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Manawatu River becomes a Shakespearean backdrop

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 […]

Enthusiastic, talented people: Fifty years of drama at Massey University

‘Enthusiastic, talented people: Fifty years of drama at Massey University’: so runs the title of an article just published by Lucy Marsden about  the rich and innovative tradition of theatre at Massey University.  Marsden writes: “drama has been very popular at Massey; since the 1960s hundreds of Massey staff and students have collaborated with others … to stage a wide variety […]

Manawatu Summer Shakespeare 2014

  “As You Like It”, the 12th annual Manawatu Summer Shakespeare show, will run from March 6 to 15, takes a slightly different approach to its original version. Set in the forest at the Esplanade, Grant Mouldey’s version portrays nature as an equal force against culture. This, he says, creates a robust, dynamic force that […]

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