Barbara Frame reviews The Bald Soprano.
A year ago this month, the Fortune Theatre closed its doors, sending shock waves through Dunedin’s arts community. Now, while there remains a ‘‘Fortune Theatresized hole in the city’’ and a...
Supporting the continuation and development of local theatre has been top of mind for Dunedin City Council arts adviser Cara Paterson since the closure of the Fortune Theatre in May last year.
Actor Trubie-Dylan Smith has returned to Dunedin to join his friends in the production of The Bald Soprano. Smith and director Alex Wilson tell Rebecca Fox about tackling the absurd.
Re-creating the look of the late Medieval period and the politics of Shakespeare’s time has not been without its challenges for the team at Dunedin’s Globe Theatre, finds Rebecca Fox.
English writer/performer Rebecca Vaughan returns to Dunedin next weekend as part of the Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival. She is bringing the solo play Orlando to the stage.
Their season of The Jungle Book is over, but young members of the Dunedin Repertory Society will unleash their wild sides again this weekend.
Robyn Paterson is bringing her one-woman show The South Afreakins to the Southland Arts Festival, and tells Rebecca Fox why it resonates with many people.
The Pop-up Globe is headed to Dunedin to give the city a taste of Shakespeare, without its building but with its 17th-century aesthetic.
There was tragedy, romance and drama aplenty at the 2019 Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival held yesterday in Dunedin.
Two Dunedin performers have been selected to tour New Zealand in a new ‘‘re-imagined’’ production of Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s famous musical Cats. Rebecca Fox asks what it takes to be a cat.
Performer Katie Boyle has the demanding task of performing Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor all by herself, in a single costume and without scenery.
As Tessa Petersen plays her violin, she is ''literally converting science into art'', co-director David O'Donnell says.
Samoan grandmother Mama is lonely, and things aren’t getting any better. Her never-satisfactory husband is becoming more useless and demanding, the kids and grandkids seldom visit, and she’s just...
Scott Elmegreen has been telling stories all his life, so it’s no wonder he has made a career out of it. The American writer tells Rebecca Fox about the importance of keeping his work diverse.
Abby Howells’ love of music and theatre has led to some difficult times, but discovering the bravery of female performers who have gone before her has given her direction.
The power of humour and laughter is immeasurable when treating any sort of illness. Actor Lisa Brickell is harnessing that ‘‘power’’ to raise awareness of post-natal depression. Rebecca Fox reports.
Dunedin’s Globe theatre tackles an American classic in Death of a Salesman, in the play’s 70th anniversary year. Rebecca Fox discovers a cast and crew passionate about the play.