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Searching for a Xmas Party Idea? Have it at The Basement this year!

Are you looking for a hilarious and hassle-free alternative to the traditional corporate Christmas party? Our annual Christmas show is one of the most hotly anticipated events of the festive season! A rotating cast of approximately 30 of New Zealand’s best comedians … Continue reading

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Q&A With Eamonn Marra of ‘Respite’

How would you describe Respite in one sentence… I think ‘Everything is Sad and Funny and nothing is anything else’ is a good description which is useful because I’ve been using it in all my marketing.  As the sole writer … Continue reading

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A Saucy Q&A With The Masterminds Behind Callback

How would you describe Callback: Behind Frenemy Lines in one sentence…   An epic showdown between 2 actresses for the role of a lifetime.   The story involves two highly competitive frenemies—do you think you’re competitive with each other IRL? … Continue reading

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YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST… SPRING 2015

We’re taking it in the arts this Spring & we have the brochure to prove it! Have a peruse here… Basement Theatre Spring brochure 2015 xx Basement Theatre

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Pitch your idea for a Basement Xmas Bonanza!

Dear Basementeers! It’s been 8 years of the Christmas Show, so many actors, so many great characters, so many poo jokes – seriously so, so, so many poo jokes. And while we wouldn’t say that we are out of ideas … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: AHI ON THE PEARL FISHERS & INSPIRATION FOR THE MOURNING AFTER

I have an early faint memory of sitting in the most uncomfortable seats in the Opera House In Wellington with my primary school from Paparangi. I must have been about 10, full of anticipation to watch the opera The Pearl Fishers by Bizet. … Continue reading

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GIL HANLY – PHOTOGRAPHER EXTRAORDINAIRE

You may have noticed photographer extaordinaire Gil Hanly‘s famous images of the Rainbow Warrior around The Basement Theatre the past two weeks for Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior. We asked her about her experiences after opening night… Well I’d been … Continue reading

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EXTRA MATINEE ADDED – Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

Fallout: The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior has added an extra matinee due to high demand on Saturday 30th May at 3pm. Book here – as will sell fast!

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BODACIOUS, BOOTYFUL, LUSCIOUS CONCERT TAKES OVER THE STUDIO

Describe The Best Possible Album Party That Anybody Has Ever Been To in one sentence… A bodacious, bootyful, luscious, lipsmacking, outrageous concert filled with pumping, head poppin’ musical beatz and hosted by two of the sassiest women you’ve evah met. … Continue reading

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THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF OUT OF ORDER AS TOLD BY OLYMPIA

Hello! My names Olympia. I’m a camera and I’m 23 and I’ve just started my last year of photography school. I like getting wild on the weekend and doing shots, but I’m also really focused on my work and getting … Continue reading

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