Learning to swear correctly
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
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 venue in the central…

Theatre review: One Day Moko, Q Theatre
Theatre review: One Day Moko, Q Theatre

This enjoyable, artful jumble, One Day Moko, starts with a fun stand-up comedy set from a lively homeless guy, Moko, who…

Theatre

Flora's charm more than a myth
Flora's charm more than a myth

If, in the eyes of conservative society, Flora Mackenzie of Famous Flora's brothel in Auckland could…

Hewitson: Elisabeth Easther

Elisabeth Easther, the sometime actress, playwright and part-time journalist, lives in a pretty little house in Pt Chevalier…

Humour in search for love

Having decked out The Basement as a real bar with table seating, a mirror ball and a tinsel-draped karaoke stage, Silo's…

NZ Arts Award gives Cliff Curtis a shot of 'creative energy'

New Zealand actor Cliff Curtis says receiving an art award has given him a shot of "creative energy". The Westpac New Zealand…

Musical review: Jesus Christ Superstar, Q Theatre
Musical review: Jesus Christ Superstar, Q Theatre

In reimagining Jesus and the Apostles as a rock band, director Oliver Driver delivers a hot mess; it's…

Actors line up for blind dates

It had all the hallmarks of a blind date: a meeting in a Melbourne cafe between two strangers who wanted to make a connection…

Fools, monsters and cereal boxes

Ten years ago, three artists who met through the Bournemouth music scene piled into a small car and embarked on a micro-tour…

HeLa's gift to science dramatised

A one-woman show toured under the auspices of the British Council testifies to live theatre's unrivalled ability to enliven…

12 Questions: Victor Rodger

Acclaimed writer Victor Rodger is the illegitimate son of a teenage mum and his play Sons, which he wrote 20 years ago…

Sins of the parents dominate family drama with laughs thrown in
Sins of the parents dominate family drama with laughs thrown in

This cross-cultural family soap opera is a revival of celebrated playwright Victor Rodger's 1995 play…

Theatre Archives
Be part of the news. Send pics, video and tips to nzherald.

Send

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf04 at 28 Nov 2014 17:19:32 Processing Time: 1356ms