Monthly Archives: August 2016

On starting over. CLOSE CITY

Our blogger Jonty chatted with Egle Simkeviciute Kulvelis on her Auckland directorial debut of Close City, coming up Basement next week. What are the central questions, themes, or conflicts that lies at the heart of the work for you? “Close … Continue reading

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Jess Robinson on why she’s doing Turkish

Our blogger Jonty chatted to Jess Robinson about her new show Smoky Quartz Does Turkish coming up next week in the Studio. What can we expect form the show?   A mad, fun, multi-character, musical roller coaster ride.   What inspired … Continue reading

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Thomus

Our blogger Jonty spoke to actor and playwright Ash Jones about his debut work Thomus, a David Lynchean psycho-thriller written entirely in iambic pentameter. At what point in the development process did you decide to use iambic pentameter? This show came … Continue reading

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Not just another modern reimagining: HIPPOLYTUS VEILED

    Our blogger Jonty had a conversation with writer Nathan Joe about his new work Hippolytus Veiled, a modern re-imagining of the famous Euripides play opening August 16th.   When did you first come across Euripides’ play, and what made … Continue reading

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