In Review: An Iliad

Words by Gayatri Adi Homer’s ‘An Iliad’, translated by Robert Fagles, was brought to life by Auckland Live and Artsense Production once again in 2019 at the Herald Theatre. A two man grand cl...
8.8

In Review: HeadSand

There's a certain unique charm in going to the theatre blind. Without any foreknowledge of the actors, a synopsis, or even the vaguest understandings of what the hell is going on, it keeps you on edge, ready t...
9.3

In Review: Orientation

There’s something legitimately discomforting with the first half of Orientation. It’s certainly not bad theatre; the music is sound, the lighting moody, and the acting … well, the acting. Maybe … no. The act...
9

In Review: First World Problems

There’s this quote in Jean Rhys’ novel, ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’, which goes like this: “Justice. I’ve heard that word. I tried it out. I wrote it down. I wrote it down several times and always it looked like a damn...

In Review: WEiRdO

About twenty-something-odd-years ago, I was a fresh transplant from Taiwan to the distant shores of ... well, the North Shore of Auckland. Considering the darn place is as peak-white-suburbia as possible (sans ...