A play about the global refugee crisis penned by Massey University theatre lecturer and playwright Associate Professor Angie Farrow has won second place in the International New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest. Her play, The Politician’s Wife, came second equal among almost 250 entries from all over the world. The judges’ commented: “This brilliantly written […]
Yet another great review for this year’s Summer Shakespeare production, “The Winter’s Tale”. The production runs until Saturday 11 March 2017.
A great review for Sara Brodie’s production of “The Winter’s Tale”. We hope it will entice you to come and see this wonderful piece. Thirty six people in the cast who range in age from 17 to 76. It is a delight!
Congratulations to Massey’s 2016 Modern Drama class for picking up the award for Best Ensemble at the Globe Theatre awards this weekend! The Globe Awards celebrate the best of Palmerston North’s non-professional theatre, and we were delighted to be in such esteemed company. The production was Caryl Churchill’s 2012 Love and Information, directed by Rachel […]
Don’t miss this year’s amazing Summer Shakespeare production of “The Winter’s Tale” directed by Sara Brody, which begins on March 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th and 11th at 7.30 pm at Victoria Esplanade, Palmerston North. As part of our Shakespeare in Schools Project run by our School in Manawatu, Sara worked with drama students at […]
Associate Professor Angie Farrow’s play “Lifetime” was presented in London this week as part of the Pint-Sized festival. The same play will be performed by the Toulouse Comedy Players in Pibrac and Castelnau de Monmiral, France, in May. Good work, Angie!
Director Sara Brodie is bringing a bit of wild to Summer Shakespeare 2017, with the Manawatu River as a backdrop and all sorts of surprises planned. In her position as the artist in residence at Massey University, the Kapiti-based director and choreographer has chosen The Winter’s Tale as her play. “It’s comic and tragic and […]
We are delighted with the nominations for the Globe Theatre Awards across four Massey University productions this year. Our student driven production, Arts Uncontrolled, received a nomination for best ensemble. MUDS (our drama society) received two nominations for Misfits, and Kelly Harris received a nomination for Best direction for our Summer Shakespeare production The Merry Wives […]
A whirlwind of creators, performers, and poets have come together from Palmerston North’s fantastic creative scene in the unique new show Arts Uncontrolled. Featuring six plays, a short film and original poetry, all the pieces have been written by local artists from the Manawatu area. With everything from comedy to tragedy to surrealism, the team […]