Velvet curtains, chandeliers, spectacular dancing and a standing ovation - last night's Isaac Theatre Royal opening was a truly giddy affair.
Grand opening going ahead Monday
Workers are racing to get the restored Isaac Theatre Royal ready for its big opening night on Monday.
OPINION: Christchurch can celebrate a third milestone in its slow return to normalcy with the Isaac Theatre Royal.
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Having seen La Boheme many times, I'd rate NZ Opera's production one of the most enjoyable.
In a city the size of Christchurch the performance of a gargantuan work such as Mahler's Symphony No 2 is a rare event.
The Court Theatre's slick and handsomely staged production is ultimately a success but has some uneven moments.
Campaign to build amphitheatre in Lyttelton
Brian Rick dreams of staging a Shakespeare festival at an open-air amphitheatre he is establishing in Lyttelton.
Theatre company The Forge is responding to its homelessness with burst of creativity and experimentation.
The programme consists of five dramatic yet graceful recent works performed before a simple backdrop.
OPINION: I wanted Suite 16, by local comedic duo Jon Gadsby and David McPhail, to impress me. It didn't.
This play at the Court Theatre has a cunning conceit: the script is handed in a sealed envelope to a different actor each night.
In a meeting of art and commerce, the Court Theatre in Christchurch is one of the most financially successful theatres in NZ.
A quip-laden play about a couple who have each developed techniques to relieve the tedium of their married lives.
Council is 'not listening to the arts community'
The 1000-seat theatre in the Town Hall is unlikely to be re-sized despite calls from the performing arts community for a smaller venue.
Rocky Horror Show writer Richard O'Brien is helping to raise funds for the rebuild of the Isaac Theatre Royal.
REVIEW: Latest play from Top Dog Theatre is brutally frank, often shocking and very funny.
REVIEW: Nearly 40 years later, the play's satirical impact is weakened, but its farcical elements are a delight.
Weta and moa will join traditional northern hemisphere animals for a ride in Noah's Ark in a modernised retelling of an old tale.
REVIEW: The Court Theatre's new production of Grease is the must-see musical of the summer.
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