REVIEW: I am Rachel Chu (Basement Theatre)

August 10, 2019
Here’s looking at you, Rachel Chu I Am Rachel Chu is a pleasure to watch. It is perfectly pitched for The Basement but has the ambition to travel further and spread the ‘crazy’ young Asian vibe that brings enjoyment, enlightenment and encouragement to anyone lucky enough to experience this fun-filled production. Taking inspiration from the book and film Crazy Rich […]

REVIEW: I am Rachel Chu (Auckland Fringe)

February 21, 2019
[Will the real Rachel Chu please stand up?] Co-created and performed by Nathan Joe, Amanda Grace Leo, Ravi Lloyd Gurunathan and Angela Zhang, I am Rachel Chu is a parody, critical response, and humorous ‘rewrite’ of the story of Rachel Chu — the heroine from the Hollywood blockbuster and bestselling novel Crazy Rich Asians. Described as an attempt ‘to liberate […]

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 […]