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Wonderful

Dunedin, Wellington

10/11/2022 - 19/03/2023

"In the grand tradition of Theatre of the Absurd..

"Subtly absurdist perceptive satire full of things to leave us wondering..

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IDIOM 2022

Wellington

02/12/2022 - 23/12/2022

"Leaves you with a lingering sense of joyous communal bombast..

CLOVERTON In Love & In Wine

Wellington

25/11/2022 - 27/11/2022

"Stories of provincial Aotearoa skilfully woven into the Purcell’s 17th century Baroque works..

THE GRIEGOL

Hawea, Wellington

14/04/2021 - 19/11/2022

"Highly polished production strikes the bullseye with horror and humour..

"Touching, delightful and exciting..

DREAM GARDEN

Wellington

09/07/2022 - 10/07/2022

"Lyrical acrobatics and exquisite whimsy..

The Professio(nah)ls

Wellington

18/02/2022 - 23/02/2022

"Eerie and discombobulating..

"A cohesive bunch of ‘mess’ makers..

GAG REFLEX

Wellington

08/03/2022 - 12/03/2022

"Leaves you gagging for more..

WET DREAMZ The Musical

Wellington

01/03/2022 - 05/03/2022

"Marked by enthusiasm, dedication and high production standards..

MANUFACT

Wellington

01/03/2022 - 05/03/2022

"‘Are we living in an artificial simulation?’..

GLASS TOWN

Wellington

22/02/2022 - 26/02/2022

"Hard to perceive any purpose beyond a display of skills..

SOHO CINDERS

Wellington

27/01/2022 - 05/02/2022

"The crass fairytale we deserve right now..

"Timeless issues confronted along with much fun and frivolousness..

ROXY: A New Hollywood Cabaret

Wellington

08/12/2021 - 18/12/2021

"Slick and cheeky, Roxy is a fantastic night out..

"A stellar, shining, world-class delight..

SUPER,NATURAL

Wellington

06/08/2021 - 09/08/2021

"A playground riot, a whole lot of fun...

SWEENEY TODD The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Wellington

30/06/2021 - 04/07/2021

"Bloody, bawdy and glorious..

TINĀ

Wellington

16/06/2021 - 17/06/2021

"Inspiring other young Pacific women..

"A collective rhythm unfolds of women...

NEKE

Wellington

09/06/2021 - 12/06/2021

"Māori perspective presented in a Māori way by Māori for everyone..

PARADISE or The Impermanence of Ice Cream

Wellington, Auckland

23/10/2020 - 05/06/2021

"Secrets, science and vultures come home to roost..

"Enjoy a Scoop of Life..

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Mike Fowler MAN IN CROWD

Wellington

18/05/2021 - 22/05/2021

"Some good laughs with little depth..

THE BALANCING ACT

Wellington

18/03/2021 - 20/03/2021

"Strength, judgment, daring, flexibility, trust > harmony..

CUFFS, STOCKINGS AND TWO SMOKIN’ BARRELS

Wellington

18/03/2021 - 18/03/2021

"Character depth and dramatic stakes traded in for farcical tone..

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