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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: June 14, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: June 14, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: June 14, 2019, 9.42 MB
Fri 14 Jun 2019

Zoë's studying but my golly does she have some theatre reckons for you? MANIAC on the Dance Floor and Kitchen Table Sessions are both on at Basement, a great way to spend a stormy weekend. Plus, Sexy Buddha is on at Pitt St Theatre, also bound to be a great time.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: June 7, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: June 7, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: June 7, 2019, 11.5 MB
Fri 7 Jun 2019

This segment's not just about penguin noods and drunken soldiers, though you might be fooled, Zoë has some good recommendation's for your rainy weekend, Heat at Basement Theatre, Things I Know to be True at Ellerslie Theatre and some opera, The Barber of Seville at ASB Waterfront Theatre, wowee.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 31, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 31, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 31, 2019, 13.56 MB
Fri 31 May 2019

It's a weekend for epic poems, according to Zoë and on this stormy weekend, she reckons you've gotta get along to Meera, and An Iliad. And if you're more interesting in the artificial intelligence world, Synthetic is where it's at for you this weekend. 

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 24, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 24, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 24, 2019, 8.97 MB
Fri 24 May 2019

Zoë's here to give us the lowdown on where you can get your last laughs as the NZ Comedy Festival comes to a close this weekend. Her top picks include, Kura Forrester's Kura Shoulda Woulda, David Correos' Better Than I Was the Last Time and Brynley Stent's Filthy Little Goblin.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Marianne & Hweiling Ow: May 17, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Marianne & Hweiling Ow: May 17, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Marianne & Hweiling Ow: May 17, 2019, 13.17 MB
Fri 17 May 2019

Zoë joins us with Marianne from Proudly Asian Theatre and playright, Hweiling Ow to chat with Rachel about what's going on in the theatre world, the support in their communities and life, death and vibrators. So you definitely don't want to miss out on Fresh off the Page.

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: May 10, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: May 10, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: May 10, 2019, 12.95 MB
Fri 10 May 2019

It's our last catch up with Johanna for a little while and what a note to end on, the NZ Comedy Festival! Johanna's got some hot pics for Rachel, but she reckons you've got to get in quick before they sell out. If you're looking for laughs, to get decked (Rachel's term) or floored (Johanna's term), then get your tickets here.

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: May 3, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: May 3, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: May 3, 2019, 15.13 MB
Fri 3 May 2019

Johanna joins Mikey to talk laughing shoes, and laughing shows aka the NZ International Comedy Festival. She reckons this week, you better get along to Emma Newborn, Jamali Maddix, Tom Clark and Demi Lardner.

Stage Direction w/ Shagun Choudray: April 26, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Shagun Choudray: April 26, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Shagun Choudray: April 26, 2019, 11.27 MB
Fri 26 Apr 2019

We're lucky enough to have a guest from the theatre world in to chat to us this morning, Shagun Choudray is here, the production manager for Meera. Sha talks to Mikey about how the play came about (14 years of research!) and how that ties in to Aotearoa. This is definitely worth getting your tickets to, there might even be a special code for those who listen in quick.

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: April 12, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: April 12, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: April 12, 2019, 16.36 MB
Fri 12 Apr 2019

In between relaxing post HeadSand, and gearing up with excitment for Comedy Festival, Johanna's got a couple of fave shows to share with us. On her recommendation, get yr tickets to Woman of Citrus and Woven Womxn.

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: April 5, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: April 5, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove: April 5, 2019, 15.11 MB
Fri 5 Apr 2019

Johanna just wants one more plug for HeadSand, but also reckons you should get out Woven Womxnbefore karma gets us and Only Bones v1.0She's also very grateful for the patron who gave her a pie last night, very grateful.