The Mourning After: Using humour to rebuild lives
While Sri Lanka is in the spotlight at The Basement, so is another corner of Asia. READ MORE

Award Winning Orangutan Show Tours Schools
Award-winner Alice Canton’s solo show Orangutan has embarked on a tour around Auckland secondary schools. READ MORE

This study guide contains interviews, insights, learning activities and information inspired by the writing, themes and staging of ORANGUTAN. READ MORE

Basement Theatre: Schools Programme 2016
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Captivating wordless character study deserves to be ‘heard’ worldwide
Atmospheric jungle sounds, emanating softly into the cool, dimly lit stairwell and landing, set the mood as we enter the Basement Studio to see our titular primate hunched peacefully, sleeping upon a large circular bed of dirt and bark. READ MORE

Organic and minimalistic, Alice Canton’s one woman show, Orangutan, is an engaging and beautiful piece of theatre that features one mammals experiences in a changing landscape, while also commenting on greater, universal social issues. READ MORE