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Chilling and thrilling... so close to the action you can smell the sweat ****
4 - 22 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Dirty, dangerous and daring LIMBO is a circus/cabaret of mind-numbing contortion, aerial acrobatics, fantastical illusions and flames straight from Dante’s inferno – all set to a live band.
Field was one of five major projects in the 2013 Sydney Art and About Festival.
4 - 22 March Daldy Street North An ever-changing outdoor installation formed by a grid of mirrored towers, Field reflects the world around it in visually stunning and provocative ways.
An explosive love letter to Auckland
Skin of Fire
5 - 7 March Auckland Domain The makers of the 2013 sell-out hit Breath of the Volcano, the French maestros of fire, light, projections and pyrotechnics return to Auckland Domain with a brand new show for the whole family.
Blissfully, jaw-crackingly funny
6 - 10 March The Civic ‘Die Hard’ meets ‘The Office’. BLAM! is the hilarious, action-packed story of a cheeky troupe of underpaid, overworked office workers whose imaginations run wild.
immaculate music... a sparkling collision of harmonies, horns, banjo, and Martin...
6 - 7 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Get a taste of the modern American mid-West as six friends from Wisconsin offer a serving of airy vocals, on-stage antics and quirky instruments, with a tonne of alt-indie fun in between!
Three of New Zealand's most masterful singer-songwriters share guitar greats.
Pass the Gat
8 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Three of Aotearoa’s best-loved singer-songwriters – Warren Maxwell, Louis Baker and Thomas Oliver – combine their genius and share guitar greats as they take turns ‘passing the gat’.
music of an entirely different hue: neither slavishly traditional nor wilfully c...
The Gloaming
11 March Great Hall This five-piece ‘supergroup’ proves that whilst Irish music may have spread far and wide, nothing has prepared audiences for their unique, revelatory sound.
Fine-tuned dynamics, gorgeous harmonies... classic soul...How many ways can you ...
Lake Street Dive
12 - 14 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Four-piece Boston-based group Lake Street Dive rock the pants off their live audiences with a saucy combo of jazz, funk and pop, an insatiable joy and kick-ass instrumentals.
"Absolutely brilliant... just as Shakespeare helped shape English, rap has drama...
Othello: The Remix (North)
13 - 16 March Bruce Mason Centre Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Q Brothers provide an intense, high-energy ad-rap-tation of the Bard’s famous tragedy played out against a backdrop of DJs, rappers and the Chicago ghetto.
Hilarious, honest and beautifully rendered. I walked out with my heart singing
The Book of Everything
14 - 22 March Q Rangatira Moving and deeply funny, this is the remarkable story of nine-year-old Thomas, who sees things others don’t. Created especially for young people, this is a theatre favourite for all ages.
Think Science Day - Panel
14 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square