There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing
Mixed Confessionals: A Review of The First Time
Politics of a Battlefield: A Review of Anzac Eve

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"You're six years old. Mum's in hospital. Dad says she's done something stupid. She finds it hard to be happy." The premise of Every Brilliant Thing is deceptively simple, but Sam Brooks finds it profoundly, and deeply affecting.

There were a couple of hundred people on Tuesday night in the audience at Every Brilliant Thing. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that everybody in that audience has known somebody...

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The First Time is a production of a new script by emerging playwright Courtney Rose Brown which won Highly Commended in Playmarket's Playwrights b425 Competition last year. In this first production, Hannah Banks discovers a play still requiring some working through the creases but full of potential.

The First Time by Courtney Rose Brown is all about people experiencing a dramatic change in their...

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In Dave Armstrong's Anzac Eve, four millennials sit on top of Anzac Cove, arguing about Anzac Day and the myths that form its foundation. As the show embarks on a New Zealand tour, Adam Goodall tries to figure out what it wants to say.

It’s a weird bit of serendipity that Anzac Eve began its national tour 90 minutes after the release of Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson’s new book, Hit & Run. Hager and...

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Theatre
There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing
Theatre
Mixed Confessionals: A Review of The First Time
Theatre
Politics of a Battlefield: A Review of Anzac Eve
A Dramaturgy of Sound: On Complicite's 'The Encounter' and Being Alone Together
Read Time: 16 mins
For the first time ever, groundbreaking British theatre...
Theatre
A Dramaturgy of Sound: On Complicite's 'The Encounter' and Being Alone Together
By Kate Prior
Eternally Hip: A Review of BATS PLAYS
Read Time: 13 mins
Hannah Banks reviews BATS PLAYS by Ken Duncum and...
Literature
Eternally Hip: A Review of BATS PLAYS
By Hannah Banks
The New Zealand Fringe Festival 2017: The Second Week
Read Time: 18 mins
Week two of the New Zealand Fringe Festival has spies...
Theatre
The New Zealand Fringe Festival 2017: The Second Week
By Pantograph Punch
Powerful people tied up in knots: a review of 'The Mikado'
Read Time: 15 mins
Yellowface jeopardises Gilbert and Sullivan’s true...
Theatre
Powerful people tied up in knots: a review of 'The Mikado'
By Alex Taylor
SCUM and Bluebells: The New Poetics of Alice Birch
Read Time: 10 mins
A manifesto exploding the legacy of language, Revolt...
Theatre
SCUM and Bluebells: The New Poetics of Alice Birch
By Kate Prior
Loose Canons: Moana Ete
Read Time: 9 mins
Multi-talented Wellington artist Moana Ete is of Ngai...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Moana Ete
By Moana Ete
Integration and Denial: Reading James Baldwin after Don Dale
Read Time: 24 mins
Orlando Edmonds on what James Baldwin still has to...
Society
Integration and Denial: Reading James Baldwin after Don Dale
By Orlando Edmonds
She Will Make Noise: A Review of Hot Brown Honey
Read Time: 6 mins
The Hot Brown Honeys are fierce and with the music...
Theatre
She Will Make Noise: A Review of Hot Brown Honey
By Madeleine De Young
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