Monday, 7 October 2013
Rangi Ruru Wins at Trans Tasman Theatre Festival CHRISTCHURCH
— Rangi Ruru Girls School has won the coveted Trans Tasman Trophy at the Norfolk Island Theatre Festival.
By Ali Jones PR and Communications
Monday, 8 July 2013
What's it Like Being Transgender in New Zealand?
Last Summer while many of us were enjoying some of the best weather in years, Robert Gilbert was interviewing transgender New Zealanders in Auckland.
By Ali Jones PR and Communications
Sunday, 10 February 2013
Silly Cow by Ben Elton NORTH SHORE CITY
By North Shore Players
Thursday, 7 February 2013
Writing Theatre with Gary Henderson AUCKLAND
By Corban Estate Arts Centre
Friday, 1 February 2013
Spotlight on city's theatres HAMILTON
— Hamilton Mayor and councillors will be meeting on Tuesday 5 February at an informal workshop to discuss the Hamilton Theatres Review.
By Hamilton City Council
Friday, 21 December 2012
Second major funding announcement for Globe Theatre redevelopment PALMERSTON NORTH
— The Central Energy Trust has announced it has allocated just under $300,000 towards the redevelopment of Palmerston North's Globe Theatre.
By Palmerston North City Council
Monday, 10 September 2012
Len Lye plays to packed houses and wins plaudits from critics
The National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries’ (NICAI) production of LEN LYE the opera was a huge success during its four-night season at the Maidment Theatre (which ended on September 8th).
By University of Auckland
Monday, 20 August 2012
Confronting Theatre: Addiction, Relationships and Reality AUCKLAND
— Playwright and Director Melissa Fergusson brings a stimulating and contemporary piece of theatre to the stage in her latest work, pURe, which is premiering as part of a double-bill with Motherlock.
Thursday, 9 August 2012
Half million dollar Lottery grant kicks off Globe fundraiser PALMERSTON NORTH
— The New Zealand Lotteries Commission has donated $500,000 to the redevelopment of the Globe Theatre.
Friday, 29 June 2012
Council Agrees To Act As Guarantor for Civic Theatre Loan MARLBOROUGH
— Marlborough District Councillors have agreed the Council will act as guarantor for the loans taken out by the Marlborough Civic Theatre Trust as back-up for the new theatre building project.
Monday, 25 June 2012
The Magic Chicken at Clarence St Theatre HAMILTON
— The first children’s show to be presented by the Central North Island Arts Consortium will be coming to Hamilton’s Clarence St Theatre in time of the upcoming school holidays.
Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Marlborough Civic Theatre MARLBOROUGH
— Representatives of the Marlborough Civic Trust outlined financial details and banking arrangements for the new Civic Theatre to Council’s Community and Financial Planning Committee meeting yesterday.
Tuesday, 5 June 2012
A Shortcut to Happiness to show at Clarence St Theatre HAMILTON
— The latest romantic comedy from New Zealand’s most successful playwright Roger Hall’s ‘A Shortcut to Happiness’ is coming to Hamilton’s Clarence St Theatre next month for three nights from 12-14 July as part of its upper North Island tour, following on from Auckland seasons at Sky City Theatre and Bruce Mason Centre.
Monday, 23 April 2012
Sir Ian McKellen to perform at Hamilton's Clarence St Theatre HAMILTON
— He has been in our neck of the woods reprising his role of Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, and next month Sir Ian McKellen will take to the stage at Hamilton’s Clarence St Theatre for a unique one-man show.
Monday, 9 April 2012
New Lighting For Play PARAPARAUMU
— A brand new lighting board will be pushed to its limits in the production of Arsenic and Old Lace at the Kapiti Playhouse.
Thursday, 5 April 2012
Ian McKellen on Stage Around NZ To Raise Funds To Rebuild Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal CHRISTCHURCH
— The Hobbit star Ian McKellen is downing his staff and pointy blue hat at weekends to perform a series of special one-man shows.
Monday, 2 April 2012
Highly Experienced Producer for Kapiti Production PARAPARAUMU
— The next production presented by the Kapiti Playhouse, Arsenic and Old Lace, is being directed by a highly experienced producer, Adriann Smith of Featherston.
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
DOGS SAY BONJOUR, HOLA AND GOOD DAY TO YOU! WELLINGTON CITY
— From the pen of best-selling New Zealand author, Jenny Pattrick, comes 'Around the World and Buck Again...
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Lead actors, playwrights join students nationwide for 'Pens Against Poverty'
ChildFund New Zealand’s Young Playwrights Challenge, ‘Pens Against Poverty’ is fast gathering momentum with a respected line up of judges from New Zealand’s acting, writing and directing fraternity forming the judging panel, and school registrations coming in from Kerikeri through to Dunedin.
Exciting young talent tackle cracking new British play. AUCKLAND
— An exciting cast of the young and the talented is hitting The Basement at the end of March for the NZ Premiere of British playwright Simon Stephens "cracking new play" (The Times, UK), 'Punk Rock'.
Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Hamilton City Theatres and Hamilton Operatic join forces for Oliver HAMILTON
— Hamilton City Theatres and Hamilton Operatic Society will join forces to present the upcoming season of Oliver.
Friday, 17 February 2012
The Artefact Project AUCKLAND
— 2011 was a huge year for Melissa Fergusson with her newly formed theatre organisation, ‘charlatan clinic’, creating two critically acclaimed productions; Motherlock and a rebuild of New Zealand favourite Skin Tight.