Theatre

Oamaru is a comedy no-go zone

Comedian Ed Byrne is touring New Zealand in May.

Irish comedian Ed Byrne is performing all over New Zealand... but not Oamaru.

Buddy 'all about the music'

ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC: Glen Joseph is performing with a cast of 16 actors and musicians on a 21-date tour of New Zealand.

Planning to see Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story? Make sure to put on your dancing shoes.

Thousands queue to see theatre

OPEN DAY: Up to 2000 people turned up to have a look on the Isaac Theatre Royal's open day.

People queued all the way down to Colombo St to have a little peak inside the Isaac Theatre Royal.

Showbiz gets back to business

NEW ERA: Musical theatre company Showbiz has opened its new headquarters on St Asaph St.

Christchurch theatre company at the start of "an exciting new era" with the opening of a new headquarters.

A force to be reckoned with

Eddie Izzard

British comedian Eddie Izzard returns to New Zealand next month as part of a grand world tour.

The Ego has landed for 7 Days show

Live Laughs: The 7 Days cew are taking their laughs on tour around New Zealand. Back, from left, Urzila Carlson, Paul Ego, host Jeremy Corbett, and Josh Thomson. Front, from left, Dai Henwood, Ben Hurley and Jeremy Elwood.

The Friday night TV comedy show 7 Days is taking to the road on a national tour.

A proper theatre for a proper city gallery video

GRAND OPENING: The moment the curtain went up at the Isaac Theatre Royal's first post-quake show.

Velvet curtains, chandeliers, spectacular dancing and a standing ovation - last night's Isaac Theatre Royal opening was a truly giddy affair.

Final push for theatre opening video

FINISHING UP: A team of about 60 carpenters, painters and technicians will work through the long weekend to ensure the theatre is ready for the curtain to rise for the first time in nearly four years.

Workers are racing to get the restored Isaac Theatre Royal ready for its big opening night on Monday.

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