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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, Dunedin

31/01/2024 - 17/03/2024

"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..

At The Altar

Wellington

24/01/2024 - 27/01/2024

"Outstanding onstage horror a well co-ordinated creative success..

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tours

Christchurch

19/01/2024 - 28/01/2024

"Life-affirming Silent Disco Tour spreads joy and good vibrations...

Jarred Fell - BELIEF

Christchurch

19/01/2024 - 19/01/2024

"Unique and dynamic Kiwi crowd pleaser keeps audience guessing...

Sing It!

Christchurch

21/01/2024 - 28/01/2024

"Sing It! joyously and enthusiastically embraces the spirit of a singalong...

The Odyssey

Christchurch

11/01/2024 - 28/01/2024

"Physical humour and theatrical creativity ensure that this Odyssey is an epic success...

Buskers’ Comedy Club

Christchurch

19/01/2024 - 20/01/2024

"Bite-sized taste of festival menu provides a fun night out...

THE LOBSTER

Wellington

17/01/2024 - 20/01/2024

"Energetic and engaged cast commit to the bleakness..

Limbo

Wellington

17/01/2024 - 20/01/2024

"Fantastic chemistry and engaging flow..

Tales of an Urban Indian

Auckland

11/01/2024 - 14/01/2024

"'Tales of an Urban Indian' superbly conceived, stunningly written, and uncompromising in its delivery...

Into The Woods

Auckland

10/01/2024 - 13/01/2024

"Canadian thespians deliver Sondheim's magical 'Into the Woods' outdoors with real charm and flair...

UnReel (development season)

Wellington

18/12/2023 - 18/12/2023

"Yet another Te Rakau production that entertainingly employs the alchemy of theatre to address a crucial social issue..

OLIVE COPPERBOTTOM

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Tauranga, Nelson, Hamilton, Palmerston North, Dunedin

18/04/2017 - 16/12/2023

"Versatile virtuoso Ashton..

"Caters to a range of tastes with energy and joy..

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We Wrote This

Wellington

12/12/2023 - 13/12/2023

"‘Thank you whoever you are there in the dark’..

"The premise, that the only consistent thing in life is change, is thoroughly and entertainingly explored..

A Very PopRox Christmas

Wellington

12/12/2023 - 16/12/2023

"Nativity improv rollicking good laugh..

"A smart and witty production that interweaves biblical belief and fun fiction..

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