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Two plays at the Basement show the variety of work on offer at dynamic Auckland theatre.
Janet McAllister visits Blockhouse Bay and Avondale and finds a torrid library history.
Janet McAllister, who's reading Auckland, steps inside warm and welcoming Manurewa library
Janet McAllister visits Tupu Youth and Manukau libraries on her library quest in Auckland
Devonport Library should be a major tourist attraction, writes Janet McAllister.
Frustrated by small talk? Then Weaves is theatre for you, writes Janet McAllister.
Summer Shakespeare As You Like It is a good time, but a long one.
This successful, uber-stylish nightclub musical from Wellington's Tawata Productions feels like a dreamy album-length live music video.
The woman who read Auckland checks out New Lynn War Memorial Library.
Janet McAllister continues her tour of Auckland libraries, visiting the Albany and Glenfield branches.
Real-life experiences depicted with humour, intensity and relevance.
Janet McAllister continues her mission to visit each and every one of Auckland's 55 libraries.
This surprising show - by new writer/director Ash Jones - is bonkers in the most wonderful way.
This beautifully sung song cycle follows the same unusual format as Brel: two guys and two gals singing songs without an overarching
This Tadpole production is an endearing tale of marital betrayal, more entertaining than one might expect for a romantic dramedy more than 40 years old.
This Flaxworks production mentions the boyfriends but ignores the image, and instead presents a girlish Jean, enthusiastic and sweet.
Funny, sexy and feminist all at the same time, Australian cabaret star Meow Meow (Melissa Madden Gray) delivers wonderful frivolity.
The focus is on people's casual attitudes and everyday interactions, and Burch re-enacts several of her own experiences with angry humour and audience help.
The five featured women dance, create pretty moving tableaux and briefly sing songs. From the Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Fiji, Samoa, and Aotearoa, they're great, well-rehearsed performers.