Powerful people tied up in knots: a review of "The Mikado"
SCUM and Bluebells: The New Poetics of Alice Birch
Loose Canons: Moana Ete

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Yellowface jeopardises Gilbert & Sullivan’s true legacy, argues Alex Taylor

New Zealand Opera’s General Director Stuart Maunder – once “Australia’s undisputed G&S king” – is clearly a man on a mission. While the company certainly isn’t neglecting the operatic canon, Maunder is also an advocate for expanding its repertoire into the realms of musical theatre (see: last year’s Sweeney Todd) and light opera. Potentially...

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A manifesto exploding the legacy of language, Revolt. She said. Revolt Again. is an entropic hour of full-throated discord. Kate Prior explores the foundations and poetics of its unrest.

It’s 1973. We’re deep in the second wave. Feminist linguist Robin Lakoff writes a paper entitled Language and Woman’s Place. In it, she notes, ‘women experience linguistic discrimination in two ways: in the way they...

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Loose Canons is a series where we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Multi-talented Wellington artist Moana Ete is of Ngai Tahu, Ngāti Wheke, Rāpaki and Savai’i, Samoa, Falealupo, Lalomalava. Nurturing a creative background that spans theatre, film and music, Moana draws from this rich foundation to curate the Pūtahi Festival...

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Powerful people tied up in knots: a review of "The Mikado"
Theatre
SCUM and Bluebells: The New Poetics of Alice Birch
Theatre
Loose Canons: Moana Ete
Powerful people tied up in knots: a review of "The Mikado"
Read Time: 15 mins
Yellowface jeopardises Gilbert and Sullivan’s true...
Theatre
Powerful people tied up in knots: a review of "The Mikado"
By Alex Taylor
SCUM and Bluebells: The New Poetics of Alice Birch
Read Time: 10 mins
A manifesto exploding the legacy of language, Revolt...
Theatre
SCUM and Bluebells: The New Poetics of Alice Birch
By Kate Prior
Loose Canons: Moana Ete
Read Time: 9 mins
Multi-talented Wellington artist Moana Ete is of Ngai...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Moana Ete
By Moana Ete
Integration and Denial: Reading James Baldwin after Don Dale
Read Time: 24 mins
Orlando Edmonds on what James Baldwin still has to...
Society
Integration and Denial: Reading James Baldwin after Don Dale
By Orlando Edmonds
She Will Make Noise: A Review of Hot Brown Honey
Read Time: 6 mins
The Hot Brown Honeys are fierce and with the music...
Theatre
She Will Make Noise: A Review of Hot Brown Honey
By Madeleine De Young
Loose Canons: Martyn Roberts
Read Time: 7 mins
Loose Canons is a series where we invite artists we...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Martyn Roberts
By Martyn Roberts
Welcome to Our House: A Review of FEMSLICK
Read Time: 4 mins
FEMSLICK, is one of those rare works where we are...
Theatre
Welcome to Our House: A Review of FEMSLICK
By Sam Brooks
American Journal
Read Time: 15 mins
Writer Courtney Sina Meredith shares vivid, mesmerising...
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American Journal
By Courtney Sina Meredith
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