Keep up to date with the latest news from your theatre: Christchurch’s The Court Theatre. From exclusive interviews with our cast and crew to updates about our new initiatives, you’ll find everything you need to know about what’s happening at The Court right here.
Albert Belz's Love-Letter to the 1980s
The process of writing Astroman has been a bit of a roller-coaster for playwright Albert Belz, with two versions of the play opening both here and in Melbourne. Before curtain call, Belz sat down to tell us all about the journey of how Astroman came to life.
Discussing Astroman and New Zealand Theatre with Nancy Brunning
Astroman director Nancy Brunning has worked as a theatre practitioner throughout New Zealand for over 25 years. Her latest project, Astroman, is full of energy, humour and 1980s nostalgia as she told us in this director's Q&A.
The Court Theatre Is Looking for Young Performers Aged 17 - 21 to Form Their 2019 Youth Company
Applications are now open for The Court Theatre’s 2019 Court Youth Company – a company which allows young performers to take the next step in their performing arts education.
Entering the World of Theatrical Props with Christy Lassen
Anything that seems impossible or improbable can be solved by a good theatrical prop. Mum's Choir Properties Manager Christy Lassen has seen it all - and sat down to talk with us about it.
Fresh Off the Boat - Pacific Underground's Legacy for a New Generation
In association with Pacific Underground The Court Theatre are holding a rehearsed reading of their flagship production, Fresh Off the Boat, to celebrate New Zealand Theatre Month.
Astroman Makes Its World Premiere at The Court Theatre Two Hours Ahead of Australia
Making its world premiere here at The Court, Astroman is a uniquely Kiwi coming of age story full of comedy, heart and a giant dollop of ‘80s nostalgia.
Hansel and Gretel are Visiting The Court Theatre These School Holidays
If you follow the breadcrumbs to The Court Theatre these school holidays you’ll find fairy-tale characters Hansel and Gretel on stage.
Female Playwright's Forum
This year marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand. To celebrate, female theatre practitioners from around the country will be coming together at the Isaac Theatre Royal this September for a Female Playwrights’ Forum as part of New Zealand Month.
The Court Theatre Kicks Off Spring with Two Rehearsed Readings of Acclaimed Plays
Over consecutive Sundays in spring The Court Theatre is bringing two renowned plays to the stage for the first time in rehearsed reading series Indelible Ink.