REVIEW: Hook-Up Boys (The Basement)

September 23, 2016
[A Satyrical Satire] Sex is an easy starting place for comedy. The expectations, the realities, and the frustrations of desire can provide great set ups for jokes. Think back to the characters played by Marilyn Monroe and Joe E. Brown in Some Like It Hot — their bodies and perceived sex appeal (or lack of, in Brown’s case) become walking […]

REVIEW: Legacy Project Year Two (Auckland Fringe & Auckland Pride)

February 12, 2015
May the legacy continue [by Sharu Delilkan] Having not seen the Legacy Project‘s inaugural outing at the last Pride Festival, I am unable to make any comparative commentary. However that doesn’t mean that I don’t have an opinion about the works that were presented at this year’s showing. The six plays were a good mixture of personal, heartfelt stories. And […]

REVIEW: Short+Sweet Theatre Week 1 (Short+Sweet Festival 2013)

June 19, 2013
Sweet As…[by Sharu Delilkan] And so we’re off again for two weeks packed with 10-minute theatre snippets for “the easily distracted”, as advertised in the pre-publicity. It is great to see that Short+Sweet Theatre as a festival is finally become a regular date in the theatregoing public’s calendar. I’ve been personally going to this festival for the past three years […]