Kinky costumes steam up stage
Kinky costumes steam up stage

If the title Venus in Fur sounds vaguely familiar you could be thinking of Velvet Underground circa 1967 or the 19th century…

A different side of war
A different side of war

As the centenary commemorations of World War I loomed, theatre-maker Geoff Allen wanted to write a play about New Zealand's…

Mating in Captivity a 'fun, naturalistic farce'
Mating in Captivity a 'fun, naturalistic farce'

There are some similarities in these two provocative tales of sexual tension by talented young New Zealand playwrights.

Kiwi works shine on global stage
Kiwi works shine on global stage

On a cold Edinburgh night, it's like a slice of a Kiwi summer has come to theatre as Todd Emerson launches into a raucous…

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New horizons: Oliver Page and Benjamin Henson take on new challenges
New horizons: Oliver Page and Benjamin Henson take on new challenges

They say there's a first-time for everything; for Oliver Page and Benjamin Henson that time is now. …

Giggles a work in progress

Melodrama falls a little flat on debut but theatre company shows potential.

Review: J.K. Rowling, none of this makes any sense

COMMENT: I've loved the Harry Potter series and J.K. Rowling for over 10 years, but now, for the first time, I feel disappointed…

Madcap capers in Bond tradition
Madcap capers in Bond tradition

COMMENT: Dynamotion's fifth comedy-dance show, Mia Blonde in Ice Dagger is a winner.

Theatre review: Free Happiness, Basement Theatre

By allowing the audience to decide how much they will pay for the show, Free Happiness poses a challenge that doubles as…

If you wanted new Harry Potter to be like the old books, well ...

COMMENT: If you're looking to read about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child without any spoilers, read this instead.

Harry Potter's last spell cast: Rowling

Harry Potter has cast his last spell, his creator JK Rowling said at the gala opening of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child…

Aotearoa Dell'Art unmasked

In an office crammed with books and stage memorabilia, theatre-maker and teacher Pedro Ilgenfritz finds space for a battered…

The name's Blonde, Mia Blonde
The name's Blonde, Mia Blonde

Comedy dance goes boogie, writes Dionne Christian.

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