REVIEW: Niu Sila (Auckland Theatre Company)

October 4, 2013
Tuai Sila 8 1/2 years later [by Sharu Delilkan] It was a great feeling arriving at Q’s Loft to review Niu Sila which I could still remember vividly, having been at The Maidment premiere more than 8 ½ years ago. The show then featured Dave Fane (Ioane Tafioka) and Damon Andrews (Peter Burton) under the direction of Conrad Newport.  This […]

REVIEW: Apocalypse Z (Royale Productions)

April 15, 2013
The Stationary Dead [by James Wenley] So, the Zombie Apocalypse is finally upon us, but it has arrived with more of a low moan than a blood-lusting scream. Royale Productions’ high-concept Apocalypse Z – written by Simon London and David Van Horn and directed by Andrew Foster – has barricaded itself securely within Aotea Centre. The square is host to […]

PREVIEW: Getting into the Zombie action of Apocalypse Z

April 5, 2013
A climactic theatrical experience [by Matt Baker] Idle hands are the devil’s playthings, but it seems they might also be responsible for a zombie outbreak in Auckland. Conceived via procrastination, actors David Van Horn and Simon London turned their hands to writing and created what is being dubbed in the theatre industry as the most immersive theatrical experience to date. […]