Author
Sam Brooks

Sam is an award-winning playwright, journalist and lip-sync artist. His award-winning plays include Wine Lips, Queen and Riding in Cars with (Mostly Straight) Boys, which was published by Playmarket NZ Play Series . His writing has been published by NZ Herald, Metro, The Spinoff and The Wireless.

Latest Articles:
Paper Shrine: A Review of Amadeus
Read Time: 8 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Auckland Theatre Company's production...
Theatre
Paper Shrine: A Review of Amadeus
By Sam Brooks
There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing
Read Time: 6 mins
"You're six years old. Mum's in hospital. Dad says...
Theatre
There's Other People: A Review of Every Brilliant Thing
By Sam Brooks
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2017: Week Two
Read Time: 9 mins
Theatre
The Auckland Fringe Festival 2017: Week Two
By Sam Brooks
Welcome to Our House: A Review of FEMSLICK
Read Time: 4 mins
FEMSLICK, is one of those rare works where we are...
Theatre
Welcome to Our House: A Review of FEMSLICK
By Sam Brooks
Violently to My Taste: Ten Moments in Auckland Theatre 2016
Read Time: 17 mins
Apart from that unfortunate Pop-Up Globe.
Theatre
Violently to My Taste: Ten Moments in Auckland Theatre 2016
By Sam Brooks
What’s to become of us now that the apricots have run out?
Read Time: 8 mins
Sam Brooks on how a German absurdist comedy unravels...
Theatre
What’s to become of us now that the apricots have run out?
By Sam Brooks
Review: Call of the Sparrows
Read Time: 5 mins
Call of the Sparrows has all the hallmarks of a debut...
Theatre
Review: Call of the Sparrows
By Sam Brooks
Review: Vanilla Miraka
Read Time: 4 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Vanilla Miraka, the new show from...
Theatre
Review: Vanilla Miraka
By Sam Brooks
Review: Hook-Up Boys
Read Time: 5 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Hook-Up Boys, a new collection...
Theatre
Review: Hook-Up Boys
By Sam Brooks
Review: Medea
Read Time: 8 mins
Silo Theatre's brilliant production of Kate Mulvany...
Theatre
Review: Medea
By Sam Brooks
Review: That Bloody Woman
Read Time: 8 mins
A rock musical about our country’s most famous suffragette...
Theatre
Review: That Bloody Woman
By Sam Brooks
Review: Dido and Aeneas: Recomposed
Read Time: 6 mins
The first opera performed at The Basement Theatre...
Reviews
Review: Dido and Aeneas: Recomposed
By Sam Brooks
Review: To Kill A Mockingbird
Read Time: 6 mins
Auckland Theatre Company's production of To Kill A...
Theatre
Review: To Kill A Mockingbird
By Sam Brooks
Maybe the reason I am itchy is because I am invisible: Alice Canton on White/Other
Read Time: 6 mins
"To define Otherness you must know what Other is."...
Theatre
Maybe the reason I am itchy is because I am invisible: Alice Canton on White/Other
By Sam Brooks
Interview: Alex Ellis on Miss Jean Batten
Read Time: 7 mins
Miss Jean Batten is a new play that revolves around...
Theatre
Interview: Alex Ellis on Miss Jean Batten
By Sam Brooks
Review: The Wholehearted
Read Time: 4 mins
The Wholehearted covers a breadth of experiences but...
Theatre
Review: The Wholehearted
By Sam Brooks
Review: Titus
Read Time: 6 mins
A critically-acclaimed and darkly comic adaptation...
Theatre
Review: Titus
By Sam Brooks
Review: Waves
Read Time: 4 mins
Waves offers two experiences - one enhanced with the...
Theatre
Review: Waves
By Sam Brooks
Review: The James Plays
Read Time: 9 mins
The James Plays - the grand, seven-hour trilogy of...
Theatre
Review: The James Plays
By Sam Brooks
Review: Tar Baby
Read Time: 5 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Desiree Burch's Tar Baby - an important...
Theatre
Review: Tar Baby
By Sam Brooks
Interview: Julia Croft on If There's Not Dancing At The Revolution, I'm Not Coming
Read Time: 7 mins
Sam Brooks interviews Julia Croft about her feminist...
Theatre
Interview: Julia Croft on If There's Not Dancing At The Revolution, I'm Not Coming
By Sam Brooks
Review: Polo
Read Time: 7 mins
Sam Brooks reviews ATCs' new show Polo
Theatre
Review: Polo
By Sam Brooks
Review: Puzzy
Read Time: 6 mins
Theatre
Review: Puzzy
By Sam Brooks
Review: Hudson & Halls Live!
Read Time: 9 mins
Sam Brooks on Silo Theatre's Hudson & Halls Live!,...
Theatre
Review: Hudson & Halls Live!
By Sam Brooks
Loose Canons: Sam Brooks
Read Time: 10 mins
Theatre
Loose Canons: Sam Brooks
By Sam Brooks
Review: Not Psycho
Read Time: 5 mins
Sam Brooks review Fractious Tash's Not Psycho.
Theatre
Review: Not Psycho
By Sam Brooks
Review: The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
Read Time: 5 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Bullet Heart Club's The Deliberate...
Theatre
Review: The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
By Sam Brooks
I'm Feeling Lucky: The Forum
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Sam Brooks on the SimRTK forums
Internet Histories
I'm Feeling Lucky: The Forum
By Sam Brooks
Review: Enlightenment
Read Time: 8 mins
Right play, wrong time, wrong place? Sam Brooks on...
Theatre
Review: Enlightenment
By Sam Brooks
Review: Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior
Read Time: 7 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow...
Theatre
Review: Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior
By Sam Brooks
Review: No More Dancing In The Good Room
Read Time: 4 mins
Sam Brooks reviews Chris Parker's No More Dancing...
Theatre
Review: No More Dancing In The Good Room
By Sam Brooks
On The Art of Spectacle with Singin' in the Rain
Read Time: 10 mins
Sam Brooks talks about how to bring creativity into...
Theatre
On The Art of Spectacle with Singin' in the Rain
By Sam Brooks
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