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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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the West Side Story of the 21st century
iD
8 - 12 March The Civic A high-energy, visually explosive circus of urban acrobats, b-boys, trial bikers and contortionists who perform mind-blowingly dangerous tricks amongst towering skyscrapers. 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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Master musicians give their spin - their "revolution" - on relationships, poetry...
Revolutions
9 - 10 March Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Join Moana Maniapoto, Warren Maxwell, Jon Toogood and Rob Ruha as they give their spin on the relationships, revolutions and opinions that have spun the wheels of generations. shortlist
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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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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
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
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