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Royals of Kihikihi

On Tuesday a third play opened, Royals of Kihikihi. Two plays in one night is sort of doable. Three, not so much. So I pulled in my friend Sigourney Taylor. Fall in love with her words, then go see the … Continue reading

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Earnest

Oscar Wilde has always delighted me. When I was very small my grandmother would read to me The Happy Prince and Selfish Giant. His words quickly became integral to the history of my love affair with literature. Yet, I didn’t think … Continue reading

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Wine Lips

There were three careers I was actively discouraged from following as a child. Theatre, Advertising and Law. With my Mother working in theatre we knew far too many struggling for their art. Meanwhile my Father worked in advertising and his whole … Continue reading

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Terror Highway

A couple of weeks ago an invitation to the opening night of Dynamotion’s Terror Highway popped into my inbox. ‘New Zealand’s foremost colour-coordinated comedy-dance troupe conclude their blood-soaked Terror Trilogy on the road to hell. In a town so small where … Continue reading

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Seed

Wednesday night there were events out the wazoo and I foolishly over committed myself. A opening of Seed vs Matt Mullenweg, creator of WordPress. I was umming and arring, could I do both? Then it occurred to me that I could pull in a … Continue reading

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Sunday Roast

Photo credit // Andrew Malmo I had become used to a certain type of show with Silo Theatre. I loved it but it was definitely a type and it was most certainly a type which came to an outrageously extravagant … Continue reading

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My Bed, My Universe

Massive’s My Bed, My Universe is a bit like going to visit an old friend who has had a makeover. You recognise the bones, or could we say structure but what you see is a brand new face. That’s, My … Continue reading

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