• 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: 1772

  • 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: 2671

  • 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: 1145

  • 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: 1760

  • 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: 1388

  • 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: 1361

  • 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: 1688

  • Drowning in Veronica Lake – Q Theatre

    Walking into the Loft at Q Theatre we were immediately confronted with a magnificent and dominating white gown that covered the stage around a lone feminine silhouette who stood with her back facing the audience. This was the

    August 23, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 2340

  • The Pride – Silo Theatre – Review

    They’ve done it again! Not only have they chosen the thought provoking play and social commentary that is ‘The Pride’, but they have put together an uber talented cast to excellently portray it. The debut

    August 12, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1465

  • Keeping Up With Interview – Alex Ellis

    This week we were Keeping Up With Alex Ellis, one half of  the creative partnership Flaxworks, the Theatre Company bringing us Drowning in Veronica Lake later this month at Q Theatre. Alex talks to us about her extreme

    August 11, 2012 • Interviews, Theatre, What's On • Views: 3169