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.
In the Next Room, or the vibrator play's 19th Century Costume Designs
The costumes featured in In the Next Room, or the vibrator play are incredible efforts of love from our masterful costume team. Designers Pam Jones and Pauline Laws showed us their original sketches, discussing their inspiration and motivations for each character.
Joe Musaphia: The Sexiest Man in the World?
Joe Musaphia jokes that his new play is semi-autobiographical: The Sexiest Man in the World. In this interview Musaphia talks about how New Zealand theatre has changed since his start in the 1960s and what he's hoping to get out of the Fresh Ink reading of The Sexiest Man in the World.
Discussing Minnie Dean and The Falling with writer Karen Zelas
In her brand new play The Falling Karen Zelas explores the story of Minnie Dean - the first and only woman hanged in New Zealand.
The Court's Literary Manager Roanna Dalziel Discusses Fresh Ink
This Sunday marks the beginning of our Fresh Ink reading series. Literary Manager at The Court Theatre Roanna Dalziel took a moment to explain what Fresh Ink is, why playwrights benefit from the process and what readings will be available for audiences this month.
A Q&A with writer Alison Quigan on Siana
Siana is a brand-new play from writer Alison Quigan. Making its debut this month at The Court's Fresh Ink readings, Quigan took a moment to talk about the play, New Zealand theatre and what she's hoping to get out of the reading.
Turning the Lights On at The Court Theatre
Set at the dawn of the electricity age, the characters in In the Next Room, or the vibrator play are being introduced to electronic appliances for the first time in their lives. It's certainly different from our modern lives, as Kiwi energy company Meridian explained...