• 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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  • Into The Woods Special Family Deal Tuesday August 1st

    Into The Woods is a spellbinding adventure for young and old – to celebrate this the Fortune Theatre is offering a Special Family Package – $100 for two adults and two children (additional children just $15). A saving of 20% ($25). Recommended age is 12 years+ If you have any questions about suitability for younger children, […]

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  • Reviving the Past for a Better Future – ‘Fortune Theatre Company’ Wednesday July 26th

    Staging a high energy Shakespearian comedy followed by an award-winning Sondheim musical may seem like a challenge of titanic proportions, but it is one that the Fortune Theatre is rising to with the help of its “2017 Fortune Theatre Company”. The hugely popular production of Twelfth Night and the upcoming Into the Woods, mark the […]

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