REVIEW: Jersey Boys (G & T Productions)

May 23, 2021
Awesome Foursome Opening on Broadway in 2005, Jersey Boys is beloved worldwide, having enjoyed record-breaking seasons on and off Broadway, successful global tours, and a nine year run on London’s West End, where it is set to return later this year with its entire original creative team. New Zealand company G&T Productions (formerly Amici Productions) has big shoes to fill […]

REVIEW: Strength & Grace (Royal New Zealand Ballet)

August 21, 2018
[Suffrage Embodied] Royal New Zealand Ballet Artistic Director Patricia Barker commissioned four new ballets in recognition of the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, coinciding with the company’s 65th year. Strength & Grace brings together one local and three international choreographers, comprising a balance of contemporary and classical vocabularies who view the season’s provocation through different lenses. Unusually, […]

Theatre Scenes goes to Wellington Part Two: Beyond (2014 New Zealand Festival)

March 11, 2014
Circumspectacular [by Sharu Delilkan] “Circus spectacular” doesn’t even begin to describe the innovative circus act that is currently gracing the stage of Wellington’s Opera House as part of the 2014 New Zealand Festival. Right from the get-go you know that the Brisbane-based circus company Circa is going to entertain you. The tongue-in-cheek delivery of every acrobatic twist and turn of […]