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              101 New Zealand Monologues for Youth
                

              101 New Zealand Monologues for Youth (Paperback)

              Edited by Gooch, Holly

              • RRP: $23.99
              • $23.99
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              "101 Monologues selected from New Zealand plays that are suitable for performance by young people"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780908607686
              Published NZ 17 Nov 2019
              Publisher Playmarket
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Playmarket Play Series
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              Dawn Raids
               

              Dawn Raids (Paperback)

              By Kightley, Oscar

              • RRP: $18.00
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              "Tension is rising in 1970s New Zealand. Muldoons government is cracking down on illegal immigration and the notorious dawn raids are ripping Pasifika families from their beds. At the eye of this political storm, everyday New Zealanders like Sione struggle to keep their families ...united. Fuarosa, the familys resident overstayer, fights against the chaos to keep hold of her freedom and Siones sister Teresa might be getting in too deep with black rights activists. First staged in 1997, Dawn Raids is just as confronting and relevant now as it ever has been. Oscar Kightley pulls no punches and brings the play to life with his trademark hilarity and wit"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780908607631
              Published NZ 12 Nov 2017
              Publisher Playmarket
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series NZ Play Series
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              Waiora: Te Ukaipo - The Homeland
                

              Waiora: Te Ukaipo - The Homeland (Paperback, New edition)

              By Kouka, Hone

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $32.99
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              "Its 1965 and a Mori family prepares a hngi to celebrate a birthday with their Pkeh guests. The family have recently left their ancestral home, Waiora, on the East Coast of the North Island, to a colder climate in the South. Rongo is feeling lost. She hasnt been able to sing sinc...e the move, but her tpuna are always close by.Waiora is a New Zealand theatre classic. It was first published in 1997 and has been performed locally and overseas and studied in schools and universities. This new edition includes updates from the playwright and a new foreword and study notes. Poignant and comedic, this play explores ideas of home and belonging."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780908607679
              Published NZ 17 Nov 2019
              Publisher Playmarket
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              Series Playmarket Play Series
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              Badjelly the Witch: 2019
               

              Badjelly the Witch: 2019 (Paperback)

              By O'Sullivan, Alannah

              • RRP: $33.99
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              "A play adaptation of Spike Milligan's beloved classic children's book, Badjelly the Witch, adapted by Alannah O'Sullivan with music by Geoff Davidson"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780908607655
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2018
              Publisher Playmarket
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Series Playmarket Play Series
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              Twenty New Zealand Playwrights
               

              Twenty New Zealand Playwrights (Paperback)

              By Forster, Michelanne; Plumb, Vivienne

              • RRP: $40.00
              • $40.00
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              Engaging, astute and sometimes eccentric minds are revealed in these interviews with twenty of New Zealand's best-loved playwrights. This book offers compelling insights - Roger Hall's opinions on language and laughter, Hone Kouka's mission to shatter racial stereotypes, Renee's ...impact on sexuality and feminism in theatre - among lively discussion of the processes, pitfalls and triumphs of twenty playwrights.
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              ISBN 9780908607471
              Published NZ 20 Nov 2013
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              Haruru Mai by Briar Grace-Smith and Strange Resting Places by Paolo Rotondo and Rob Mokaraka
               

              Haruru Mai by Briar Grace-Smith and Strange Resting Places by Paolo Rotondo and Rob Mokaraka (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Grace-Smith, Briar; Rotondo, Paolo; Mokaraka, Rob

              • RRP: $40.00
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              "In Haruru Mai, a Maori Battalion veteran returns to his small Northland hometown after forty years. His arrival revives anxieties over land and family, and Maori participation in the war. He becomes romantically involved with Paloma and, haunted by the death of a fellow Maori so...ldier, he shelters a young man battling his own demons. Strange Resting Places is a hilarious and often poignant exploration of the collision of Maori and Italian culture during World War Two. Big band music, traditional waiata and bomber planes are woven together in this beautiful tale of unlikely friendship and impossible love"--Publisher information
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              ISBN 9780908607440
              Published NZ 3 Oct 2012
              Publisher Playmarket
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              Performing Dramaturgy
                

              Performing Dramaturgy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Graham, Fiona; Foreword by O'Donnell, David; Index by Wynne-Jones, Victoria; Cover design or artwork by Cansino, Adam; Cansino, Sorelle

              • RRP: $40.00
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              "Performing Dramaturgy is the first comprehensive guide to New Zealand dramaturgy. Charting the history and evolution of international practice, Fiona Graham examines the introduction of professional dramaturgy to New Zealand and the development of a practice based on tikanga Mor...i. Through interviews and local case studies, Graham investigates how dramaturges have collaborated with performance makers from playwrights to performance artists to create work that is nuanced and multi-layered. Informed by thirty-five years of performance development experience, Grahams Performing Dramaturgy is essential reading for practitioners and students of all creative disciplines who want to apply the principles of dramaturgy to their own arts practice"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780908607648
              Published NZ 15 Nov 2017
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              Astroman
                

              Astroman

              By Belz, Albert

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Jimmy Te Rehua is a young Maori boy with the I.Q of a genius. His nature is irrepressible while his passion for electronics and video-games like Pacman and Donkey Kong is infectious. When Mister Macrae, the elderly Scottish proprietor of the Astrocade video-game parlour on The... Strand saves Jimmy from being beaten up by Mick Jones, the local town bully, he finds himself begrudgingly drawn into Jimmy's life which is vastly different from his own self-imposed exile from the world. Mister Macrae and Jimmy are able to relate to each other's experiences of living on societies fringe. Inspired by Jimmy's enthusiasm, Mr Macrae creates the video-game world champs, and competitors from different parts of the world meet to compete at the Astrocade.
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              ISBN 1024745
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Playmarket
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              Le Sujet Parle
                

              Le Sujet Parle

              By Duncan, Emily

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Six photographic subjects express and expose the stories, truths, lies and ethics behind their images.

              ISBN 1024748
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Playmarket
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              Like Sex
                

              Like Sex

              By Joe, Nathan

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Samantha wants to bang Ben, Ben is in love with Mandy, Mandy is dating James, James is flirting with Natalie, Natalie confides in Lisa, and Lisa is using Gary. In a series of episodic scenes, Like Sex captures the awkward, hormonal and selfish nature of teenage relationships in a... real and honest way, with the characters revealing their lusty desires through the 'joys' of humanity's favourite taboo. A play for anyone who has ever been young, horny and confused.
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              ISBN 1024749
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
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