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October 31, 2018

Peter Hawes R.I.P.

Peter Hawes R.I.P.

September 3, 2018

SOAPBOX: Opinion piece by Jacinda Ardern The PM and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage calls for art for the many, not the few. The word of the year is…

SOAPBOX: Opinion piece by Jacinda Ardern The PM and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage calls for art for the many, not the few. The word of the year is a tradition where dictionary-makers chose one word each year that reflects the mood of the moment.

August 30, 2018

New Zealand Theatre Month. Standing Room Only chat about NZ Theatre Month with Roger Hall, Renee Liang and Thomas Sainsbury. 

New Zealand Theatre Month. Standing Room Only chat about NZ Theatre Month with Roger Hall, Renee Liang and Thomas Sainsbury. 

July 30, 2018

THE POP-UP GLOBE MEN-ONLY OUTRAGE. n his TheatreScenes blog, James Wenley has collated much of the debate that has been raging over the Pop-Up Globe’s decision to mount two plays…

THE POP-UP GLOBE MEN-ONLY OUTRAGE. n his TheatreScenes blog, James Wenley has collated much of the debate that has been raging over the Pop-Up Globe's decision to mount two plays – including The Taming of the Shrew – with all-male casts

June 23, 2018

The Fortune Theatre 1974-2018. Dunedin’s historic Fortune Theatre has closed its doors – effectively immediately

The Fortune Theatre 1974-2018. Dunedin's historic Fortune Theatre has closed its doors – effectively immediately

June 23, 2018

Free Theatre Christchurch has been told to vacate from its Arts Centre premises in the restored Gymnasium.

Free Theatre Christchurch has been told to vacate from its Arts Centre premises in the restored Gymnasium.

May 4, 2018

Actors and The Hobbit. The NZ film industry, Equity and much much more

Actors and The Hobbit. The NZ film industry, Equity and much much more

December 20, 2017

ANNOUNCING NEW ZEALAND THEATRE MONTH.

ANNOUNCING NEW ZEALAND THEATRE MONTH.

October 25, 2017

Lyn Gardner: Criticism needs to change, it’s not fit for purpose in the 21st century

Lyn Gardner: Criticism needs to change, it’s not fit for purpose in the 21st century

June 19, 2017

Bloomsday

Bloomsday

February 19, 2017

Vale PETER SKELLERN. Peter Skellern, who composed the music and lyrics for Roger Hall’s You Can Always Hand Them Back, has died in England of an inoperable brain tumour.

Vale PETER SKELLERN. Peter Skellern, who composed the music and lyrics for Roger Hall's You Can Always Hand Them Back, has died in England of an inoperable brain tumour.

January 10, 2017

MICHELE AMAS. A full-to-overflowing house celebrated the life of Michele Louise Amas at All Saints Church, Hataitai, Wellington, on Friday 30 December 2016

MICHELE AMAS. A full-to-overflowing house celebrated the life of Michele Louise Amas at All Saints Church, Hataitai, Wellington, on Friday 30 December 2016

December 22, 2016

Dione Joseph in NYC October 2016

Dione Joseph in NYC October 2016

October 19, 2016

AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY choice of opening show. Surely this was the opportunity for a prestigious season of a New Zealand play or even the commissioning of a new play by…

AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY choice of opening show. Surely this was the opportunity for a prestigious season of a New Zealand play or even the commissioning of a new play by a New Zealand author

September 14, 2016

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016. Wrap ups and interviews.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016. Wrap ups and interviews.

September 7, 2016

Power and Privilege: The Role of the Reviewer in Responding to Indigenous Theatre. Dione Joseph: Abstract – Indigenous performance is powerful. While embracing commonalities, it can: dislocate dominant cultural constructions…

Power and Privilege: The Role of the Reviewer in Responding to Indigenous Theatre . Dione Joseph - Abstract: Indigenous performance is powerful. While embracing commonalities, it can: dislocate dominant cultural constructions of reality, time and place; interrogate the distinctions between ‘us’ and ‘them’; and carry the ability to refute cultural homogeneity.

June 7, 2016

CONGRATULATIONS – Lexie Matheson

CONGRATULATIONS - Lexie Matheson

June 5, 2016

$11.6m NEW FUNDING FOR THE ARTS. While this is good for the three anointed arts organisations it does nothing to address the cut-backs in CNZ funding caused by the drop…

$11.6m NEW FUNDING FOR THE ARTS. While this is good for the three anointed arts organisations it does nothing to address the cut-backs in CNZ funding caused by the drop in LOTTO revenue.

May 29, 2016

Gish & the Mincer. They are cool guys so they probably just take it in their stride but some respect for these performers when they’re doing their thing would have…

Gish & the Mincer. They are cool guys so they probably just take it in their stride but some respect for these performers when they're doing their thing would have been awesome.

May 13, 2016

Where can we talk about big things?

Where can we talk about big things?

April 1, 2016

MEDIA TO BROADCAST ARTS REPORTS

MEDIA TO BROADCAST ARTS REPORTS

March 7, 2016

King James plays – went to all three James plays over the weekend, but missed a huge % of the dialogue.

King James plays - went to all three James plays over the weekend, but missed a huge % of the dialogue.

January 19, 2016

Puppet Fiction. It was definitely worth braving the Chch weather to see it.

Puppet Fiction. It was definitely worth braving the Chch weather to see it.

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