A more than three-month preparation schedule has been reduced to less than three weeks but the cast of Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat cannot wait to hit the boards.
As the lights go on at Dunedin’s theatres for the first time since the Covid-19 lockdown closed all venues, Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat will be the first act at the Regent Theatre next week.
Artistic life is starting to return to Dunedin following Covid-19 lockdown, as concert venues prepare to reopen and the cancelled Midwinter Carnival considers an alternative event.
Christchurch's historic Isaac Theatre Royal could face permanent closure if staff are not able to recoop "crippling" running costs.
A Dunedin theatre company is bringing the Dear Boobs book project to the stage. Rebecca Fox talks to those involved.
United States production Butcher Holler Here We Come will have its international premiere at the Dunedin Fringe Festival this month. Rebecca Fox talks to one of its performers, Cole Wimpee.
Actor and director Jennifer Ward-Lealand Te Atamira has won the 2020 New Zealander of the Year Award.
A study exploring the future of performing arts in Dunedin requires further analysis, the Dunedin City Council says.
Last night, Dunedin’s annual Fringe Festival launched its programme of funny, wacky, creative and serious productions and events which will hit the city in March, including the New Zealand premiere...
Living in a ‘‘persistently precarious state’’ shapes writer Emily Duncan’s life. She tells Rebecca Fox how the Robert Burns Fellowship has allowed her to help others living with Cushing’s disease.
REVIEW: The Woodhaugh Gardens proves a great venue to enjoy some Shakespeare this summer, says Barbara Frame.
The lure of Shakespeare and the challenge of performing outdoors have attracted a group of actors for the first season of Dunedin Summer Shakespeare in many years. Rebecca Fox talks to Romeo and...
Playwright and dance theatre leader Jan Bolwell says her Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit award has given a welcome boost to the public profile of people in the arts.
A renaissance of theatre is set to flourish in Dunedin after two of the city’s top theatre companies received major funding grants.
On Tuesday evening, the Dunedin Town Hall resounded with music of one of the best-known oratorios, Messiah by George Frederik Handel.
Murder in the Cathedral isn’t always performed in cathedrals, but the free scenery is an obvious advantage, and Jonathan Cweorth’s production makes the most of all St. Paul’s has to offer, write Barbara Frame.
Dunedin’s theatre community will celebrate the year’s achievements and most exciting moments at Monday’s 10th annual Dunedin Theatre Awards.
Loughlan Prior and Claire Cowan let their imaginations run wild when creating Hansel and Gretel for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. They tell Rebecca Fox about ticking off a few firsts.