THEATRE

 
Gloria's Handbag - Circa Theatre- Gareth FarrGloria’s Handbag (2014) Circa Theatre

By Helen Moulder and Sue Rider
Directed by Sue Rider
Sound design by Gareth Farr

Sky Dancer - Witi Ihimaera Gareth FarrSky Dancer (2013) by Capital E National Theatre for Children

By Witi Ihimaera
Directed by Sara Brodie
Original music by Gareth Farr
Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Gareth Farr - Duck Death and the TulipDuck, Death and the Tulip (2014) by Little Dog Barking Theatre

By Wolf Erlbruch, Adapted by Peter Wilson
Directed by Nina Nawalowalo
Music composed by Gareth Farr
Chapman Tripp Theatre Award for Outstanding Composer of Original Music

Fault Lines (2012)
Melbourne Festival/Christchurch Festival/Leshan Song and Dance Troupe

Directed by Sara Brodie

Original music by Gareth Farr and Gao Ping

World of Wearable Arts (2012) –
Visual Symphony section
TSB Arena, Wellington

Directed/choreographed by Malia Johnson

Original music/arrangements by Gareth Farr (also conducted orchestra)

Ivy (2012)
Capital E, National Theatre for Children

Directed by Kerryn Palmer

Original music by Gareth Farr

Masi - music by Gareth FarrMasi (2012)
The Conch – NZ International Festival of the Arts

Directed by Nina Nawalowalo

Original music by Gareth Farr

End of the Golden Weather (2000, 2011) (2 separate productions)
Circa Theatre (2000), Auckland Theatre Company (2011)

Written by Bruce Mason

Directed by Susan Wilson (2000), Murray Lynch (2011)

Original music by Gareth Farr

August: Osage County (2011)
Circa Theatre

Written by Tracy Letts

Directed by Susan Wilson

Original music by Gareth Farr

Othello (2011)
Peach Theatre Company

Maidment Theatre

Directed by Jesse Peach

Original music by Gareth Farr

End Game (2010)
Capital E, National Theatre for Children

Directed by Leo Gene Peters

Original music by Gareth Farr

Shipwrecked! (2010)
Circa Theatre

Directed by Peter Hambleton

Original music by Gareth Farr

The Nero Show (2010)
Circa Theatre

Book and lyrics by Paul Jenden

Original music by Gareth Farr

Wit (2000, 2010) (2 separate productions)
Circa Theatre (2000), Telecom Playhouse Theatre, Hamilton (2010)

Written by Margaret Edson

Directed by Cathy Downes (2000), Gaye Poole(2010)

Original music by Gareth Farr

Rome the Musical (2008)
Circa Theatre

Book and lyrics by Paul Jenden

Original music by Gareth Farr

Heat (2008)
BATS Theatre

Written by Lynda Chanwai-Earle

Directed by David O’Donnell

Sound design and original music by Gareth Farr

Vula (2002-2008)
The Conch

BATS Theatre (Wellington), Maidment Theatre (Auckland), Sydney Opera House, Barbican Theatre (London)

Directed by Nina Nawalowalo

Original music by Gareth Farr

Monarchy the Musical (2007)
Circa Theatre

Book and lyrics by Paul Jenden

Original music by Gareth Farr

Spinning Mountain (2007)
Capital E, National Theatre for Children

Directed by Nina Nawalowalo

Original music by Gareth Farr and I Wayan Gde Yudane

Doubt (2007)Circa Theatre

Written by John Patrick Shanley

Directed by Sue Rider

Original music by Gareth Farr

I’m not Rappaport (2007)
Downstage Theatre

Directed by Stephen Ray

Original music by Gareth Farr

Venetian Bride (2007)
BATS Theatre

Directed by Rachel More

Original music by Gareth Farr

Maui – One Man Against The Gods (2005 – 2007)
St James Theatre (Wellington, 2005, 2007), Theatre Royal (Christchurch, 2006), Civic Theatre (Auckland, 2007), Founders Theatre (Hamilton, 2007)

Directed by Tanemahuta Gray

Original music by Gareth Farr

The Wedding (2006)
Royal New Zealand Ballet Company

Choreographed by Mark Baldwin

Original music by Gareth Farr

Troy the Musical (2006)
Circa Theatre

Book and lyrics by Paul Jenden

Original music by Gareth Farr

Arcane (2006)
BATS Theatre

Directed and conceived by Jade Eriksen

Original music by Gareth Farr

Paper Shaper (2006)
Capital E, National Theatre for Children

Devised by Peter Wilson & Tim Denton

Directed by Peter Wilson

Original music by Gareth Farr

Penguin (2005)
Capital E, National Theatre for Children

Written and directed by Peter Wilson

Original music by Gareth Farr

Monkey (2004)
Capital E, National Theatre for Children

Written by Lynda Chanwai-Earle

Directed by Peter Wilson

Original music by Gareth Farr

Pericles (2004)
Toi Whakaari

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Peter Hambleton

Original music by Gareth Farr

Cloud Nine (2004)
Circa Theatre

Written by Carol Churchill

Directed by Katherine McCrae

Original music by Gareth Farr

Aspects of her Life
Toi Whakaari

Directed by Stephen Whiting

Original music by Gareth Farr

Speed the Plow (2003)
Circa Theatre

Written by David Mamet

Directed by Rachel More

Original music by Gareth Farr

Troilus and Cressida (2003)
Toi Whakaari

Directed by Annie Ruth and Rangimoana Taylor

Original music by Gareth Farr

The Rover (2002)
Toi Whakaari

Directed by James Beaumont

Original music by Gareth Farr

Haruru Mai (2001)
Auckland Theatre Company

Written by Briar Grace

Directed by Simon Prast

Original music by Gareth Farr

So Far (2001)
Inside Out Productions

Aotea Square

Directed by Michael Mizrahi and Marie Adams

Original music by Gareth Farr

Performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Marc Taddei

Woman Far Walking (2000, 2001, 2002) (3 separate productions)
Written by Witi Ihimaera

Directed by Cathy Downes (2000), Christian Penny (2001), Nancy Brunning (2002)

Original music by Gareth Farr

Vagabonds (2000)Downstage Theatre

Written by Lorae Parry

Directed by Annie Ruth

Original music by Gareth Farr (performed live by composer – also played role of Cath Hagerty)

Smashing Sweet Vixen (1998)
Royal New Zealand Ballet Company

Choreographed by Shona McCullagh

Original music by Gareth Farr (performed by STRIKE percussion ensemble)

Takitoru (1995)
Downstage Theatre

Directed by Jan Bolwell, Keri Kaa, Sunny Amey

Original music by Gareth Farr

Nga Tangata Toa – the warrior people (1994)
Taki Rua Theatre, Wellington / The Watershed, Auckland

Written by Hone Kouka

Directed by Colin McColl

Original music by Gareth Farr

Wahine Toa (1992)
Taki Rua Depot Theatre

Devised by Keri Kaa, Jan Bolwell & Sunny Amey

Original Music by Helen Fisher & Gareth Farr

Hide ‘n’ Seek (1992)
Taki Rua Theatre

Written by Hori Ahipene & Hone Kouka

Directed by Hone Kouka

Original music by Gareth Farr

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