With its razor-sharp sense of humour and its unclassifiable genre, multi-award winning ‘The Sensemaker’ features a dystopian battle between a woman and answering machine.
"An astonishing, disturbing shapeshifting sliver of genius" - Five stars Fringe Review.
"A journey from darkly comic to deeply discomfiting" - Five stars Fringe Biscuit.
Winner of the NZ Fringe Tour Ready Award 2022! We are here to uncover all those little lies we tell ourselves, and maybe a few bigger ones too... Gaslight Me is a one-person show, devised by two queer theatre practitioners from Ōtepoti. The piece uses psychology and comedy hand in hand to expose the inner workings of past relationships with family, friends, and lovers.
Miss Scrappe presents: Fool affrontal rudity
Aww bless, Miss Scrappe wants to make a comeback. She'll probably cronesplain a few things, sing a few old ditties, sort of shuffle about the stage... Spew bile and maybe do a few guitar bends - just sweet old lady stuff.
Women Drinking Hemlock
Inspired by the intriguing title of a lost Ancient Greek play, this is a feminist, sitcom-esque comedy that follows the hilarious antics between two rival breweries, blending romance with rivalry.
A Scar is born
A Scar is Born is the humorous story of one misfit’s hopeful audition. She reviews for the casting director important moments of her life and her journey from France to America. A cycle of songs recounting life in Marseille, Paris, New York and Florida, intertwined with sketches about the absurdity of modern existence.
Ce la faro': Songs of Hope from the Shores of Italy
Elyssa Vulpes is a well-travelled Italian singer-songwriter who has performed at various festivals around the world, including the Edinburgh Fringe. From her extensive genre-blending back catalogue of original Indie folk compositions, she offers songs of passion, sorrow and transformation shining a light of hope in these troubled times.
Katie & Will are best friends, podcast hosts, woke and VERY single. The search for love in the modern world can be dangerous for a gay man and a woman. Is their friendship enough to keep them safe? A one-act dramedy, The Culture tackles heavy issues with a light touch.
If you walked in on your best friend, covered in blood, standing over her husband's body, would you get a mop? A funny, witty and deeply dark show about the struggles we face, the lines we cross, the people we love, and the expectations society puts on women.
Two Very Serious Plays
Do you want a crash course in what an artist is, AND how to be tough? Well you have come to the right show. Join "self-proclaimed" artist Phillip Smith, and Johnny “Tightbutt” Beranucci, as they very seriously enlighten and teach about artistry and toughness. Are you ready to be challenged?
To all the friends i've lost before
Everyone knows there are a million ways to leave your lover, but how do you tell your friend you're tired of having semi-regular, awkward brunches? Together, Nat and Sam navigate the ethics of ghosting, the traumas of high school, and whether it's better to confront your feelings or walk away.
Tāmaki Makaurau based, high energy, tongue-in-cheek musical comedy duo, Tough Tiger Fist present an hour of belly-laugh inducing songs you and your friends will love, even Craig that you showed a really funny YouTube video to that one time and he didn't even laugh.