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.
This Month in 1971: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
We stepped back in time to revisit what The Court was doing this month in 1971. Opening its debut play, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, almost everything went wrong before the curtain call...
Talking about the history of the vibrator with Pure Romance consultant Bronwyn Parker
Pure Romance Consultant Bronwyn Parker sat down to talk with us about the history of the vibrator, how its purpose and design has changed since the 19th Century and whether attitudes have changed towards what was once used as a medical cure…
A Q&A with In the Next Room, or the vibrator play Director Melanie Luckman
Director Melanie Luckman reflects on the relevancy, heart and humour of In the Next Room, or the vibrator play.
Clowning around with A Paintbox of Clowns Writer and Director Dan Bain
Dan Bain discusses his inspiration for A Paintbox of Clowns, how his clowning history influenced the play and why this silent show is the most exciting thing you can bring the kids to during the school holidays.
The Court's Chief Executive is moving on
The Court Theatre’s Chief Executive Philip Aldridge today announced his resignation after thirteen years in the role. However he will not be lost to the arts, as he is taking on the role of Chief Executive for The Arts Centre.
Good Vibrations at The Court Theatre
A low buzzing sound can be heard at The Court Theatre as the cast and crew prepare for the arrival of the theatre’s latest production, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play.
The original silent show for loud children returns
Get ready to meet New Zealand’s silliest clowns in The Court Theatre’s silent children’s show, A Paintbox of Clowns.