PLAYWRIGHTS! GO WRITE IN OTAKI We are planning another playwrights retreat this year for ten lucky playwrights, returning to the beautiful Strathean in Otaki for eight days between 19th - 25th July 2010. We had very good feedback last time, and very good results too.

May 3, 2010

CIRCA CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF THEATRE 2011 marks 35 years of exceptional theatre at Circa in Wellington. In 1976 a group of innovative artists decided to form their own theatre. Since then Circa has built a New Zealand-wide reputation for presenting the highest possible standard of theatre and creating a solid foundation for professional theatre artists in New Zealand.

March 23, 2011

CIRCA THEATRE 2012 SEASON: MUSIC, MAGIC AND MASTERPIECES Since 1976, Circa Theatre has built a reputation as one of New Zealand’s liveliest and most innovative theatres. Champions of quality playwriting and performance for 35 years, home and host to New Zealand’s most influential theatre-makers, Circa continues to lead New Zealand theatre with a musical, magical, masterful season of work.

December 5, 2011

CTTA NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards 2012 A Grand Celebration of Wellington Professional TheatreSunday 9th December, 7pm Paramount Theatre, 25 Courtenay Place

November 20, 2012

CENTREPOINT THEATRE 2013 SEASON 2013 will mark Centrepoint Theatre’s 39th year as Palmerston North’s professional theatre. In 39 years, we’ve built a reputation for delivering outstanding, world-class theatre, with an emphasis on telling New Zealand stories, providing opportunities for new artists to showcase their talent, and above all for listening to what our audience wants. In 2013 we’re proud and excited to present a programme that will continue to delight, entertain, challenge and inspire audiences.

November 29, 2012

CHAPMAN TRIPP THEATRE AWARDS 2012 WINNERS ANNOUNCED Sunday 9th December, 7pm Paramount Theatre, 25 Courtenay PlaceThe WINNERS (in bold) and (alphabetically listed) Nominees for 2012 are:

December 10, 2012

Auckland Theatre Awards winners 2014 TOP ACCOLADES HANDED OUT TO AUCKLAND’S THEATRE COMMUNITY The Auckland Theatre Awards celebrated their 6th anniversary last night with the introduction of formally judged Excellence Awards. The first time such awards have been given out in Auckland. The awards were decided on by a panel of 6 judges who were kept secret until the event last night. The judging panel for 2014 were; theatre maker Marie Adams, actor and director Rachel House, playwright Sam Brooks, actor and theatre manager Sam Snedden, festival director Carla von Zon and theatre administrator/lover Gilli Sutton.

December 1, 2014

ROBERT LORD COTTAGE RESIDENCY Robert Lord's worker's cottage in Dunedin is run as a rent-free residency for writers.

February 16, 2015

DARK SECRETS AND RAZOR SHARP TALES HAVE A SILVER LINING FOR YOUNG PLAYWRIGHT The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Jess Sayer at the Playmarket Accolades held at the Hannah Playhouse in Wellington on 15 November 2015. The $10,000 cash prize recognises early success in the career of the winning playwright and is designed to encourage their continued exploration of the theatre medium.

November 16, 2015

JEAN BETTS AWARDED THE 2015 PLAYMARKET AWARD The Playmarket Award was presented to Jean Betts at the Playmarket Accolades held at the Hannah Playhouse, in Wellington on 15 November 2015. The $20,000 cash prize recognises a playwright who has made a significant artistic contribution to theatre in New Zealand.

November 16, 2015