Author
Adam Goodall

Adam is a freelance writer, theatre-maker and legal researcher. He is one of the founding members of the New Zealand Fringe Award-winning theatre company Making Friends Collective and has written, directed and produced shows in Wellington, Dunedin and Feilding. He is bad at video games in his spare time.

Adam is a former Kaiwāwāhi Whakaari | Theatre Editor at The Pantograph Punch.

Latest Articles:
Just Jokes: On Offensive Material and Accountability in New Zealand Comedy
Read Time: 30 mins
Adam Goodall digs into what happens when comedians...
Theatre
Just Jokes: On Offensive Material and Accountability in New Zealand Comedy
By Adam Goodall
Naughty Nanas and Sad Old Men: How We've Screwed Up Old Age on Our Stage
Read Time: 36 mins
From millennial writers to the most successful playwright...
Theatre
Naughty Nanas and Sad Old Men: How We've Screwed Up Old Age on Our Stage
By Adam Goodall
On Stage, Not Getting Paid: Should We Be Paying People in Pro-Am Musicals?
Read Time: 30 mins
In the wake of debates around Amici Productions' 2019...
Theatre
On Stage, Not Getting Paid: Should We Be Paying People in Pro-Am Musicals?
By Adam Goodall
Welcome to Terror Lake
Read Time: 14 mins
Adam Goodall takes a look at Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric...
Theatre
Welcome to Terror Lake
By Adam Goodall
The Difficult History and Precarious Future of the PACE Programme
Read Time: 34 mins
Amidst a crumbling national arts scene, Adam Goodall...
Theatre
The Difficult History and Precarious Future of the PACE Programme
By Adam Goodall
Reasons To Leave The House: Ten Moments In Wellington Theatre 2017
Read Time: 12 mins
Wellington Theatre Editor Adam Goodall's been a little...
Theatre
Reasons To Leave The House: Ten Moments In Wellington Theatre 2017
By Adam Goodall
The One-Day Spin: A Chat With Sarah and Catherine Delahunty
Read Time: 19 mins
Adam Goodall catches up with two indomitable sisters...
Theatre
The One-Day Spin: A Chat With Sarah and Catherine Delahunty
By Adam Goodall
Clouds And Rain Over Water: A Review of Under
Read Time: 8 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Under, a "modern day memory play...
Theatre
Clouds And Rain Over Water: A Review of Under
By Adam Goodall
Le Téléphone Aphrodisiaque: A Review of Lobsters
Read Time: 5 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Lucy Marinkovich's dance/theatre...
Theatre
Le Téléphone Aphrodisiaque: A Review of Lobsters
By Adam Goodall
Pass the Goon: A Review of Aunty
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Adam Goodall rocks up on to Johanna Cosgrove's Aunty...
Theatre
Pass the Goon: A Review of Aunty
By Adam Goodall
Shouting 'Who Am I?' In A Crowded Theatre: A Review of Among Strangers
Read Time: 8 mins
Adam Goodall reviews a new trio of short plays by...
Theatre
Shouting 'Who Am I?' In A Crowded Theatre: A Review of Among Strangers
By Adam Goodall
Divine Intervention: A Review of Anahera
Read Time: 9 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Anahera, a 2016 Adam Award finalist...
Theatre
Divine Intervention: A Review of Anahera
By Adam Goodall
Scorched Earth: A Review of The Night Mechanics
Read Time: 9 mins
Miria George's latest is a hard-edged sci-fi dystopia...
Theatre
Scorched Earth: A Review of The Night Mechanics
By Adam Goodall
Tepid Bath: A Review of The Swimmer
Read Time: 5 mins
Adam Goodall reviews The Swimmer, a high-strung psychodrama...
Theatre
Tepid Bath: A Review of The Swimmer
By Adam Goodall
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
Read Time: 9 mins
Centrepoint Theatre's latest Open Stage production...
Theatre
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
By Adam Goodall
Join Our Bubble: A Review of White Man Behind A Desk Live
Read Time: 8 mins
Adam Goodall attends the opening night of White Man...
Theatre
Join Our Bubble: A Review of White Man Behind A Desk Live
By Adam Goodall
Chilly Romance: A Review of No Science To Goodbye
Read Time: 6 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Annabel Wilson’s No Science To...
Theatre
Chilly Romance: A Review of No Science To Goodbye
By Adam Goodall
The Magical Mundane: A Review of Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Read Time: 6 mins
Little Dog Barking Theatre Company adapts Mem Fox...
Theatre
The Magical Mundane: A Review of Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
By Adam Goodall
Politics of a Battlefield: A Review of Anzac Eve
Read Time: 7 mins
In Dave Armstrong's Anzac Eve, four millennials sit...
Theatre
Politics of a Battlefield: A Review of Anzac Eve
By Adam Goodall
Anatomy of a Non-Review: On Responding to 'Manifesto 2083'
Read Time: 15 mins
Nothing like a good old criticism stoush. Last week...
Theatre
Anatomy of a Non-Review: On Responding to 'Manifesto 2083'
By Adam Goodall
The Land Never Forgets: A Review of The Undertow
Read Time: 9 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Te Rākau Theatre's The Undertow...
Theatre
The Land Never Forgets: A Review of The Undertow
By Adam Goodall
"I Am More Important Than Shakespeare": Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2016
Read Time: 18 mins
Adam Goodall takes stock of the triumphs, the anxieties...
Theatre
"I Am More Important Than Shakespeare": Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2016
By Adam Goodall
There's Booze in the Blender
Read Time: 17 mins
Adam Goodall stumbles on an unexpected series of videos...
Screen
There's Booze in the Blender
By Adam Goodall
Review: Fred is Cold
Read Time: 7 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Fred is Cold, a play about depression...
Theatre
Review: Fred is Cold
By Adam Goodall
Review: Central
Read Time: 9 mins
Dave Armstrong, one of our country's most popular...
Theatre
Review: Central
By Adam Goodall
Review: The Fence
Read Time: 7 mins
Adam Goodall reviews The Fence, a quiet and quietly...
Theatre
Review: The Fence
By Adam Goodall
Review: Hold Me
Read Time: 7 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Hold Me, the twisty and ambitious...
Theatre
Review: Hold Me
By Adam Goodall
Review: No Post on Sunday
Read Time: 6 mins
Adam Goodall reviews the latest collaboration between...
Theatre
Review: No Post on Sunday
By Adam Goodall
Review: Young and Hungry Festival of New Theatre 2016
Read Time: 10 mins
For the last 22 years, the Young & Hungry Festival...
Theatre
Review: Young and Hungry Festival of New Theatre 2016
By Adam Goodall
A Woman, Leaving: An Oral History of 'and what remains'
Read Time: 58 mins
In 2006, Miria George’s dystopian play 'and what remains...
Theatre
A Woman, Leaving: An Oral History of 'and what remains'
By Adam Goodall
Review: The Vultures
Read Time: 8 mins
Adam Goodall reviews the centrepiece of this year'...
Theatre
Review: The Vultures
By Adam Goodall
Review: The Elephant Thief
Read Time: 9 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Indian Ink's seventh play, a...
Theatre
Review: The Elephant Thief
By Adam Goodall