A one-off Anzac play proves a satisfying and thought-provoking experience.
A few years ago playwright Roger Hall helped the Fortune Theatre celebrate its 40th anniversary season. This year the theatre is returning the favour. Hall speaks to Rebecca Fox about his ties with...
Relax, Dunedin: Everything's going to be all right. The Fortune and Regent theatres are to host their first ``relaxed performances''.
As New Zealand’s role and activities in the war against terror again hit the headlines, playwright Dave Armstrong says the tour of his latest work could not be more timely. He tells Rebecca Fox...
Stage and screen actor Kevin Spacey will step up to host Broadway's Tony Awards, organisers said, less than two months before the national broadcast of the annual theatre honours.
Young New Zealanders' deep-rooted desire to make a pilgrimage to Gallipoli on Anzac Day is put under the microscope in Dave Armstrong's new play, Anzac Eve.
"Harry Potter And The Cursed Child", a stage adaptation of J.K Rowling's fantastical world of witches and wizards, cast a magical spell at the Olivier Awards, scooping nine wins at Britain's big night for theatre.
Don Rickles, the master insult comic who created laughs with ridicule and sarcasm in a decades-long career that earned him the facetious nickname "Mr. Warmth," has died from kidney failure. He was 90.
The first te reo Maori season will run at the Fortune Theatre Studio in April.. Rebecca Fox talks to the play’s Christchurch author, Hohepa Waitoa.
In the 1880s, Mr and Mrs Alexander's show tours New Zealand and is hugely popular. It covers the spectrum of music hall entertainment - magic tricks, telepathy, psychic phenomena and rude jokes. Do...
Roll up, roll up and enter the ruthless Victorian underbelly of hucksters, mediums and carnies.
If you are expecting "Once Were Warriors - The Play'', then think again.
A couple of tough mothers are set to initiate strangers tonight.
Creating a dance work to be shown on a 360-degree dome has required some creative thinking from choreographer Daniel Belton and his technical team. They tell Rebecca Fox about the challenge.
We all dream about the places we would love to travel to, but poet Jenny Powell has taken it a step further.
The fear of standing up on stage has passed for Irish comic Mary Bourke who will tread the boards at Dunedin’s Fringe Festival.
It is fashionable at the moment to redo old stories, and Rebecca Glover from the Playhouse Theatre has put quite a twist on the classic "Peter Pan" tale.
The current goings on with social media savvy US President Donald Trump makes Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing quite relevant, its directors believe.
Dunedin was not on writer Victor Rodger’s radar until he received the Robert Burns Fellowship. A year later he calls the city ‘‘the big easy’’, he tells Rebecca Fox.
Actor John Bolton once turned up his nose at teaching and directing but has since discovered both pastimes can be fruitful. He tells Rebecca Fox about his journey to Dunedin.