Shatner heading for our shores
Shatner heading for our shores

William Shatner is beaming back into Auckland, returning to where he first started his solo stage show four years ago.

Theatre preview: Success, The Basement
Theatre preview: Success, The Basement

Playwright Stephen Sinclair and comedian Jeremy Elwood have joined forces to produce a play about the world of stand-up…

12 Questions: Benjamin Henson
12 Questions: Benjamin Henson

Since moving from London, director Benjamin Henson has made waves with his experimental company. He talks to us about his…

Ex-Shorty star's sex strike
Ex-Shorty star's sex strike

On stage, she's the leader of a sex strike, aimed at ending a 20-year-old war. Off stage, Amanda Billing can't fathom such…

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Theatre: The man who disappeared
Theatre: The man who disappeared

Because they had been to many Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows, Rochelle Bright and Kitan Petkovski made…

What's on this weekend

No need for shivering at home in the mid-winter blast, you can find some seasonal sparkle in our top five list this weekend…

Broadway fan tries to recharge phone in fake stage plug

There's loud talking, snoring and, of course, phones ringing. But theatre etiquette might have taken a turn for the bizarre…

What's on this weekend

Rain is predicted, so we can legitimately head indoors for some winter treats.

American Ballet Theatre names first black female principal
American Ballet Theatre names first black female principal

Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born dancer who has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and…

Opera's 'distressing' rape scene sparks boos, walkouts

Britain's Royal Opera says it's sorry for causing distress but the show will go on after a rape scene in Guillaume Tell…

Sparkling Matariki retains its magic

A Matariki offering from Taki Rua demonstrates the depth of Maori theatre as a 20-year-old play resurfaces with its sparkle…

News of the world of Murdoch

Talented cast brilliantly directed but comedy crammed with information rather than telling story of his life.

What's on this weekend

1. Elephant in the room You can keep your kittens and your puppies, because too-cute baby elephant has Anjalee finally…

The Mourning After: Using humour to rebuild lives
The Mourning After: Using humour to rebuild lives

What happens after a natural disaster has left a city or country devastated? Not in the first days or…

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