Articles on ‘New Zealand’

NZ Opera opens ‘Sweeney Todd’

NZ Opera opens ‘Sweeney Todd’

It’s busy times like these that I actually wish I did drink coffee. Alas, my metaphorical ones continue… I am now into my fifth week in New Zealand (my home country), playing the role of Tobias Ragg in New Zealand Opera’s production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, which opened over the weekend…. Read more.

Michael James Manaia, Melbourne Festival Giveaway

The 2012 Melbourne Festival is fast approaching and we are celebrating by offering our readers the chance to win tickets to a special Melbourne Festival show! AussieTheatre have 3 DOUBLE PASSES to Michael James Mania, on Sunday 14 (5pm) October at fortyfivedownstairs. In 1991, playwright John Broughton’s fearless reckoning with the bitter complexities of his… Read more.

A Quick Chat With Meredith Braun

Meredith Braun may be a New Zealander living in London, but that won’t stop Australia claiming her as at least partly our own. Star of stage and screen, Meredith has created and performed some of the most coveted roles in music theatre history on London’s West End. She originated and recorded the role of Betty… Read more.

Jersey Boys opens in New Zealand

The Australian cast of hit musical Jersey Boys will be celebrating their official opening night across the Tasman this evening as the show begins its much anticipated season in Auckland, New Zealand. Starring Dion Bilios as Frankie Valli, Declan Egan as Bob Gaudio, Anthony Harkin as Tommy DeVito, and original Australian cast member Glaston Toft as… Read more.