Monthly Archives: June 2016

Māori Mythology Downloaded for 2016

Writer of Glimmer, radio producer, Māori Theatre advocate and co-curator of Basement’s Matariki Season Jason Te Kare tells Jonty about his latest work. Glimmer is a 3-hander, with one rotating cast member who knows very little about what is going … Continue reading

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Amelie, Locking and (Un)meaningfulness with White Face Crew

Auckland Fringe 2013 favourite La Vie Dans Une Marionette is back as part of our Matariki season! Jonty natters with co-creators and performers Justin Haiu, Tama Jarman and Jarod Rawiri of the infamous White Face Crew. What inspired the show? Tama: Many … Continue reading

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Final (kiwi) words with set designer Christine Urquhart

Where did you appear from and how did you get into set design? I hail from the tiny village of Rudgwick in England and I come from an art background. An old family friend was an artist and lived in … Continue reading

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Chicken and Egg, Egg and Cream with Leon, Hayley and Chris

Stars of Christmas Shows past Chris Parker, Hayley Sproull and Leon Wadham felt miserable and decided to make a comedy show out of it. Jonty finds out more… What was the inspiration behind the show? Chris: Hayley and I were … Continue reading

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Potatoes, synths & mania

Do you know what a potato synthesiser is? We don’t either. So we asked ol’ blogging mate Jonty to ask creator of Potato Stamp Megalomaniac, Andrew Gunn…                 Here’s a picture of the … Continue reading

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