Review: Hauraki Horror, The Basement
Review: Hauraki Horror, The Basement

The Basement's Christmas fundraising tradition is as scruffy and silly as a present wrapped by toddlers using tinsel and…

Theatre review: Romeo and Juliet, Tapac
Theatre review: Romeo and Juliet, Tapac

Shakespeare's tale of teenage love is brought to life with an authentic, very contemporary infusion of teenage vitality…

Peter Calder: Stage veteran's Monkey business
Peter Calder: Stage veteran's Monkey business

Finding Warwick Broadhead's house on Waiheke Island is a bit of a mission. The confusion comes down to the distinction between…

Angels in America takes top prize
Angels in America takes top prize

Director Shane Bosher and the Silo Theatre team behind the staging of Tony Kushner's epic Angels in America last night…

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A theatre full of superstars
A theatre full of superstars

Kiwi fans of one of the world's most popular stage shows will get a chance to be cast members for one…

Bloody murder and terrible nautical puns

Rachel House is best known for her work as an actor and director in serious Maori drama but she likes a laugh so when the…

Theatre review: At the Wake, Herald Theatre

The attraction of playing with fire is brilliantly displayed in a new work by Victor Rodger that lights the fuse on a volatile…

Expat actors return home

Expat actors gather in Auckland to play in At the Wake.

Learning to swear correctly
Learning to swear correctly

Theatre often gives actors an education in subjects they knew little about before accepting a role;…

Movie review: Skylight

Time has taken tragically little toll on David Hare's 1995 play. The pungent one-liners amuse, but the real sting is that…

Theatre review: Famour Flora, The White House

An historical excursion into the salacious underbelly of Auckland's nightlife finds a suitably lascivious venue in the central…

Theatre review: One Day Moko, Q Theatre

This enjoyable, artful jumble, One Day Moko, starts with a fun stand-up comedy set from a lively homeless guy, Moko, who…

Flora's charm more than a myth

If, in the eyes of conservative society, Flora Mackenzie of Famous Flora's brothel in Auckland could be said to be a latter-day…

Hewitson: Elisabeth Easther
Hewitson: Elisabeth Easther

Elisabeth Easther, the sometime actress, playwright and part-time journalist, lives in a pretty little…

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