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 2012 (and 1988…and 1974): Much Ado About Nothing
On three different stages in three different decades The Court Theatre has performed one play again and again (and again): Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.
Disposing Bodies in the Studio Theatre at The Court Theatre
Four management consultants have been given 90 minutes to work out if they’re saving the world, being tested by their superiors or designing the blueprints for the next holocaust in Ideation, an icy thriller that is the Black Mirror of contemporary theatre.
New Kiwi Comedy Makes a Splash at The Court Theatre
With determination (and not a lot else) Walter, Pat, Mick and Stu try to win big at the local fishing competition. They’re after a replacement for Stu’s dream-boat; the one he spent his life-savings on and then wrote off, landing himself in a wheelchair. Only problem is, they don’t know how to fish.
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.