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War of the Worlds

The British writer H. G. Wells — a Virgo — is best known for his science fiction stories, and in fact Wells and his contemporary the French writer Jules Verne basically set the prototype for most science fiction written in the succeeding centuries.   1,430 more words


Dick Whittington – REVIEW

Combine David Shields’ stunning, cartoon-like set, a rambunctious dame and classic panto slapstick and you have a recipe for five-star Christmas success. The Mercury Theatre’s 2016 pantomime, Dick Whittington, was a well-executed production with a stellar cast. 262 more words


C-Lab Showcase

Powerhouse Praise and Worship combo Wayne and Libby Huirua and their C-Lab 2016 students put on a storming showcase for their end of year show at the Mercury Theatre Auckland last night. 9 more words


Forthcoming Distractions

We are going to a very dark place, says the 
primal scream on global wireless: the
republic cannot withstand its savagery
Selfie Studios set to release
A blockbuster Thanksgiving 
special Double Bill
The Death of Nation
Built on Slavery
The Decline & Fall
of the Human Condition
that must not 
under any circumstance
improve but may register
its disapproval
by pressing buttons
that turn out the light

Sweeney Todd - REVIEW

Sondheim’s haunting score rang through the rafters of the Mercury Theatre in Colchester last night as their latest show-stopper production, Sweeney Todd, took to the stage upon a revolving set. 337 more words


The War of the Worlds (1953): Mars attacks

The Mercury Theatre’s production of The War of the Worlds is Halloween’s answer to A Visit from St. Nicholas, and it is an October tradition in our household. 511 more words

Movie Reviews

Orson Welles: Media and Mass Hysteria | A R T L▼R K

On the 30th of October 1938, the U.S. radio network CBS broadcast an audio drama from the Mercury Theatre on the Air series adapted from English sci-fi writer H. 20 more words