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How to combat Titus Nausea

How to combat Titus Nausea

Published: 16/02/2018
You might have heard the rumours… Titus Andronicus is Shakespeare’s bloodiest tragedy and our cast and crew took that definition quite literally.

The Meridian Energy 2018/19 Season Launch

The Meridian Energy 2018/19 Season Launch

Published: 14/02/2018
On 10th March 2018 our 2018/2019 Meridian Energy Season will be brought to life – and tickets are on sale now.

Chris Reddington Chats About Designing the Set of Titus Andronicus

Chris Reddington Chats About Designing the Set of Titus Andronicus

Published: 05/02/2018
With opening night just around the corner, set designer Chris Reddington sat down to talk about the world he and his team have built for Titus Andronicus, the challenges involved in designing a set and how he found inspiration for the show in a car-park.

A Titus Andronicus Q&A with Dan Bain

A Titus Andronicus Q&A with Dan Bain

Published: 31/01/2018
As opening night of his mainstage debut draws near, Dan Bain reflects on his process for directing Shakespeare's most brutal tale, Titus Andronicus.

KiwiAble Leisure Card Holders get a Free Seat for their Support Person

KiwiAble Leisure Card Holders get a Free Seat for their Support Person

Published: 29/01/2018
The Court Theatre continues to excel in making theatre as accessible as possible for everyone in the community. This time through a new initiative that gives KiwiAble Leisure Card holders their standing discount and now a free seat for their support person when attending selected shows.

Tina Hutchison-Thomas discusses the world of costumes

Tina Hutchison-Thomas discusses the world of costumes

Published: 26/01/2018
As we move towards opening night of Titus Andronicus, costume designer Tina Hutchison-Thomas took a moment to chat about her vision for the show, what it takes to design costumes for a production of this scale and how to deal with all that blood!

Arts for All!

Arts for All!

Published: 24/01/2018
Our Education Manager Rachel Sears talked to Arts Access about The Court Theatre's relaxed performances. Check out her interview!

Titus Andronicus - all of Game of Thrones in one evening....

Titus Andronicus - all of Game of Thrones in one evening....

Published: 18/01/2018
In a time where bear baiting, dog fighting and public executions were the source of entertainment, William Shakespeare sought to find a theatrical equivalent that could compete. Now over four hundred years later, his finished work, Titus Andronicus, makes its way onto The Court’s mainstage to play to Christchurch audiences.

The Court plays friendship cupid with 'Play Mates'

The Court plays friendship cupid with 'Play Mates'

Published: 05/01/2018
You could think of them as theatrical friendship matchmakers, but The Court Theatre just want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to enjoy the experience of theatre.

Puff Soars into The Court

Puff Soars into The Court

Published: 04/01/2018
Kids will discover how to believe in dragons – and in themselves – in The Court Theatre’s delightful production of Puff the Magic Dragon.

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