Monthly Archives: February 2012

ATTENTION PLAYWRIGHTS

The call for submissions of full length plays for Auckland Theatre Company’s The Next Stage is now open. Previous plays that have been part of The Next Stage include: BLACK CONFETTI by Eli Kent, ON THE UPSIDE DOWN OF THE … Continue reading

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Basement Mail – ELIXIR

Dear Basement Friends, Tonight is the opening of our first dance show for 2012. Trip Stumble Fall premiere their newest work Elixir. Trip Stumble Fall Productions presents Elixir 24-26 February 8pm Elixir was initially inspired by the world of Zine; … Continue reading

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Saturday 10th March – Alaska, Great North, Jupiter Project

 

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Studio vs Theatre

Hey Basement friends, In case you don’t know we have two spaces. The studio (which seats 60-80 people) and The theatre (which seats 100+) The studio is upstairs and is cheaper for companies to hire – that doesn’t mean the … Continue reading

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“Love is a Street Fight” – Not your typical love story (Entertain Me Review)

As the title suggests this theatre performance explores the ups and downs of this crazy little thing that we call “Love”. Entering into the upstairs studio of the Basement on Tuesday I was expecting short theatre that had merely a … Continue reading

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Basement Mail – Happy Valentines Day!

Dear Basement Friends, Happy Valentines Day! To celebrate we have a play that is the opposite of romantic. If you are a Valentines hater – come along tonight at 8pm. If you have a Valentine maybe come later in the … Continue reading

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Dark Stars – Theatreview Review

DARK STARS Written and directed by Arthur Meek with Jonathan Council Reviewed by Nik Smythe, 11 Feb 2012 I am met at the door of the Basement Studio by solo performer Jonathan Council, who shakes my hand welcomingly and gestures for … Continue reading

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Basement Mail – Dark Stars.

Dear Basement Friends, This week Jonathan Council is bringing his show Dark Stars, written and directed by the very clever (award winning playwright) Arthur Meek, to The Basement before heading to the New Zealand Fringe next week at BATS, then … Continue reading

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A chat with Kat and Ashton from LOVE IS A STREET FIGHT.

Hey Kat and Ashton! Why did you decide to put on this show? Ashton:  We weren’t content with sitting around waiting for theatre opportunities to come to us…get it? In all seriousness this is what we love doing. Acting. Writing. … Continue reading

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Basement Mail – Leopard

Dear Basement Friends, We are back! Happy 2012. We missed you. Down at The Basement we are super excited to have this years first world premiere. It’s a brand new show called Leopard and it’s going to be dangerous! Opening … Continue reading

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