Harry Potter and the onset of middle age - on stage
Harry Potter and the onset of middle age - on stage

The latest instalment of the multi-million-dollar Harry Potter franchise launches in London in July, not a film but a stage…

A-Z of the Bard
A-Z of the Bard

Who reads screenplays for fun? Drama is written to be performed, so if you only know William Shakespeare through classroom…

Seriously seeking ARTventure
Seriously seeking ARTventure

He's best known for his roles on television as a funny guy, but Tainui Tukiwaho is serious about a long-term career in arts…

Watch: Scene from 'The Book of Everything'

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Cirque clown 'manhandled' woman
Cirque clown 'manhandled' woman

Audience member pulled up on stage at Cirque du Soleil's Quidam show describes ordeal as "tasteless…

Twelve questions: Lexie Matheson

Transgender actress Lexie Matheson appears in an all-women version of Shakespeare's Henry V at Auckland's Pop Up Globe Theatre…

Hanging scene goes tragically wrong

An Italian actor died after a scene in an experimental play by hanging himself.

Satirising the polo tariat

Playwright Dean Parker likes to say there are 10 characters in his latest work - nine actors and the city of Auckland; not…

video Behind the scenes: Phantom of the Opera
Behind the scenes: Phantom of the Opera

Chris Crowe takes Dionne Christian behind the scenes of theatre production.

The man behind the mask

Chris Crowe takes Dionne Christian behind the scenes of theatre production.

US playwright Lauren Gunderson enjoying a wave of interest

Lauren Gunderson is such a rare theatrical talent, you might be tempted to approach her very quietly, so as not to frighten…

Theatre review: No More Dancing in the Good Room, Q Theatre

Chris Parker achieves a fine balance between poignancy and humour in his autobiographical tale about a boy's passion for…

Theatre review: Hart, Basement Studio

Australia's appalling human rights record is in the limelight at the moment, thanks in part to the referring of Australia…

Calling all Billy Elliots
Calling all Billy Elliots

Auckland theatre seeks singing, dancing boy lead for debut musical Billy Elliot.

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