Unconventional Theatre Spaces

April 5, 2011

Theatre on the Ferry? [by James Wenley] What unconventional theatre spaces would you like to see some theatre happening in? That’s the question I asked readers for Theatre Scenes ‘Did I believe it?’ ticket giveaway. Silo Theatre are heading to the Bar for their latest work, but where else might we stage theatre? I got a range of different responses, […]

The Arts supporting Christchurch

February 23, 2011

Like the rest of the country, I have been following the grim news from Christchurch with much sadness after yesterday’s quake. I want to know: How can I help? Already I see some Arts and Theatre groups are pledging to donate money from their shows. Great stuff folks. I am continually keeping this post up to date with all the fantastic fundraising events the […]

Why Theatre? Why Now?

January 24, 2011

The Polish Theatre Director Grotowski reckoned that all you need to create theatre is one spectator, and one performer. That’s theatre. Simple. Theatre is a survivor. Overcoming radical cultural change, political censorship, mangled Shakespeare productions and the rise and rise of film media, something about the art sees it arriving – still fighting – in Auckland, NZ in 2011.   […]

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