Critics' knives inflict surface wounds
Critics' knives inflict surface wounds

Hurtling to the top of everyone's must-see lists, after receiving near-universal acclaim, Birdman - a darkly brilliant…

Ancient theatre to be restored
Ancient theatre to be restored

Verona's famed Roman amphitheatre will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian Government initiative to encourage…

Bank gets theatre in motion
Bank gets theatre in motion

The curtain is rising on the long-awaited Auckland Theatre Company's new Wynyard Quarter complex after ASB Bank upped its…

Review: Hauraki Horror, The Basement
Review: Hauraki Horror, The Basement

The Basement's Christmas fundraising tradition is as scruffy and silly as a present wrapped by toddlers using tinsel and…

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Theatre review: Romeo and Juliet, Tapac
Theatre review: Romeo and Juliet, Tapac

Shakespeare's tale of teenage love is brought to life with an authentic, very contemporary infusion…

Peter Calder: Stage veteran's Monkey business

Finding Warwick Broadhead's house on Waiheke Island is a bit of a mission. The confusion comes down to the distinction between…

Angels in America takes top prize

Director Shane Bosher and the Silo Theatre team behind the staging of Tony Kushner's epic Angels in America last night…

A theatre full of superstars

Kiwi fans of one of the world's most popular stage shows will get a chance to be cast members for one night only " and they…

Bloody murder and terrible nautical puns
Bloody murder and terrible nautical puns

Rachel House is best known for her work as an actor and director in serious Maori drama but she likes…

Theatre review: At the Wake, Herald Theatre

The attraction of playing with fire is brilliantly displayed in a new work by Victor Rodger that lights the fuse on a volatile…

Expat actors return home

Expat actors gather in Auckland to play in At the Wake.

Learning to swear correctly

Theatre often gives actors an education in subjects they knew little about before accepting a role; just ask Lisa Harrow…

Movie review: Skylight

Time has taken tragically little toll on David Hare's 1995 play. The pungent one-liners amuse, but the real sting is that…

Theatre review: Famour Flora, The White House
Theatre review: Famour Flora, The White House

An historical excursion into the salacious underbelly of Auckland's nightlife finds a suitably lascivious…

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