30 Below and Pay What You Can to be launched at The Court
The Court Theatre has been bringing drama, music, comedy and joy to Christchurch for almost fifty years. Now two new initiatives, 30 Below and Pay What You Can are to be launched to make attending the theatre more accessible.
New Pasifika Work Takes Fresh Look at Samoan Traditions
Born and raised in New Zealand, Lui has big dreams for his future that don’t involve his Samoan roots. But Lui’s father has hopes for his son that are steeped deeply in tradition.
Big Hair, Big Heart
The ’80s were a time of bright coloured sweatshirts, shoulder pads, leg warmers, mullets and big hair. It was a time without the internet, without Facebook, text messages and Skype. There was no screen to hide behind or multiple channels of long-distance communication. Instead, women congregated in their local hair salon with their neighbours and friends. They shared tea, hair styles and gossip. They supported one another and shared each other’s joy and pain.
Christchurch Hosts Clash for Comedy Conquest
New Zealand is having its first National Theatresports Championships in almost two decades. The best and bravest improvisers from around the country will do battle at The Court Theatre in September. Over four nights, competitors will fight to be crowned the most fearless, fastest, and funniest Theatresports team in Aotearoa.