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Friday 22 August 2014

 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!

 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 week’s Auckland International Cabaret Season is Le Gateau Chocolat, an opera singing diva with a velvety baritone voice.

 Review: Whore
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 can’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 Éloize 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.