KINGSWOOD: post-reading

By Sicbird – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=39196356 After a two-day workshop under the direction of Katie Wolfe and Ahi Karunaharan, with dramaturg Jo Smith providing overwatch, Kingswood was read by Jason Te Kare, Louise Tu’u, Joy Vaele, and Jason Wu on a warm Wednesday evening in Balmoral, Auckland. The audience laughed in the right …

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KINGSWOOD: a reading

What’s the connection between film director Katie Wolfe, writer Jo Smith, Radio New Zealand producer Jason Te Kare, theatre practitioner Louise Tu’u, and thespians Joy Vaele and Jason Wu? They’re all pitching in for a reading of Kingswood later this month! If you’re curious, in the neighbourhood, or at a loose end on the (almost) eve of Easter Weekend: Wednesday 23 March 2016 at 6:30pm Auckland …

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SKYBLUE: Replay Radio

SKYBLUE, winner of the Best Dramatic Production in the 2013 New Zealand Radio Awards, returns to the airwaves this Sunday 16 June at 3:04pm. Set in a forensic psychiatric unit, the one-hour drama spends a day at the sharp edge of New Zealand’s mental health system. The cast includes Tess Jamieson, Jamie McCaskill, Nigel Collins …

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SKYBLUE

In December 2010 I went down to my oul’ home toon to sit in on the recording of a radio drama I wrote. I bragged about it, of course. Now it’s about to hit the airwaves. SKYBLUE will be broadcast on SUNDAY 13 MAY 2012 at 3:05pm (New Zealand time) on National Radio. Getting stuff …

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Projects

STILL LIFE WITH CHICKENS (2018; 75min play) Written by D F Mamea Produced by Auckland Theatre Company Directed by Fasitua Amosa 2017 Adam New Zealand Play 2017 Adam Award for Best Play by a Pasifika Playwright World Premiere, 8–24 March 2018, Auckland Arts Festival 7–15 April 2018, Centrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North 8 May – 2 June …

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Goodness gracious: Radio New Zealand will be broadcasting a little something I adapted for radio last year, and which was recorded earlier this year. So if you’ve an hour to spare this Sunday 5 April, between 3pm and 4pm, try out some Kiwi-made drama. Thanks again to producer Jason Te Kare who was very patient …

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