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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COMEDY & ABSURDITY – A COUPLE WHO FALL OFF THE COUCH WHILST MAKING OUT

Tell us about your show Discover Ben Target in one sentence… The indoor equivalent of a log flume made of Mentos in a river of Coca Cola helmed by a narcoleptic toddler. How much do you really love crowd-surfing? I love it … Continue reading

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BEN HENSON ON HATING KENNETH LONERGAN’S WRITING AND WHETHER MACAULEY CULKIN IS DEAD

How would you describe This Is Our Youth in one sentence… Is Macauley Culkin dead or is that just a rumour? From Broadway to West End to Steppenwolf, this production has received critical acclaim worldwide. Has it been performed in NZ … Continue reading

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HAYLEY SPROULL CHATS ABOUT HER PLASTIC SURGERY (AND HER NEW SHOW)

Tell us about your show You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman in one sentence…  It’s a silly, ridiculous hour full of songs, jokes and my body, where you get to sit and watch me work really hard for … Continue reading

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