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Opening 21 Sep 2014 at TAPAC - The Auckland Performing Arts Centre [Auckland]
Short + Sweet Dance - Final/Gala Showcase
The Fiinal presents 12 works from the original 27, chosen by audience and judge's votes, and makes awards to winners from amongst those 12, shown again in a Gala Showcase. [more]

Opening 23 Sep 2014 at Hagley Open Stage [Christchurch]
Forward and Beneath
Forward and Beneath tells the real stories of local parolees through dance. How did you get to this point? Do you have any regrets? How do you see yourself in the future? [more]

Opening 24 Sep 2014 at Q Theatre Loft, 305 Queen St [Auckland]
EVEREST UNTOLD
“Nobody conquers a mountain like Everest. You climb it and be thankful you come back alive” EVEREST UNTOLD is a unique and heartfelt personal look at the forgotten men behind one of the greatest events in New Zealand history. [more]

Opening 24 Sep 2014 at Circa Two [Wellington]
AN UNSEASONABLE FALL OF SNOW
‘Snow’ is a remarkable piece of writing. The two actors remain on stage for the duration of the unfolding tale. Described previously as a whodunit because of it’s thriller nature, the story is more about what has occurred than who has perpetrated the deed. It is obvious very early on that Liam has committed an act that is either immoral or criminal and Arthur’s job is to extract the truth. [more]

Opening 24 Sep 2014 at Whitireia Performance Centre, 25-27 Vivian Street [Wellington]
DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT
Hear the bells of Wellington calling you to join us on a mighty adventure as Whitireia Musical Theatre enthrals you in the tale of Dick Whittington and his Cat, an up-beat pantomime sure to have you singing along! [more]

Opening 25 Sep 2014 at Gaslight Theatre [Cambridge]
THE ELEPHANT MAN
This award-winning play offers an intense look at John Merrick (Richard Homan), a physically deformed Londoner of the late 1880s. It is now believed he suffered from Proteus Syndrome. Intense and sensitive, Merrick strives to be normal, even as he is viewed as a carnival freak and later a scientific celebrity by London's socialites. [more]

Opening 25 Sep 2014 at TAPAC - The Auckland Performing Arts Centre [Auckland]
MOANA '14, a Pacific Dance Showcase
Pacific choreographers present stories of identity, passion, heritage, modernity and urban flux within a one-hour presentation of works reflecting what it is to be Pacific in Aukilani/Auckland today. [more]

Opening 25 Sep 2014 at BATS Theatre (Out Of Site), Cnr Cuba & Dixon [Wellington]
WHORE – Storytelling About Sex Work
'Whore' delves into the lives of six characters – 'Rent boy', 'Refugee', 'Illegal migrant', 'Married woman', 'Underage sex worker' and 'Transgender'; played by Lee Ah Yen Faatoia, Rebecca Parr and Geraldine Creff – who have written about their experience on the charlatan clinic blog. [more]

Opening 26 Sep 2014 at The Physics Room [Christchurch - Canterbury]
Q&Q with A&A
Q&Q with A&A is a bold cross-disciplinary double bill by two experienced, experimental choreographers: Alexa Wilson (Auckland/Berlin) & Anna Bate (Dunedin). [more]

Opening 27 Sep 2014 at The Pumphouse, Takapuna [Auckland]
THE LITTLE YELLOW DIGGER
Well, it looks like The Little Yellow Digger show will be a sell out. Judging by the number of seats already booked, and based on the historical pre-season data of our previous sold-out shows such as Hairy Maclary and Badjelly The Witch, The Little Yellow Digger is going to be a sell out even before the season opens. Don't miss out and Book Now! [more]
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