Actors from Heidelberg, Germany (from left) Dennis Massman, Paul Hopkins, Sophie Ziegler and Johanna Englebrecht prepare a scene from The Getaway, by German playwright Paul Liedvogel.
Emily Perkins’ adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 original moves the setting to present-day New Zealand, and the home of builder Theo and his resourceful, impulsive, generous wife Nora.
Chicago-based producer and director Tanya Palmer will have some advice for young playwrights when she visits Dunedin for next week’s Unesco Cities of Literature Short Play Festival. She tells...
Ophelia Thinks Harder turns Shakespeare on its head and gives local actors a chance to see his work in a different light, Lynne Keen and Helen Fearnley tell Rebecca Fox.
Dunedin boy Dimitri Latton (12) will have little time to prepare before taking to the stage in a travelling play next week.
The Dunedin Repertory Society occupies a special niche in the city's arts community, providing regular opportunities for young thespians to gain performance experience.
The Vicar of Dibley comes with an audience ready from the outset to enjoy the stage version, and the audience for Wednesday night's preview in Mosgiel was no exception.
From Carol in Westside to Nora in A Doll’s House, Sophie Hambleton is developing a taste for playing strong women. She tells Rebecca Fox about following the work, in this case, back to Dunedin.
Former Queenstown resident Martine Baanvinger is taking her latest stage show on tour, telling a true story of lovers in exile in the New Zealand bush.
At the schools' matinee yesterday, about 70 secondary pupils were making about as much noise as that number of teenagers can comfortably make - until the play started.
Logan Park High School pupils Alice Houston and Casper McGuire perform a 15-minute version of Hamlet at Theatrefest Otago at the school's auditorium yesterday.
Nga Puke director Cian Elyse White feels like she is bringing the production back home - Dunedin is where its author lives and where one of the main characters is from.
Getting a part in Opera Otago’s production of The Mikado has uncovered a surprising family history for dancer-singer Kristina Saul.
Eighteen years after Harry Love's adaptation of Aristophanes' The Clouds was first on the stage in Dunedin, it is to return, this time featuring Ralph Johnson and Marilyn Parker.
Aiming to address the ‘‘deficit’’ of young female voices in theatre, Heidi Geissler has picked a work that showcases the most female of all relationships, sisterhood.