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A contemporary response to Henrik Ibsen’s classic.
Peer Gynt [recycled]
7 - 18 March ASB Waterfront Theatre Bold, raucous and irreverent, Peer Gynt [recycled] is a wild ride through the life and times of one of literature’s most charming ratbags. shortlist
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...make this show a priority. You won’t see anything like it again any time soon
Power Plant
8 - 19 March Auckland Domain A captivating nocturnal bush walk through enchanting, delicate light and sound installations created by five internationally acclaimed artists and with guest New Zealand artist sonicsfromscratch. shortlist
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A THRILLING DARK COMEDY
Cellfish
8 - 14 March Q Loft Māori theatre at its most terrifying and funny: a dark comedy blending prison life, Shakespeare and Māori mythology into a tale of revenge and intrigue. shortlist
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Beautiful. Funny. Impossible.
LA SOIRÉE
8 - 26 March Spiegeltent, Aotea Square An international sensation bringing the crème de la crème of twisted cabaret, burlesque, vaudeville and circus to the Spiegeltent this Festival. shortlist
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You're not in Guatemala now...
RAW: Shortland Street - The Musical
14 March Herald Theatre Iconic characters from the classic era of NZ's favourite soap along with songs including Not In Guatemala Now, feature in Shortland Street - The Musical. shortlist
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marvellously eclectic…
Paris Combo
14 - 15 March Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Delivering a fun-loving mix of gypsy jazz, cabaret and French chanson, this quintet has a cosmopolitan sound that stands out on the international music scene. shortlist
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such a high-calibre garden! What an absolute delight

loved the Festival Garde...
Festival Garden
8 - 26 March Aotea Square While away the summer nights, grab a bite to eat, meet friends, check out Festival artists and sink into some original sounds before heading to a show. shortlist
Mai ngā hau e whā, kua tae mai nei ki Aotearoa,
Nā te aroha, nā te kotahitanga,...
WHĀNUI
8 - 26 March Auckland Wide A series of new participatory works that come from partnerships between established artists and the creative communities of Tamakai Makaurau. FREE throughout Auckland. shortlist
The Photography of Brian Brake and Steve McCurry
Picturing Asia: Double Take
8 - 26 March Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery Picturing Asia, an exhibition at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, features photographs of Asia by two great masters of documentary photography: Brian Brake and Steve McCurry. shortlist
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
This dynamic installation by three artists involved in eco-activism celebrates o...
The Halo Project
8 - 26 March The Playspace An installation that celebrates our native birdlife through visual art and sound and that acknowledges the many positive impacts of New Zealand’s restored habitats and sanctuaries. 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