At Circa, Lucas Hnath’s chirpy and off kilter portrait of Isaac Newton, plus Lee Hall’s inspiring true story of coal miners turned amateur artists.
New plays by Alice May Connolly, Andrew Gunn and Rosie Tapsell, and Hannah Banks and Uther Dean at BATS.
The story of Henrietta Lacks is remembered in Adura Onashile’s profoundly moving play.
Different breeds of underdog find something worth celebrating in Matthew Warchus’s new period comedy.
Auckland Theatre Company returns Victor Rodger’s 1995 play to the spotlight; Jo Randerson’s ensemble piece continues to tour the country.
Gone Girl’s Tyler Perry. Plus, a New York Film Festival Top Five.
An account of the fifth annual Birthday Lecture of the Katherine Mansfield Society at the Keynes Library, 46 Gordon Square, London.
A few stray questions with Jemaine Clement. Plus, a Toronto International Film Festival top five.
Ralph McCubbin Howell’s Second Afterlife and Dan Bain’s Uncle Minotaur debut at this year’s Auckland Season of the Young and Hungry Festival of New Theatre.
A delightful kid’s show and stargazing musical odyssey return.
A conversation with the Melbourne-based poet and researcher on robot poetry and what humans can learn from computers.
Further dispatches from the Goethe-Institut’s annual celebration of German cinema.
Tackling news media and dirty politics at The Basement Theatre.
Auckland Theatre Company debut Arthur Meek’s flawed but fascinating new play.
Our New Zealand International Film Festival correspondents select their personal highlights for 2014.
Last words on the New Zealand International Film Festival for 2014.
Dispatches from the Goethe-Institut’s annual celebration of contemporary German cinema.
Long Cloud Youth Theatre’s innovative, immersive take on interactive theatre.
PlayShop’s unscripted medical soap returns.
The trailblazing founder of A Low Hum and Puppies on music as a commodity, the death of live music, mainstream media, and the problem with APRA.