Stage and Theatre
From award-winning playwright Victor Rodger comes the world premiere of Uma Lava.
It's the perfect mix - kids will love the costumes and antics, their parents the clever non-PC jokes
Nancy Brunning has won the top playwrighting award in New Zealand - just a day after her death.
It's not often you can walk into a performance space and order a pint from one of the actors. Then have one of the band try to wheedle it off you.
They've been treading its boards for 45 years. It's the equivalent of 900 human years, they tell us.
REVIEW: the production is filled with inventive choreography and design which create many magical moments.
A ballet about two hungry kids will ensure fewer children are hungry this festive season.
At just 12 years old, Tommy Mann was earning twenty quid a week, performing six shows as Oliver Twist.
Director Simon Bennett can tick one of Broadway's biggest flops of his bucket list.
Two well-known Taranaki musicians played in an era when local bars were packed and smoking was tolerated.
"I have actually shaken the hand of someone who's in the play," says director.
Cathedral Square was transformed into a vibrant, colourful celebration of Indian culture for the annual Diwali festival this weekend.
The nickname Tiny Fest was meant to trick its organiser into believing running a 14-hour gig would be "no big deal".
Sasha Tilly and Sameena Zehra are shaking things up for Fringe festival in March.
REVIEW: Aperture is a play that will leave you basking in the warmth of a photographer who captured the rich humour, love and joy in Māori culture.
Review: The dancers bring sophisticated, creative power to cutting edge production.
Monster Songs a great outing - especially for musical theatre geeks
The weird and wonderful will be on show in Hamilton's annual celebration of small-scale artistic endeavour.
Stripped back - no scenery, props or mime - Cock mimics the real-life rhythm of daily interactions and fights between people who love each other.
Wellington's arts community has performed well in adapting to the loss of two of its best and biggest venues.
Wellington is home to the majority of the country's biggest artistic organisations but keeping them here takes time, effort and, most importantly, money.
Fans of the 1970s and '80s superband will be going ga ga over the new show at Clarence Street Theatre.
Meg Latham has WOWed judges with a garment inspired by the dress-up paper dolls she played with as a child.
REVIEW: This gritty rendition of an iconic show has all the familiar ingredients the audience hangs out for.
Local designer Meg Latham has won an award at the World of WearableArt Awards.
Megan Phelps-Roper was born into the Westboro Baptist Church, the hate-spouting group profiled in Theroux's documentary The Most Hated Family in America.
Inspired by spooky TV shows like Stranger Things and Dark, a very special dance show is on its way to Nelson Arts Festival.
REVIEW: There are several warnings for this show (suicide, depression, fake blood, AIDS) ... but this is no Tarentino movie.
The cast of the Court Theatre's The Pink Hammer nails it, reviewer Chris Moore says.
'My hair is white now, and short. It's marvellous when you get out of the shower.'