Reviews

  • Featured Cradle Song // 18 - 22 September // Loft, Q Theatre
    • 14/09/2018
    Amanda Rees Talks te Reo

    We asked Amanda Rees to share some of her reo  journey  with us for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018

    Catch Amanda in Cradle Song, spooking up Q's Loft September 18 - 22

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  • Featured Power Ballad (Fundraiser Season)
    • 12/04/2018
    JULIA CROFT // POWER BALLAD (FUNDRAISER SEASON)

    The unstoppable Julia Croft and Nisha Madhan have been offered a season and residency at the prestigious Battersea Arts Centre in London, and because they're special members of our Q whānau we want to help them get there! We asked Julia to tell us about her inspiration for creating this work, and what it means in 2018 a year after it was first created.

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    • 16/03/2015
    Review // The Book of Everything
    • Simon Wilson
    • Metro Magazine

    "This show deserves to book out ... No recent local work I know of comes remotely as close as this to unpicking the dark secret of so many New Zealand homes." more

    The Book of Everything, Silo Theatre, Q Theatre, Rangatira
    • 16/03/2015
    REVIEW // The Mooncake and the Kumara
    • Paul Simei-Barton
    • NZ Herald

    "Playwright Mei-Lin Te Puea Hansen's poetic study of the mingling of Chinese and Maori heritage presents a compelling challenge to the stark black and whites that have dominated... more

    • 09/03/2015
    Review // Hikoi
    • James Wenley
    • Metro

    "Brunning reminds us we can only look forward by looking backwards ... Hikoi is a cathartic work of remembrance with immediate relevance." more

    • 09/03/2015
    Review // Hikoi
    • Janet McAllister
    • NZ Herald

    "Writer and director Nancy Brunning has achieved a difficult feat ... Interesting ideas and histories here, in an intense and moving show." more

    • 06/11/2014
    Review // One Day Moko
    • Vanessa Byrnes
    • TheatreView

    "...moving, sharp and totally believable...Simple, thought-provoking and mature, 'One Day Moko' is a beautiful gem of a show – don't miss it." more

    • 03/11/2014
    Review // Jesus Christ Superstar
    • James Wenley
    • MetroMag

    "...what a spectacle. You’ll cheer as the final song becomes a glorious celebration of the show’s brilliant excesses, as priests, Herod, Romans and all dance to the Webber standard.... more

    • 22/10/2014
    REVIEW // HELA
    • Vanessa Byrnes
    • Theatreview

    Adura Onashile is a fine performer who glides through potentially dense facts like a hot knife through butter. She presents the various arguments of ethics counterpoised with multi-billion dollar... more

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