Di and Viv and RoseMayfair TheatreWednesday, November 18
A Dunedin theatre group had to secure a late change of venue when it turned out a community hall was closed to enable the safe removal of asbestos.
Presenting the first full-length professional play to open in New Zealand since Covid-19, the producer and cast behind Di, Viv and Rose have taken a big gamble. Rebecca Fox talks to its...
Musical theatre companies in Dunedin have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in the wake of Covid-19 this year, but a resurgence of public interest in their shows has buoyed their confidence of...
It may have had the longest rehearsal in history, but The End of the Golden Weather hits the stage tonight. Rebecca Fox talks to Lisa Warrington and Matt Wilson about the New Zealand...
The future of Dunedin’s Fortune Theatre, as well as the city’s performing arts sector, could become clearer by the end of the year.
The "territory of the heart" that is a New Zealand childhood is at the centre of Bruce Mason’s classic play The End of the Golden Weather.
After a year heavily impacted by Covid-19, the team behind Arcade Theatre Company’s production of Jean Paul Sartre’s pitch-black comedy No Exit are thrilled to be bringing the play to the stage at...
It has been a long wait, but Arcade Theatre is staging its first production since the Covid-19 lockdowns with existential French play No Exit. Director Shaun Swain explains his choice to...
After a very lean year for the arts, the chance to sing and dance for real live audiences is a great thrill for the 60-strong cast of The Highlights.
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.