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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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Ladies Night

Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland

26/09/2023 - 19/10/2023

"Deeply funny, fabulous choreography and music, skilled charismatic actors .....

"Multi-talented performers deliver fun, friendship, sexy vibes and good times..

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Venus Rising RNZB 2022

Christchurch, Wellington

24/11/2022 - 03/12/2022

"The Whole Cast Shines..

"Venus Rising on stage after four Covid postponements for RNZB triple bill..

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Black Grace Life O Le Olaga

Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington

04/09/2022 - 10/09/2022

"Life – O Le Olaga - reflective and deeply personal..

"Black Grace - Richness, depth and elegance of O le Olaga..


Dunedin, Christchurch

13/08/2022 - 20/08/2022

"Cohesive, generous, beautiful, interesting, considered – and fun..

"Mincing, Lurking and Dreary Smirking..

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Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Whangarei, Hastings, Palmerston North, Dunedin

11/06/2021 - 19/10/2022

"A Graceful Whakapapa..

"Te Wheke Has Many Tendrils..

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The Soldier's Tale


11/03/2021 - 11/03/2021

"Timely production for multiple reasons..


Wellington, Christchurch

19/07/2019 - 03/08/2019

"Deep local connections..

"Rippling wind at the rim of the world..

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Nelson, Wellington, Palmerston North, Auckland, New Plymouth, Christchurch

31/07/2019 - 02/11/2019

"A perplexing shadow world..

"Perplexing, intriguing, ambiguous, unknowable..

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Auntie & Me

Auckland, New Plymouth, Christchurch, Wellington, Tauranga

04/08/2010 - 28/08/2010

"Probable perceptions remain unrevealed..


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Dance of Desire

Christchurch, Auckland

03/04/2010 - 22/04/2010

"All-encompassing globalised mix of old with new..

"Heartily appreciated..

Happy Home Road


06/08/2009 - 08/08/2009

"Where is the magic of risk and spectacle?..

Le Sud

Hamilton, Christchurch, Clyde, Central Otago, Wellington, Wanaka, Dunedin

29/04/2009 - 11/10/2010

"A comedy of manners, not politics..

"Kiwis with a taste of French..

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