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THE ROAD THAT WASN'T THERE Announced At Circa Theatre Photo THE ROAD THAT WASN'T THERE Announced At Circa Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2020 in New Zealand

After rave reviews and awards around the world, Trick of the Light are bringing their celebrated dark fairytale back home. Combining shadowplay, puppetry, and live music, The Road That Wasn't There returns to Circa Theatre from 22 July to 1 August - a captivating cross-over work for adults and older children in the vein of Neil Gaiman and Margaret Mahy.
QUIZ: Can You Guess the Hamilton Character from These Blurry Images? Photo QUIZ: Can You Guess the Hamilton Character from These Blurry Images?
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2020 in New Zealand

These Hamilton pictures are a bit blurry... can you figure out which characters they are?
Get Up Close & Personal With Two Of Christchurch's Beloved Musical Stars Photo Get Up Close & Personal With Two Of Christchurch's Beloved Musical Stars
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2020 in New Zealand

The Court Theatre will reopen its doors and showcasing a special cabaret season with Christchurch's very own Ali Harper (Songs for Nobodies; A Doris Day Special; Legendary Divas) and jazzman Tom Rainey (ONZM).
QUIZ: Match the Lyric to the Hamilton Character! Photo QUIZ: Match the Lyric to the Hamilton Character!
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2020 in New Zealand

Think you know your @HamiltonMusical lyrics? Take our latest Hamilton quiz to see how well you do!
QUIZ: Which Obscure Hamilton Character Are You? Photo QUIZ: Which Obscure Hamilton Character Are You?
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2020 in New Zealand

Are you more of a Samuel Seabury or James Reynolds? Take our latest Hamilton quiz to find out!
NASDA's Announces THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING Photo NASDA's Announces THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2020 in New Zealand

Growing up in post-war Amsterdam, Thomas develops a colourful imagination to escape within his own mind from an abusive and strictly religious home, in which his father doesn't appreciate Thomas's fanciful tales of things that no-one else can see.
QUIZ: Only People Who Had a Hamilton Phase Can Get an A+ on This Trivia Quiz Photo QUIZ: Only People Who Had a Hamilton Phase Can Get an A+ on This Trivia Quiz
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2020 in New Zealand

All of this hype for #Hamilfilm is making us feel like it's 2015 again! So many #Ham4Ham episodes and memorizing the entire show... take our ultimate Hamilton Phase quiz and see how well you do!
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Will Be First Full-Sized Orchestra in the World t Photo New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Will Be First Full-Sized Orchestra in the World to Perform For a Live Audience
by BWW News Desk on June 24, 2020 in New Zealand

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will be the first full-sized orchestra to perform for a live audience since the health crisis began.
QUIZ: Everyone is a Combination of Act 1 and Act 2 Hamilton Characters. Which On Photo QUIZ: Everyone is a Combination of Act 1 and Act 2 Hamilton Characters. Which One Are You?
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2020 in New Zealand

We're getting excited for #Hamilfilm! Are you more of an Alexander/Philip or Laurens/Jefferson? Take our latest Hamilton quiz to find out!
Watch Lea Salonga & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend Photo Watch Lea Salonga & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2020 in New Zealand

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Lea Salonga will headline a live concert this weekend, June 28th at 9 AM ET with a replay of the concert will also be available to watch one time only at 8 PM ET!
Explore Gen Z's Entertaining Take On New Zealand's Lockdown Photo Explore Gen Z's Entertaining Take On New Zealand's Lockdown
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2020 in New Zealand

The Court Theatre is officially reopening its doors with The Court Youth Company's devised lockdown creation, The Quarantine Diaries.
The Court Theatre Reopens Its Doors For Winter Warmer Series Photo The Court Theatre Reopens Its Doors For Winter Warmer Series
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2020 in New Zealand

The Court Theatre is reopening its doors to the public in July and August with a small series of winter warmer events.
The Royal New Zealand Ballet Reveals Fears Over Ticket Revenue Photo The Royal New Zealand Ballet Reveals Fears Over Ticket Revenue
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2020 in New Zealand

