The Court Theatre, Bernard Street, Addington

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Reviews of productions held at The Court Theatre, Bernard Street, Addington

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Christchurch

23/11/2019 - 18/01/2020

"Forest-dwelling Fantasia..

"A storybook brought vividly to life..

FRESH OFF THE BOAT

Christchurch

19/10/2019 - 09/11/2019

"Time Capsule..

"Warm, funny, intelligent – and of its time..

ESCAPE FROM HAUNTED HOUSE

Christchurch

02/10/2019 - 12/10/2019

"A cheerful balance between scary and silly..

THE PINK HAMMER

Christchurch

07/09/2019 - 05/10/2019

"Unsubtle mix of onstage comedy and offstage drama..

THE FATHER

Christchurch

03/08/2019 - 24/08/2019

"A 'tough, sinewy' exploration of the impact of dementia..

"Illuminates with humour, compassion and humanity..

THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG (and the Robber!)

Christchurch

10/07/2019 - 20/07/2019

"Enthusiastic choruses of participation..

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES

Christchurch

22/06/2019 - 20/07/2019

"Best Served Cold..

"Darkly compelling..

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

Christchurch

11/05/2019 - 01/06/2019

"'Mind-blowing' show 'absolutely sizzles'..

"The New Every(wo)man..

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TIME MACHINE

Christchurch

13/04/2019 - 27/04/2019

"A captivating and amusing jaunt through time..

ELLING

Christchurch

23/02/2019 - 16/03/2019

"Excruciatingly funny and engaging..

RANTS IN THE DARK

Christchurch, Wellington

19/01/2019 - 03/10/2020

"Energetic, relatable and mostly well-paced..

"A hero’s journey indeed..

THUMBELINA

Christchurch

16/01/2019 - 26/01/2019

"Lesson deftly conveyed by a strong team..

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Christchurch

24/11/2018 - 12/01/2019

"A true revelation..

"Beauty and gravitas..

ASTROMAN

Christchurch

27/10/2018 - 10/11/2018

"A light-hearted take on the challenges of games and life..

MUM’S CHOIR

Christchurch

15/09/2018 - 06/10/2018

"Sibling skirmishes successfully navigated with humour and song..

Stephen King's MISERY

Christchurch

04/08/2018 - 25/08/2018

"A deeply satisfying triumph..

THE LITTLEST NINJA

Christchurch

07/07/2018 - 21/07/2018

"A bright new tale told with theatrical verve..

THE BIGGEST

Christchurch

16/06/2018 - 14/07/2018

"Some gorgeous moments but frustrating to watch..

IN THE NEXT ROOM or The Vibrator Play

Christchurch

12/05/2018 - 02/06/2018

"Funny, whimsical, sad, necessary, clear-eyed and gently optimistic..

A PAINTBOX OF CLOWNS

Christchurch

16/04/2018 - 28/04/2018

"A suitably celebratory feeling..

EASY MONEY

Christchurch

17/03/2018 - 14/04/2018

"Strong leads, good running gags, some dated, pacing uneven..

TITUS ANDRONICUS

Christchurch

17/02/2018 - 03/03/2018

"Richly barbarous tale sometimes too close to melodrama..