01/06/2019 - 30/06/2019

"Great for people who either love or hate Shortland Street the TV serial..

MIDDLE AGE SPREAD

Palmerston North

09/03/2019 - 14/04/2019

"A good and fresh revival..

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