Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Understandably, the environmental crisis is a focal point of more Fringe shows than ever. But, as with previous years, a lot of companies are more focused on “spreading awareness” than being conscious of their own carbon footprint and environmental impact. That is not...

Sunday, August 18, 2019

With city-centre space being the rare commodity it is during August, it’s unsurprising that most performers find themselves in black boxes made of unused office space and classrooms. In High Trees, however, it makes perfect sense. Two characters (played by Estella Smit...

Saturday, August 3, 2019

“Terribly boring, extra-marital monogamy.” When it comes to dramas centred on affairs, we’ve become hard to impress.  Rust, written by Kenny Emson and directed by Eleanor Rhode, follows Nadia (Claire Lams) and Daniel (Jon Foster). They rent a flat together under the ps...

Monday, July 8, 2019

While I may not be a London critic, it’s difficult to be a theatre enthusiast with a twitter account without having heard of “Bitter Wheat”. Months before the David Mamet play made its world premiere at the Garrick theatre, the black comedy starring John Malkovich in a...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

With New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern currently on maternity leave, becoming the first elected leader ever to do so, this seems a fitting time for Elisabeth Easther's "Seed" - a modern play of interweaving stories on the difficulties of getting pregnant, sta...

Monday, July 2, 2018

Given the 2017-2018 season at the Court so far, featuring the intensity of performances such as "Venus in Fur" and "Titus Andronicus", it may be surprising to see a show as grounded as "The Biggest" concluding the theatrical year. Written by Jamie McCaskill and directe...

Sunday, March 25, 2018

 
When there is any arts festival on, it can be easy to forget that productions are still being put on outside of it. While the New Zealand Festival and the New Zealand Fringe rage on throughout the city, Circa Theatre still pull in impressive crowds, and their latest...

Friday, November 10, 2017

As we approach New Zealand summer, it seems fitting that light-weight comedy about holidays starts appearing. Usually this comes in the form of television and film as opposed to appearing on the stage, but Fortune Theatre has channelled this desire for easily-digestibl...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Greetings to you, ladies and gentlemen, and a warm welcome to this review of “Lord Dismiss Us”, which is being performed by a fine cast of young lads from Boys of the Empire Productions in the splendid venue next to the Surgeons' Hall. Set during in 1950s England while...

Friday, June 23, 2017

Is it right to write a review for this show? An original play, set in our humble Aberdeen, and hidden in a wee bar-with-stage called “Underdog” that I didn’t even know existed until I heard about the show? Nah, it’s too good. No-one can know. This is one I have been re...

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