One of Those: gay NZ history on stage
Posted in: Performance 17th July 2014
A dramatic piece of New Zealandâ€™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
Itâ€™s just a week until Trinity K. Bonet from RuPaulâ€™s Drag Race arrives! The drag star says she is hoping for some â€˜cute boys and great foodâ€™ in New Zealand â€“ and more!
Review: Sweet Dreams: Songs by Annie Lennox
Posted in: Performance 5th June 2014
Michael Griffiths' performance last night was a compelling and delightful treat, effortlessly guiding us through Lennox's life and music with wit, insight and charm.
Q&A: Le Gateau Chocolat
Posted in: Performance 3rd June 2014
One of the most intriguing artists at this weekâ€™s Auckland International Cabaret Season is Le Gateau Chocolat, an opera singing diva with a velvety baritone voice.
Posted in: Performance 31st May 2014
Showing at K' Rd's Lifewise Merge Cafe, Whore offers a raw look at life on the streets through the real stories of Auckland sex workers. It will open your eyes and maybe break your heart a little.
A NZ premiere: Body of Faith
Posted in: Performance 27th May 2014
The director of a play looking at the relationship between identity and faith hopes it opens the public eye to aspects of peoples' lives and struggles that are rarely put in the spotlight.
Quickfire Q&A: The Drag Kings
Posted in: Performance 26th May 2014
We canâ€™t think of anything better to get you through the start of the week than some wise (read ridiculous) words from this troupe.
Luncheon: a slice of Hollywood
Posted in: Performance 15th May 2014
It's 1958 and Hollywood is preparing for the biggest night of the year - the Academy Awards. Five women competing for best supporting actress attend a luncheon to celebrate ...
A comedy banquet
Posted in: Performance 1st May 2014
A multi-course night out at the NZ International Comedy Festival featuring gay wits Stephen K Amos, Urzila Carlson and silver-voiced newcomer Becky Crouch!
A crack up: 2014 Comedy Gala
Posted in: Performance 25th April 2014
There seemed to be running themes of jokes about gays and bums at the Comedy Gala. But, thankfully, not together.
Review: Carousel & Clothesline
Posted in: Performance 9th April 2014
Alumni from Cirque du Soleil and Cirque Ã‰loize have put together an incredibly fun and camp show in Carousel & Clothesline.
One to watch: Becky Crouch
Posted in: Performance 5th April 2014
After killing it at the Raw Comedy Quest last year, Becky Crouch has a group show in the NZ Intl. Comedy Festival. The seriously funny up and comer deals to our quick-fire Q&A with ease.
Review: Angels In America, Act I - Millenium Approaches
Posted in: Performance 23rd March 2014
Holy frikken powerful play Batman! Blood, hope, angels, racial slurs, lesions, Mormons, sodomy, republicans and Rabbis â€“ all on stage. Naked truth, naked humour, naked men. (It is spectacular).