Theatre review: Run Rabbit

There’s no doubting we’re in the theatre for Victoria Abbott’s Run Rabbit, an impressive one-woman show which plays with style and form to deliver a hard-hitting message about life under siege conditions. Abbott bounces on to the stage and immediately engages with the audience, introducing the show, the venue and herself — along with different…

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Wizard of Oz a spellbinding success

REVIEW: I didn’t stop smiling for the entire show (well apart from when Dorothy cried). It was literally a feast of colour with superb acting, singing and spectacular costumes. I was still smiling as I drove home! The Wizard of Oz opened on Wednesday night at Nelson Musical Theatre in Atawhai Drive (beside Founders) to…

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Going West to announce full line-up this week

A multimedia collaboration featuring leading musicians, novelists and poets will be one of the highlights of this year’s Going West Books and Writers Festival. Moana Maniapoto joins forces with electronic music producer Paddy Free for the first New Zealand performance by Tu, who have already appeared in festivals in Finland and Taiwan. The duo mixes…

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