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AuthorRuby Hansen

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September 17, 2016

What is it? The New Zealand Fringe Festival is an open-access, non-programmed festival—anyone at all can enter a show. If you pay the registration fees and the show is (basically) legal, you’re in! Does it cost? There is a one-off compulsory cost with Fringe and this is the registration fee and refundable bond. The fees […]

September 11, 2016

How does one navigate their sense of belonging, family, and home in the world? How do these notions play a part in adult life and how far will one go to preserve and protect these quintessential notions of kinship? These are the compelling and resonant questions put forward in Lyle Kessler’s hauntingly captivating play ORPHANS, […]

August 7, 2016

I think I’ve found my new favourite hobby in Wellington. I attended a slam poetry event in the low-key, dusky vibes of San Francisco Bathhouse. Having a keen interest in poetry, I decided to take a break from religiously attending theatre, and instead I shook it up with a night of hearty, local poetry. I […]

March 20, 2016

Jane Waddel and her creative team delivered a sensitive, heart-warming, and animated adaption of The ACB with Honora Lee, a 2012 novel by New Zealand’s adored author Kate De Goldi. The narrative follows granddaughter Perry’s blossoming relationship with her rather forgetful grandmother. Through the eyes of Perry, a nine year old girl, the audience gains […]