Archive for June, 2010

05/06/10

Salomé is an Oscar Wilde play bit it’s not an Oscar Wilde play. That is to say that it is not what you expect and Oscar Wilde play to be. Rather than a stately and witty satirical romp around social rituals full of finely honed epigrams and put upon butlers, it is a one act [...]

03/06/10

Willem Wassenaar has, with one of the two current classes of Long Cloud Youth Theatre, adapted Antoine de Saint Exupẻry’s classic children’s story The Little Prince (the other class presented a very well-achieved, very physical and present workshop selection of scenes from Romeo and Juliet). It is the story of a curious young man (Patrick [...]

03/06/10

Mel Parsons really is lovely. She’s the kind of girl I would totally be happy about introducing to Maw and Paw. She reminded me of that awkward but somehow still cool music school prefect. Clean cut but quietly different. She is really rather good at what she does (New Zealand – specifically West Coast – [...]