Theatre review: Belleville, Herald Theatre
Theatre review: Belleville, Herald Theatre

A knock at the door sounds like hammering with an anvil in this Silo Theatre production, but clever, compelling Belleville…

Preview: The Sound of Music
Preview: The Sound of Music

Living travelled to Singapore to see The Sound of Music ahead of the show opening in Wellington and Auckland.

Janet McAllister: Let down by 'lazy stereotypes'
Janet McAllister: Let down by 'lazy stereotypes'

When she went to Cirque du Soleil's Totem last week, artist and curator Melissa Laing was impressed by the acts' "phenomenal"…

Theatre review: Earnest, Q Theatre
Theatre review: Earnest, Q Theatre

The party fun starts even before you enter the theatre for this Importance of Being Earnest, fabulously reimagined as an…

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Ten-minute theatrical turns a treat
Ten-minute theatrical turns a treat

This week, 10 light-hearted "slice of life" plays start the month-long Short+Sweet suite of theatre…

Koale is the martyr to the cause

Born and raised in Otara, of Samoan descent, Beulah Koale is one of the busiest young actors in the country. It's been six…

A play for a generation

Matt Whelan goes against type in his new play, finds Barney McDonald.

Totem - Cirque du Soliel

As an instantly recognizable brand celebrating their 30th anniversary Cirque du Soliel must stretch a tightrope between…

Theatre review: Dog, The Basement
Theatre review: Dog, The Basement

Playwright Ben Hutchison establishes himself as an original and very distinctive voice with a play that…

Theatre preview: Earnest, Q Loft

When Robin Kelly and Cherie Moore established their theatre company Last Tapes, they sat down and talked at length about…

Theatre review: Hairspray

This bright, feel-good musical left us so happy that we were possibly high on hairspray fumes, writes Janet McAllister.

The Illusionists: Now that's magic

Barney McDonald meets a rock star of the world of illusion.

Meeting of the clans

With its loud explosions and gory details reducing more nervous attendees to gibbering wrecks, The Generation of Z is…

Shavaughn: Out of the blue
Shavaughn: Out of the blue

Good fortune, rather than good management, has seen Shavaughn Ruakere snare top TV roles. Now, on the…

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