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All your thesp-y knowledge needs sated by our resident theatre writers and dramaturgs, Johanna Cosgrove & Zoë Larsen Cumming. Thanks to The Vic Devonport.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: September 13, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: September 13, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: September 13, 2019, 10.24 MB
Fri 13 Sep 2019

Zoë pops into the studio to deliver theatre recommendations for your whole weekend, from morning to night. Head along to I Didn't Invite You Here to Lecture Me, followed by New In Town, both at the Basement. And for your morning entertainment, Light Vs Dark: The Adventures of Rama will take care of you.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming & Freya Finch: September 6, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming & Freya Finch: September 6, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming & Freya Finch: September 6, 2019, 14.63 MB
Fri 6 Sep 2019

Zoë's back with your theatre recommendations for this week, plus with a special guest, Freya Finch from Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead to talk about how they are turning Hamlet inside out with their slapstick comedy. Zoë reckons you've gotta make time for Ritu Alkemi and the Short & Sweet Festival this weekend, as well.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: August 30, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: August 9, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: August 9, 2019, 10.18 MB
Fri 30 Aug 2019

Zoë got a stellar line-up of theatre for your weekend, if you liked the film, then you'll like the play, Steel Magnolias is on at The Rose Center, Mr. Redlight is finally here at the Herald Theatre and if that's not enough, Short and Sweet begins on Sunday. Special mention goes to Snort at the Basement theatre because that's always a good time.

Stage Direction w/ Natalie Medlock: August 23, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Natalie Medlock: August 23, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Natalie Medlock: August 23, 2019, 14.84 MB
Fri 23 Aug 2019

Anna, played by Natalie Medlock, is about to dive into a world of blind dates with all sorts of characters. The Blind Date Project takes Anna on a journey of exciting first dates, featuring all sorts of surprises and even some karaoke. Natalie pops up for a chat with Rachel about playing a serial dater and who she's particularly excited for. This is not to be missed, get your tickets here to live through a dating rollercoaster with Natalie.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Marwin Maui Silerio & Zak Enayat: August 16, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Marwin Maui Silerio & Zak Enayat: August 16, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Marwin Maui Silerio & Zak Enayat: August 16, 2019, 19.42 MB
Fri 16 Aug 2019

Zoë packs in special guests to the studio, Zak and Marwin to chat about their shows Sicko, and Pinay. Catch both these shows at the Basement and if that's not enough, head to Six Degrees of Separation, at the ASB Waterfront Theatre. Plenty to see.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: August 9, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: August 9, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: August 9, 2019, 9.36 MB
Fri 9 Aug 2019

From boxfresh re-evaluations of dramatic representation to Shakespeare 'as-it-was', Zoë's brought in tips that run the gamut.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming & Trygve Wakenshaw: August 2, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming & Trygve Wakenshaw: August 2, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming & Trygve Wakenshaw: August 2, 2019, 14.32 MB
Fri 2 Aug 2019

Lucky for us, Zoë brings up a special guest, Trygve Wakenshaw, who is Mr. Red Light himself. A hilarious play about a man who attracts bad luck, you know, every red light. This will be definitely worth going to if you're keen for a laugh. Zoë also reckons you've gotta check out Murder on the Nile by Agatha Christie at the Pumphouse, and Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Pop Up Globe.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: July 26, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: July 26, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: July 26, 2019, 8.1 MB
Fri 26 Jul 2019

Zoë's back from a wholesome holiday and ready to jump into some theatre this weekend. She reckons you need to get along to Read My LipsLike a River, both at Basement Theatre and Ngā Puke at The Herald. Check 'em out.

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: July 19, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: July 19, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: July 19, 2019, 12.5 MB
Fri 19 Jul 2019

Johanna returns from a hiatus for a special theatre guide featuring multiple realms of arts and culture in Tāmaki. Power at The Basement Theatre is her top pick for this weekend, as well as Orchids at Q Theatre. Plus, an exhibition at the Gus Fisher Gallery, Call Me Fashion. Check them out.

Stage Direction w/ Julia Croft: July 12, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Julia Croft: July 12, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Julia Croft: July 12, 2019, 13.15 MB
Fri 12 Jul 2019

Special theatre expert, Julia Croft, chats to Rachel about what's good in theatre this weekend. And apparently it's a lot. Julia reckons you gotta get along to Inheritance at the Basement, Sinarella at Q Theatre, and must-see The Wolves, also at Q Theatre. A special mention goes out to Orchids, coming up in the future - it's not one to miss.