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March 28, 2012

By David Greig Directed by Rachel Henry Cast: Philip Anstis, Taylor Barrett, Felix Becroft, Susan Berry, Jack Buchanan, Reuben Butler, Keagan Fransch, Greta Gregory, Taylor Hall, Frith Horan, Pereri King, Tom Knowles, Aaron McGregor, Timote Mapuhola, Greer Phillips, Vaimoana Sinafoa, Brynley Stent, Lucy Suttor, & Zoe Towers Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre, 23 […]

March 24, 2012

What The Wife has in abundance, as well as the sense of community, is fun.

March 16, 2012

Designed, Directed, and Performed by James Thiérrée St James Theatre, 14 March, 8pm Ryan Brown-Haysom Raoul is a terrible voyage into solitude: a captivating, heart-breaking one-man expedition into the polar regions of the mind. From its haunting stage set, draped in Arctic white, to the eerie doppelgänger-figure who emerges from the dark at the opening […]

March 16, 2012

Designed, written, and performed by Hannah Banks, Kate Clarkin, Uther Dean, William O’Neil, and Paul Waggot. BATS, 6th March, 8pm “I don’t want a new paragraph. I want to turn a full-stop into a comma.” A Play about Love has at its heart one relationship between a girl who makes snow globes and a stationer […]

March 12, 2012

PREVIEW: Richard Meros Salutes the Southern Man  BY: Arthur Meek & Geoff Pinfield ADAPTED FROM: the book by Richard Meros. STARRING Arthur Meek. DIRECTED by Geoff Pinfield. I sit in the deserted foyer of the theatre, while the ticking clock counts off the seconds before I am to meet ‘The Man’. Suddenly, I hear passions […]

March 12, 2012

DESIGNED, WRITTEN, & PERFORMED BY: Hannah Banks, Kate Clarkin, Uther Dean, William O’Neil & Paul Waggot. “I don’t want a new paragraph. I want to turn a full-stop into a comma.”  A Play about Love took as its central provocation a relationship between a girl who makes snow globes and a stationer who jots ideas—including […]

March 4, 2012

Salient  Meets Michael hurst It is with some trepidation one interviews Michael Hurst, – ONZM, actor, and director – who has previously directed episodes of both Spartacus: Blood and Sand and Hercules. He brings to Wellington a new production for the New Zealand Festival of the Arts: Frequently Asked Questions: To Be or Not To Be, Etc. …a poor […]

February 29, 2012

Divas and The Beast The Improv Divas: Mary Little, Nicola Pauling, Hanna Pickersgill, and Kate Wilson. With Erin Upjohn-Beatson (music) and Darryn Woods (lighting). BATS, 23rd February, 8pm Divas and The Beast is advertised as “TV’s Beauty and The Beast meets Desperate Housewives.” However, the desire to wretch that this description evokes should not put you off seeing this […]

February 27, 2012

Why, hello, gentle readers! Yes, another page, another introduction. First, because I’m one of my favourite topics of conversation, a little about me is in order. My name is Neal Barber, Theatre Editor, and I come to Wellington this year to study my Master of Information Studies in Library Science. And, while I don’t know about […]

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