"I salute Auckland Theatre Company for luring Briar Grace- Smith back to the theatre with Paniora!. Briar has penned some of our most compelling and original stories and her writing is a taonga for all New Zealanders. Ngā mihi nui ki a koe e hoa."
Highlights of Hera's extensive career include Hilde Wangel in The Master Builder; Honey in Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf; Angie/DullGret in Top Girls; Puawai in Whaea Kairau and more recently, Ivy in August: Osage County, as well as the works of the many kiwi playwrights whose plays she's been involved with since their inception
The Master Builder. The Audience. The Cherry Orchard. Filthy Business. Nell Gwynn. To Kill a Mockingbird. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Rupert. Paniora. Other Desert Cities. Anne Boleyn. Anne Boleyn. Lord of the Flies. Midnight in Moscow. In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play). Mary Stuart. Calendar Girls. Stepping Out. August: Osage County. The Pohutukawa Tree. God of Carnage. The Female of the Species. Who Needs Sleep Anyway?. The Crucible. Equus. Disgrace. Caligula. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Serial Killers. Honour. Uncle Vanya.