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THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY

Auckland, Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington

22/07/2017 - 28/07/2017

"Entertaining and moving..

CARMEN

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

01/06/2017 - 22/07/2017

"The blood-red heart is well and truly pumping..

"Solid Carmen lacks tension..

AS NIGHT FALLS

New Plymouth, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin

22/06/2017 - 30/06/2017

"A desperately beautiful piece of dance..

"Exhilarating and life-affirming..

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Christchurch, Wellington

04/05/2017 - 21/05/2017

"Good-natured but theatrical escapism overshadows the story..

"Visually stunning..

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THE PICKLE KING

Napier, Gisborne, Whangarei, Hamilton, Tauranga, Christchurch, Dunedin, Auckland, Wellington

04/05/2017 - 09/09/2017

"A bright beacon of excellence..

"Well Preserved..

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Three By Ekman

Wellington, Auckland, Napier, Christchurch, Dunedin

17/05/2017 - 16/06/2017

"Exploration and adventure..

"Voiceovers, incongruity and the unexpected..

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PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT – The Musical

Christchurch

24/03/2017 - 08/04/2017

"Amid the gloss, most – but not all – comedy rooted in truth..

CARMEN with L'ARLESIENNE

Christchurch, Dunedin, Palmerston North, Wellington, Auckland

16/02/2017 - 22/03/2017

"Carmen and L'Arlésienne shouldn't be missed..

"Power of Petit..

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THE MIKADO

Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland

14/02/2017 - 11/03/2017

"Mikado a ravishing riot..

"Pleasant confection could have more tang..

SWEENEY TODD The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

17/09/2016 - 15/10/2016

"Can’t be recommended highly enough..

"Fleet Street Clean Sweep..

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EVITA

Christchurch

15/09/2016 - 01/10/2016

"Hits all the right notes..

"Engaging, accessible, dazzling..

GISELLE - The Royal NZ Ballet

Wellington, Napier, Christchurch, Dunedin, Auckland

11/08/2016 - 03/09/2016

"Simply superb in every way..

"Giselle: Delicate, defined, and dynamic..

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HAIRSPRAY

Christchurch

08/06/2016 - 18/06/2016

"Sweet without being sickly and righteous without being worthy..

"Frothy frivolity misses the message..

BLUE MAN GROUP

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

24/05/2016 - 03/07/2016

"Both embraces and repudiates technology..

"Performance art mastered with pure clowning..

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Heath Franklin’s Chopper – Live from Anzakistan

Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch

12/05/2016 - 18/05/2016

"A smart comedian at work..

THE WIZARD OF OZ

Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Auckland, Napier

04/05/2016 - 12/06/2016

"Artistic licence provokes sighs..

"Women are the standouts in the Wizard of Oz..

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Jimeoin - YEEHAA!

Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch

30/04/2016 - 08/05/2016

"A master of the art of laughter..

MAMMA MIA!

Christchurch

31/03/2016 - 16/04/2016

"Unbridled appeal..

SPEED OF LIGHT

Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin

26/02/2016 - 16/03/2016

"Wow - such discipline and attention to detail..

"Delivering powerhouse performances..

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LE NOIR – THE DARK SIDE OF CIRQUE

Auckland, Christchurch

28/10/2015 - 17/11/2015

"Making the impossible seem easy..

"A fantastical feast for circus lovers..

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FROM BROADWAY TO LA SCALA

Christchurch

20/09/2015 - 20/09/2015

"Strongest in solos and duets..

SWING

Auckland, Christchurch

10/09/2015 - 19/09/2015

"Swing when you're winning..

"Captivating, endearing, heart-warming tale..

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