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Review: Paradise (Or the Impermanence of Ice Cream)

by Emma Maguire May 23, 2021

A man. A woman. A vulture, and a kulfi shop. Indian Ink is back with another one of their fantastic productions. Lead actor Jacob Rajan delivers a glorious performance where he jumps between seven well-formed characters to tell the story of a man trapped in limbo and his dreams of his past. Indian Ink knows […]

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Review: Mrs Krishnan’s Party

by Emma Maguire September 24, 2018

Indian Ink’s second show of the year is quite a step away from its first, and sets us in the back of Mrs Krishnan’s dairy, ready to celebrate Onam (a Hindu festival of life, death and rebirth). Te Auaha has changed, I note, as I step inside. Far from the end-stage configuration the Whare Tapere theatre is […]

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Review: Welcome to the Murder House

by Emma Maguire May 27, 2018

Indian Ink has done it again. Welcome to the Murder House is dark, deadly, a little bit sexy, and something you definitely should read the press release for before you see because it does not pull any punches. Our five main characters; death-row convicts who have a particular penchant for theatre, take us on a […]

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Review: The Pickle King

by Steph September 4, 2017

The Pickle King is on now at the Hannah Playhouse and is a colourful, quirky and unique tale of love, death and what is worth preserving. Once the finest hotel in town, the Empire is now as faded as the dreams of the piano player who haunts the lobby. Ammachy runs the Empire with an […]

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