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.
From Footman to Director: Ross Gumbley Revives Classic French Play
32 years after his first involvement with Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Court Theatre’s Artistic Director Ross Gumbley is back in the rehearsal room, directing the play that marked his first professional acting debut!
Army of Young Performers Take the Stage at The Court Theatre
Battle is raging at The Court Theatre as The Court Youth Company present their biggest production ever in epic play Boudica.
Christchurch Comedians Reclaim National Theatresports Championship
For the first time in over a decade, the National Theatresports Championship is back in the hands of The Court Jesters!
Broadway Hit Makes Its New Zealand Debut at The Court Theatre
Described as “the best rock musical ever” by Rolling Stone, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a four-time Tony Award winner making its New Zealand premiere at The Court Theatre.
Festival of Comedy, Music and Drama Comes to The Court Theatre This April
Kicking off with sold-out comedy fundraiser Stand Up for Peace, The Court Theatre is hosting a festival packed full of laughter, theatre and music; bringing some of New Zealand’s best talent together in Canterbury.
Glitz, Glamour and Hollywood in the 1950s
Our first Fresh Ink reading is Hollywood comedy Luncheon, written by Kiwi playwright Aroha Awarau. Following the five women nominated for the 1958 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Awarau sat down to chat about the reality of writing this glamorous play...
Tomorrow's Plays Take the Stage Today in Rehearsed Reading Series Fresh Ink
Across three Sundays in April, May and June, Canterbury audiences will have the chance to contribute to a trio of Kiwi plays in rehearsed reading series, Fresh Ink.