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★★★★ Heart-wrenching, hilarious...possibly one of the funniest plays you'll ever...
Every Brilliant Thing
21 - 26 March Q Rangatira A very sad mother tries to take her own life, so her child makes a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. A play about depression and the lengths we go to for those we love. shortlist
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March 2017
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scientific lessons subtly but firmly delivered
Lost At Sea
25 March Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku Two children become fascinated by the story of 28,800 yellow rubber ducks that are found floating aimlessly in the Pacific Ocean in this charming play. shortlist
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March 2017
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one of the best shows I think I’ve ever seen
Mexrrissey
16 - 17 March Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Six multi-talented Mexican musicians paying homage to the iconic Smiths frontman and delving into Mexico’s unlikely obsession for all-things-Morrissey. shortlist
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March 2017
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expertly delivers
Nanogirl's Explosive Science World
Vodafone Events Centre Nanogirl, the superhero of the science world, and her assistant Boris, perform some new experiments in this science show that explores, explodes and excites young minds. shortlist
SMALL TOWN, BIG HEART
The Biggest
9 - 19 March Q Rangatira A big comedy about a bunch of mates in small-town New Zealand, a friend in need, a fishing competition and underhanded shenanigans. By award-winning playwright Jamie McCaskill. shortlist
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March 2017
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★★★★ this is a very, very funny show ... and one to fall in love with
How To Keep An Alien
22 - 26 March Q Loft In this touching play comedian Sonya Kelly presents a funny, tender memoir about securing an Irish visa for her Australian partner. shortlist
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Dance, martial arts, the APO and a children’s choir meet in this bold new work f...
AWA 河
25 March Great Hall Atamira Dance Company, the APO and an 80-strong choir enact the story of two rivers in a magical dance, kapa haka, tai chi, orchestral collaboration. shortlist
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A large-scale sculpture by artist Yona Lee that explores the structure and pulse...
In Transit (Arrival)
11 - 26 March Te Tuhi Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Yona Lee’s large-scale sculpture made of stainless steel tubing, explores the structure and pulse of civilisation. shortlist
ANTARCTICA is an installation celebrating the pristine scenery of the awe-inspir...
ANTARCTICA – while you were sleeping
24 - 26 March Auckland War Memorial Museum A celebration of the pristine scenery of Antarctica, this installation is a one-to-one scale projection of an iceberg on the walls of the Auckland War Memorial Museum. shortlist
A multi-sensory installation
Between the Dog and the Wolf
14 - 18 March Basement Theatre Explore the relationship between the world as it is and the world as we perceive it in this intimate visual and aural experience by Julieanne Eason. shortlist
a gateway to the arts across all of Auckland
White Night
18 March Auckland Wide Aotearoa's White Night is on again! A free cultural event with plenty of arty engagements. Six hours, non-stop, throughout Auckland. shortlist
Bringing together painting, moving image, sculpture, printmaking and mixed media
The Everyday Creative
9 - 24 March Toi Ora Gallery Wellbeing through creativity is the inspiration for the Toi Ora Artists’ Collective exhibition, bringing together painting, moving image, sculpture, printmaking and mixed media. shortlist