Auckland Theatre Editor Sam Brooks selects the year’s best plays and performances.
The Court Theatre takes on “The Funniest Show on the Planet.”
The Basement hosts a brilliant, boundary-pushing piece of theatre; plus, their annual Christmas show.
Theatre as a fresh, entertaining, playful fieldtrip aboard a bus.
Barbarian Productions’ latest show explores the dark divide between the 99 and the 1 percent.
Victor Rodger’s new play dramatises a funeral with a cultural and blackly comedic twist.
Hayley Sproull explores the fears, anxieties, and humour of bi-cultural identity in her new fast paced, one woman comedy show.
The Court Theatre’s new production explores the ridiculous nature of male-bonding rituals and what it means to be a man in the modern age.
At Circa, Lucas Hnath’s chirpy and off kilter portrait of Isaac Newton, plus Lee Hall’s inspiring true story of coal miners turned amateur artists.
New plays by Alice May Connolly, Andrew Gunn and Rosie Tapsell, and Hannah Banks and Uther Dean at BATS.
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.
Long Cloud Youth Theatre’s innovative, immersive take on interactive theatre.
PlayShop’s unscripted medical soap returns.
Circa Theatre’s riveting production of Lucas Hnath’s Walt Disney play comes highly recommended.
Silo Theatre’s brave, unsettling production of Amy Herzog’s domestic drama.