The Flick by Annie Baker
Directed by Lara Macgregor at Allen Hall Theatre (NZ premiere)
"Superb performances from cast and Crew" - Brenda Harwood, Otago Daily Times
Set Design - Mark McEntyre
Lighting Design - Martyn Roberts
Cast: Nick Dunbar, Timothy Itayi, Sam Shannon, Harrison Kennedy, Thomas Makinson
Annie Baker has been described as a Chekhov for the 21st century. Her real-time, naturalistic scripts feature characters that are simultaneously heartbreaking and hilarious.
This mesmerising comedy of the mundane received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Obie Award for playwriting, and was Finalist for best play NY Critics Circle.
Directed by Richard Huber. Performed in the Athenaeum Theatre and basement in collaboration with a large combination of community groups.
Lines of Fire by Gary Henderson
Directed by Lisa Warrington, at the Dunedin Railway Station
A newly-commissioned work, in association with the Otago Festival of the Arts and the Centenary celebrations of the Dunedin Railway Station.
Cherish by Ken Duncum
Directed by Lisa Warrington, at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery in association with the Otago Festival of the Arts.
Miss Julie by August Strindberg,translation by Ted Nye
Directed by Hilary Norris at the Playhouse, Dunedin
Hitting 50 by Sue McCauley
Directed by Tony McCaffrey at Court Two (Christchurch) and Fortune Studio (Dunedin), in partnership with the Acting Your Age Collective, for whom the play was commissioned.
Autowalk, devised and directed by Barbara Carey and Stayci Taylor
performed at Arc Café, Dunedin
Blue Smoke by Rawiri Paratene and Murray Lynch
directed by Lisa Warrington at Ruby in the Dust, in partnership with Kilimogo Productions
An Unseasonable Fall of Snow by Gary Henderson
Directed by Rachel More at Ruby in the Dust, in association with the inaugural Otago Festival of the Arts.
Horseplay by Ken Duncum
Directed by Gary Henderson, at the Fortune Theatre
The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh
Directed by Richard Huber at the Fortune Theatre Studio
Whaea Kairau: Mother Hundred-Eater
Performed at the Otago Museum in partnership with Kilimogo Productions
Goldie by Peter Hawes
A rehearsed reading.
Directed by David O'Donnell at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery
Two Weeks with the Queen by Mary Morris
Directed by Hilary Norris at Dunedin Teachers College Auditorium & Dunedin Schools
“Youthful talent shines in touching play.” - Tracie Barrett, ODT
Arcadia by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Lisa Warrington at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery
“WoW! director does it again.” - Sunday Star Times
“A dazzling duel of point and counterpoint.” - Taieri Herald
Tzigane by John Vakidis
Directed by Hilary Norris at the Otago Settlers Museum
"The professional cast excels at conveying the moment-to-moment emotional lives of their characters with a notable clarity." - James Hadley, Star Midweek
Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love
by Brad Fraser, directed by Richard Huber at the Manhattan Theatre
"[Acted with] impressive authenticity and skill."
- David Eggleton, Listener
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Directed by Lisa Warrington at Allen Hall Theatre
"Outrageously comic . . .a musical and slapstick treat."
- HelenWatson White, Sunday Star Times
Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel
Directed by Lisa Warrington at The Otago Settlers Museum
"Dunedin's best theatre this year." - Taieri Herald
Saving Grace by Duncan Sarkies
Directed by David O'Donnell in the Fortune Theatre Studio
"A breathtakingly dazzling performance." - Keith Harrison, ODT