The best of Broadway: Showbiz Christchurch

Since the opening of the re-built Isaac Theatre Royal, Showbiz Christchurch has exceeded all expectations with a feast of world-class musical theatre. From The Phantom of the Opera in April 2015 to the most recent Miss Saigon, more than 167,000 patrons have experienced the best of Broadway here in Christchurch.     Now 2020 promises […]

Born for the Arts

A local actress with her own distinctive vibe has been fundamental in helping the local art scene get a wriggle on.     Phoebe Hurst put on her first solo performance of WORM last week, which had an intimate audience squirming with mirth. “It is weird – but it’s a comedy with no linear storyline, […]

Bad Girls!

Ladies, lock up your men! The girls from HMP Larkhall are coming to town, and they are bad!     Bad Girls: The Musical takes the first three series of Britain’s ITV’s Bad Girls and wraps it up in a two-hour musical that features core onscreen characters, like Shell Dockley, Nikki Wade, Denny, Sylvia “Bodybag” […]

A Sensational Show

Showbiz Christchurch staged the New Zealand premiere of Miss Saigon in 2009; one decade later, the curtain is set to rise on their second production of this epic musical about an ill-fated romance between an American GI and an orphaned Vietnamese bargirl, set during the closing days of the Vietnam War and the pull out […]

Winter Theatre

The temperatures have started to drop and heading out somewhere ‘cool’ in the evenings and weekends has taken on a bit more of a literal meaning.     Thankfully Christchurch has some of the country’s hottest indoor theatres that will give you something to sing and dance about throughout autumn and beyond. We’ve done the […]