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A Superstar Called J.C: The Court Theatre

This summer at The Court Theatre promises to be a sizzling one when iconic rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar takes to the stage on 24 November.     Written by dynamic rock opera duo Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, it packs just as much punch now as it did in the 70s. “Of all […]

Laugh, cry & sing

Laugh, cry & sing: The Court Theatre

September heralds New Zealand Theatre Month with The Court Theatre inviting audiences to laugh, cry and sing along with the O’Reilly clan in Mum’s Choir.     The O’Reillys are a vibrant, typical, true-blue Kiwi family striving to fulfil the near impossible final request of their mum: that they sing Fauré’s Requiem at her funeral. […]

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Stage Set for Theatre’s return: The Court Theatre

The rebuilding city is emerging as a creative hotspot, perhaps most evident in the burgeoning arts scene within the central city. Now the stage is set for The Court Theatre to make its triumphant return to the central city, with a new home within the Performing Arts Precinct. For the past six and a half […]

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Madness & Misery: The Court Theatre

If you’re into dramas about delusional stalkers who get to kidnap and imprison their unsuspecting victims, then Stephen King’s Misery, coming to The Court Theatre 4-25 August 2018, should have you booking front row seats. Adapted from his bestselling novel Misery, this is a thriller play about obsession. Director Dan Bain elaborates on the theme, […]

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Something fishy in the city: The Court Theatre’s latest comedy ‘The Biggest’ will get you laughing hook, line, and sinker

Calling all fisherfolk – it’s time to call it a day; throw the small ones back, reel in your line, remove your waders and swap your tackle for your tux, ‘cos The Court has caught the best catch yet and you don’t want to miss any of the action! Described as a small town, good […]

Winter activities

Winter wonders: nine things guaranteed to get you out and loving Christchurch this winter

The temperatures have begun their downward descent and winter is on the seasonal horizon. But that’s no reason to hunker down at home. Without the evolutionary need to hibernate like our animal ancestry, there’s still plenty to do and see to make the most of the chilly season. Here are our top picks! Rise and […]

Easy Money

A laugh a minute: The Court Theatre presents “Easy Money”

They say the best things in life are free… But that’s not so for con-artist couple Trudi & Stephen in Roger Hall’s newest play, Easy Money. Making its worldwide debut this March at The Court Theatre, Easy Money is a laugh-a-minute satire about greed, with playwright Hall describing the play as having “no moral, no […]