A Chat with Tom and Chris

Our blogger Jonty had a chat with Tom Sainsbury and Chris Parker, the master comedy writers behind this year’s Christmas Show The Opening Night Before Christmas, as well as Camping, Hauraki Horror, and many, many others.   The Basement Christmas … Continue reading

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A conversation with Ian Morton

Our blogger Jonty had a great conversation with Ian Morton, Auckland’s longtime most prolific theatre-goer. What were your earliest theatre experiences? “I am a pirate I am I am a pirate I am With my sword and trusty dagger Can’t … Continue reading

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Auckland Theatre Awards 2016

Our blogger Jonty breaks down the annual awards ceremony, coming up this December. What makes a great awards ceremony? Now in its eighth year the Auckland Theatre Awards (Monday 5th December) ticks all the boxes… Venue The Civic is the most fabulous … Continue reading

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A discussion with White Light Falls

Our blogger sat down with Maddy Powell, one of the choreographers behind White Light Falls, opening next week in the Theatre. What can we expect from the show? You can expect aesthetically pleasing imagery created through a unique quality of … Continue reading

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A Ghost Tale

 Our blogger Jonty sat down with director Jesse Hilford who’s show A Ghost Tale opens in the Studio next week.  What can we expect from the show? Expect the unexpected. Even though this show is a horror you can expect … Continue reading

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Who Is Tasha Fierce?

Our blogger Jonty chatted to Rose Kirkup whose Fringe award-winning show I AM Tasha Fierce is returning to Basement next week.  What can we expect from the show? I AM Tasha Fierce is an intimate look into a moment in … Continue reading

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Confessions of a depressed bullet

Our blogger Jonty had a chat to Rob Mokaraka on his upcoming show Shot Bro, Confessions Of A Depressed Bullet opening in the Studio next week. What can we expect from the show? An absurd comedy from the heart, which weaves … Continue reading

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Brown, it really is complicated.

Our blogger Jonty had a chat to Antonia Stehlin on her upcoming show Brown, It’s Complicated, opening in the Studio next week. What can we expect from the show? You will definitely be receiving Pacific Island humour (because we are Pacific … Continue reading

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Tennessee retro

Out blogger sat down to the team behind Tennessee retro to discuss their upcoming play, on next week in the Theatre. What can we expect to see from the show?   Romy Hooper: Our audience will be immersed in a … Continue reading

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One girl. 273 cacti. LUCINDA

Our blogger Jonty had a chat to Lizzie Morris, whose debut solo show Lucinda the Cactus Girl is opening at Basement next Tuesday.   What can we expect from the show? Well, you can expect a lot of cacti to … Continue reading

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