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  1. Video for Play challenges English as status quo
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    Play challenges English as status quo

    World-renowned classic absurdist play 'The Chairs' by Romanian-French playwright Uegēne Ionesco has been adapted into Māori, Samoan, English and Cantonese. 

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    Play puts spotlight on suicide

    For thirty-five years Taki Rua productions have contributed to the development of Māori theatre.  Now they've released a play entirely in Te Reo Māori, specifically for an adult audience.  

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    Tuhaka to star in The Cherry Orchard

    Experienced actor and television presenter Te Kohe Tuhaka plays a lead role in the latest production of The Auckland Theatre Company's upcoming Kensington Swan Season of the classic Chekov play The Cherry Orchard. Directed by Colin McColl who has a long history of directing classics with a contemporary twist.   

  4. Video for Māori actor in leading role of Priscilla Queen of the Desert musical
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    Māori actor in leading role of Priscilla Queen of the Desert musical

    A young Māori actor has taken on one of the leading roles in Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical, currently playing at Sydney's Capitol Theatre. 

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    Bilingual show aimed at South Island-based children

    A bilingual show aimed at primary schools explores te reo Māori as a gift using musical and theatrical performances. 

  6. Video for Aladdin set to bring a whole new world to NZ
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    Aladdin set to bring a whole new world to NZ

    It's a dream come true for every child of the nineties.  After touring Australia for the past two years, Disney's Aladdin The Musical will soar into Auckland early next year, bringing with it an array of colour and talent. 

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    The Wizard of Ōtāhuhu

    The Wizard of Ōtāhuhu is an outrageous twist on the children's story The Wizard of Oz, performed with a South Auckland flavour.   

  8. Video for The 'yellow brick road' becomes the 'yellow tar-seal road'
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    The 'yellow brick road' becomes the 'yellow tar-seal road'

    Dorothy and Toto's adventure performed in South Auckland style. That's what you can expect to see in a new theatrical play that's a Polynesian take on the Wizard of Oz starting this month in Auckland

  9. Video for Hone Kouka targets child abuse through latest theater piece
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    Hone Kouka targets child abuse through latest theater piece

    Eight lives and three worlds collide through award winning playwright Hone Kouka's latest theatre piece Bless the Child, which will debut at this year's Auckland Arts Festival. The festival is a platform to confront urgent societal issues, Kouka is targeting child abuse.

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    Māori plays reign supreme at awards

    A theatre producer has called for more plays in te reo after two Māori productions were honoured last night at the Auckland Theatre Awards.

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