Fringe Festival 2013
The NZ Fringe Festival 2013 Awards were held yesterday afternoon. Judges said they were impressed with the level of audience interaction, social awareness, clever lo-tech production design and the massive use of cardboard in the past few weeks.
Inspired by the YouTube generation and late-night Courtenay Place antics, Gizza Hoon explores the relationship between commercial pop and young Kiwis' social interaction. It's funny, frenetic and in your face.
To attempt this kind of work in a theatre the size of the Opera House is brave and risky.
The WellingtonianWellington Fringe Festival wraps up this weekend, so get along and check out some of the shows.
Experimental dance is not as restrictive and baffling as many may think. Performer and choreographer Lisa Densem says people need to open their minds to it.
The highs and lows of script writing has been the subject matter of many plays over the years - but not often musicals.
[title of show]'s play about a play about a play is given the style it needs by its cast's excellent performances.
Welcome to week three of the Wellington Fringe Festival. Here's what's happening this week.
The Trans-Tasman rivalry between Kiwis and our kangaroo-hosting cousins has extended to all forms of competition, whether it’s on a rugby field, Olympic podium, and now, the stage.
Madam X and Mister Q is one of the more ambitious productions in this year's Fringe Festival.
Fame has come knocking once again for one-time Wellington '60s pop sensation Rochelle Vinsen (Rochelle Brader).
Laughter is often the best medicine, and standup comedy show The Medicine has been providing a weekly dose of laughter every Wednesday for a while now.
A Cry too Far From Heaven is an original and innovative work chronicling the experiences of two of Southland's more infamous historical figures.
Fringe play Corner Diary features 15 actors and comedians sharing excerpts of their most cringeworthy adolescent writing.
Rose Collis starts her show with the song ''Masculine Women, Feminine Men, which is the rooster which is the hen?'
Fringe Festival is in full swing and reporter Amy Jackman checked out WindyPAE's show Wheels of Justice.
Adam Page first wowed the Fringe as a visitor - but he swiftly fell in love with Wellington.
Welcome to week two of the NZ Fringe Festival, which features more than 40 shows and events
Two talky, dense plays: one gripping, the other plot-less and meandering.
Louis Gower has been practising for his debut Fringe Festival performance in Wellington on Saturday.
My Beautiful Disaster and A Play about Space are prime examples of the quirky and the unusual elements of Fringe Fest.
Sam Prebble serves up a perfect evening of music at the 2013 Fringe Festival.
This Gothic fairytale, inspired by occultist Aleister Crowley's novel Moonchild, has more problems than you can shake a stick at (or in this case a staff).
It's somewhat fitting The Penis Monologues be told in a dark room where cocktails are served and disco music beats overhead.
Sword swallowing, bike riding, murder mysteries, pods of whales - this year's Fringe Festival has doubled in size and organisers say it will be weirder and more wonderful than ever.
The NZ Fringe Festival starts this week and features more than 40 shows and events.
The 2013 New Zealand Fringe Festival will be a veritable feast of colour and culture. This programme will be your guide to navigating the array of attractions on offer.
Fringe Festival trio Spider Dance do improvised comedy, but not in a way Wellington crowds are used to, writes Tom Cardy.
Kapiti sonic artist Christine White has taken her love of chocolate to another level.
Of the 41 theatre shows in the Fringe Festival, Uther Dean is going to see 38. "The three I am not seeing, I physically cannot see."
The doors of the new Bats Theatre will open next week with the first play of this year's Fringe Festival, Little Town Liars.
Stories of courage, intense hardship and exploration will be retold during the Wellington Fringe Festival.