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Wellington, Dunedin

07/03/2024 - 16/03/2024

"A masterclass in storytelling..

"Knows when to let the story flow between jokes..

LEFT UNSAID

Wellington

07/03/2024 - 09/03/2024

"Serious, fraught, silly, sexy, bizarre, quirky, frantic spontaneity..

Sandwich Artist

Wellington

06/03/2024 - 09/03/2024

"Feel the heartbreak, soul searching and unmistakeable hunger …..

Te Tangi a te Tūī

Auckland

01/03/2024 - 10/03/2024

"We want more decolonial theatre..

"Te Tangi a te Tūī transcends language and leaves us in a state of blissful awe...

Pane Provocations

Wellington

06/03/2024 - 09/03/2024

"Beautiful, relatable and emotional – generating a necessary conversation..

blackpill

Wellington

05/03/2024 - 09/03/2024

"May be hard to swallow but raises our consciousness of an insidious condition that needs to be addressed..

The Way We Wilt

Wellington

05/03/2024 - 09/03/2024

"The temporary nature of all things..

"An exploration bravely taken and staged..

Ominous

Wellington

06/03/2024 - 09/03/2024

"Dramatic, punchy and powerful dancing...

The Renegade Cabaret

Wellington, Dunedin

06/03/2024 - 08/03/2024

"Radical celebration..

Only the Stars Know Where I've Been

Auckland

05/03/2024 - 09/03/2024

"Strange imaginings, otherworldly atmosphere..

False Idol

Wellington

06/03/2024 - 09/03/2024

"A fabulous, heart-warming ode to shameless self-love and acceptance..

Hatupatu | Kurungaituku: A Forbidden Love

Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Rotorua

20/02/2024 - 17/03/2024

"Ngā Pūrākau (myths) are driving forces..

"A Te Ao Māori lens..

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Tonight on the Outer Rim with Yozveza

Wellington

05/03/2024 - 06/03/2024

"Often delirious, very frenetic, sometimes indulgent, fabulous fun..

The Man whose Mother was a Pirate - The Musical

Wellington

06/03/2024 - 07/03/2024

"Raise a glass of rum and toast to its future..

JIMMY

Wellington

05/03/2024 - 07/03/2024

"A beautiful tribute to a man who is very loved..

Everyone's Got An Errol

Wellington

05/03/2024 - 06/03/2024

"Feeling their way towards what could become an excellent show..

Good To Be Here: A Standup Comedy Show

Wellington

04/03/2024 - 06/03/2024

"Relatable mix of comedic and more serious personal elements..

SO…

Hamilton

03/03/2024 - 03/03/2024

"Masterfully constructed and chock full of subtext..

The Forever Wave

Global

16/02/2024 - 09/03/2024

"A true feat of audio performance..

IYKYK

Wellington, Kerikeri, Palmerston North, Hamilton, Auckland, Christchurch

20/07/2023 - 27/03/2024

"Fostering and promoting contemporary dance in Aotearoa..

"Human stories glimpsed in fleeting detail..

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The Tempestuous

Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North

13/06/2023 - 21/04/2024

"Wonderful word wrangling and expert audience interaction..

"A well-crafted and deftly performed production of a witty and intelligent show..

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

Hamilton

01/03/2024 - 02/03/2024

"It is both absurd, and utterly real..

Antarctic Endeavours

Wellington

02/03/2024 - 05/03/2024

"Universal truths of human existence make the fantastical real..

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