GARY HENDERSON AWARDED THE 2013 PLAYMARKET AWARD The Playmarket Award will be presented to Gary Henderson at the Playmarket 40th Birthday Accolades in Wellington on 24 November 2013. The $20,000 cash prize recognises a playwright who has made a significant artistic contribution to theatre in New Zealand.
November 26, 2013
PENINSULA REACHES OUT Gary Henderson's PENINSULA will feature at the Brisbane Festival next week playing at The Visy Theatre, The Powerhouse 20, 21 and 22 July 2006
July 14, 2006
NEW ZEALAND’S LOST LITERATURE GOES TO PRINT Some of New Zealand’s finest writing of the last 15 years is now in print. Five of our most classic works for the theatre from two leading playwrights – works that have changed the way we look at ourselves – are now available to read in Three Plays: Gary Henderson and Two Plays: Toa Fraser.
November 21, 2007
CHAPMAN TRIPP THEATRE AWARD NOMINEES Chapman Tripp are delighted to announce the nominees for the 16th annual Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards. Two New Zealand plays, Homeland by Gary Henderson and The Hollow Men by Dean Parker have topped the nomination list for 2007 ...
November 14, 2007
NEW ZEALAND DRAMATURGY: A MAVERICK UNDERTAKING IN 2016, PART I By Dione Joseph Posted on TheTheatreTimes websitePlaywright and dramaturge Gary Henderson points out that classic rugby analogies, although clichéd, work well because they’re specific to our culture, our country, and our people. Dramaturgy, he argues, is no different: “If you’re a rugby player you cannot break the rules, but what you can do is subvert the expected conventions,” he explains.
January 19, 2017
FURTHER SHOWS CANCELLED DUE TO EXTENDED LOCKDOWN IN TĀMAKI MAKAURAU Auckland Theatre Company (ATC) is saddened to advise today that due to ongoing uncertainty arising from COVID-19 restrictions, their final play for 2021 - the Dentons Kensington Swan comedy season of Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward is now cancelled. Directed by Colin McColl ONZM, with a star cast led by NZ’s own Lyn of Tawa, Ginette McDonald ONZM, the production was due to begin performances in mid-November at the ASB Waterfront Theatre. In addition, the world premiere season of Things That Matter by Gary Henderson is also now cancelled.
October 19, 2021
The HACKMAN Theatre Awards Auckland 2011. It's up to you to nominate your favourites!
January 2, 2012
Revel in the sensuality of one of our best stories
In Melissa Fergusson’s excellent production we get a ...
Review by Lexie Matheson, June 23, 2011
Your 10 Greatest NZ Plays Ever? Just for fun, eh?
March 18, 2010
Creating by Writing and/or Devising. The following discussion has been plucked from the Comments below John Smythe's review of The Wind Speaks to Wellington,
October 24, 2009