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A Lovely Day To Be Online

Wednesday, 18 January 2023, 3:10 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

Australian writer and performer Connor Morel (who recently appeared as Gene Simmons in the New Zealand and Australian tour of The Wedding Singer – The Musical which played at Wellington’s Opera House in June 2022) returns to Wellington with this ... More >>

She + They: Trans Couple Gives Genre-bending Exclusive About Love, Transition, And Regional NZ.

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 10:23 am | Wellington Fringe Festival

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: SHE + THEY : RURAL NORTHLAND TRANS COUPLE GIVES A GENRE-BENDING EXCLUSIVE ABOUT LOVE, TRANSITION, AND REGIONAL NEW ZEALAND.) SHE + THEY is a window into the ordinary, extraordinary, and surprising discoveries ... More >>

Sweaty Pits making NZ debut with award winning "Pity Party"

Monday, 11 March 2019, 9:08 am | Wellington Fringe Festival

Two friends decide to follow their dream of creating an amazing sketch show! But among the several costume changes, the squirting citrus, the '80s aerobics, and the magic mike strip routines...they realise their dream might be a little out of reach. More >>

Fringe Festival Brings 130 Shows to Wellington

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 9:12 am | Wellington Fringe Festival

For the last 28 years, Wellington's Fringe Festival has played host to a bevy of fresh, up and coming talents and provided a playground for established artists, not only from New Zealand, but around the World, to perform exciting new works from all ... More >>

Sharp British Comedian Makes New Zealand Debut

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 12:17 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

Sharp British Comedian Makes New Zealand Debut at Wellington Fringe Festival 2016 ‘Fresh, sharp & socially conscious...instantly loveable.’ – Fringebiscuit British comedian Sameena Zehra is coming to New Zealand for the first time with her ... More >>

House of Sand Presents Knitting While Sleeping

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 4:17 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

WELLINGTON FRINGE FESTIVAL FEB 24 - 27 @ 9PM Bats - The Dome, 1 Kent Tce, Mt Victoria tickets @ patronbase.com/_BATS/Productions/KNIT/Performances A$18/C$14 How do we respond to the inevitable chaos? More >>

House of Sand Presents Castles

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 4:15 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

WELLINGTON FRINGE FESTIVAL FEB 11 & 12 @ 8PM TE WHAEA, 11 Hutchison Rd, Newtown tickets fringe.co.nz/#event/castles/318f051e-eafb-4e98-96c6-2f81bec75d83 A$18/C$12 In what is becoming a signature personal style, Eliza Sanders takes the audience ... More >>

A Play About Space

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 4:04 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

Join Space Captain Florencia Dreggs and her bumbling right hand man Warner Hornshaw as they voyage across the galaxy going up against cyborg zombies, killer robots, aliens with four arms, and the horrifying crab-like Khalkalari. More >>

Wellington Fringer Review : Ballet That Packs A Punch

Monday, 2 March 2015, 10:23 am | Wellington Fringe Festival

The Ariel Middlemiss Dance Collective is presenting their new work Dead Silent as part of this years Fringe Festival. It's their second offering, last year debuting with Frame of Mind, a series of choreographic works that explored thought patterning ... More >>

Haste Away Home: Wellington Fringe Festival

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 12:27 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

The company that brought you Raiders of the Lost Harlot and A Study in Pink, GDP Productions is proud to enter the New Zealand Fringe Festival this March with Haste Away Home , a Saturday night cartoon inspired retelling of several of our favorite ... More >>

A White Honkie Scrubs up the Real Dirt on NZ

Monday, 2 February 2015, 11:51 am | Wellington Fringe Festival

Have you ever wondered what to do about your morbidly racist grandparents? Ever been too white to join the Kapahaka group? Lied about your heritage to give you street cred? More >>

Insomniac Writer Faces Ultimate Deadline In Writer’s Block

Friday, 18 February 2011, 4:36 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

Insomnia and depression are not generally thought of in comedy terms, but Wellington based actor and writer Thomas Rimmer's new solo piece, Writer's Block, deals with these very themes. The play explores a struggling writer's descent into madness and ... More >>

Choose your own Fringe – a Mysterious Caper at Murder Point

Friday, 18 February 2011, 3:25 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

The audience is the star in this groundbreaking interactive rollercoaster drama – a rom-com-murder-mystery, which brings pick-a-path books from the 1980s and 1990s into the 21st Century - and onto the stage. Using Beyond 2000 technology (as seen ... More >>

Newtown is in Trouble! - Wellington Fringe Festival

Friday, 18 February 2011, 3:24 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

Once upon a time on a planet far far away there was a small town that went by the name of Newtown. There two girls with nothing in common go about their days - from Mr Bun, to WINZ and back again. On one not so special night the unlikely duo are ... More >>

The Aliens Of Poverty Bay

Friday, 18 February 2011, 3:21 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

It was about the size of a bus and it was admitting red and white light as it spun over Gray’s hill. In 1979 the people of east coast of New Zealand experienced a number of visitations. Filmmaker Martin Boyle was there to talk to those exposed ... More >>

Mind Reader comes to Fringe 2011

Friday, 18 February 2011, 3:17 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

New Zealand’s very own Mentalist is bringing an extended version of his show to the Fringe Festival in Wellington next February and looks set to wow audiences with his mysterious ‘mind reading’ methods. Robert Haley, who hails from Wellington, ... More >>

Wellington Fringe Festival - First Time Around

Tuesday, 15 February 2011, 5:16 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

It’s an OE with a twist, combining cinema, live music, a gallery exhibition, a book launch, images and sounds from across the world, and a charity fundraiser all in one. First Time Around is a movie and live soundtrack based on a 2007-2008 journey ... More >>

This Rugged Beauty - theatre performance media release

Tuesday, 15 February 2011, 3:15 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

It was just beautiful at the batch – 100 % pure NZ. Almost as good as a Tip Top ad. Why can't our parties be more like Export Gold parties? Our summers more like Tip Top summers? Our lives as passionate as a test match? This Rugged Beauty is an ... More >>

Blurb for the BodyFX Mermaid Convention

Friday, 11 February 2011, 2:57 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

The mermaid convention is for mermaids of all ages. In the morning body artists will create a lot of mermaids with body art, make-up and costuming. If you like to join the team of BodyFX and create your own mermaid please contact Nicole on 04 5647010. More >>

Industrial Burlesque Collective present “3 21”

Friday, 11 February 2011, 2:53 pm | Wellington Fringe Festival

How do you say goodbye to someone when your main method of communicating with them is via Facebook? Especially when they can’t answer back. That’s the question being asked by the Industrial Burlesque Collective in their upcoming Fringe show ... More >>





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