REVIEW: Just Above the Clouds (The People Who Play with Theatre)

February 5, 2014
Cirrusly Funny [by Sharu Delilkan] As we entered the theatre we couldn’t help notice the set’s striking resemblance to Roger Waters’ legendary concert’s Berlin Wall setting, the only difference being that it was the “paper sky” version. Opening with cubist fireflies making up the cloud aspect of the show title, the a capella vocal sounds and repetition set the tone […]

Auckland Fringe Dispatch: Third Time’s a Charm

April 3, 2013
Memories from the Fringe [by James Wenley] It was an obsession. It was an addiction. Auckland Fringe came into my life with a wink and a smile; a mistress that promised the world. Sure, some of the time we spent together was a bit awkward, rubbish even, but when it was good it was very good – whisking me away […]

This Week in the Theatre Scene: The do-not-misses of the Final week of Fringe

March 6, 2013
Home, Gorge and Clouds [by James Wenley] Auckland Fringe is almost out the door (but Auckland Arts Festival opens today!). With a backlog of reviews still to write, and to stop you missing out, here are the top three unmissable Fringe shows this week with the Theatre Scenes seal of awesomeness. PICK ONE The show? Home / The Hilarious Comedy […]

REVIEW: Just Above the Clouds (Auckland Fringe)

March 1, 2013
Transcendental [by Matt Baker] Presented by The People Who Play With Theatre, Just Above The Clouds is, not surprisingly, a very playful piece of theatre. That is not to say, however, that the content is treated facetiously – far from it. It is a story about love, loss, grief, denial, acceptance, and self, and I thank writer and director Ben […]