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DANCE DANCED DANCING 2024

Auckland

13/02/2024 - 17/02/2024

"About form, shape, and process..

THE BLOOM

Auckland

13/02/2024 - 17/02/2024

"Queer experience, queer intimacy..

"Slick, enticing choreography..

Lads on the Island

Wellington

03/02/2024 - 02/03/2024

"Friendships and relationships explored .....

"An exceptional production of a literally extra-ordinary play..

The Adventures of the White Unicorn

Palmerston North

10/02/2024 - 10/02/2024

"Hugely vivacious and likeable..

Coombe: Inside Me

Palmerston North

10/02/2024 - 10/02/2024

"Often funny, always entertaining..

Morgan and Justin Get Ambitious

Palmerston North

09/02/2024 - 09/02/2024

"Gettin’ ambitty wit’ it – a meander through millennial angst ..

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

Dunedin

09/02/2024 - 18/02/2024

"Summer Shakespeare is a gift to Dunedin  ..

Artist Descending a Staircase

Dunedin

08/02/2024 - 17/02/2024

"Sugar Art is Just the Beginning… a smart, funny jigsaw of a play..

LEGACY 7

Auckland

07/02/2024 - 10/02/2024

"An evening of happy/sad/moving/funny shows that is, without doubt, the best 'Legacy' yet...

This Room is an Island

Auckland

02/02/2024 - 04/02/2024

"Unequivocal determined vision..

"Part immersive performance, part remembrance, 'This Room is an Island' invites us to witness and to become vulnerable...

H.R. The Musical

Auckland

01/02/2024 - 03/02/2024

"The full house laughed their cotton socks off, a sign the season will do well...

The Most Haunted Comedian in New Zealand

Palmerston North

02/02/2024 - 02/02/2024

"Many stories, and weird and wonderful associations of things, people and places ..

Pring it on!

Auckland

31/01/2024 - 03/02/2024

"Beautiful singing, stunning choreography, amazing acting and moments that make us tear up, laugh a lot and feel happy afterwards..

Kia Ora Khalid

Wellington

31/01/2024 - 03/02/2024

"The audience takes every hit in the heart during this incredible opera..

blip

Wellington

31/01/2024 - 03/02/2024

"Engaging, well designed, skilfully presented, challenging-but-not-off-putting..

We, The Outsiders

Wellington

31/01/2024 - 03/02/2024

"Some stories are happy, some are sad, all are important..

"Wonderful interplay between personal and second-hand narratives..

40 NEW ZEALAND SCENES FOR YOUTH

(not a specified venue)

01/01/2024 - 31/12/2024

"An essential resource for young practitioners and anyone working with the youth demographic..

ON GOD

Wellington

24/01/2024 - 27/01/2024

"Cultural clash of deities makes you laugh, cry, think, and makes you so proud to be from the Pacific Islands..

The Supper Club

Wellington

20/01/2024 - 17/02/2024

"Prepare to be wooed and charmed..

"Expect the unexpected – our superstar never disappoints..

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