Stuff has reported that The Royal New Zealand Ballet fears that it might not get ticket revenue for upcoming shows after chasing payment from an under-fire ticketing company.
Blackboard Theatre Collective Presents WAITING IN THE WINGS Photo Blackboard Theatre Collective Presents WAITING IN THE WINGS
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2020 in New Zealand

Stuff.co has reported that Blackboard Theatre Collective is presenting a new show, combining elements of its shows which were cancelled due to COVID-19.
Exclusive Video: Jeremy Jordan Sings From BONNIE & CLYDE In Concert With Seth Ru Photo Exclusive Video: Watch Jeremy Jordan Sing From BONNIE & CLYDE
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2020 in New Zealand

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Jeremy Jordan headlined a live concert this weekend June 14th at 8 PM ET. A replay of the concert will also be available to watch one time only at 3PM on June 15th, TODAY!
The Court Theatre and Ara Institute of Canterbury Announce Partnership Photo The Court Theatre and Ara Institute of Canterbury Announce Partnership
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2020 in New Zealand

The Court Theatre and Ara Institute of Canterbury have partnered up in a mission to connect the worlds of education and theatre.
Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga & Melissa Errico Join Seth Rudetsky For Streaming Co Photo Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga & Melissa Errico Join Seth Rudetsky For Streaming Concerts!
by BWW News Desk on June 10, 2020 in New Zealand

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning theatre superstars Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, and Melissa Errico will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
New Zealand Ends Social Distancing Restrictions and More Photo New Zealand Ends Social Distancing Restrictions and More
by BWW News Desk on June 08, 2020 in New Zealand

Deadline has reported that New Zealand will be ending social distancing and any other coronavirus restrictions beginning tomorrow, the government has announced.
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Will Stream Performance of Beethoven's 5th Sympho Photo New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Will Stream Performance of Beethoven's 5th Symphony
by BWW News Desk on June 05, 2020 in New Zealand

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will stream a performance of Beethoven's 5th Symphony.
VIDEO: New Zealand Protesters Perform Haka Dance in Honor of George Floyd Photo VIDEO: New Zealand Protesters Perform Haka Dance in Honor of George Floyd
by BWW News Desk on June 04, 2020 in New Zealand

Protests have broken out in New Zealand, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The protests were sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis.
New Zealand Government Announces $175 Million Package to Boost Arts and Music Se Photo New Zealand Government Announces $175 Million Package to Boost Arts and Music Sector
by BWW News Desk on May 30, 2020 in New Zealand

The New Zealand government has announced a $175 million package to help boost the arts, music, and creative industries amidst the health crisis.
The New Zealand Dance Company Appoints World Class New Leadership Team Photo The New Zealand Dance Company Appoints World Class New Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk on May 29, 2020 in New Zealand

The Board of the New Zealand Dance Advancement Trust today announced the appointment of former Nederlands Dans Theater chief executive Janine Dijkmeijer as The New Zealand Dance Company's (NZDC) Executive Director; and renowned dance artists and directors Victoria (Tor) Colombus and James O'Hara, as Co-Artistic Directors.
VIDEO: Watch HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, Starring Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Kristin C Photo Watch HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, Starring Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Kristin Chenoweth & More- Live!
by BWW News Desk on May 29, 2020 in New Zealand

Hairspray Live! will be broadcast online as part of The Shows Must Go On! The show will launch today at 2:00pm EST and be available for 48 hours. The stream will be available on The Shows Must Go On's YouTube channel for viewers in the US, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa.
HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, Starring Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Kristin Chenoweth, and Photo HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Will Be Broadcast Online
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2020 in New Zealand

Hairspray Live! will be broadcast online as part of The Shows Must Go On! The show will launch this Friday at 2:00pm EST and be available for 48 hours. The stream will be available on The Shows Must Go On's YouTube channel for viewers in the US, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa.
Royal New Zealand Ballet Company Rehearses on Zoom; Hopes to Return to Performin Photo Royal New Zealand Ballet Company Rehearses on Zoom; Hopes to Return to Performing Soon
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2020 in New Zealand

The Royal New Zealand Ballet Company is hoping to begin touring the country again in a few months.