Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Cast of Atlas/Mountain/Dead/Butterflies talk Young & Hungry!

  The next two weeks mark the inaugural season of the “Young & Hungry Festival” at The Basement Theatre. Sam Snedden and the cast of Atlas/Mountain/Dead/Butterflies took a few second to tell me about what the festival is and what … Continue reading

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The Cast Of Dragonlore is “Young & Hungry!”

  Sam Snedden and the cast of “Dragonlore” give us the scoop on the Young & Hungry Festival opening tonight! (The 27th of Spetember.) “Dragonlore” and “Atlas Mountain Dead Butterfly,” will run this weekend through the 12th of October. Keep … Continue reading

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A Case In Point

Maybe it’s because I am from a country that has been cutting it’s arts funding for as long as I can remember or because I grew up in an ultra conservative West Texas (reference points: the films “Friday Night Lights”, … Continue reading

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Who Turned On The Commentary!?!

Sam Snedden’s house looks like it has been “robbed by burglars with extremely good taste… ” and all that has been plundered, along with a few choice retro pieces from local Auckland furniture shop, Karakter, can make it’s way into … Continue reading

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A “Staff Only” Interview With: Charlie Baptist

My name is….Charlie Baptist. I am originally from….Pukekohe. At The Basement I…run the bar and the front of house, and I costume every other show… I have been doing this… for 1 1/2 years. The funniest ( or weirdest) thing that … Continue reading

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This From The Green Room: Why “After Miss Julie,” Got My Panties In a Wad.

  I wish that I could say that the New Zealand premiere of “After Miss Julie,” left me ready to write only about what a beautiful and powerful, virtually flawless production it was, because it was all those things. However, … Continue reading

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A “Staff Only” Interview With: Pete Davison

My name is …Pete Davison…  I am originally from… Auckland. At The Basement I… am the house technician…  I have been here as such since after the comedy festival, so about 4 or 5 months. The funniest (or weirdest) that that has ever … Continue reading

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A Dose Of Reality

When I heard about the concept behind Corner Diary I was immediately curious about what “reality” theatre would look like. More then that I began to wonder what a theatrical world feels like when inundated with a reality spin and why … Continue reading

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