Arts Festival Dunedin 2018 is 137 performances across 36 theatre, music, dance and visual arts shows in 10 days. Here's a selection of some of the highlights.
The international stage beckons for three Queen’s High School drama pupils, whose talent has earned them national and international recognition.
A sombre mood prevailed at the final performance of Homecoming at the Allen Hall Theatre on Saturday night, writes Barbara Frame.
Showing that age is no barrier to creative contemporary dance, Rebound Dance Company is making its debut at the Dunedin Arts Festival.
Stories from the heart drive the founders of Australian circus group Casus. New Zealand-born performer Natano Fa’anana tells Rebecca Fox about connecting and strength.
US playwright Neil Simon, who became one of Broadway's most prolific and popular playwrights, has died at 91.
Taieri Dramatic Society continues its 70th anniversary programme with a new local comedy for mature audiences - Bangers `n' Mash.
From Dunedin dance student to showgirl, Jessica Hart is passionate about the creative, beautiful art form. She tells Rebecca Fox about her road to heels and feathers.
Opera Don Giovanni draws former Dunedin singer Robert Tucker back to the city while it brings Australian baritone Adam Jon here for the first time.
Fresh from major stage success, Taieri Musical Society is going back to its community roots as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in October.
A highlight of Arts Festival Dunedin 2018 will be a dazzling circus-style adventure that brings to life the air we breathe. Bruce Munro talks to Air Play creators Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone.
Dunedin hosted the filming of a movie about American poet Sylvia Plath 13 years ago. Now, the city will hold the Australasian premiere of a play based on her poetry.
Inishmore, one of the Aran Islands, is a real place, but playwright Martin McDonagh's Inishmore, while it has one foot in reality, has its other foot somewhere else.
This year the Taieri Dramatic Society is celebrating its 70th year with two locally-written productions.
From homeless in Port Chalmers to settled in the town's historic Iona Church a few days later - that has been the roller-coaster ride for a Dunedin theatre group this week.
Two very different plays — one classic, one new — hit the stage at the Globe Theatre this month. Rebecca Fox discovers their Irish connection.
The first mixed bill from new RNZB artistic director Patricia Baker comprises four ballets — three choreographers and one composer — the latter being the connecting element,...
The Fortune Theatre's wardrobe has been saved for use in Dunedin, following the institution's demise.
When a shocking episode happens, it is rarely the case that only those immediately involved are implicated. A new Dunedin play charts the ripples of responsibility, writes Tom McKinlay.