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Wednesday 05 August 2015


 Review: K Road Strip - A Place to Stand
Posted in: Performance  16th July 2015
"This is the power and the vulnerability of K Road Strip as a whole: It is an artistic expression of not just inclusion but also exclusion," writes Hannah Spyksma.


 Don't miss: K' Rd Strip's return season
Posted in: Performance  11th July 2015
Okareka Dance Company is taking its breath-taking K’ Rd Strip to Edinburgh, but first people in Auckland, Rotorua and Hamilton get a chance to see the hit show.


 Review: Club Paradiso
Posted in: Performance  8th June 2015
In ‘Club Paradiso’ Victor Rodger has turned a new page in the chronicle of theatre in Aotearoa New Zealand.


 Miss Capital Drag 2015: Mama DeZiyah
Posted in: Performance  7th June 2015
Mama DeZiyah is the winner of Wellington’s Miss Capital Drag 2015. She tells us how much it meant to her to have her supportive family in the crowd cheering her on – and shares a challenge.


 Review: Chekhov Gone Wilde
Posted in: Performance  26th May 2015
"Patrick Graham is a larger-than-life human being and his theatre productions follow suit. He has a big personality and his productions are colonised by characters of not dissimilar dimension."


 Patrick Graham's Chekhov Gone Wilde!
Posted in: Performance  20th May 2015
Patrick Graham is back with another theatre mash-up, this time mixing the work of Anton Chekhov and Oscar Wilde.


 Review: Eli Matthewson: Faith
Posted in: Performance  13th May 2015
Comedian Eli Matthewson connects and chats informally, occasionally declaims and frequently reflects - but from beginning to end he is irresistibly, homosexually, laugh-out-loud, funny.


 Review: The Girl and The Gay
Posted in: Performance  29th April 2015
The transition between the freewheeling invincibility of young adulthood and the looming implications of maturity is explored with wit and wisdom by gay playwright Sam Brooks.


 Review: DeAnne Smith’s Get Into It
Posted in: Performance  29th April 2015
Verdict: clever comedy meets punchy unpretentious hilarity in a show lesbians, and anyone with a funny bone, will love. Go see her, pack the house, so she comes back next year!


 Comedy Fest Teaser: Eli Matthewson
Posted in: Performance  27th April 2015
The "little gay rock-star of New Zealand comedy" Eli Matthewson is someone you want to check out at the NZ International Comedy Fest.


 DeAnne Smith wants you to Get Into It!
Posted in: Performance  24th April 2015
"It's a pretty gay show," visiting comedian DeAnne Smith says. “There’s jokes about my ex, there’s jokes about my new girlfriend ... There’s jokes about a failed one night stand."


 Comedy Fest Teaser: Neil Thornton
Posted in: Performance  20th April 2015
Neil Thornton is a bear from New York City currently living in Wellington with his husband, and making waves on the comedy circuit. Check out his 'After Hours' set here.


 Comedy Fest teaser: DeAnne Smith
Posted in: Performance  18th April 2015
Canadian-American lesbian comedian DeAnne Smith is bringing her show Get Into It to the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Check out some of her stand-up here.


 Rent's coming to Papakura
Posted in: Performance  15th April 2015
The Papakura Theatre Company is bringing Rent to the stage next month. Luke Ellery, who plays Angel, tells us why he loves the musical so much.


 Short Film Sunday: Tama Ma
Posted in: Performance  29th March 2015
Okareka Dance Company's very first show, Tama Ma, tells the story of two men who travel from boyhood, to manhood, and the real life tale of love, life, joy and sorrow.