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An Evening with Julie Andrews - don't miss out!

An Evening with Julie Andrews - don't miss out!

 Julie Andrews is currently gracing Auckland with her presence, as the star and subject of An Evening with Julie Andrews, on tomorrow night at The Civic.

Review: The Glass Menagerie

Review: The Glass Menagerie

I went to The Glass Menagerie at the Selwyn Theatre knowing three things about the production: it’s a play by Tennessee Williams; theatre doyenne Elizabeth Hawthorne was cast in it; it was potentially about hope.

5 Reasons to Rewatch Iron Man 3

 5 Reasons to Rewatch Iron Man 3

*Spoiler alert.

Wicked is Coming!

Pretty sure that 2013 is the Year of Awesome Stuff for Auckland (official name is a work in progress.)

 

Les Misérables Not too Shabby: Review

Les Misérables Not too Shabby: Review

This bloody movie. People have been full of opinions on Les Misérables since the movie came out, and even more so since it became a Golden Globe winner in three categories and Academy Award contender.

Auckland Arts line up for 2013

Auckland Arts have been growing from strength to strength each year – 2013 brings a varied and colourful range of events and performances.

Giselle, the NZFC, and Toa Fraser. Choice.

Giselle, the NZFC, and Toa Fraser. Choice.

I love ballet. I love it for its apparent effortlessness; I love it for the supreme effort of the dancers who make their performances appear this way; I love that stories filled with meaning can be portrayed with such talented and heartbreaking physicality without a word said.

Mini-breaking? Omigod, Legally Blonde is a great idea!

Legally Blonde. You may recall this was a hit 2001 movie starring Reese Witherspoon and Luke Wilson. This was turned into Legally Blonde The Musical in 2007 by some enterprising producers.

Auckland Arts Festival 2013 – Start booking!

Auckland Arts Festival 2013 – Start booking!

What do you have planned for next year?

Say, around March?

If you’re in Auckland, I’d fully recommend checking out what’s on for the Auckland Arts Festival.