• Touch Tour for Jeeves & Wooster Friday February 9th

    Fortune Theatre is excited to get our successful audio description and touch tour programme back up and running and would love your input. We are starting off with a special touch tour for our first show of the year, Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense. Before the show we will gather in the bar for […]

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  • A light-hearted start to the year at Fortune Tuesday January 16th

    Fortune Theatre is opening the year with the hilarious Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense this February, based on the work of P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves and Wooster transports the audience to a wild weekend at Totleigh Towers with Bertie Wooster and his ever faithful ‘gentleman’s personal gentleman’, Jeeves. On a mission to steal a […]

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  • Studio 4×4 Emerging Playwrights Initiative 2018 Monday October 30th

    What Is It? Studio 4×4 Emerging Playwrights Initiative is a FREE ten-week programme for four emerging playwrights to develop a short (10-15 minute) play script under the mentorship of an experienced dramaturg (script advisor). At the end of the ten weeks your script will be workshopped with a director and professional actors before it is […]

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  • That Bloody Woman Thursday August 17th

    Kiwi songbird Esther Stephens plays Kate Sheppard as she takes on the patriarchy, public opinion and even Prime Minister Richard ‘King Dick’ Seddon. The rock band by her side will get your adrenaline pumping as they bring you catchy and melodic tunes. Radical, riotous and bursting with wit, experience this bold musical about one of […]

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  • Emerging Artist Scholarships Programme Tuesday August 15th

    A First for New Zealand Left to right Red – Rose Pickard, Rapunzel – Sophie Morris, Florinda – Summer Millet, and Lucinda – Sophie Wright. The Fortune Theatre, is leading the way with a unique initiative in New Zealand – an Emerging Artist Scholarship Programme. This aims to bring emerging practitioners into the development and […]

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  • Otago Polytechnic and Fortune Collaborating Again Sunday August 6th

    After the success of the 2016 collaboration on Grounded, the Fortune Theatre and Polytech welcomed the prospect to work together again, this time on the musical, Into the Woods. This was a perfect opportunity for the skills of the students, led by lecturer Jon Wilson, to help to create a fantasy, fairytale world. Jon, a […]

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