Dave Armstrong—the funny three-time winner of Best New Zealand Play—on scripting the lively relationship between Rita Angus and Douglas Lilburn for the stage.
Thoughts on the Schubert-Symphony No. 5 and Rosamunde Overture performed recently at the New Zealand Festival.
A review of Marcus Chown’s New Zealand Festival Writers Week session.
Actor Aidan Dooley on recreating the polar adventures of a forgotten Irish hero.
A review of Stuart Hoar’s re-imagining of French artist Charles Meryon’s life, and Briar Grace-Smith’s passionate family odyssey at the New Zealand Festival.
Victor Rodger’s award-winning play returns to Auckland by popular demand.
British playwright Mark Power’s Irish black comedy.
Auckland Summer Shakespeare presents the Bard’s fantastic tale of voyages, piracy, death-defying escapes, captivity, and family lost and found.
The Turner Prize-winning conceptual artist discusses his practice ahead of a major survey of his work—one of the highlights of the New Zealand Festival.
A review of Victor Rodger’s runaway hit of the 2013 Auckland Fringe at the New Zealand Festival.
J.C. Chandor and Robert Redford’s bold new collaboration; plus, thoughts on this year’s Oscar race.
A korero with inspirational soul survivor Charles Bradley.
A review of Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells’s live literary experience at the New Zealand Festival.
A review of Dmitry Krymov’s inventive take on one of Shakespeare’s great comedies at the New Zealand Festival.