REVIEW: Get out of my Letterbox (Auckland Fringe)

February 20, 2020
[Theatre Time is different to Earth Time] Two women, a silver survey machine with the power to turn back time, dozens of bananas, and a pair of letterboxes are the difference between knowing who you think you are and finding out you are a quarter Costa Rican. Get Out of My Letter Box builds a world of wild imagination, subterfuge, […]

REVIEW: Afakasi (The Basement)

October 28, 2015
Identity Quest [by Sharu Delilkan and Tim Booth] What does Afakasi mean? The urban dictionary definition is “used by Samoans to classify those who have one Samoan parent and one Palagi parent. Originates from the word ‘half-caste’.” The Samoan Observer provides a great commentary which ultimately concludes that: Afakasi is “to experience TWICE the world around us”. I love this […]

REVIEW: The Feast (The Basement)

October 16, 2013
My compliments to the chef [by Matt Baker] After having been selected through Red Leap Theatre’s Incubator Programme and workshopped through its Short Work Showcase, Le Petit Workshop, Refiner’s Fire Collective, and Nikki Bennett and Company have each produced a delectable piece of theatre, presented under the collective title of The Feast. Advertised as a mouth-watering feast of fresh theatre, each […]

REVIEW: Mrs Wishy-Washy (Tim Bray Productions)

September 29, 2013
Good clean fun [by Guest Reviewer Dionne Christian] One of the great joys of being a parent is taking your children to kids’ theatre and watching the expressions of joy, delight, awe and sheer amazement on their faces as they experience the magic of  a live show. Because they’re kids, they don’t know “the rules” about sitting still and keeping […]