Dunedin hosted the filming of a movie about American poet Sylvia Plath 13 years ago. Now, the city will hold the Australasian premiere of a play based on her poetry.
Inishmore, one of the Aran Islands, is a real place, but playwright Martin McDonagh's Inishmore, while it has one foot in reality, has its other foot somewhere else.
This year the Taieri Dramatic Society is celebrating its 70th year with two locally-written productions.
From homeless in Port Chalmers to settled in the town's historic Iona Church a few days later - that has been the roller-coaster ride for a Dunedin theatre group this week.
Two very different plays — one classic, one new — hit the stage at the Globe Theatre this month. Rebecca Fox discovers their Irish connection.
The first mixed bill from new RNZB artistic director Patricia Baker comprises four ballets — three choreographers and one composer — the latter being the connecting element,...
The Fortune Theatre's wardrobe has been saved for use in Dunedin, following the institution's demise.
When a shocking episode happens, it is rarely the case that only those immediately involved are implicated. A new Dunedin play charts the ripples of responsibility, writes Tom McKinlay.
From classical to contemporary, Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Katherine Minor does not miss a beat when changing styles in the company’s latest production Dancing with Mozart. She tells Rebecca...
Francia Russell came half-way around the world to help out a former student and dancer. The American former ballet dancer and stager tells Rebecca Fox about rising through the ranks in ballet.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won the Tony Award for best play, while Glenda Jackson and Andrew Garfield took home acting prizes and Bruce Springsteen received a special prize.
Celebrated poet and playwright James K. Baxter was often found at the Careys’ dinner table. Chris Carey tells Rebecca Fox he is really pleased Dunedin’sGlobe Theatre is taking the opportunity to re...
A large contingent of young actors from Queen's High School are in Wellington for a national festival of Shakespeare.
Cold nights and murder mysteries go together well, and Ladies in Retirement has many of the traditional ingredients: a lonely, marsh-surrounded house, money, a dodgy-looking intruder, bitter...
Connectedness - being inter-connected or disconnected - is a reality of society today. Do we engage, disengage, be part of the many, or one of the few?