Auckland Theatre

  • ‘The Hackmans’ The Auckland Theatre Awards

    Last night the Winter Garden at Auckland’s Civic Theatre hosted the 5th annual Auckland Theatre Awards aka The Hackmans. Hosted by Chris Parker, the two hour show celebrated the best of 2013′s theatre scene; from best

    December 3, 2013 • Theatre • Views: 1247

  • Silo 2014 Season Announced

    2014 marks the departure of Silo’s founding Artistic Director Shane Bosher. Refusing to spend the year in mourning, Silo intends to celebrate all dimensions of their unique family, and of being human. Silo’s 2014 season touts

    November 21, 2013 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 837

  • Janeece Gunton: Herstory – Basement Theatre

    Janeece Gunton: Herstory has left me a tad conflicted; I was appalled yet enthralled. The play gives a dramatized insight into a shameful, saddening, downright trashy and realistic part of New Zealand society. The main character

    June 19, 2013 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 899

  • The Hackman Theatre Awards 2012

    Earlier this week, the magical Wintergarden at the Civic played host to the annual Hackman Theatre Awards.  In its fourth year, this event presented in association with STAMP at The EDGE celebrates the industry by poking fun at

    December 14, 2012 • Theatre • Views: 2730

  • War Horse comes to New Zealand

    The national Theatre of Great Britain and Global Creatures announced yesterday that they are proud to present the multi Tony and Olivier Award winning production War Horse right here in New Zealand. Premiering in London in

    November 22, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1483

  • The Young Auckland Shakespeare Company debut!

    This December, the Young Auckland Shakespeare Company make their theatrical debut with the Shakespearean classic The Taming of the Shrew. Directed by Rita Stone, this story is brought to life through the angst and antics of

    November 18, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1117

  • The Red Chair at Q Theatre

    The Red Chair, under the superb direction of Aaron Tindell, is music theatre like no other.  Four characters – an older man, his cynical long-time lover, a younger guy sceptical about love and a younger woman with a troubled

    September 23, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1843

  • The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

    The Laramie Project tackles the tragic and heinous murder of 21 year old University of Wyoming student, Matthew Shepard. Matthews homosexuality was thought to be the motive behind this hate crime, but there was no such law to

    August 29, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1446

  • Educating Rita – Newmarket Stage Company – Review

    For their debut production Newmarket Stage Company chose Willy Russell’s modern classic comedy ‘Educating Rita’ about the relationship between a working class girl and her Open University Lecturer. If you have never seen

    August 25, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1761