REVIEW: John Gordillo Cheap Shots at the Defenceless (NZ International Comedy Festival)

May 13, 2014

‘Ceriously’ Cerebral Comedy [by Sharu Delilkan] It was hard not to overhear some of the great crowd comments as we filed out of The Classic following John Gordillo’s show Cheap Shots at the Defenceless – “high brow”, “excellent”, “different” and “hilarious”, to name a few. It all started with a bang and the capacity crowd hushed before the man himself […]

Help Theatre Scenes’ Matt Baker get to Romania

October 8, 2013

Matt representing NZ at Romania Critic Seminar [by James Wenley] What’s Romanian theatre like these days? Theatre Scenes’ own Matt Baker is going to find out. Matt, the first kiwi member of the International Association of Theatre Critics, has been accepted to join young critics from around the world to take part in critic seminar in Romania in conjunction with the 23rd […]

Welcome Matt Baker!

September 2, 2012

You might have noticed a new name appearing to the right of the reviews this week: Matt Baker. With the relentless pace of Auckland Theatre (January really is our only ‘quiet’ period these days), and the number of shows our small and busy team were having to turn down for coverage, Mr Baker has been invited to offer his critical […]