For the first time so far, the Playhouse Theatre will stage its children’s theatre production elsewhere.
Aspects of the Globe’s latest production might seem eerily familiar to those who found being closeted with family during the Covid-19 lockdown forced some unresolved issues to the surface.
It has not been all bad news for the cast and crew of Dunedin production Dear Boobs despite the Covid-19 lockdown cancelling their first season, finds Rebecca Fox.
An accomplished Wakatipu-raised performer’s just waiting for Melbourne’s airport to reopen before taking on the biggest role of her life.
A new musical about Britain's Princess Diana will be filmed without an audience and air on Netflix in early 2021 before it debuts on Broadway, producers have announced.
Satirical cartoonist and writer Tom Scott finds memories of his father keep popping up with each writing project. He talks to Rebecca Fox about writing The Daylight Atheist.
Dunedin's craving for drama in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown will be satisfied in October, when musical theatre returns to the Regent Theatre.
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.