• Mary Poppins – The Civic Theatre Auckland – Review

    The magic of Mary Poppins has well and truly arrived in New Zealand and the opening night in Auckland was nothing short of spectacular . Arriving to a red carpet, the Civic Theatre looked primed for a special night and if

    October 19, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 2085

  • Swan Lake – The Imperial Russian Ballet

    A full house came to see the Imperial Russian Ballet perform the classic Swan Lake at ASB Theatre, Auckland last weekend. With a whole breadth of ages you could feel an electricity of excitement in the air. However I was

    October 17, 2012 • Theatre • Views: 2358

  • Death Of A Salesman – Peach Theatre Company

    This week one of theatre’s most famous and acclaimed plays by Arthur Miller opened at Auckland’s Maidment Theatre. This production of the classic Death of a Salesman is brought to us by the Peach Theatre

    October 14, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1562

  • Short + Sweet Festival Week 3

    Never a disappointment, the Short + Sweet Theatre festival brings together a further ten plays with rich plot twists in its third and final week before the Gala Final. This week’s programme showcases a particularly vast variety

    October 5, 2012 • Theatre • Views: 1229

  • 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: 1366

  • 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: 1374

  • 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: 943

  • 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: 1639

  • 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: 2560

  • 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: 1083