Following the closure of the Fortune Theatre last month, the Fortune Board of trustees have voted to dissolve and liquidate all the theatre's assets.
Departing Fortune Theatre artistic director Lara Macgregor will be a hard act to follow.
Ghosts are being used to raise spirits and much-needed cash in a run-down historic Dunedin theatre.
The Fortune Theatre opens its 40th anniversary season on Saturday with a new play by Roger Hall. Charmian Smith talks to New Zealand's best-known playwright about his new play and his long association with the theatre.
Breaking a leg, dying on stage - acting is not for the faint-hearted.
New Fortune Theatre general manager Jennifer Thompson. New Fortune Theatre general manager Jennifer Thompson must have wondered what she had got herself into. ''My parents found a mapbook of New Zealand and looked for Dunedin, but it wasn't in there,'' she admitted yesterday.
Discussions of deafness often focus on two almost mutually exclusive ''worlds'' - the hearing world, and the deaf world.
Caselberg Trust artists in residence Pacific Underground mark 20 years of performance art with a show at the Fortune Theatre on Saturday.
Tribes, each with their own rituals and ways of doing things, can be found in families, communities and groups with particular interests, says Fortune Theatre artistic director Lara Macgregor. Charmian Smith talks to her about Tribes, the theatre's upcoming production.
Clothes are more than just a covering. They can evoke emotions of all kinds according to Fortune Theatre artistic director Lara Macgregor. Charmian Smith reports.
The Fortune Theatre is charged and primed for its 2013 season. The opening salvo is an explosive play which changed the landscape of New Zealand theatre. Nigel Benson reports.
The Fortune Theatre's 2013 programme is an exciting and ambitious line-up, pushing artistic and organisational boundaries, reports Charmian Smith.
Former Otago Festival of the Arts director Nicholas McBryde has been appointed general manager of the Fortune Theatre.
The Fortune Theatre is looking for new playwrights.
They may be disabled old codgers but they are still as sharp as tacks and full of dreams and desires. Charmian Smith talks to the cast of Heroes, a special tribute to forgotten veterans, full of wit and humour, but with an underlying sadness and wistfulness.
Instant happiness at the touch of a button is something we might all desire. The next production at the Fortune Theatre explores a time when the newly invented vibrator offered such a promise. Charmian Smith talks to director Lara Macgregor.
A group of Dunedin actors will be checking the fire exits this weekend before performing a play they originally staged a quarter of a century ago.
Fish and chip shops: Kiwi as, they're often owned and run by immigrants.
As full-length plays go, Red is quite short. It requires two actors, an uncomplicated set and some paint.
Last year was a tough one for the new management team and staff at the Fortune Theatre, but this year they can start enjoying it, says Lara Macgregor, the theatre's artistic director. She tells Charmian Smith about the new programme and many other initiatives they are looking forward to.