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Friday 21 November 2014


 Preview: SEP ARATE
Posted in: Performance  12th November 2014
It was hair suits and a shared passion for delving into issues of gender and sexuality that brought choreographers Lydia Zanetti and Val Smith together.


 Now showing: Last Chance Café
Posted in: Performance  30th October 2014
Co-facilitated by gay Aucklander Borni Te Rongopai Tukiwaho, Last Chance Café is a play put on by the Hobson Street Players, of 140 Hobson Street, Auckland(AKA the City Mission).


 Theatre tribute to Peter Taylor
Posted in: Performance  27th October 2014
The musical Two People Like Us will tell the story of two cross-dressing men who fall in love – and will be dedicated to Peter Taylor’s memory.


 2 One Another: A full circle dance
Posted in: Performance  26th October 2014
The Sydney Dance Company delved into personalities and relationships between its dancers themselves for the work its bringing to Auckland.


 Legacy Project: Get your submissions in!
Posted in: Performance  23rd October 2014
The clock is ticking to get your story in for the Legacy Project. Artistic Director Bruce Brown tells us rather than just polished scripts, the team are also looking for ideas which grab them.


 For the love of dance: Jessie McCall
Posted in: Performance  7th October 2014
Dancer and choreographer Jessie McCall can’t recall the exact moment she fell in love with dance, saying it was more like an extended courtship.


 Joan Rivers roast
Posted in: Performance  5th September 2014
Comedian Joan Rivers has died in New York, aged 81, after complications from surgery. Among the many moments from her sweeping career being shared is this, the Roast of Joan Rivers.


 Review: Earnest
Posted in: Performance  28th August 2014
This subversive reinvention of Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnest is bold, flashy, campy and quite delicious.


 Reimagining Earnest
Posted in: Performance  27th August 2014
Take one ingeniously witty Oscar Wilde play, set it in 1950s London, add an all-male cast and Cher’s greatest hits!


 Review: Wine Lips
Posted in: Performance  27th August 2014
Gay writer and director Sam Brooks' examination of a relationship on the brink is an intimate and bitter-sweet treat.


 Review: One Of Those
Posted in: Performance  13th August 2014
A delicious and magnificent evocation of one of 20th century New Zealand's most riveting homosexual scandals makes for a captivating piece of theatre.


 One of Those: gay NZ history on stage
Posted in: Performance  17th July 2014
A dramatic piece of New Zealand’s gay history will be brought to the stage again in Auckland next month.


 A story close to home: Mana Wahine
Posted in: Performance  3rd July 2014
From, the creative geniuses at Okareka Dance Company, Mana Wahine celebrates the strength of women. It was inspired by a brave and clever ancestor of Taiaroa Royal.


 Showgirl glamour cabaret for Whakatane
Posted in: Performance  19th June 2014
A group of performers under the tutelage of ex-Australian showgirl Pepper Hudson is about to bring some 'Las Vegas-style' song, dance and glamour to Whakatane.


 Trinity K. Bonet's quick-fire Q&A
Posted in: Performance  6th June 2014
It’s just a week until Trinity K. Bonet from RuPaul’s Drag Race arrives! The drag star says she is hoping for some ‘cute boys and great food’ in New Zealand – and more!