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.
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.
170 Years of New Zealand Theatre
Celebrating the inaugural New Zealand Theatre Month, we revisited the archives to look back at the history of New Zealand theatre - starting all the way back in 1848.
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.
Classic Christchurch Comedy Show Switches it up in Scared Scriptless: Monologue
For one night only in Scared Scriptless: Monologue The Court Jesters will be switching things up, performing their classic Christchurch comedy show with a new format.
Talking Mum's Choir with Writer Alison Quigan
Ahead of its opening night at The Court as part of New Zealand Theatre Month, Alison Quigan took a moment to look back at her most popular - and personal - play, Mum's Choir.
Roger Hall and Ross Gumbley Discuss New Zealand Theatre Month
Roger Hall has spent over 40 years as a theatre practitioner in New Zealand and has seen huge change in the industry in that time - as he told our Artistic Director Ross Gumbley in this exclusive conversation about all things New Zealand theatre.