• Fortune Theatre 2016 General Auditions and Acting Workshops Monday April 4th

    Show us your talent! We are pleased to announce our 2016 general auditions will take place at workshops on 2 May.   We are based in the heart of Dunedin, one of the world’s great small cities for arts and culture, offering the lifestyle of a much larger place in a remarkable natural setting. We’re […]

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  • Top 10 Winston Churchill quotes Thursday March 10th

    The UK marked the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s death last year – for some he is considered the greatest Briton ever, but for others he remains a controversial figure. Here are 10 of his famous quotes: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” “I may […]

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  • Special Winston’s Birthday event with Olveston Wednesday March 9th

    We have partnered with our good friends Olveston to put together a fantastic Easter Sunday treat on March 27. Starting at 1.30pm, take a guided tour around beautiful and fascinating Olveston followed by a sumptuous Edwardian High Tea, then be swept away in the drama and comedy of the Churchill family at the 4pm performance […]

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  • Fortune Theatre launches 2016 Season Sunday December 13th

    2016 Season unveiled! The plays on offer in 2016 include two New Zealand premieres, comedy and drama from New Zealand and international playwrights, theatre of the absurd from Beckett (in conjunction with Arts Festival Dunedin), a hilarious kid’s show as part of the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival, and a surprise end-of-year show that will be announced in May 2016. […]

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  • New Artistic Director announced Thursday December 10th

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jonathon Hendry as our new Artistic Director. Jonathon joins us from Toi Whakaari where he held the roles of Director of Actor Training (2013-15), Head of Acting/Associate Director (2000-2013) and Head of Acting (2007-2010). Prior to this he was Head of Acting at UNITEC NZ (2004-2007). He […]

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  • Cast of Kings of the Gym announced Tuesday December 8th

    We are delighted to announce that the cast for our first show of 2016, Kings of the Gym, has been confirmed. Phil Vaughan will play Laurie Connor. Rhema Sutherland will play Annie Tupua. Jared Kirkwood will play Pat Kennedy. Lisa Warrington will play Viv Cleaver.

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