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Christchurch Marquee Theatre

A BOLD NEW BEGINNING FOR CHRISTCHURCH ENTERTAINMENT

City businessman gets show back on the road!  

Christchurch based entertainment promoter BEN MCDONALD announces a bold new beginning for theatre and entertainment in the earthquake ravaged city.

A Home for Auckland Theatre Company

Auckland Theatre Company is delighted Auckland Council's Strategy and Finance Committee voted to approve $10 million towards the $40 million cost of Auckland Theatre Company's proposal for a performing arts complex in Wynyard Quarter, to sit alongside ASB's new head office, subject to a number of conditions being addressed to Council's satisfaction by December 2011.

Councillors voted 16-5 to support the project.

Me & Robert McKee

A new publication from THE PLAYPRESS...For anyone who ever tried to write a screenplay...
ME & ROBERT McKEE
by GREG McGEE
"As brilliant a play as you'd expect from the writer of the watershed Foreskin's Lament."

Me & Robert McKee

A new publication from THE PLAYPRESS...For anyone who ever tried to write a screenplay...
ME & ROBERT McKEE
by GREG McGEE
"As brilliant a play as you'd expect from the writer of the watershed Foreskin's Lament."

Whose Scene Is It Anyway?

TWO DAYS OF ACTION PACKED WORKSHOPS ON COLLABORATIVE THEATRE.

PLAYMARKET have gathered on board some of the country's most experienced and successful theatre collaborators to lead a series of five workshops exploring the creation, recording, and contracting of collaborative work.

The details:

Friday 1 – Saturday 2 JULY 2011

9am – 5pm daily

$10 per session

NZ WORKS STAGED 2010/2011

In April 2011, PLAYMARKET carried out some research into NZ works being staged, on NZ mainstages, in 2010 and 2011.

Here are the research parameters, definitions, and findings.

CONGRATULATIONS TO...

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL FINALISTS OF THE NZWG 2011 TELEVISION SCRIPT COMPETITION!

b4 25 SHORTLISTED PLAYS AND PLAYWRIGHTS

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted plays from our first b4 25 competition. Congratulations to them and many thanks to everybody who submitted and helped ensure the extremely high standard. We are hoping to announce the winners by the end of the month.<--break->

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