Auckland Theatre Editor Sam Brooks selects the year’s best plays and performances.
The Basement hosts a brilliant, boundary-pushing piece of theatre; plus, their annual Christmas show.
Victor Rodger’s new play dramatises a funeral with a cultural and blackly comedic twist.
The story of Henrietta Lacks is remembered in Adura Onashile’s profoundly moving play.
Auckland Theatre Company returns Victor Rodger’s 1995 play to the spotlight; Jo Randerson’s ensemble piece continues to tour the country.
Ralph McCubbin Howell’s Second Afterlife and Dan Bain’s Uncle Minotaur debut at this year’s Auckland Season of the Young and Hungry Festival of New Theatre.
A delightful kid’s show and stargazing musical odyssey return.
Tackling news media and dirty politics at The Basement Theatre.
Auckland Theatre Company debut Arthur Meek’s flawed but fascinating new play.
Silo Theatre’s brave, unsettling production of Amy Herzog’s domestic drama.
Dynamotion conclude their blood-soaked Terror Trilogy with a comedy thriller told entirely through dance.
Robyn Malcolm’s bizarre, brilliant performance as the lead in Bertolt Brecht’s classic play; Theatre of Love’s worthy production of a great play.
Two thought-provoking plays developed through interviews with violent offenders, their families, and their victim’s families.
Blackbird Ensemble combine Max Richter’s Four Seasons Recomposed with stunning visuals.
Okareka Dance Company’s new dance show and Tainui Tukiwaho’s Maori mask drama tour New Zealand as part of the 2014 Matariki Festivals.
At Basement Theatre, the dilemmas of modern reproduction, plus Maurice Shadbolt’s war classic is revived by Auckland Theatre Company.
A new historical drama by Michelanne Forster and Stephen Adly Guirgis’s hard-hitting New York story come to The Basement.
Silo make a big statement with Thomas Sainsbury’s hilarious dark comedy of traditional family values.
Michael Griffiths and Lady Rizo perform as part of the Auckland International Cabaret Season.
Julia Deans is unleashed on Joni Mitchell’s iconic songbook.