• Auckland Welcomes Mary Poppins!

    Last night The Civic Theatre hosted a great event to introduce some of the cast of Mary Poppins to Auckland. Walking in to the beautiful  Taj Mahal room to the sound of those well known tunes resonating from a grand piano would

    September 27, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1298

  • The Gift – Auckland Theatre Company

    The Gift is the latest production from  Auckland Theatre Company . Written by Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith, this wonderfully funny, exciting and challenging piece explores many of life’s questions around

    September 26, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1261

  • Short + Sweet – Wildcard Show

    Week one of Short + Sweet Theatre’s Wildcard program holds a mixed, and in several cases surprisingly excellent, hand of eight plays. The collection shouldn’t be discredited for not making the top 30. Within its

    September 25, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 892

  • The Red Chair at Q Theatre

    The Red Chair, under the superb direction of Aaron Tindell, is music theatre like no other.  Four characters – an older man, his cynical long-time lover, a younger guy sceptical about love and a younger woman with a troubled

    September 23, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1534

  • The Bartered Bride – NBR New Zealand Opera

    The Bartered Bride opened at the ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre to a full house on Saturday 22 September. Although many will think of Italy when they think of opera it is with this Czech piece, by Bedřich Smetana, that NBR New

    September 23, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 2439

  • Short + Sweet Theatre Opens in Auckland!

    Described as the largest ten minute theatre festival in the world, Short + Sweet Theatre is a mixed bag of nearly 50  short plays happening over three weeks. Running internationally, the local leg of this festival kicked off on

    September 20, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1036

  • Private Lives – Q Theatre

    This 1930′s Noël Coward play about relationships is hailed as the ‘original rom-com’ on Q Theatre’s website. This production is brought to us by the consistently great Silo Theatre whose productions

    September 9, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1548

  • Michael James Manaia – Q Theatre

    The opening night of Michael James Manaia was truly an education. This iconic piece of Kiwi theatre by John Broughton had been restaged for 2012. The story of a man’s life post-Vietnam told in a honest, provocative

    September 6, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1192

  • The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

    The Laramie Project tackles the tragic and heinous murder of 21 year old University of Wyoming student, Matthew Shepard. Matthews homosexuality was thought to be the motive behind this hate crime, but there was no such law to

    August 29, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1125

  • Educating Rita – Newmarket Stage Company – Review

    For their debut production Newmarket Stage Company chose Willy Russell’s modern classic comedy ‘Educating Rita’ about the relationship between a working class girl and her Open University Lecturer. If you have never seen

    August 25, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1527